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...

5 pieces of gear I carry in my photo bag

In one of my previous articles, I wanted to write about the content of the photo bag, but in fact, this is a continuously changing configuration. We carry what we have, what we need (or might need) and what we use, according to our style and...

Pic(k) of the week 50: DUBAI SKYLINE – NEVER BORING

The Dubai skyline is never a boring photo subject! Ever changing with new high-rises appearing on a constant basis, it remains one of these things I tend to come back to every winter; when the weather is more suitable to landscape/cityscape photography! Beside trying to document the changes in the skyline,...

Pic(k) of the week 49: SUPERMOON RISE OVER THE GHAF TREES

As a Landscape photographer I tend to take note of every Full Moonrise date in my personal calendar. Surprisingly a lot of outdoor photographers are not really aware about the fact that whenever we have a full moon, the moonrise more or less coincides with the...

Wide vs Tele: From one extreme to the other

By Mark Gilligan Everything we do in photography is a matter of perspective. My view is different from yours. We can stand side by side and look at the same thing but we don’t view it in the same way. We might recognise the exact features...

Rainy Brussels

I was part of a team of enthusiasts photographers in a photo-walk in Brussels, during November’s whimsy weather. Starting from the afternoon until the evening, night included, we roamed the streets of this city, looking for architecture and street photography subjects, enjoying each other’s company,...