Tag: decisive moment

  • Quicker than AF

    Quicker than AF

    Sometimes people ask how on earth I focus my camera with moving subjects. Well, I have trained a lot to get there, but in some situations you don’t need any training at all and will still be faster than the quickest AF-camera in the world. This image was shot on Cuba, while I was having […]

  • The old man and the hat

    The old man and the hat

    Last week I’ve been shooting in Prague, which gave me the chance to test two of the new Billingham bags I received to review. I liked the L2 and 1.4 both quite a bit and I already can say I prefer the L2 over my own Hadley small. Anyway: Prague has a decent metro system […]

  • Six Reasons to buy a 21mm lens for your Leica M

    Six Reasons to buy a 21mm lens for your Leica M

    Last week, you could read my review of the Voigtländer color-skopar 21/4. I explained that I use this lens for group shots in tight spaces, when my 28mm is too long. However, there are more and better reasons to buy a 21mm for your rangefinder camera. During the time that I was a writer and […]

  • Che was here

    Che was here

    Cuba is a wonderful country for street photographers. I’d say, Havanna is the most interesting, also because the people that live here have gotten used to photographers. In smaller cities you’ll get stared at quite a lot. Here, in Holguin, you’ll have to use another tactic to get the snapshots you want. In this case, […]

  • A picture not worth taking?

    A picture not worth taking?

    Yesterday I read an article about high ISO photography and the quality of light. The author stated that with really bad and low light, it wasn’t always worth it taking a picture, because the technical quality of the picture wouldn’t be good enough. Instead he offered the readers his solution of using LED-light to brighten […]

  • The decisive moment

    The decisive moment

    It has almost been written and used to death. The ‘decisive moment’ has been the topic of many, many articles on documentary photography. And not just documentary photography. Even studio photographers talk about the decisive moment these days. In a way, there can be a decisive moment during a studio session, but I think that’s […]