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  • What photography gives and takes

    I very often find myself going back and forth between photography and “the real world” as I call it. For me, photography is often an escape from reality. It’s something that’s more meaningful than regular everyday things. It’s history in the making. It’s history being made. It’s the act of creating something meaningful. Not for the…

  • A study in Black and White: one year with a Leica M Monochrom

    This is the last part of my “review” of the M Monochrom. These are my previous articles on this camera (with many example images): Leica M Monochrom – a real life review, part one. Leica M Monochrom – a real life review, part two. Leica M Monochrom – performing recovery on my exposure mistakes. Leica…

  • Including or excluding people in your pictures

    I assume that many people who view this picture will say something like “If only those people weren’t in the picture!”. Am I right? I would say the same a few years ago. People were disturbing. They were always in the way of my perfect shots. I found many great locations but people was always…

  • My journey with a color camera

    I had the opportunity to loan a Leica M9-P color camera for a few weeks recently and I was excited to be able to capture some color again. My own camera that I have been using for about eight months only captures luminance and tones and it is not capable of recording any color information…

  • Organizing a photo library: a source of inspiration

    I usually sort and organize my Adobe Lightroom catalog a few times a year since it tends to get messy after a while. There’s always lots of photographs to delete (test shots, out-of-focus shots, jpeg files, etc). But starting this process is always a pain that’s delayed until it starts to become a big job. I…

  • Leica M Monochrom and color filters

    The pictures were taken in Fosen at various places during daylight a while ago. Since we had daylight this was a perfect chance to try the yellow, orange and red filters that I received about a month ago. I have no experience with color filters previously, so this was the first time I tried them…