Autumn shoots with the Yashica (Part 1)

To follow up the previous post where the focus was on the retro stylish look of the Yashica TL Super, here are some of the shoots out the roll which was in the very same camera. All of these photos have been taken during our last visit to…

M9 + Sonnar vs M2 + Planar

Two friends with the same passion to photography, both using rangefinder cameras almost indistinguishable from the distance. The cameras are matched with fast 50mm lenses from the same brand and color. Sounds like these photographers or at least their choice of gear are quite the same. While this…

Paul, Dan and Miran

At the beginning of this year I have given away a few lenses and cameras. Among others Paul and Dan received a camera. Miran on the other hand got a 135mm lens and all three of them sent me a self portrait taken with their “new”…

Balcony door portraits

Light quality is extremely important to a photographer, just like snow for an Inuit. We have  countless names for the different types of light while any average people would only call them “strong” or “weak”. The amount of light we get is very easy to…

Flowers and textures

A quick and light post for today about flowers, textures and even flower-textures that caught my eyes. I am experimenting with the Leice M2 and this subject is something I enjoy shooting. The photos were taken with my Leica M2 using a Carl Zeiss Sonnar 50mm. The film (DM Paradise…

Kiev 4 + Ilford HP5, Taken with Canon 450D, Canon 50mm 1.8II

Kiev 4 + Ilford HP5

If you followed the Camerajunky Facebook page you may have already read about my planned reunion with my beloved Kiev 4 camera after a longer period in which it was hidden in a box.  I really felt that I needed to use it again, and…

Bring your giant medium format camera to work

A photographer is never really putting down his camera, no matter what crazy thing she or he is doing for living or filling the days with. Since we are not living in an ideal world, most of us has to face with limitation of time…

Nikon F3

  Introduction This classic camera was undoubtedly one of the biggest and most dividing celebrity of the 80’s. At least among professional 35mm SLR cameras of course. It  created quite significant waves in the world of professional photography because with it Nikon finally put the…

Portraits at Limoncello

Limoncello Delicatesse is a small Italian shop downtown Szentendre (Hungary) named after a lemon flavored liqueur for some reason. They sell  really good coffee, ice-cream and a wide sort of premium Italian grocery. I visit the place quite frequently because of the truly remarkable coffee they make which is quite…

Underpass music

I admire very much photographers who are able to do street photography of any kind either shooting invisibly or by asking strangers for a photo. Although I love these kind of photographs I was not dare to do anything like this therefore. As you have probably noticed…