Sho(r)t Stories #7 : Eero Lehtonen

This week we disover the story of this shot taken in St. Petersburg by Eero Lehtonen from Finland. If you'd like to participate in the...
This week we disover the story of this shot taken in St. Petersburg by Eero Lehtonen from Finland. If you'd like to participate in the future, instructions on how to submit a shot are located at the end of the this article. Leica CL with 35mm Summicron on Rollei Retro 400S film What is the Sho(r)t Story? This one was taken August 2011 when I was visiting St. Petersburg with my girlfriend and my parents. If I recall correct we were coming from a restaurant and on our way to the nearby cemetery that has become a bit of an...

Varanasi – the problem with Instagram

Last night as I connected my Nokia N8 to our new LED TV, I was amazed to see how great the Leica M8-9 pictures rendered...
Last night as I connected my Nokia N8 to our new LED TV, I was amazed to see how great the Leica M8-9 pictures rendered through the HDMI connection. What an amazing way to view pictures! Then I started to go through other pictures I had loaded in my phone and found a full series of Instragram-like shots ("Molome" on Nokia devices ) I had taken in India. Well, I was stunned to see the large difference in quality when viewed on a 32" screen. Contrast, sharpness, colors .... my Molome pictures looked like they were taken with a pinhole...