#117 A perfect project

My latest project – to visit all Nature Reserves in the county where we live – has not been going on for long, but so far it is a small success. To date I have visited ten reserves of 283 (!). Of the ten, we had visited only three before. At first the idea was…

#115 Photography by intention

I would like to be a photographer that takes picture by intention and not by chance – but I am not. At least not enough. That is one thing that I think is a big difference between many amateur photographers [like my self] and professional’s. I often find my self going out to take pictures…

#114 A Project for 2021

Today we started a small project for 2021; to try and visit all Nature Reserves in Östergötland (the Province we live in). It can be quite a challenge – there are 283 of them. Yesterday my wife found a map and a list with check boxes for each and every one of them, and we…

#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…

#111 My gear in 2021

For me there is something so appealing about cameras. A box that catches light – thats all it is. But wow – what a magical box it is. I am not going to go into all the talk about that the camera doesn’t make the picture…and so on. That is of course true – but…

# 108 Back to Ireland

In 2005 I made my first – and so far only – trip to Ireland. It was a short trip, filled with new impressions and – of course – photography. My camera of choice back then was a Fujifilm S2 Pro – a 6MP digital SLR, based on a Nikon body. Little did I know…

#103 A morning outdoors

This morning I woke up early and set out to shoot some pictures on the countryside nearby. I made some coffee and a sandwich and packed in my bag, along with my Fujifilm X-T2 and Leica M. I had hoped for a cold morning when the mist is hanging low over the fields as the…

#101 Film vs Digital

A while ago I made a post about film simulations for Fujifilm cameras. Now I have made a small test to compare to real film. I used a Fuji X100V simulating Kodak Porta 400 and a Leica M4 with a roll of Kodak Porta 400. You can slide between the film version and the digital…

#100 As good as it gets

There was this magical evening on our trip to France in 2015. After a perfect day on the beach, we had returned to our camper. The children were tired as the sun was setting, and we started to prepare for the night. We had stopped in a place called Veules-les-Roses – a small village with…

#99 Honfleur

Continuing on the theme of the last post; Fujifilm X-Pro 1 and France. One of the places I wanted to visit on the 2015-trip was Honfleur. I had heard a lot about the city and how beautiful it is. A must see place for a photographer. An artists town. And I am sure it is…or…

#98 The Fujifilm X-Pro 1

The Fujifilm X-Pro 1 – my second Fuji-X camera. I bought it with the XF18/2 and XF35/1,4 back in 2013. It was – and is – a fantastic camera. All the pictures in this post were shot with it. I still think that the picture quality is great – seven years later. Up until I…

#97 Favourite cities

Just as some cities can surprise – some just are your favourites. Places you come back to over and over again. Karlskrona, in the very most south eastern part of sweden, is one of my favourites. I come here every now and then, both in my work and private. I always try and take a…