Pic(k) of the week 15: Tour of Flanders – Ronde van Vlaanderen 2018

The Tour of Flanders, known as "De Ronde van Vlaanderen", is an annual road cycling race held every spring in my home country Belgium, which is often nicknamed "Vlaanderens Mooiste (Flanders finest). The yearly race has been held uninterrupted since 1919 and even took place while...

Mudslide

I’m way behind on blogging. I know this. Recently it has been all about the reviews. They take a lot of time for me to write, so the personal blogging stuff gets pushed aside a bit. Today we spent some time with some dear friends,...

Going extrawide – The Laowa 9mm f/2.8 review

Now this is something I’ve been looking forward to sharing with you all for a little while now. For the past 2 months I have been using a lens from the Chinese lens manufacturer Venus Optics. They have a line of lenses called “Laowa” –...

Lurking In Shadows

Photography and music have leapfrogged each other for almost all of my life. Photography kicked in during my early teens with adventures in the school darkroom. Music arrived not long after that in the form of the tenor saxophone and the battle to be my...

Friday Image No.172

Blackpool pier and beach. Fuji X-T2, Fuji 18-55 lens, ISO200, 1/450″ at f/8.0. Handheld. On Monday, just before the arrival of the snow and arctic winds in the UK, I visited Blackpool. I have already shared one of the images from that trip, where the performance...

Budget time

Working with the GFX 50S Government photography is back in full swing after a Winter break. One of the markers of a new legislative session is the announcement of a budget by the sitting government. I can’t remember how many of these events I have documented....

The Fujifilm X-H1 review – Technicalitus Maximus

Here we go again. With what has apparently become “my thing” in Fujifilm circles. Today I get to write about the new Fujifilm X-H1 APS-C camera. What I think is great about it, and what is not so great about it. This camera is all...