Fujinon XF8-16mm f/2.8 mini review – A wider shade of Fujifilm

Just when I thought I’d get around to posting more personal work stuff in between reviews, the time flew by, and Fujifilm decided to release not just one, but two amazing new lenses into the wild. So yet again, I’m bound by this desire to...

Fujinon XF200mm f/2 mini review – The Crown jewel of X

Fujifilm made sure to announce lenses at both ends of focal length spectrum today. (You can find my mini-review of the XF8-16mm f/2.8 R LM WR here) – And boy have I been blown away by both of these lenses. I’ve had very limited time...

Some Rome, Some Paris… And a Gallery Opening

My schedule has been crazy busy. Between Rome and Paris, I only had a few weeks back in the States. I taught a workshop in Minneapolis and spent many days catching up with office work, recording podcasts, writing, jurying an international call for entry and...

Fujifilm X-T100 Review – Quality on a budget

Here we go again. These Fujifilm camera first look reviews has become quite the theme for me, apparently. I do wish that I would get more time to update the blog with other stuff than Fujifilm releasing a new camera, but it’s just the way...

Pic(k) of the week 16: Pinocchio on a bike

I am the first to admit that there is often a portion of luck involved with photography; especially when doing Street Photography where one has very limited control on what is about the happen! The other day I was out with my recently purchased XF50mm f2 lens; yes,...

Tired of Winter

It’s March 31, it snowed again… I am SO tired of winter that I went to the conservatory at Como Park today. It was packed with people. All probably feeling the same way I do. I’ve been so busy in my office since I returned from...

Paris – San Francisco – NYC – Paris – Cabourg

Bonjour! It’s been a while, I haven’t posted since February. Did you miss me? I’ve busy traveling, teaching, writing… And of course: Taking pictures! I thought it was time to show you a few pics I collected over the past few weeks in Paris, San Francisco, New...

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” –...

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...