27 Jun Chasing light in Cornwall – Fuji X-Pro2 and Samyang / Rokinon Lens Image Gallery

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The nice thing about reviewing cameras and lenses is that you are always out taking photographs. However the massive amount of work that goes into reviewing gear can make it difficult to simply enjoy taking pictures as a photographer and not a tester. Two weeks ago I finally had the chance to break away from the blog and social media, and savour one week in Cornwall doing what I like the most with photography: travelling.

It would be a lie to say that the pictures taken won’t serve their purpose in upcoming reviews but for once it wasn’t the main purpose. I didn’t worry about sharpness tests or getting good flare examples. Rather I enjoyed the scenery, exploring the southern most region of the UK for the first time and capturing beautiful landscapes and details to keep as memories.

For a travelling photographer, the journey usually begins with a camera bag and various attempts to organise everything inside.

I want each item to have its specific place so that I know where to find it at a glance when I need it. I brought the Tenba Cooper 13 Slim (review here) with the Fuji X-Pro2 (review here) and three Samyang/Rokinon lenses, the 12mm f/2, 21mm f/1.4 and 50mm f/1.2. It might seem odd to you but since starting this website, I’d never had the chance to test some of these manual focus lenses designed for mirrorless cameras. Other items included in the bag were two spare batteries, an air pump, a cloth, a TriggerTrap release cable, a

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