#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…

#125 About a picture

The Central Station in Mjölby a late afternoon in January 2020. Commuters on their way home from work in the tunnel. People waiting for tha train by the track above. I kind of like that there are things happening in several places in the picture. The woman in the upper right corner almost seems to…

#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…

#107 An M4 and a roll of T-Max 100

Back in June things started to go back to normal again. Covid-19 suddenly did not feel like that much of a threat anymore. As the summer got closer – Corona went further away. We started to get reckless – and now it has finally caught up with us. I went out i Linköping, with my…

#96 Film recipes for Fuji-X cameras

When you are used to having a simple camera with few options, you might be overwhelmed by the almost unlimited options a Fujifilm X-camers features. I have used Fujifilm cameras since 2012 and feel that I know the cameras pretty well. Still, since I started using the Leica M-cameras, I feel that the incredible amount…

#83 The old bridge

Not far from my home, there is this beautiful old bridge. The bridge was part of an old railway that is almost forgotten today. No trains can pass the bridge today. It is possible to walk across it, but one must be a little brave to do so. I used a Kodak T-Max 100 in…

#81 Black and white

Black and white photography is something special. A picture of a wooden door can be so much more beautiful if you make it black and white. Had I taken this picture in color, it would have been a really depressing door. In black and white, the door is alive. I have used many cameras, during…

#78 Passing by Hässleholm

I have passed Hässleholm Central Station hundreds of times. It began back in the early 1990:s as I did my military service. The station is one of the busiest railway hubs in southern Sweden. The old station building has changed a little on the outside – but the inside is all new. However, the three…

#77 Fan Ho inspiration

One way to grow your photography is to look at how others do it (or did do). I am not an expert in the topic – far from it – but I have found some favorites lately. One of them is the Chinese photographer Fan Ho (1931-2016) – a master of lights and shadows. I…

#75 Swedish Railway Stations in BNW

I travel around Sweden in my work and I try to use the train as much as possible. As it happens I find railway stations and trains fun to shoot. There is nothing like an old station with the classic rounded roof. Unfortenatly…we don’t have that many of them in Sweden..but anyway… I used my…

#37 City Walk at home

After I wrote post #35 – The Backyard, I went for a short photowalk in my home town Linköping. I tried to walk where I not usually walk and look where I not usually look. Here is what I found. I used my Leica Q in the Monocrome mode. I have made some adjustments in…

#21 Shooting B&W with the Leica Q

I love shooting black and white with my M240. It gives me a sense of shooting with an old film camera – the way I think a black and white photo should look like. I had hoped the Q should give me the same result, but up until now I did not really like the…