Friday Image No.161

View from Blea Tarn, The Lake District. Fuji X-T2 with 55-200 at 110mm. ISO200, f/8.0, 1/100″ I was torn today between the shots I could share for the weekly Friday image. I seem to have some great alternatives I could show. I don’t know if its...

Friday Image No. 160

  Yesterday I visited Harrogate, taking my wife to an exhibition. Whilst I was in the area I decided to visit Bolton Abbey. Last time I visited I was at school so that that should tell you it was a very long time ago. I also...

Cheap Software Transformed my Fuji Processing

Last week I blogged to explain why I was reluctant to make image submissions from the Fuji X-T2. Then after some internal debate with myself, I made a few submissions. The results are back, and the submitted files passed QA. What I now need to...

Friday Image No. 159

Mountains of the Lake District. Fuji X-T2 with Fuji 18-135 lens. ISO200, f/9.0, 1/120″ For those of you who read my previous post regarding Photo Library submission, I can confirm I have now had two batches of images accepted. I’m pleased about this but I will...

Will Fuji Image Quality Make the Grade

Hardknott Pass in the Lake District. It’s single track and has a gradient of 1:3 (33%). This is one of the submitted images. Some years back, I posted a work to Stock Libraries quite regularly. It’s always been my intention to return to this activity when...

Friday Image No. 157

Ramshaw Rocks at sunset. Fuji X-T2, 16-55 lens, ISO200, f/11.0, 0.5 second. 0.6 ND soft Grad It’s been an eventful couple of weeks in our house with my daughter getting married. There were guests from around the world and a quite a few people staying with...

Mastering Photoshop Masks

I’m very excited to announce the launch today of my latest book, Mastering Photoshop Masking”. Initially I was going to write a book dedicated to Luminosity Masking. This is a subject often overcomplicated by people who, I’m sure would like to keep the secrets to...

Best Fuji Profile for Green

The Peak District. Fuji X-T2, 18-135 lens, ISO200, f/13.0, 1/60″.If you’re a Fuji shooter who uses Lightroom to process your RAW files, I’m sure you will appreciate the excellent Fuji Colour Profiles. Although Lightroom provides a default Adobe Standard profile, it’s often worth experimenting with...

Exercising the Ghost of Fujinon

Fuji X-T2 with Fujinon 18-135 lens. ISO200, f/11.0, 1/125″.It’s almost a year since I purchased a used Fuji X-T1 and Fujinon 18-135 lens. I loved the X-T1 and fairly quickly upgraded to the X-T2. The Fujinon 18-135 was though a complete disappointment. I remember returning...

Friday Image No.146

Formby. Fuji X-T2, 50-140mm f/2.8 Fuji lens. ISO200, f/14.0, 1/125″. Tripod mounted.For this week’s Friday Image, I want to share a shot from a recent trip to Formby. If you want to see more of the trip I posted the video on You Tube yesterday....