Douglas Fry’s Love Story About the Leica M10 and a 50mm

All images and words by Douglas Fry for the My Favorite Camera series. Used with permission. His favorite camera is the Leica M10.

There is a photograph of me holding an old TLR camera and pointing it at my father aged about 5 at home in Dorset, UK. I don’t recall that pivotal moment, but photography certainly stuck with me. My Uncle Peter was a professional photographer in Australia nearly all his life and often set off into the Outback for months at a time. His specialty was the wildlife and flora of the region and photo libraries both in Australia and around the world represented him. He always sent me his favorite photographs, which I still have. I was fascinated by his lifestyle and freedom, and his photographs were exceptional.

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