In your bag No: 497 – Rikard Landberg

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In your bag 497, Rikard Landberg
Rikard is here to show us how simple it can be. No bag in sight, so I am guessing that it a case of stuffing it in his pockets and shooting. Check it out.

My name is Rikard and I live in a small town in Sweden. I’m starting to get close to 30 years old and has recently started studying again.

I put almost all my free time on my own photo projects although I occasionally do some work too.

I have enjoyed taking photos since I got a canon film point and shoot camera when I was about 8 years.

In my teen years I went through quite a few cheap digital cameras before I bought my first DSLR a canon 350d. In a fairly short time I replaced my 350d with a Canon 40d that quickly became a Canon 5d. My 5d was my best friend for many years until I stumbled across a Yashica Electro 35 on a Swedish auction site.

I was completely sold on the whole rangefinder concept and started saving for a film Leica. I sold my 5d and bought a Minolta CLE that turned into a Leica CL that turned into a Leica M2 and that is where I am now!

I use my Leica M2 with a SUMMICRON 35. I only use Kodak T-Max 400 and Ilford Delta 400th

Fuji X100 is my backup camera that I use for work. I have always photographed with prime lenses so a Fuji X100 was an obvious choice instead of a new DSLR when i needed a digital again.

I measure the light with my Seconic 208.

www.rikardlandberg.se (my photo blog)

flickr.com/landberg

Rikard Landberg

Thanks for sharing your gear with us Rikard. Nice and simple, sometimes it is good to get back to basics.
Check out the links and make sure you come and comment.

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Cheers
Japancamerahunter

3 Responses to In your bag No: 497 – Rikard Landberg

ZDP-189 April 29, 2013 at 2:01 pm

I really get what you’re doing here. If the M2 and 35 Cron is your regular camera, then the X100/X100s is the closest match in terms of focal length and in the way you use it, short of a digital Leica M body. For me, at least, it’s inconvenient to mentally ‘switch modes’ between two cameras of different focal lengths and operation.

Sometimes I wish Fuji would make an X100MF and give it a full manual focus lens with direct mechanical drive. They could project focus peaking into the OVF. Anyway, enough fantasy; I love your set-up as it is.

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