This site is dedicated to photography. digital or analog. It´s all about pictures, who created them and how they did it.

Reflections on a pair of portrait-lenses

Even today I can feel the excitement and joy that I experienced in late 1980:s unboxing my newly purchased Pentax A* 85 mm 1,4. A dream had come true. After a long period of saving I had finally been able to buy my dream lens. The box was unpacked and soon I had a little more than half a kilo of steel and glass in my hand. It was almost enough.. Read More

Nikon D5 vs Leica M240 in almost no light

Leica has been the low light champion until this millennium. The Leicas, from M3 to M6 has been superior when it comes to take pictures of non moving objects. The lenses are in many cases superior and the focusing are more precise. Specially with wide-angle high speed lenses with apertures like 1,4 or 2,0. Leitz had already the tremendous lens Noctilux 1,0 when the Summilux 35 mm 1,4 dual aspherical was.. Read More

Nikon D5, Tamron 150-600 and World RX Sweden

I do a lot of articles about different vehicles. It can be a huge lorry, an ATV or a racecar. A month ago it was rallycross, world championship in a remote place in western Sweden very close to the Norwegian border. I carried a Nikon D5 with Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2,8G ED VR and a Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6,3 Di VC USD. Both lenses performed very well with the new pro-Nikon. Fast an accurate.. Read More

From Leica M4 to Olympos OM-D E-1

There are moments in every photographers life that´s more important or more thrilling than others. I remember the day I´ve got my first Leica. It was a M4 with Summicron lenses, 35 mm and 90 mm. For you who´s used to the Leica nomenclature this of course means 2,0 as maximum aperture. The 90 mm was a huge piece of glass made in Canada. They where both of them really.. Read More

Challenging dog photography

I really like to make a picture where you can se the object moving. It might be a car, a dog a runner or a train. This nice summer evening it just happened to be two dogs. Nikon D5, Nikkor 2,8 70-200 mm, the last but one version. 1/200 seconds, 2,8, quite late in the dusk of a swedish summerday. Later the two dogs started to chase a pack of.. Read More

Available light photography with Nikkor 1,4 24 mm

Data: Nikon D3s with Nikkor 80-200 mm 2,8, 1/125 sek;   f/2,8;   ISO 320. Photographer: Stefan Nilsson I´ve always loved the art of available light photography. This is some pictures taken for the swedish Trailer-magacine. It´s about a complicated transport of some parts from a harbor to a power plant in south Sweden. For me it was important to balance the working lights in the harbor and the lights on the.. Read More

Classic documentary photography with mix of classic and modern equipment

Janowitzbrücke U-bahn i Berlin Data: Leica M med Super Angulon 3,4 21 mm, 1/6 sek;   f/4,0;   ISO 250 Photographer: Stefan Nilsson Comments: Finally a full frame Leica M that´s useful in low light conditions. Like the original Leica M:s. Alright, this picture could have been taken with a M9, low ISO, but I felt crippled when using the M9 in higher ISO. The combination with this very old Super.. Read More


Mixed breed foxterrier och danish/swedish farmdog. Data: Panasonic DMC-GH2, OLYMPUS M.14-150mm F4.0-5.6, 63mm, 1/80 sek;   f/5,4;   ISO 320 Photographer: Tina Persson

Welcome to the premiere!

This is the very first day for We try to run this website in english, but we´re preparing for a swedish version, We intend to cover everything that has to do with advanced photography. More  

Volvo Polestar late testing at an abandoned airport

It´s late and Volvo Polestar are testing Volvo S60 and V60 in Poelstar versions on an abandoned airfield in Sweden. Article for Gota Media. Data: Nikon D4 / Sigma 120-300 mm 2,8, 270 mm 1/50 sek;   f/4,5;   ISO 1000 Photographer: Stefan Nilsson More from the same article: Data: Nikon D4 / Nikkor 14-24 mm 2,8, 24 mm 1/60 sek;   f/3,5;   ISO 1000 Photographer: Stefan Nilsson Data: Nikon D4 / Nikkor 14-24 mm 2,8,.. Read More