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) 

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…

Cinematic portrait shoot

Late last year, I decided to get into portrait photography as well. I had a vision of portraits, that would draw inspiration from street photography and have a similar look and feel. I also love the idea of cinematic street…

Practical advise on how to get close to your subject in street photography

Shooting from a close distance can be nerve wrecking as heck. At least for me it doesn’t come naturally at all. It is an acquired skill. Here’s a short memo of the things I’d personally advice anyone to bear in…

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…

Rangefinder vs. SLR focusing in practise — very informative!

If you’re new to rangefinders or are thinking about getting into them, there are few things to acknowledge. I gathered a list of useful facts, comparing the pros and cons of both types of cameras in terms of focusing. How…

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…

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…

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…

Find better light and point the camera at more interesting things

Even though I haven’t made a new year’s resolution as such, there are few things I have noticed I should work on by looking my works from last year. I actually shot a lot the entire year and I can…