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…

Bokeh and grain

For a while now, I’ve thought that for some reason, I don’t enjoy excessive use of bokeh (that trendy background blur) on my film photographs. I like grain a lot. I like bokeh too, but not the two combined. For some reason, in my opinion, the two just don’t seem…

Is there any reason to shoot film?

I got a comment on my other blog article saying that “Nothing against film photography, but I see no reason to shoot analog in 2017.” I felt a bit surprised to see a comment like this, because talk around film usually is very encouraging to keeping the medium alive. I…

3 big street photography challenges

Today I was thinking which things are the most problematic challenges in street photography. Three issues came to mind primarily. 1. Finding the subject Depending on many things, like what kind of things are you looking for, where are you shooting, how trigger happy you are etc. I’d say finding…

One year shooting with black and white film

Exactly one year ago I started my photography all over again. I decided to start from the beginning. I’ve always looked up photographers but never considered myself of being one. I have been into photography for ages, but for some reason I’ve always felt that I am not a real…