New Year – New Resolutions in Photography

Dear friends, the old and controversial 2016 has gone and a brand new year has already begun. Some of us like to do an overview of the past year, balancing the good and the bad, trying to synthesize some useful conclusions, followed by some “kind...

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...

Horizontal Solitude

Is this thing on? I’m very sorry for the lack of updates to the site this last month and a half. It’s not that I havn’t picked up the laptop, opened up a fresh tab and punched in the URL of the site. Cause I...

VIDEO: Dancing Clouds over Lake Chuzenji

On the second day of visiting Nikko National Park in Japan the morning started off very misty and grey (see Misty Pier image on Thursday's blog).  We moved along the north shore of Lake Chuzenji and we suddenly saw some breaks in the clouds covering...

Landscape Photography with the XF100-400mm

When you asked what is a good landscape lens you would probably say a wide angle prime or good quality zoom.  My preferred wide angle for landscapes would be the XF10-24mm f4 or the XF18mm f2.  However a good telephoto lens can be used to...

Rhodes

The week leading up to Photokina back in september I had a family vacation to Rhodes, Greece. A typical family hangout with plenty of food, drinks and cosy times by the pool. It was a much needed break from everything I had going on. At...

Tidbits of 23 – and a countdown

Still not a review. I’m gearing up. Getting ready for Photokina 2016 where I will be speaking at the Fujifilm Live Stage. I will be speaking about my photography. How I see the world. Not really street, not really lifestyle. Just in between. The importance...

There is something about mountains…

This post was supposed to include more imagery shot on the street. But hey, who wants to do things as planned? I was going through our imagery this morning performing my favourite editing activity – that is, deleting – and I was attracted to some...

The One I’ve Always Wanted

By Bill Fortney As a Fujifilm X-Photographer and dedicated fan of the Fujifilm X Series System, I had a feeling that something new was coming!  The X-T1 was a terrific camera, one that has served me very well for the past few years, but...