29 Jun My Fuji Journey: Travelling and Meeting Heroes

I was a Nikon shooter practically for 30 years on and off, making some money from press and sports photography. I had been a fan of David Hobby since he started ‘Strobist’ way back when, then Fujifilm released the X100. I loved the look of it but could not justify buying it. Then David Hobby bought the X100 or X100S – I don’t recall – but he raved about it too as did Zack Arias, another hero of ‘Gulf Photo Plus’ fame, along with Joe McNally and the genius of portraiture, and living legend Greg Heisler. Fast forward to May 2015 – I had some spare cash and spotted a Fujifilm X100s for a great price on eBay. While at the time I was using a Nikon D300, the Fujifilm blew me  away – the files were so much better than the Nikon. Ok, at the time, the D300 was six or seven years old but even so, a fixed lens compact was a better tool. That was it – this little camera made me want to take photos again; I could carry it all the time, it was no longer a chore and I didn’t have to carry a …