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Leica Street Photography (1)

Leica Street Photography (1) – Shooting from the Hip What is Street Photography? To me the term ‘Street Photography‘ is associated with unplanned unrequested candid photos of people taken in a street environment. Many street photographers stop people and ask … Continue reading

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Zone Focusing

Zone Focusing – Zone focusing with the Leica M system What is zone focusing ? Zone focusing is dialing in a predetermined focal distance and aperture onto your camera lens as shown in the header photo. Here the lens is … Continue reading

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Leica Summaron 35mm f3.5

Leica Summaron 35mm f3.5 lens (1951) Yesterday I was visiting London for two model shoots and to do some Leica street photography. I stopped in at a vintage camera repair shop in walking distance of Euston train station to have … Continue reading

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Compact Voigtlander Primes Trio

Compact Voigtlander Primes Trio – 40/1.4, 35/2.5 & 15/4.5 Leica Photographer – Matthew Osborne Photography As a Leica Photographer I have learnt to appreciate the compact size of both the Leica cameras and some of the Leica mount lenses. Over … Continue reading

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Featured: Henri Cartier-Bresson (“HCB”) Featured: Henri Cartier-Bresson The French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson captured some of the very best street photography photos ever taken with his Leica 35mm film camera.  He is amongst a handful of my all time favourite photographers … Continue reading

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Lumix G3 Street Photography

Lumix G3 Street Photography Lumix G3 + Voigtlander 15mm f4.5, a photo by MatthewOsbornePhotography – Leica Photographer on Flickr. Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 + Voigtlander 15mm f4.5 Super Wide Heliar lens via M4/3 – Leica M mount adapter I took the … Continue reading

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Leica Summilux ASPH 50mm f1.4

Leica Lux ASPH 50/1.4 ..and compared to Zeiss ZM Sonnar 50mm f1.5 Leica Summilux ASPH 50mm f1.4, a photo by MatthewOsbornePhotography_ on Flickr. Here are a few examples with my most expensive Leica M mount lens, the Leica Summilux ASPH … Continue reading

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Zeiss ZM Sonnar 50/1.5

The sometimes under-rated Zeiss ZM Sonnar 50mm.. Zeiss ZM Sonnar 50/1.5 Portrait, a photo by MatthewOsbornePhotography_ on Flickr. How would I describe the look of the ZM Sonnar.. I would say it is like a CV Nokton 40mm f1.4 but … Continue reading

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Gallary – India 2004-2013

Sharing my Flickr Set, India 2004-2013 India 2004-2013, a set on Flickr. Details: Selection of photos taken on my trips to India including both film photography and digital photography. Cameras used include: ARAX-CM 6×6 (Kiev 88) (Medium format film) Nikon … Continue reading

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Flickr – India Street Food

India Street Food (1), a photo by MatthewOsbornePhotography_ on Flickr. ARAX (Kiev 88) medium format & TMAX100 stand developed in Rodinal. See my India post for this and more

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