Author name: Taffy Ledesma

Dad photographer these days. Drawn the the storytelling aspect of photography.

The Ricoh GRii in the Delivery Room – When Less is More Than Enough

Most plans are pretty good until they aren’t. I know I had it all planned out in my head as I waited for the birth of my son – the cameras, the lenses, and even the settings.  But my son came four weeks ahead of schedule while I was in the hospital due to issues of my own.

At the time, I was 15 years into photography having tried all sorts of systems.  And when you build up a bit of gear, sometimes having too many choices is the enemy.

But fate took care of that.

Leica M8

Leica M8 – (Finally) Falling in love with this aging digital – By Taffy Ledesma

I bought my Leica M8 used in 2012. After dabbling in all sorts of digital cameras – Nikon, Fuji, and Olympus — I was looking to replicate the joy of my old Leica M4-2 so I finally mustered up the courage (and the money) to buy the M8. I had never spend so much money in one go on photography gear till that day. Things did not start off smoothly. After a few months with the M8 the shutter failed.

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