07 Feb QUICK SHOT: Fuji X-Pro 2 By Axel Friberg

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Winter here in Uppsala, Sweden is pretty dull must days with gray skies and cold weather. However, the other day we had a beautiful sunny day with only a few clouds and it almost felt like spring. Naturally, I decided to take a walk and brought my camera with me. A Fuji X-Pro2. Not everything along the way makes for an interesting photo, but most times when I take a stroll there’s at least one interesting scene somewhere along the way worth capturing. Whenever I don’t bring my camera I often regret it afterward. Therefore I find that bringing my camera with me is worth it, even if it only results in one single “good” picture. Of course, having a mirrorless camera makes it a little bit easier to bring, compared to a DSLR.

The photo below was my favorite from the walk. I found the scene interesting thanks to the buildings and the tree branches working as leading lines toward the middle. I composed the shot, underexposed by 1 stop to retain color information in the sky, stopped down to f/5.6 focusing on the building, and waited for an interesting character to walk by and snapped a few frames in 8 fps burst mode. Then I selected my favorite and edited it.

Previously, I have only used Lightroom to edit my pictures. However, inspired by an F-stoppers video with Elia Locardi on Youtube, I tested out a new workflow to bring out more colors from the RAW file. Basically, the workflow looked like this: …

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