The Fujifilm GFX 50S Review – Portable Beast

There had been speculations for many months. Heck, even years prior to the reveal back at Photokina in 2016, there had been ramblings about a mirrorless medium format system from Fujifilm. Hasselblad took the early bird and introduced their iteration of a mirrorless medium format...

Fujinon 50mm f/2 first look – Completing compact

A compact 50mm, to complete the Fujinon f/2 nifty lens trilogy has finally arrived. And it’s fantastic.  Back in the fall of 2015 I reviewed the newly released 35mm f/2. It is an awesome lens, that I to this day still use on a weekly, if...

How to Capture the Beauty of Nature in Flatlay Photography

By Ja Soon Kim I was a graphic designer and an art director in advertising for many years. I hold a BFA in fine art. Photography is my passion. Photography is an art form in that you are able to create or captures images...

Pic(k) of the week 2: Playing games at Khlong Toei market

First time I heard about Thai photographer, Rammy Narula, was through French Street Photographer Valerie Jardin. Both Ramy and myself appeared on her popular podcast "Streets of the World"; to check out the one about Bangkok click here, while my talk about Dubai can be found here. Valerie...

Kölner report

I promised you. I promised to show. But promises are just so easily broken, aren’t they? I think I needed to sit on it for a while. Soak it all in. Just process it. Let it resonate, and then pick it back up. Maybe I...

Horizontal Solitude

Is this thing on? I’m very sorry for the lack of updates to the site this last month and a half. It’s not that I havn’t picked up the laptop, opened up a fresh tab and punched in the URL of the site. Cause I...

Rhodes

The week leading up to Photokina back in september I had a family vacation to Rhodes, Greece. A typical family hangout with plenty of food, drinks and cosy times by the pool. It was a much needed break from everything I had going on. At...

Meet X-Photographer: Victoria Wright

Victoria Wright moved to Seattle from eastern Washington in 2007 to finish her degree and finally be in the city she loved. Inspired by her grandfather’s ability to create and share a beautiful moment with brushes on canvas, Victoria took an interest in photography...

Tips for Handheld Macro Photography

By Nicole S. YoungMacro photography is an fascinating way to get a close-up look at everyday items. Photographers will oftentimes use a tripod to create their photos, but in some cases it is necessary, and also more convenient, to hand-hold the camera to create these...