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…

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…