WARREN CONNECTICUT – Still shooting with my Sony 7Rm2 and an uncoated Carl Zeiss 5cm Sonnar lens from 1936. I’ve shot this tree before but it’s completely different through this lens, which produces transparent shadows but with good local contrast. The overall look amazes me. Autumn 2015 in living black and white.
Day 2180 of one photograph every day for the rest of my life.
On this day two years ago (day 1450): Freedom Tower captured with my Leica Monochrom.
WARREN CONNECTUCUT – I spent a good part of the day here shooting with my Leica Q. It’s a lovely little camera with a 24x36mm sensor and a fixed Leica 28mm f1.7 lens. This is probably Leica’s best 28mm, which provides the rationale for using this camera. The camera is compact and very, very fast. I’ve been experimenting with it using HDR technology – taking three frames and combining them to achieve extended dynamic range – then of course translating into black and white. The camera pops off three frames is a half second or so so it’s possible to do HDR hand held. I usually don’t like HDR images, so this really is an experiment. Here you ro
Day 2130 of one photograph every day for the rest of my life.
WARREN CONNECTICUT – Did I mention that I’m feeling stale on my landscape images. I’m very pleased with the progress that I’m making on my urban material, but less so with what’s going on up here. The remedy, I think, is to spend some time in galleries and museums looking at landscape. I’ll keep at it.
Day 2054 of one photograph every day for the rest of my life.
On this day two years ago (day 1324): 857 Riverside Drive. Rephotographing a 1937 Berenice Abbott image.