I had a quick trip to Utah for work. I always love going to Utah because I get to shoot in the mountains and I love the town of Ogden (where my place of employment has a distribution center). Every year I head out there to shoot bikes, see friends and see what kind of city and street shooting I can find.

My gear of choice for the event was my trusty EM1 with the Panasonic 15mm f1.7, the Panasonic 42.5 f1.2 and the Panasonic 35-100 f2.8. I also brought something else that I will get to in a few short moments after some pictures.  

I also brought my newest addition to my collection, a Leica M240. I bought it used and sold my old M8 and my entire Fuji XT1 kit along with a couple of old lenses that I do not use anymore to fund it. Sounds crazy, but for me I still love shooting the EM1 and having the Fuji was too close in terms of features and abilty.  The old M8 had to go too as it really wasn't meeting my needs/wants for a low light shooter (some of the images below are at ISO3200).  I must say that the combination of the EM1 and the M240 are very complimentary. It's my second event and trip with this combination and I am very pleased with the results and excited to continue shooting this combo.

A couple of cameras and a slew of lenses out and one sleek black beauty comes into the mix.

A couple of cameras and a slew of lenses out and one sleek black beauty comes into the mix.

While I am not pleased with my results yet with the M240 due to needing to retrain myself on metering and learn to frame without a full time EVF, I am starting to get used to both the metering and framing of the M240 and can see it is an incredible tool, one of which I am very pleased to own and shoot. 

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