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…

Livin’ Streets on Ektachrome

Walls are usually not the most exciting subjects to photograph. To use medium format slide film to do that is even more strange and could be considered as some sort of crime by some. After all we live in a time when both film and labs which are able…

Welcome the Sun

Finally, the Sun has returned to us and days are once again long enough for me to have a chance to enjoy the light even after working hours. To celebrate this blessing I have finished shooting the roll of Velvia which I have started last…

Pentacon Six TL

Pentacon Six TL

Introduction I have a very special relationship with my Pentacon Six TL camera since it is my only working medium format camera. I was always heavily attracted by medium format photography, but I couldn’t afford for a while to get into it. Eventually the P6…

Portraits round 2

My last post about portraits (Portraits round 1) featured black and white photographs. Black and white often helps simplify things by skipping the colors and thus resulting a cleaner image focused more on geometry, composition and effects of light and shadows. Many times this monochromatic…

Portraits round 1

Portraiture Portraiture is a very exciting branch of photography probably because of it’s subject. It is indeed a very ancient and natural thing to depict our fellowman. Therefore enormous amount of portraits has been created over the history and especially nowadays. Most likely this is…

Stupa (gold and blue)

These photos were taken last year around January. The place is close to the village Tar, Hungary. This stupa is called “Béke” (peace) stupa and built in-memorial of Kőrösi Csoma Sándor,also known as Alexander Csoma de Kőrös. According to Wikipedia he was a Hungarian philologist…

Iron factory

Coupe of months ago I had got a chance to join to a photo tour into an abandoned iron factory. I had no idea what to expect, I only visited one building before to play paintball. So I grabbed my “grown on steroids” SLR camera…