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Walk with the M9 / M9-P – Summilux 50 ASPH combo

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some time ago I grabbed my M9-P with the 50 mm Summilux ASPH attached to it and walked around my home town. Let me share here some of the pictures taken. They have been edited in Lightroom 4.

I have the camera always set to take DNG + black and white JPEGs. I usually edit them both (or copy the changes applied to the DNG to the black and white JPEG).

You can click them to get a larger view. Hope you enjoy.

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Visiting „Schloss Esterházy“ with the Leica M9 / M9-P

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recently I visited Schloss Esterházy in Eisenstadt as there are at the moment some very interesting exhibitions. Along I took the Leica M9 / M9-P with the Summilux-M 1:1,4/50mm ASPH. As it is only allowed to take pictures without a flash the 1.4 aperture comes in very handy, although I had to pump up the ISO in some situations.

Let me share some of the pictures taken. You can click them to enlarge.

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Comparison M9 / M9-P – X-Pro1 – wide open

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let me present you today a quick comparison between the Leica M9 / M9-P and the Fuji X-Pro1. Both cameras have been set to f/1.4, their base ISO and metered in aperture priority mode.

This is no scientific test, just a few shots in the backyard. The files have been exported in Lightroom 4. You can click the images to get a 1600px version of them.

Lenses used: Leica: Summilux 50mm ASPH latest version, Fuji: XF35

Let me know which one you prefer in the comments below.

First a shot with some tweaking.

Leica

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Leica M9 OOC B&W JPEGs – Golden Hour

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today just a „quick&dirty“ post. Just grabbed my M9-P and set it to render JPEGs in black and white. Let me show you some of the pictures. They have not been touched at all and are straight from the camera. Resized to 1600 px using Capture One. Click them to enlarge. I hope you enjoy them.

Are you exited for the upcoming Leica event this week? I am definitely!

Have a nice evening,
Picki

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Visiting „Schlosspark Laxenburg“ with the Leica M9-P and Summilux 50 1.4 ASPH

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last saturday we visited the the Schlosspark in Laxenburg in Austria. It has been very sunny and therefore a LOT of people had the same plan to do so. It is always a pleasure to be there for a walk and to see how nice nature is.

I took along my Leica M9-P. Instead of gathering attention as you would with a big chunky DSLR you are for true on a stealthy picture taking mission. In the shadowed places of the park it comes in very handy to be able to open the aperture up to 1.4 to keep your shutter speeds fast. So let me show you some of the images I took. Hope you enjoy them.

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