Picking up one of these cameras is the first step to becoming the next Paul Nicklen.
Originally Appeared on Condé Nast Traveler
The Leica M-A comes recommended by Condé Nast Traveler photographer Adrian Gaut, who loves it for the wide range of lenses that can be attached, stylish body, and nods to a classic period in photography. Don’t let the fact that it's a film camera without a battery send you running for the hills. Instead, look at it as a chance to spend more time focusing in the moment and thinking about each exposure—and to enjoy the post-trip magic of getting film back from the lab, surprises, errors and all.
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