13 Jun Pic(k) of the week 23: FUJIFILM X-T100 GOES TO CHURCH – RAVENNA, ITALY
Source: Bjorn Moerman
Most people are familiar with the top three Italian tourist cities; Rome, Venice and Florence. Far fewer know what Ravenna has to offer! A city that has not one but eight UNESCO World Heritage sites, Ravenna has several renown churches with amazing mosaics and paintings. The city which was the capital of the Western Roman Empire from 402 til 476 and then of Byzantine Italy till the 8th century.
As part of a weeklong photography tour around Northern Italy, I recently stayed one night in Ravenna to check out the most important sites!
The top 5 of the World Heritage sites can be visited for a nominal fee of 11,-EUR; a great deal! If possible try to visit a couple of hours before closing (normally 7pm) to avoid the larger crowds.
I took two Fujifilm cameras on the trip; the first one was brand-new and part of an upcoming review, the X-T100; while the second one was an X-H1, my Landscape camera. One would think that the IBIS (In Body Image Stabilization) of the X-H1 would be essential to shoot low light images without a tripod. While the X-H1 definitively allowed me to shoot handheld at a lower shutter speed, the small 700,-USD X-T100 did a remarkable job as can be seen in the image below. Expect a full First Look review on the X-T100 within the next week.
Back to the image which was shot at the Basilica San Vitale; hard to believe that all of the mosaics are almost 1500 years old! And we photographers are worried that a digital image file might not open on our computers in 50 or
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