52 Cameras Week 1 – Leica M3

Welcome to 52 Cameras, in which I take a weekly stroll through the wonders of film photography. Produced from 1953 to 1967, the M3 defined the shape of classic Leicas to follow. It introduced a beautiful combined rangefinder/viewfinder window and the M series bayonet mount lenses. Descendants of the M3 are still in production today.Continue reading “52 Cameras Week 1 – Leica M3”

It’s Here!

From Union Pacific… The MT-14 arrived back fr0m the Boatyard today. Woohoo! If the weather holds, I hope to go for a shakedown run on Friday. Thank you to Warren, Tim, Brian, and the Island Street crew! Looking forward to steaming on Saturday, too.

Getaway

Ericka dragged me to Florida this week for a surprise getaway. Dragged, really. Kicking and screaming.:-) See? Three days, two nights at the Tween Waters Inn on Captiva Island. We had a cute cabin, a cute rental car, and a nice time. Have to do this again sometime.

Oshkosh, B’Gosh

Just posted the companion to this over at Firepics.net. Click here for more from the album. Iain and I found this on I-95 back in 11/05. You don’t often see a P-15 loose in the wild. This one was retired from Pease AFB and was headed to its new home on the West Coast.