Electronic shutter, rolling shutter and flash: what you need to know

The rolling shutter effect is usually seen as a damaging defect but even this can be used creatively, with enough imagination. Photo by Jim Kasson, Fujifilm GFX 50S Click! goes the camera and in that fraction of a second the shutter races to end the exposure. But, although...

Fuji X100F: More ACROS Settings For Street Photography

In a previous post, I shared some of my favorite general-purpose settings for the ACROS film simulation. I recently took a trip to Chicago and spent the week shooting my X100F entirely. With all of the architecture available to photograph in downtown Chicago (aka "The Loop"),...

X100F v XPro2

I get asked quite a lot “what is best the X100F or the Xpro2 ?” I always find this an interesting question because I don’t quite know why I am being asked the question ! I dont think people want to know what...

Workshops Update

As quite a few people know  I am changing the format of my workshops in 2018 so if anyone wants to take part in the present format, please choose one of my Street Photography Workshops from the list below. This is the format for...

Victoria Lindsay Coutts ~ One light portraits

I shot these portraits of Victoria Lindsay Coutts with just one light in my studio and one flash on location. I had a couple of hours to shoot with local model Victoria who is more or less my neighbour. We were scheduled to shoot with...

Fstoppers Reviews the Fujifilm XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR Lens

Let us take a moment of silence to respect the venerable 70-200mm lenses in our midst. The workhorses that they are have kept many a working professional with their rent happily paid, and many a serious amateur smiling at their results. The collection of...