Leica Virgin – Adventure in Nevada

I recently had the chance to visit Nevada for a weekend. It was a work trip. We took a car over there and broke some world records. Maybe you heard about it? I’d not been to Nevada before and by extension, I’d never visited Las Vegas before. First time in Vegas. First trip since I bought my Leica. Hmmmm. If I wasn’t already in love with the M after the first shoot-around in Copenhagen, I definitely am now. On the job….. This was a work trip, so results count. I had to feel confident that I’d get all the shots […]

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Leica Virgin – Why I Bought a Leica M 240

I recently took a rare plunge and spent far more money than my talents can justify and bought the Porsche 911 of cameras. A Leica M (Type 240) rangefinder digital. Like the 911, it’s German. It’s Iconic. It’s been used by masters to do amazing things. A masterpiece in both design and execution. Both the 911 and the Leica M are revered by many, though unlike the 911 (which is quite rightly, rarely criticised) the Leica can be lampooned by some – typically because they’re occasionally bought by buffoons like me. This is not a photo of my specific camera […]

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