Resistance Training With The Leica M9

Here's a thing, I swim a lot, but it's a bit boring. In fact if I have the lane to myself my eyes are frequently shut and I'm often thinking about photography, visualising, planning shoots, considering lighting. Last year I [...]

By |December 22nd, 2016|Leica, London, Nikon, Paris|Comments Off on Resistance Training With The Leica M9

Barcelona: A long Way To Go For A Shirt

It's been a while I know but the black collarless shirt that I bought last time I visited Barcelona has finally given up the ghost; black isn't a bad colour for photographers by the way. For me the trip was [...]

By |August 2nd, 2016|Barcelona, Leica, Travel|0 Comments

In Praise of The Old-Timers: 1962 Leitz Elmarit 90mm

Every morning I look at a photograph taken with my 1962 Elmarit 90mm ƒ/2.8; I shot the Jungfrau from Wengen and a print of it hangs on the bedroom wall. However the lens doesn't get as much use as it [...]

By |May 9th, 2016|Cars, Leica|0 Comments

Lisbon Travel Photography: Leica M9

A couple of years ago we spent a few days in Lisbon and I took the Leica M9. I was prompted to put these images up after seeing some travel images taken by a friend Alina who seems to have [...]

By |November 30th, 2015|Landscapes, Leica, Lisbon, Portraits|0 Comments

Tarr Steps: The Leica M9 Returns

Earlier today I posted this image on Linkedin and I was asked: How do you find the M9 I am looking for an agile rig I could use in Motorsports? This was my reply: Oh my, more of a question [...]

By |November 9th, 2015|Landscapes, Leica|0 Comments


The bike needed a service and the garage is too far away to get there and back and then back again comfortably; you get the drift I'm sure. So a day out was timetabled and the Leica M9 came for [...]

By |April 29th, 2015|Landscapes, Leica, Motorbike photography, Travel|0 Comments

2015: A new Landscape

Having just posted a bit of a 2014 review on Linkedin I thought I would set a marker down for the coming year; at least I will have the first shot ready for the 2015 review! I am mindful though [...]

By |January 3rd, 2015|Landscapes, Leica|0 Comments

Turner Locker Barnfield Revival – Exeter

Motorbike photography and photos of classic and vintage cars from the first Turner Locker Barnfield Revival in Exeter last weekend by Andrew Butler. I looked out of the window early morning and thought B****R but it came good, really good. [...]

By |September 12th, 2014|Cars, Leica, Motorbike photography, Nikon|0 Comments

Meßsucher – an exhibition of photographs by Andrew Butler

OK, at very short notice I have been asked to fill a gap on a wall. A bit of history, we used to run from an office over The Café, Topsham so it's a bit like returning home. These photos [...]