Photographing London with the Fuji XF35mm F2

Up until about a year ago, I suffered from a condition I can only describe as “Lens FOMO”. The notable symptom is the fear of missing out (FOMO) on the perfect photo because I don’t have the right lens with me. To combat this, I...

The rabbit hole

My name is Robert Sykes. I’m twenty-eight years old and I live in Houston, Texas. I have a beautiful wife. Together, we have a gorgeous two-year-old daughter. I practice Zen meditation. I work full time as an ICU nurse. And, I am a part-time photographer....

Jerusalem – Travel In Time With Fujifilm X-T30

Although the character of my travel wasn’t religious or tousistic, I chose to visit this special city for the tension, the mystery and the secret vibes it is known for. I wanted to look for elements of the past and capture them in my camera...

Should You Buy The Fujifilm X-T30

Although pitched as a “mid-range” camera, the specifications of the X-T30 are actually pretty impressive – in fact, it would be fair to describe it as a “miniature X-T3”. That, in theory at least, makes it great for a number of reasons – it’s available...

Sibling Rivalry XF16mm F2.8 WR vs XF16mm F1.4.

Been thinking of getting the XF16mm F1.4? Now with the new XF16mm F2.8 WR in the market; our life as a photographer gets a little more complicated if you are looking for a 16mm lens in the Fujifilm eco system. Or it’s easier now to make a decision?...

COMPARISON REVIEW: FUJIFILM X-T30 a MINI X-T3 !

On February 14, pretty much exactly 2 year after the release of the X-T20, its successor, the FUJIFILM X-T30 was released by Fujifilm Japan. When the X-T3 (review here) was released 5 months ago, it didn't go unnoticed in the photography community! Personally I believe the X-T3 is probably the best featured...

Pic(k) of the week 9: SUPER MOON RISE OVER THE ALPS – Fujifilm X-T30

Readers who follow me on Instagram probably have recently seen some images shot during a weeklong ski trip to Austria. Although it was mainly a family holiday, I used the opportunity to shoot some test images with the Fujifilm X-T30. A separate blogpost about my recent experience with this brand-new camera will...

Pic(k) of the week 8: ANOTHER SUNSET – ANOTHER FUJIFILM CAMERA

Last week, FEB 14, Fujifilm announced a new camera which I have been testing for over a week now. Due to work and family commitments, I wasn't able to release a full review by the release date. Meanwhile, I'm writing this on a ski holiday in Austria; yes, with the new...