Month: July 2012

Dry

It sure has been hot and dry around here the past few weeks. Although¬†a little relief is forecasted as far as temperatures, there still is no significant rainfall predicted. So it will be more of the same – dry cracked soil and brown plants and lawns. It is pretty mild and really no big deal for me, considering what many…

Colors

I hope all of my USA readers enjoyed a nice Independence Day holiday. It was a purposely relaxing day for me, something I need to do once in a while. Since color is in abundance on a summer holiday, todays photo is about color and in somewhat of a 4th of July vein. A nearby town has an annual Fourth…

Another from the rails

Here’s another shot from my visit to the train tracks. It’s just another rusty detail shot. This is the sliding mechanism on the boxcar doors. I shot a closer detail with the Leica¬†25mm but his one was shot with the Lumix G 14mm lens, which does quite well in its own right considering how little I paid for it and…

Down on the tracks

In my continuing gear test, I thought I would revisit the train tracks not too far from where I live. I know that there is a ton of detail on the old box cars that sit idle¬†on the tracks. Things don’t change much there and I shot the same cars last year for a couple of¬†posts, but I can always…

Just testing the Leica Summilux 25mm f1.4

I got my hands on a Leica¬†Summilux 25mm 1:1.4 lens for my GX1 and I’m giving it a go for a few days. It sure has exceptional image quality, super sharp – even wide open,¬†although I don’t think I’m going to do it any real justice by just shooting around town. I can think of a few scenarios where this…