Pic(k) of the week 25: DARK CLOUDS OVER VAL D’ORCIA, TUSCANY

As stated in my last Pic(k), I had a great time touring around Tuscany on photography tour end of May. While I did a fair bit of classic Travel and Street photography (with the Fujifilm X-T100, review here), the main purpose of the trip was shooting...

Minimalism in Photography

Sometimes I think about how to implement the minimalism philosophy in my photography style, following the "less is more" principle. But I don't want to follow this path, just because I have read about it, or it might be a fashion in almost everything we...

Fujifilm X-Pro2 Color Profile Camera Settings

In the era of the digital cameras, where things are so much easier (and sometimes more complicated, too), we have the chance to configure the digital camera, in my case, a Fujifilm X-Pro2, so the settings we make can offer us consistency, speed and comfort...

Here comes the sun – a guide to photographing sunbeams

By Chris Upton Photography is all about the light and, as landscape photographers, we are constantly searching for the most interesting and evocative lighting conditions. Without it our pictures can be dull and lacklustre but when Mother Nature performs her magic, the landscape is transformed enabling...

See more of the world: Iceland with the GFX 50S

  Sunrise at the ice beach at Jökulsárlón, with waves washing around one of the many icebergs. GF23mm f/4, ISO 100, 2 seconds at f/16, LEE 4-stop ND and 3-stop reverse graduated ND. By Mark Bauer I’ve been shooting with the medium-format FUJIFILM GFX 50S since early April 2017...

Going extrawide – The Laowa 9mm f/2.8 review

Now this is something I’ve been looking forward to sharing with you all for a little while now. For the past 2 months I have been using a lens from the Chinese lens manufacturer Venus Optics. They have a line of lenses called “Laowa” –...

Portland Bill with the GFX 50s

2.30pm and I’m leaving my house in Weston Super Mare and heading to the Dorset Coast. Portland Bill is one of those locations that provides a multitude of options when it comes to subject and composition and so its a place that I have and...

The Fujifilm X-H1 review – Technicalitus Maximus

Here we go again. With what has apparently become “my thing” in Fujifilm circles. Today I get to write about the new Fujifilm X-H1 APS-C camera. What I think is great about it, and what is not so great about it. This camera is all...