It ain’t too heavy…

…it’s my Fujifilm X-H1 review With apologies to all of you who would rather not be reminded of the Holies’ 1969 hit, the road is long, with many a winding turn. Which is how I am feeling about the new, Fujifilm X-H1. Bigger and better I recently opted...

Close to home

Found images in the Winter light Spent part of the weekend looking for interesting light. Didn’t find any. But I did see enough to want to capture a few images around the house and along the shore. Just seems to be the way it is this...

Behind the scenes

A few moments at a press conference Some images captured at a presser today. In the relatively small confines of the Reception Hall, I shoot with the XF16-55mm f/2.8 lens on the X-T2 and, today, the XF35 f/2 lens on my X-Pro2.  Acros-R film simulation...

f/2 @ night

A little time with the Fujinon XF35mm f/2 lens   Busy. Shooting lots. Just not for myself. No complaints. Just noticing. So, I took advantage of a few, free hours and a dry evening in Vancouver to practise a little “seeing” with my new XF35mm f/2 lens. Until next...

Elevated perspective

Sea planes and small cameras, a perfect match for aerial photography I have the good fortune, really good fortune, to travel by float (sea) plane on a regular basis between the provincial capital, Victoria, and Vancouver. My work takes me there, most often for...

10 weeks later

Behind the scenes of a new government being sworn in On May 9, there was a provincial election in British Columbia. 70 days after the election, a new government was sworn in on July 18. A lot has happened to get us to this point,...

Ghost in the machine

The impermanent but ubiquitous tourist Inspired by a photo created by my friend, Randy Wachtin, I started to think about the number of tourist that pass through my little world at the heart of downtown Victoria. How many and how ephemeral those tourist are. How...

By any other name

…would smell as sweet. It is full on Summer in Victoria. Aside from more tourist, this also means roses are in bloom and we are actually getting some hot weather. Well. Actually. Let me modify that. We are experiencing warmer weather, whereas the rest of...

Washington seascapes

Photographing the Olympic coast with the GFX Over a recent long weekend, we returned to the small community of La Push, on the Quileute tribal land, on the coast of Washington. A year ago, we made the same trip, when I had a prototype...

Fujifilm X-Pro2: Rekindling Old Stories

Four years after the much charming and much infuriating X-Pro1, the X-Pro2 promises to bring back some of the old magic, and iron out some of the unpleasant memories. The X-Pro2 is like an old affair reignited, with an understanding of the mistakes from the...