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Jens Kotlenga

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I am an educator by profession, a traveller by choice and a photographer by heart. I picked up photography from my parents and started doing commercial work in my teens, photographing at proms and weddings to earn pocket money. After graduating from high school I could not make up my mind to pursue photography as a career. I opted for degrees in English literature and History instead.

5 Frames With… ADOX HR-50 (EI 50 / 35mm / Leica...

Ever since starting to shoot film again after a longish foray into the digital world, I have been looking for a replacement for my beloved Kodak Technical Pan, which was discontinued at the turn of the millennium.

Camera review: The Rolleicord 1a – 2 – Model K3 –...

After my first encounters with the Rolleicord 1a - 2 - Model K3 a friend had given me as a present, I decided to take a closer look at this piece of fine engineering.

5 Frames With… Kodak Tri-X 400 (EI 400 / 120 /...

Finding Sieglinde Hefftner, my mother, seemed like a good way of trying out a recent addition to my evolving collection of film cameras. From the early 1940s to the early 1950s my mother worked at Harry Glocke’s Photo Studio

Camera review: teak wood meets carbon fibre, the Chamonix C45F-2 4×5...

After my first exposure to working with large format sheet film in a DIY pinhole camera, I decided to explore this line of film photography a bit further.

5 Frames With… Fomapan 100 Classic (EI 100 / 4×5 /...

Some time ago I read about a workshop dedicated to instructing participants in building their own pinhole camera and venturing into the field to record some images. Somehow this idea resonated with me.