#86 The Leica Summicron 2/90

The Leica Summicron 2/90 is probably one of the cheapest Leica lenses you can find. I found mine for just under  7000 Swedish Crowns – about 700 Euros/Dollars. Mine do however have some flaws – it can only be focused using an EVF. The ring that push the “rangefinder mechanism” in the camera (I don’t…

#64 France and an M9

Back in 2017 we went to Nice, France,  for a weekend. At that time I had an M9 and the two Zeiss lenses I still use today, a Planar 50/2 and a Biogon 35/2,8. It was the first journey abroad with a digital Leica. I still had my X-Pro2 back then, and I was thinking…

#61 What camera should I buy?

Visby – Leica M240 and Zeiss 35/2,8 A question I get asked quite often is ”which camera should I buy [or bring], for my trip to…”. The question is almost always asked by persons who are not very much into photography, but they are old enough to think that they need a camera (my kids…

#51 Why I want to go back, and why not

The Faroe Islands is a wonderful place – I loved it. Would I like to go back? Yes – and no. Let me explain… Fujifilm X-T2 and 18-55 zoom It is always a special feeling, as you visit a place for the first time. All the first impressions. Was it as you had imagined? Exploring…

#50 One Camera and one Lens?

What would a journey to a place like the Faroe Islands be like – from a photographic point of view – if I had brought only one camera with a 35mm lens? For the journey we made I had packed the following cameras and lenses; Fujifilm X-T2, 10-24 zoom, 18-55 zoom and 55-200 zoom, 50/2…

#49 The Faroe Islands Part 5

Boats – Leica M240 and Zeiss 35/2,8 As you may have read in other posts on this page, I am a fan of certain kind of ships; icebreakers, tow boats and pilot boats. Now – after visiting the Faroes – I have to add fishing boats to that list. In the Faroes there are a…

#48 The Faroe Islands Part 4

In post #47 I wrote about the small villages at the end of the road. Now it is time for the slightly larger villages – or perhaps Towns is the proper word. Torshavn is the biggest town on the islands and also the capital. After you land at the airport on Vágar, it is a…

#46 The Faroe Islands Part 2

Sheep – Fujifilm X-T2 and 10-24 zoom The landscape of the Faroe Islands is incredible. In the end of August, when we visited the islands, the landscape is green. Really green. Every where you look there is a waterfall – and a sheep. Sheep everywhere you look. Unfortenatly the top of the hills were covered…

#45 The Faroe Islands Part 1

A typical landscape in the Faroes – Fujifilm X-T2 and 55-200 zoom For me, the Faroe Islands have always been a place far away in the Atlantic – not for me to visit. Not until I suddenly realized that it is only a two hour flight from Copenhagen. It was a Danish photographer – Mads…