It’s the End of the World as We Know it

FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (14mm, f/7.1, 1/200 sec, ISO200) Cherry blossom season in Seoul, Korea. No I haven’t traveled there recently. I took those images a year ago when life was still normal. Now everything has changed. Because of a virus. Covid19 better known by its street...

Adieu, Sweet Bahnhof

FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (14mm, f/5.6, 1/100 sec, ISO250) On my first trip to Japan I flew to Osaka and the train station was the first place I went. Mainly because I assumed that there are many restaurants. I was right about the restaurants. There are plenty...

Downbound Train

FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (23mm, f/8, 1/170 sec, ISO200) An escalator lifts you from downtown LA to a big office park with modern skyscrapers, cafes and a small resting area with water and plants. Like an oasis in the desert. Downtown LA has seen much better days....

The Future of Photography

FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (23mm, f/2.8, 1/100 sec, ISO400) Photography always played an important part in my life. Just like music and HiFi. But both hobbies seem to be endangered today. What happened? About 12 years ago Apple introduced the iPhone. A mobile phone that looked radically different...

Fast Train

FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (23mm, f/2, 1/100 sec, ISO1000) Since I moved to the country side I don’t ride trains a lot anymore. Where I live you need a car to get around. There is one exception though. When I’m in Japan I always take the train....

Space Oddity

FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (14mm, f/4, 1/40 sec, ISO1250) Sometimes it is simple. Be at the right place at the right time. Then all you have to do is to push the shutter button. This spaceship like object is the design museum in Dongdaemun in Seoul, South Korea designed...

Brand New Day in LA

FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (23mm, f/8, 1/480 sec, ISO200) The sky is cloudless and blue, there are palm trees everywhere and the car beside my is a Dodge Challenger in bright yellow. Life is good! We are finally in the USA again. This time we are in the South...

The Future of Fuji X

Canon PowerShot G7 X (15.79mm, f/4, 1/5 sec, ISO200) When I got the Fuji X100 in 2011 I had no idea that it would change everything. It was just supposed to be my compact, take everywhere camera. One year later I got the X-Pro1 and slowly added...

Piss Alley

FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (23mm, f/2, 1/125 sec, ISO800) Most streets in the centre of Tokyo are well lit, modern and super clean. This one is not and I love it. Very close to the famous Shinjuku station (the busiest train station in the world) you can...

500 – Got My Mojo Working

FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (23mm, f/4, 1/1250 sec, ISO200) Blog post 500! I started this blog about five years ago. My major inspiration was the Fuji X100. Now my main camera is the Fuji X Pro-2. Seems that very little has changed. But that’s not true. I...