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Olivier H

Olivier H



radiologist (a very special kind of pro photographer ) - hobbyist photographer - developer wanabee - father of 2 boys

Give me a time machine to kill the HDR inventor

Published December 24th, 2011

how can all these so called photographer can't see that HDR IS UGLY !!!!!!!!!!!!! wake up guys

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A quote from "The professional" applied to phot...

Published November 1st, 2011

Léon: The rifle is the first weapon you learn how to use, because it lets you keep your distance from the client. The closer you get to being a pro, the closer you can get to the client. The knife, for example, is the last thing you learn.

same thing with photography ... you begin with 200mm and end up using 14mm ....

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I would rather by a fuji X200 than a leica M10

Published September 4th, 2011

let's face it .... the first step to rangefinder photography is a 10000€ step ... because leica is the only player in town.

while i admit that leica lenses are the best i'm not interrested in rangefinder because of the lenses but just because of the form factor ... tiny, silent, unobtrusive... this is just what i want.

if fuji release a X200 with swappable lens at a fraction of the leica price then i'm sold.

let's wait photokina 2012.

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Leica M9: buy without try ???

Published August 31st, 2011

i went at the local leica dealer asking if it was possible to rent an M9 for the weekend.

I mean, buying a 10000$ equipment you are not sure to be able to focus with is .... a little bit frightening. (i wear glasses)

The guy was cool and said that as soon as he receive a new demo model he will lend it to me for the week end.

then i asked: "it must be a very frequent inquiry ?"

the salesman : "no! you're the first !"

he sold numerous M9 to leica newcomers and these guys didn't ask to try it first .... i'm amazed.... i live in cannes ... these guys must be very very very rich.

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