Fujinon 50mm f/2 first look – Completing compact

A compact 50mm, to complete the Fujinon f/2 nifty lens trilogy has finally arrived. And it’s fantastic.  Back in the fall of 2015 I reviewed the newly released 35mm f/2. It is an awesome lens, that I to this day still use on a weekly, if...

REVIEW: Fujifilm’s Superzoom on Test

Over the past couple of months I have been asked on more than a couple of occasions, as a Fujifilm X Photographer, what was the best standard zoom lens to buy.  The Fujifilm X Series boasts three XF zoom lenses that cover the standard focal range -...

Fuji XF100-400 F4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR

FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (359.6mm, f/5.6, 1/250 sec, ISO400) After a lot of hesitation I finally got the Fuji XF100-400 F4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR (the lens with the longest name). Here are my first impressions. Why the hesitation? There are a couple of reasons why it was not...

REVIEW: 2016, What a Year with Fujifilm

2016 was certainly a great year to be a Fujifilm X-Photographer.  I was involved in two major camera launches for the Japanese camera manufacturer, including being invited to be part of the press conference in Tokyo for the 5th Anniversary celebrations and the launch of...

Fstoppers Reviews the Fujifilm 35mm f/2 WR

On an APS-C sensor, a 35mm lens is the "standard" lens. It is the equivalent of a 50mm on 35mm full-frame; a go-to for many. It took me a long time to learn to love this focal length, but once I got hooked, there...

Fuji XF 23/1.4 R or XF 23/2 WR?

FUJIFILM X-T1 (44.4mm, f/8, 1/2 sec, ISO200) Recently Fuji started to update its lens line and added slower versions of their 35mm and 23mm lenses. But why should you get one of those over the faster version? It depends – here is a comparison of the...

Wired’s Best Camera of 2016: Fujifilm X-Pro2

Source: Wired Magazine While it may not be the fastest camera, or the best for traditional pro photographers, Fujifilm’s X-Pro2 is a blast to shoot with. It oozes quality in every way, and turns out amazing images thanks to Fuji’s stellar lens lineup. If you love photography the...

A Real World Review of the Fujifilm 23mm F2 WR Lens

With the (mostly) positive reception to the Fujifilm 35mm F2 WR lens, following its launch earlier this year, the announcement a sibling 23mm F2 WR lens was in development caused quite a stir amongst Fuji X-Mount shooters. So much so, that when the lens finally...

REVIEW: Manfrotto Professional Backpack 50

I have to admit that as a photographer who spends a lot of time on the move I have yet to find the perfect camera bag, but I may have come very close with the Manfrotto Professional Backpack 50.  A camera bag is a considered...