Decisions: Fujifilm XF 14mm F2.8 vs. XF 16mm F1.4

Recently, during a workshop with a Fujifilm X Photographer, I got the opportunity to test X100F and X-E3, along with some other Fujifilm equipment. Of course, the X-H1 is an interesting camera: refined ergonomics, improved weather sealing, the additional LCD screen on top of the...

2 Fujifilm Prime Lenses Only

One of the most discussed subjects related to photographic gear is also one of the oldest and most ardent, ever: prime lenses, or zoom lenses? I did write my impressions on this subject before and as long as we are so different and our needs...

Film Photography and The Golden Age

There was a time, not quite so long ago, when film photography really was the Golden Age of Photography and it was so alive and cool. My guess is that it all started when the first film cameras were manufactured on a large-scale and became...

Returning to the 18-135 Lens

Curbar Edge, The Peak District. Fuji XT-2 with 18-135mm lens. 1/60″ at f/16 and ISO200, 0.6 ND grad filter.When I purchased my first Fuji camera (an XT1 which has since been sold), I bought a used 18-135 Fuji lens to accompany it. At the time,...

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...

Fujinon and Helios – two portrait lenses

Fujinon XF 56mm F1.2 and Helios 58mm F2.0 are my 2 main prime lenses for portrait photography (sometimes I use another manual focus lens, the Pentacon 135mm F2.8), when used with a Fujifilm X mirrorless camera. I know many of the Fujifilm users do not...

Meanings of G.A.S. in photography in 2017

Hello, photography lovers! We already are at the beginning of a new year, so new things should be said, new information should be gathered and new plans should already be in place, to start well in our photographic endeavors. Each new year is a perfect...

Yet More Fuji Lens Issues

Fuji XT2 + 16-55 lens. Trpiod mounted. 0.3ND grad + Polarising filters. Some of you may recall the problems I experienced when I bought my Fuji XT1 together with a couple of lenses. Th Fuji 10-24 was excellent but the 18-135 was quite poor. In the...

Perfecting Food Photography with FUJINON Lenses

By Nicole S. Young One of the most common questions I receive from new photographers is which lens to use when photographing food. When choosing gear there is never a correct choice; it all boils down to the type and size of the food, your workspace...