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Going Wide With The M3

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I borrowed a 21mm lens from a friend and shot a few frames with it with the Leica M3 this past week. Focusing with the rangefinder and composing with the hot shoe mounted viewfinder turned out to be a very interesting shooting experience:

The 21mm is really wide, so I couldn’t really use it for the whole roll. Switched back to my 50 Lux after a few frames:

This (above) is normally how Suki reacts when I try to photograph her.

Images: Leica M3 +  Zeiss 21mm f/4.5 ZM / Summilux 50mm f/1.4 | Kodak Portra 160

Written by Jonathan

September 21, 2012 at 10:42 am

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  1. I wish I could make my dog sit that still as yours does in this photos!

    wojciech welc

    September 21, 2012 at 12:55 pm

  2. beautiful shots– and adorable dog!

    Mimi Dejene

    September 21, 2012 at 8:42 pm

  3. Great shots, your dog is so addictive, makes me keep watching him(her?) again and again


    September 22, 2012 at 4:50 am

  4. these shots are fantastic. i just started reading your blog and i feel like i need to go back and read as much as i possibly can. also love that you have a shiba inu …. we have one too and they are gorgeous creatures!


    September 22, 2012 at 7:58 am

  5. great photos. my favorite one is this one.

    Bijan Sabet

    September 22, 2012 at 1:03 pm

  6. Your dog is so adorable. You have great photos also!


    September 23, 2012 at 2:34 am

  7. Beautiful pictures!!


    September 29, 2012 at 7:28 pm

  8. I’m a M9P owner and very tempted to get a M3.

    Can you share your film workflow? How do you process and digitize the photos. Thanks!


    October 1, 2012 at 12:13 pm

  9. i love that first shot of suki!!


    October 2, 2012 at 4:19 pm

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