X-Thusiast Featured Photographer Michael Pilsworth

  Our first X-Thusiast featured photographer of 2017 is Michael Pilsworth, who hails from Western Australia and enjoys wedding landscape and coastal photography. Let’s start with the basics, Michael. Where are you from? What are your hobbies? What are some important aspects of your...

Inspired Coastlines with X Series

By Bryan Minear At the beginning of December, I was on my way to California for a part-work, part-fun gig in SoCal.  Being that this was only my 2nd trip to California and my first to the coast, I wanted to take everything that I...

Friday Image No.119

Higger Tor, The Peak District, UK. Fuji XT2, 10-24mm Lens, 0.6 ND Graduate. Three images at 2 stop intervals blended to HDR in Lightroom. Christmas is almost here and I’m going to take a break. I will be back in the New Year with lots more...

Lenscraft Free Christmas Gift 2016

Old Man of Storr on Skye, Scotland Every year I like to provide a free Christmas Gift for Photographers. This is my way of saying thank you to all those who have supported and continue to support my work. This year is no exception. This year the...

Friday Image No. 118

Trees on Holme Fell, The Lake Distirct, England. See the blog text for image details. Yet another week over and we are rapidly approaching Christmas. Then it’s soon going to be New Year and I will be beating myself up that I haven’t achieved half of...

Shooting Autumn in the Lakes Part 2

Clappersgate Bridge, The Lake District. Fuji XT2 + 10-24mm lens. I have posted a follow up on You Tube to my “In the field” video. This time I’m shooting Clappersgate Bridge in the Lake District. This is a classic view and especially so in the Autumn...

Shooting Autumn in the Lakes

Captured using a Fuji X-T2. Processing using Lightroom and Viveza. Watch the whole thing on You Tube.In case you haven’t yet seen, I have uploaded my latest video to You Tube. This shows an element of the location where I was shooting, including the location...

Friday Image No. 113

Clappersgate Bridge, The Lake District, UK. Fuji XT2, 10-24 lens. ISO100, 0.6″ at f/9.0. Polarizing filter.This week I want to share a simple image. There is nothing fancy here in terms of post processing. There’s no trying to be clever. It’s just a nice Autumnal...

Friday Image No. 112

Rock and heather in the Peak District. Fuji XT1. Conversion in Lightroom.For this week’s Friday image, I thought I would show another shot that’s more heavily processed than my usual style. I shot this a couple of months back when the heather was in flower....

Friday Image No. 111

Cannon Beach, USA. Olympus EM5This isn’t my usual style of image but I thought I would share it. The shot was taken on my trip to America earlier in the year. The location is a Cannon Beach which I absolutely loved. It reminds me a...