Grüner See

What would a photographer do if he  would suddenly need to carry an ever moving child on his back to every location he would take photos? Of course he would use the new situation in order to justify a new purchase of a lens for the sake…

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…

John Gunn Camera Shop

As you may have noticed I have never written a post about any camera shops or labs I visited. There are many reasons behind this starting from the fact that most of them are quite uninteresting and ending with my intention to not make advertisements…

Being a tourist

It is not easy to be a tourist. Visiting popular places has the obvious disadvantage  that they are already photographed from every possible angles at every possible time of the year. So what can a photographer do who is short on time and cannot afford…

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…