Photo analysis — breaking down an image

Let’s break down this image to see how and why it works. I took this image of my little sister Anna (a.k.a Brolan) yesterday while we were rehearsing for our upcoming portrait project. We made about 15 improvised test shots on a coffee shop. I developed the roll the same evening…

Projects and exhibitions for 2018

I’m planning to hold two or three exhibitions this year. It is now only January 4th, so there’s plenty of time for the plans to change as the year unfolds. But, so far I’ve made plans for one big project and couple of smaller ones. Last year was the year…

My manual exposure chart — version 1

Alrighty then! Now that I’ve gone full manuél and ditched even light meter usage, I thought I’d share my method of choosing exposure settings. Sometimes I think like what the hell I’ve gotten into. How hard must I make photography for myself? The thing is though, I really just want…

New camera gear & other news

I’m happy to say that I finally have a Leica rangefinder camera. This is something I’ve been wanting for ages now and the opportunity to get one finally arose. I’ve been shooting with it nearly two weeks now. I have been extremely busy during this time, and only now I…

35mm vs 50mm lens

If I’d have to take only one lens to a desert island, I really don’t know whether to choose the 35mm f2.8 or the 50mm f1.8 lens. And yes, I’m talking about manual focus lenses only, like a good little analog shooter. For the past year or so, I’ve been…