Do you need a fast lens?

Many photographers would like to get their hands on a f1.2 lens. I’m of course one of those photographers. Why do we want them? Is it just an obsession over something better or do they provide something that we’d actually need? Is it something to just show off with? And…

Olympus OM-2n film camera

After I got my Leica M4-2, I really wasn’t supposed to get any more cameras. But it has been my dream for a long time to get a black Olympus OM-2n. I’ve been very excited about the Leica and my trusty old Olympys OM-1 has seen less use ever since…

Leica M4-2 review

Couple of years ago, I was still a digital shooter. The idea of getting back to film photography crawled to my mind in the spring of 2016 after stumbling upon my old Canon AE-1 along with my old negatives. It didn’t take me very long before I started to think…

Straight photography

If I’d have to describe my style of shooting in one term, it would be straight photography. It is what the name implies — just straight photography, leaving out all the Lightroom nonsense and especially manipulating. For me personally straight photography is all about relying on the actual photography skills…

Canon AE-1 — an honest review

Alrighty then… it seem’s like the hype around the Canon AE-1 has gone mental these days, so I thought I’d drop an honest review about it. You may also want to read my old AE-1 review (includes sample photos), which has a bit more positive tone to it. Sometimes I have…

Choosing a camera that you freaking LOVE!

I believe that the gear doesn’t matter, but not in the most obvious way. I belong to the camp that think performance and specs are somewhat irrelevant. I believe that the camera should be technically good enough, not necessarily the best. Rather than concentrating on the specs, it is more important…