While I preferred the in-camera B&W JPG of my M9, there’s something special about its RAW files captured during twilight moments, the white balance of which set to “Daylight” in Lightroom afterward. There’s a magical and natural purple gradient that comes out EVERY SINGLE TIME.Read More
Cold winter weathers also bring some of the best quality of light to this otherwise listless cityscape under random scattering of light due to humidity. This coupled with the sweet psychology of the period usually bring out the best of my Leica M9 and Noctilux. I even find happiness (幸せ), an otherwise foreign concept to my brain, in some of these works.Read More
Photography is all about the quality of light. With Leica M9 it’s especially so.
Due to the limited dynamic range of its CCD sensor, M9 does not give you a lot of room for manoeuvring in post-processing. You either hit or you miss.
On the other hand, if you are ballpark with your exposure and the quality of light is great, you get exquisite colors out of M9 like no others.Read More