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    • By tomconte
      I'm new here. 
       
      What's a good place to sell Leica gear (especially an m10)? 
       
      Thanks, I appreciate it 
      Tom 
    • By Peyton Hoge
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    • By Nowhereman
      My initial reaction to the M10M was that I prefer to shoot B&W with the M10. In another thread, I posted a couple of M10 B&W pictures as an example of the tonality, gradation and resolution where I wanted to be in B&W, for which I thought the M10 was perfectly adequate. I wrote also that I prefer the greater flexibility of digital filters from post-processing to glass contrast filters. Indeed, I previously had the M-Monochrom and prefer the M10 in this respect. 
      Some background 
      Having published my book last November, I'm now thinking about another project. I've been posting a series of images in a (tentative) series called Empire of Signs, the title of Roland Barthes' book about Japan. I don't believe in jumping directly into defining a new project: rather i tend to take pictures and see how this leads me to a project; so,  Empire of Signs may not lead anywhere. When I was in Tokyo at the end of November, I bought a new, 2019 edition of Moriyama Daido's Light and Shadow, which was published in 1982. The latter first edition came out ten years after his previous book and three years after he stopped photographing altogether. As I recall, he got back to photographing after looking at the first photograph ever made, the one by Niépce, which was an eight hour exposure of the view out of a window: it had a building and showed just light and shadow. Moriyama's book established a narrative between light and shadow.
      Some of the pictures in Light and Shadow are things at the verge: scruffy plants, for examine, at the edge of a store. Photographing in Thailand, often in the harsh, midday sun, I've been thinking about this type of image, and how it could be worked into the Empire of Signs.Today, I made the picture below. 
      M10 | DR Summicron 50 | ISO 200 | f/11.0 | 1/250 sec

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      Chiang Mai – The Empire of Signs Coming to the point
      To get the look that I wanted: the dark leaves in the shade and the much lighter tone of the leaves where the sun hits them, as well as getting the poster at the left to be dark enough, I used the color sliders in Lightroom, as well a strong contrast increase. I could have done this with a Monochrom camera, but the adjusting the M10 colors gives me more control. On the other hand, with the M10M, I might be able to show more detail in the leaves, which could also be interesting
      Perhaps a better example is the image below, shot in dappled sunlight. I've posted a couple of images of these three tourists taking a group selfie of themselves using an iPhone on a tripod stick. Here, I was speaking to them, saying I was taking unposed pictures when I got a thumbs up, a V-sign, and the flashing of my name card. In processing this I could get the skin tones in B&W that I wanted by adjusting the color sliders. As I recall, when I was shooting with the M-Monochrom, I was limited to selective dodging and burning — not as flexible
      M10 | DR Summicron 50 | ISO 200 | f/4.0 | 1/1000 sec

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      Chiang Mai So what do you think about considering doing all this with the M10M rather than converting from color with the M10?
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    • By David Stephens
      STOLEN from Leica Store Manchester 13.01.20. Leica M10 Black Camera No.05192837 with Summilux FLE 35mm f1.4 Black Lens No.4178859
    • By frame-it
      from the rumor site 近日中に発表される「ライカM10モノクローム」の画像。(M10-Pとの主な外観の違いはレンズ着脱ボタンの色と上面の筆記体ロゴの有無) Hello guest! Please register or sign in to view the hidden content. Hallo Gast! Du willst die Bilder sehen? Einfach registrieren oder anmelden!    
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