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...

A Walk to Edin’s Hall Broch

Today we took a  ride out to Abbey St Bathans with the intention of walking out to see the Edin's Hall Broch, a 2000 year old round house that was very rare in the south of Scotland. The walking route took us along part of the...

The conundrum of my photographic identity

It’s very upbeat and in-time to write about your personal issues correlated to your art form. I’ve read so many of these posts from various artists that I get quite suspicious as to the reasoning behind said posts. I always suspected alterior, sales-oriented motifs. That...

The Fujifilm X-Pro2 for Street Photography

Introduction About three weeks ago our friends from Fujifilm Hellas sent us the Fujifilm X-Pro2 so we could try it out. Put it through it’s paces. Give it a whirl. You know the drill. So, what did I think of the Fujifilm X-Pro2 for Street Photography?...