#131 An honest review of the Leica M4

I have used a Leica M4 for a while now, and I feel ready to make a review. My M4 is from 1968, but it looks almost like new. I got the silver version with the beautiful Leica inscription on the top plate. I think this is much nicer than the cameras with the red…

#130 About a picture

Another picture from late January. It had been snowing all day, but in the afternoon it stopped. A clear and cold night was to be expected. A car has made deep tracks in the snow and low fog is starting to form. Lecia M4, Summicron 35 and Kodak Ektar 100

#128 The film feeling

It is always fun when a film arrives in the mailbox. The other day I got back two films – one Kodak Tri-X and one Kodak Ektar. I used to develop both film and pictures by my self back in the days of film. It was something special to see the picture develop in the…

#123 About a picture

It is early morning a summer in the early 1990:s. Me and my friend Jesper is at hole no A8 at Vasatorp Golf Club. Probably we were at the course before sunrise and played at least 18 holes that day – more likey 27. It was a time where we had nothing to worry about….

#122 About a picture

I love this photo. It is shot in Copenhagen in the mid 1990:s. I was on a photo excursion as part of a class I was taking. I think this can have been the first time I was doing street photography – but I didn’t think much of it at the time. I probably used…

#121 Sometimes less is more

This is a picture from the summer of 2016 – one of the first pictures shot with my first Leica M6. We were on a summer festival in our home town Linköping. The Swedish singer Miriam Bryant were giving a concert at the big stage. People were happy – I was happy. Finally I was…

#120 About a picture

It was in the middle of the summer of 2020. A cloudy, but still warm day. My son is taking a nap in the garden. It was when we almost had started to forget Covid. Boy were we wrong…

#118 Getting into the Leica M-system?

Taking pictures with a Leica M can be something special. It can be special in many different ways, depending on how you look at photography.  But I am sure it is not for everyone, and I am not talking about that Leica M-photographers is better than others in any way. That doesn’t depend on the…

#113 The Analogue Experience

My choice of cameras over the years has over the years been driven by the fact that I started my photography in the analogue days, back in the 1980:s. I have tried a variety of cameras during the years, but I have returned to the basics: physical dials for shutter speed, aperture and focus (and…