I got the opportunity to spend some more time shooting with the Leica M3 this week. This time I had Kodak UltraMax 800 loaded, and in accordance with advice I recieved on the Leica User Forum, I tried to err on the side of overexposure. However, once the sun went down I found I pretty much shot everything at f1.4, 1/25s.
You can see the vignetting of the Voigtlander Nokton Classic 40mm f1.4 when it's shot wide open. I don't find it unpleasant. It gives the shots sort of a signature, classic look.
Both of the Houston skyline panoramas were created from three shots. I used the Adobe Photoshop Photomerge tool to stitch them together and then the Content Aware Fill tool to fill in some of the empty space to create a larger crop area.
These photos would probably be a bit contrastier with an M9, but for 1/7 the price of just the body, these aren't too bad.