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.


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.