Camera quirks

Camera quirks

Why oh why can’t there just be a perfect camera? Why must every camera have at least few annoying little quirks?  I’m a big believer in the idea, that a camera should not get in the way of photography. I…

Is Leica a good beginner’s camera?

Is Leica a good beginner’s camera?

Just in case you’re wondering whether a Leica is a good beginner’s camera, I’m here to advise. And the answer is — heck no!  I can honestly say that probably in 95% of the time, a Leica wouldn’t be the…

Olympus OM-1 vs. Olympus OM-2

Olympus OM-1 vs. Olympus OM-2

Here’s a very short comparison of the Olympus OM-1 and OM-2 cameras. I currently own both models. OM-1 has been one of my favourite cameras for over a year now and last autumn I purchased the OM-2 as too after…

Review: Street Candy ATM 400 black & white film

Review: Street Candy ATM 400 black & white film

As you know, film is not dead. It has been alive and well again for some years now, and it’s even having babies. There are some new, exciting and unusual films coming to market all the time. The latest addition…

Leica M4-2 vs Leica M6 classic

Leica M4-2 vs Leica M6 classic

Now that I’ve owned both of these wonderful cameras, I thought I could share my thoughts by comparing them a bit. They are seemingly both very similar looking cameras, but what kind of differences that lay under? It is actually…

Life, Universe and Everything (And my new Leica M6) 

Life, Universe and Everything (And my new Leica M6) 

Prologue I initially started writing this post basically to give an update on my new camera gear. As you probably guessed from the title, I’ve now switched to the infamous Leica M6. As it sometimes happen, you may start to…

Do you need a fast lens?

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…