Pergear 14 mm F2.8 II Review

Introduction In this review, I’ll be examining the budget-friendly ultra wide-angle lens, the Pergear 14mm F2.8 II, available for Sony E-Mount, Nikon Z-Mount, Canon RF-Mount, and Leica L-Mount. It is priced at around 250€ at the time of writing. The

My Minolta collection

In 2016 I bought my first Minolta film camera. Since then my collection has been continuously growing. There is something special about the film cameras and I am particulary affected by Minolta. Its cameras combine beautiful design and functionality making

My gear (digital) in 2021

Photography gear is not the key to good photos. Contrary to a common miss-conception, it is the photographer who takes the photo and not the camera. Nevertheless, I would like to share with some thoughts on my gear choices. First,

How to shoot film tutorial

I made a video explaining the basics of film photography. Have a look:

Book Review: The Hot Shoe Diaries by Joe McNally

Joe McNally is one of my favorite photographers and his book The Hot Shoe Diaries: Big Light From Small Flashes is one of my favorite photography books. I think no other photographer illustrates the concept of photography being paining with light as

Scanning negatives with the Minolta Scan Dual IV

The Minolta Scan Dual IV was released in 2004 but is still a great choice for scanning negatives. The scanner can even be used with Windows 10, just google “Minolta film scanner Windows 7”. The user interface is intuitive and the