Swiss Wallpapers

I have recently been on a trip to Luzern, Switzerland to do recordings for the upcoming FUJILOVE 99 video course. – Much more about this in a later post.  The last time I visited Switzerland was around 30 years ago, so it was about time!...

Graphite cognition

Day 71 of 100, Nordjylland, Danmark I got a new camera today. It’s a new X-Pro2, identical in every way to the other I was using, except for its new metallic gunmetal trim, instead of customary black skin. Fuji calls this color Graphite. It comes with...

Moo day

Day 68 of 100, northern Jutland, Denmark The cow is of the bovine ilk; one end is moo, the other milk. – Ogden Nash Today’s post is a little different from my usual aimlessly-gazing-at-navel variety, because today we did something. Went out into the world, purposely came into contact...

The R-A-I-N project update

We’ve been working on our R-A-I-N project for more than a year. There is no question that it has been one of the most challenging projects we’ve ever worked on – for several reasons. Luckily, there’s no shortage of rain in Vancouver! First, spending hours outside...

Fujifilm 23mm f/2 Review Time

Following the original lens line up, Fujifilm have been working hard over the past couple of years or so releasing quite an arsenal of optics that are spot on for their range of interchangeable lens camera bodies. This has culminated somewhat in the release of their...

Portraits of Vancouverites with the X-series

In the last few posts we went bezerk with writing so this time I would like to leave you with just a few portraits taken on the streets of Vancouver. Enjoy. …and some in colour Fujifilm X100F X-Pro2 plus XF 56mm F1.2. ACROS +R or Classic Chrome with minor...

Sports Photography as a Spectator: Rally

I hear it said a lot that motor sport is difficult to shoot without a media pass.  Well that is very true for circuit racing, especially at the big venues like Silverstone or Le Mans, but there is one form of motor sport that does...

Comprehensive firmware upgrades for X-T2 and X-Pro2

Great news for Fujifilm X-T2 and X-Pro2 owners. Thanks to two new firmware upgrades – one at the end of this month, the other by the end of May, your cameras are about to get even better! This latest round of upgrades further underline our ‘kaizen’...

Mitakon 35mm f0.95 mk2 review

A few months back I decided that I wanted to pull the trigger on the Mitakon 35mm f/0.95 mk2 for the Fujifilm system. I had read good things about the lens and seen some great sample images, so I thought to myself “why not!?” –...

A German in Paris

Where should I start? In photography, which would be advisable or perhaps in my work, which has absolutely nothing to do with photography, but which has led me more or less directly to it. By profession drugstore owner, I have been working for almost 25 years...