W/NW 2022 Pic-O'-The-Week #32

Discussion in 'Leica and Rangefinders' started by allancobb, Aug 11, 2022.

  1. Welcome everyone to Week 32 of 2022, the Leica and Rangefinders W/NW Thread! Here’s a scene from my archives on October 2012 of the front of Longshan Temple, Taipei.

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    Leica M6, 50mm f/2 Summitar, Kodak ColorPlus 200
     
  2. I like it. And I even enjoy the Summitar flare. Great comparison between the temple and the stark background grey buildings.
     
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  3. Thank you Christopher. The Summitar, despite its age definitely has its unique character! And yes, to see the temple in contrast to its surroundings forces a balance between old and new; to me was akin to seeing the Alamo for the first time in downtown San Antonio.
     
  4. Yesterday morning I dusted off my old Tele-Elmar 135 and went for a walk.
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    1968 Tele-Elmar M 135 on Fuji X-E2​
     
  5. That third shot. I like the line thru her jaw. Thru glass? With reflections? Her face is radiant. Bright and lively. Literally, adventurously enticing. That is a good shot - captured something there, you did. Bravo. Regards, Arthur (apiarist1)
     
  6. So, I'm still holed up nurturing a damaged arm - so much for low speed motorcycle riding. To make things worse, the rain has returned, and the cancelled 'Wingham Scottish Festival' has been re-cancelled again - the ground is so sodden that insurance has been a problem, and the resurgence of covid and its post omicron variant is ripping thru our community. So it's leftovers, a shot another photo.jpg posted before.

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    That's it. Luis Triguez's second shot was brilliant. And what in God's name would I give for Bill Blackwells' control of the image. Keep safe. Regards, Arthur (apiarist1)
     
  7. Lake on the Campus
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    Leica M3 Summicron 5cm
     
  8. Just a few flowers from me.

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  9. Thanks Arthur, yes there is reflections off the glass window. She did have an enticing smile.
     

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