Author Archives: Patrik Kummer

Farewell to a good Friend

On Thursday 13th, I bought the Blue Oyster Cult album with the song Don’t Fear The Reaper. On Friday 14th in the morning, my best friend Roger died. His heart just stopped beating. What can I say, he was one … Continue reading »

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September 3, 2012

First of all, I want to thank all you guys who visit my blog. I appreciate the conversation with you and it’s an enrichment and inspiration to study your work as well. First some Rollei shots. I have to say … Continue reading »

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Gambatesa, August 2012

This is a very familial thing. It was the wedding of my cousin Michele in Gambatesa, Italy. So my mother and my sisters drove down with the car, Sandrine and me flew a week later. When I was a kid, … Continue reading »

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June 27, 2012

This is a post of hanging chairs, horses and dogs. That shit second… Take notice of this hanging chair for later! I think f/1.4 is too bright. There must be the DeLorean Timemachine parked in. A little walk with Sandrine … Continue reading »

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April 22, 2012

Between the streets, there are some abandoned places with a special attraction. I made a short excursion to them and try to catch the depressing atmosphere. In the woods or on an old junkyard, the decision between color and b/w … Continue reading »

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March 4, 2012

New year, new gear. I did a couple of photography jobs, so I’ve earnd some extra money. First I tried to get an used Nikon Coolscan 5000 ED on ebay. No chance, my limit was broken one hour before the … Continue reading »

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December 19, 2011

First pictures with my new lens, the Summilux 35mm. Of course I try first some low light shots at f/1.4 Sandrine and me on the way to work. Pure swiss culture. Playing billiard with Marc again after a year or … Continue reading »

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Vienna, October 2011

In mid-September, Sandrine asked me if we like to visit Vienna. As I am, want to see the whole world, we booked spontinious 4 days in October. I took the M7 with a borrowed canadian 35mm Summicron and the Rollei … Continue reading »

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October 28, 2011

After many times of thinking about increasing the image quality of my scanned negatives with the equipment I have, I killed all the old habits and created an all new workflow. You know, all that ins’t so easy as it … Continue reading »

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August 24, 2011

After some turbulent weeks (moved into a new apartement together with Sandrine) and a restart with my photographic laboratory, which is in the bathroom, in the kitchen and a little bit everywhere, I have time to upload some new stuff. … Continue reading »

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Dalai Lama

In an emoti on al speech, his holiness talked to more than a thous  and of people on the “Munsterhof” in Zurich on april 10th 2010. He was avouch for charity and a world without violence.

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Ireland, August 2009

Ireland was my first holiday with Sandrine, the most difficult situation to photograph ever. It was awesome! First Day: from Dublin to Salthill I love this airplane! like the seaduck in the captain balu cartoons… Second Day: Inis Mor, Aran … Continue reading »

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Paris, October 2010

A trip to Paris with Roger, just for fun and taking pictures. I have used my M7 with the Scron 50mm and for the first time my new/old Yashica MAT124 G “in action”. Rodge used his Nikon-something-digital and an old … Continue reading »

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Prague, April 2010

A journey with Sandrine, just to see another city and having a few days for us. Can’t remember made this one. healthmedicaladvice.com I t must happen when I changed a film. Karlsbridge National Museum Jewish Synagogue Third Day On the … Continue reading »

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Sans-Papiers

On june 26th 2010, perhaps 300 asylum seeker and paperless people occupied a little park in the city of Bern for a week. They demonstrated against the disputed asylum- and migration politics in switzerland. sans-papiers.ch

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Night at ISO 3200

Leica M7, Summicron-M 50mm, Kodak Tmax 3200

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City of Fog

Leica M7, Summicron-M 50mm, Kodak Portra 400 VC. First time I have used this film, I’m very satisfied.

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Two Years

I know, it’s a big post to start this blog. But it’s the conclusion about two years analogue photography with black and white film. It’s interesting to see the difference between the few first and last pictures in this process. … Continue reading »

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