Welcome to FotoCapito, a site dedicated to understanding better photography and photographs: how to recognize good ones and bad ones, and in the process learning to make better photos.

Recent Activities

Leica M11-P Purchase

Recently, I bought the latest camera from Leica, and M11-P. Pairing that with a Leica 35mm lens gives me a great camera for me to get back to photography.

posted: jul 2024 ✧ words: 1806

Leica Q Purchase

I bought a Leica Q compact camera. It has what I want: manual controls for exposure; the ability to deactivate the LCD screen, a full-frame image sensor, and a top of the line Leica 28mm lens. What else do I need?

posted: sep 2018 ✧ words: 984

Recent Thoughts on Photography

Hand Tool

A camera should operate like a hand tool, not a complicated power tool. It has to be natural in your hand. When the time comes to take a picture, you can’t be scrolling through menus.

posted: jul 2024 ✧ words: 1352

More Progress

Looking at my photographs for the past year or so, and comparing them to photos I took three years ago, I can see that I’ve made more progress in my photography skills. This has been due to several factors: equipment changes and a new perspective.

posted: sep 2018 ✧ words: 1530

Recent Tutorials on Photography

Leica M11-P Configuration

The Leica M11-P has several pages of menu choices, To be able to use this camera more like a film camera, there are certain settings I’d recommend.

posted: jul 2024 ✧ words: 462

Customizing the Leica Q

Like almost all digital cameras today, the Leica Q has an extensive menu of settings that can be frustrating to navigate — especially while taking photos. To stay in creative mode, the latest firmware version allows for some customization

posted: oct 2018 ✧ words: 2924