Shibuya with the Leica M240 and 35mm Summilux

M2409593.jpg

It’s been a while since I last shot the 35mm focal length because it seems the 28mm has become permanently glued to the front of my M240. I have grown to love the 28mm FOV more and more, it’s one of the reasons the Ricoh GR has been part of the collection for so long.

Anyway, with the generosity of a friend, I mounted the 35mm Summilux (ASPH FLE to be precise) and headed out for an afternoon of shooting in Shibuya. It was refreshing to jump a little closer into each scene without getting into people’s faces. I found it a comfortable compromise of grabbing the surroundings as well as being just intimate enough to feel the personality of the scene.

I’m probably not going to get rid of the 28mm Summicron anytime soon, but I may end up with a 35mm lens sometime in the near future. Maybe the Zeiss 35mm f/1.4?

M2409693

M2409709.jpg

M2409629-2.jpg

M2409703
And…a little splash of color from a small temple buried in a small alley in Shibuya.

One thought on “Shibuya with the Leica M240 and 35mm Summilux

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s