Exploring Street Photography with Widelux F8 Diary Exploring Street Photography with Widelux F8 in Hong Kong May 9, 2023 Widelux F8 Widelux F8 with film inserted The Widelux F8 is an interesting camera with a beautiful design. Though it feels a bit flimsy when advancing the film with the knob, overall it is a well-built camera for its time. The actor Jeff Bridgesfrequently uses this camera and considers it his favorite. There isn’t too much information about it online, but […]
If you have read about my Photography Journey for the past 8 years. You would have known that I have been shooting extensively with Leica film and digital camera (M8, M9). But recently I made a move. Sold my Leica M10 for a second hand Fujifilm X-Pro2. “WHY?” this is exactly the response from most of my photography friends. And yes, I sold 4 out of 8 of my leica glass too. Because by judging the outlook and ISO performance […]
Street Photography Guide in Mong Kok 旺角 at Night Mong Kok is a very unique neighbourhood that is unlike any other places in the world, the closest equivalent that I can think of is the intersection at Shibuya, Tokyo. The city is also known as the ‘movie town’, it has great cinematic scenes, particularly for staging gritty gangster-driven fights. I would describe this top attraction in Hong Kong as a river with quick current. The place is packed with fast […]
Country: Philippines City: Manila Camera: Ricoh GR I went on a 4 days business trip in Manila. I took some time wandering in the Taguig city area with my Ricoh GR to do some night photography. At first I was just walking around the Market Market area but then I found this amazing bus station fulll of the signature “Jeepney” public transport in Manila. So I spent almost an hour in this station trying to capture and get to know […]
Country: Japan City: Osaka Camera: Leica M9-P Lens: Leica Noctilux 50mm f1.0 e58 v1 Pictures were taken during the sakura season in Osaka, Japan. Some of them were shot in Osaka Castle Park and the remaining were shot at Kyoto. Japan is a dynamic place to shoot around with colour or black and white.
Country: India City: Chardigarh Camera: Fujifilm XE-1 Len: Voigtlander Nokton 35mm f1.2 v2 I travelled to Chardigarh for a business trip and spent only 2 days here. They brought me to Rock Garden which is similar to Park Quell in Barcelona. And also I followed them to two temples and took some pictures of the local people. Surprisingly all of them are so friendly to me. The temple provides free food and they asked if I would like to […]
Country: Sri Lanka City: Ella Camera: Sony A7II and Ricoh GR Lens: Leica Summilux 35mm f1.4 FLE ASPH I spent two days in Ella in total. Originally planned to visit Lipton seats and other places near Ella, but due to the heavy rain, I stayed in town and revisited the Nine Arches Bridge and walked around the local suburb. After having a late lunch in the restaurant, weather was bad and started raining again. So I quickly rushed to […]