The Wonders of Winter

  FUJIFILM X-T2 | F5 | 1/8000sec | ISO1600 | Exposure bias 0 By Chris Weston Winter is my favourite season for photography. For the camera, there is something uniquely special about the quality of light. For me… well, I simply love photographing in snow and cold climates....

Winter is Coming

I missed the transition from summer to fall this year.  I’m not sure how, but one day it was oppressively hot and the next day it wasn’t.  My September was busy, including a trip to Europe to teach a workshop in Amsterdam and to shoot...

Pic(k) of the week 15: NEMRUT CRATER, TURKEY – aerials with the Fujfilm X-T2

As, I'm presently working on an article for Fujilove magazine (June edition) about my Aerial photography with the Fujifilm X-series, I first wanted to share a recent birds-eye view of a snowy Turkey with the blog-readers. The image below shows a dormant volcano near Lake Van in eastern Turkey;...

WYSIWYG & A B&W JPG Photographic City Walk

A Return to Simplicity I am a RAW shooter. That is no secret. Most of us are in fact. But… I think somewhere along the way I’ve come to rely too much on processing and lost a little bit of the thrill of taking a...

A Highland Photo Trip: Part 6 Kylesku to Drumbeg

The Quinag Ridge  from Loch a Chairn Bhain with Sail Gharbh on left and Sail Ghorm on right Fujifilm X-T2 + XF16-55mm f2.8 - 60s @ f18 ISO200 (zoom16mm) - Point A on the map belowAfter leaving Loch Assynt we headed north to Kylesku and parking up...

Capturing Winter – a photographer’s guide

By Chris Upton With low raking light, crisp clear air, lingering morning mists, beautiful frosts and (hopefully!) a covering of pristine white snow it’s no wonder that winter is a photographers delight. The icing on the cake is that at this time of...

Fairytale of New York

FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (55mm, f/8, 1/120 sec, ISO200) This blog post isn’t about New York. It’s about Christmas. Somehow. Like every year there is Christmas and even though I don’t believe in the “Christkind” anymore these are still the most important holidays of the year. By far! The...

Extreme field test of the Fujifilm X-Pro2 and X-T2

By Tommy Simonsen – Harstad, northern Norway I am a documentary photographer who works with animals in the natural world, and my environments are often extreme. If not remote Arctic regions, I’m in expeditions in tropical jungles or high elevations. Being able to pack light is...