|Message from Andrew Hardacre
I have toyed with photography over the years and started to put this gallery together in 2005 to show some of the newer digital images. I get very frustrated when I see the quality of other peoples work and sometimes feel like deleting the lot and starting all over again. I always welcome constructive criticism.
My gear is a combination of Leica and Canon. For my rangefinder work I have the M3 and the M9. The best lens is far and away the F0.95 Noctilux. My natural history work is done with a 1D4, a 5D3 or a 7D, depending on needs. Mt favourite lens is the 180mm F3.5 macro lens. For birds I favour the 800mm F5.6 or when traveling the 400mm F5.6.
Photography brings much pleasure and much frustration. I try not to become gear obsessed and being retired has curtailed my cash flow, thus helping me adopt a more disciplined attitude.
I process using CS6, LR4.2 and Silver Efex Pro 2. I love SEP's B&W conversions.