Category Archives: Jakarta

HDR With The Leica M9

Since I like HDR (many Leica users don’t like HDR, and that’s ok), I was anxious to give it a try with my new M9. I must say that it performed brilliantly. I must admit, however, that the Nikon was faster. My old D300 would give me 5 shots per second whereas the Leica only…

Selling Cotton Candy

I went out yesterday with my Leica to get some photos of Jakarta’s Birthday yesterday. There was a parade downtown, and millions of people. It was a gorgeous day though with rare blue skies…here are two shots, one in black n white (processed with Nik’s Silver Efex Pro), and one of the fountain downtown…check out…

Street Photography + Art

I was bored today, so picked out a street photo, and added some texture to it…I like the result. There is a cool tutorial on using textures by Trey Ratcliff…I have a link to the tutorial to the right…he also has 150 textures that are very cool to use in your own photos. Since I…

Contemplating Life

This photo is appropriate as I have been contemplating a great deal lately about my camera equipment…I know that is probably the furthest thing from this guy’s mind, but it has been the center of my thoughts the past few days…I am, once again, thinking about the Leica M9…I just can’t get that camera out…

Bajai Man

I used some textures with this photo of a Bajai Driver in downtown Jakarta… I have a link to a good tutorial by Trey Ratcliff to the right on how to use textures in your photographs…he also sells his textures which are very good…

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