Minolta X Fujifilm

It was almost like a revelation. Like something that I really didn’t think could ever be possible. I first got a whiff of what was coming on a facebook forum committed to all things Fujifilm GFX. There were a lot of first movers from Hong...

And other matters

I think I’ve finally made it! And why do I think this? Well. The inevitable happened. I now have some people following my every move on miscellaneous social media, and responding with lots of nice hateful messages about my images and my personality. To these...

Life and the lens

It’s the same thing every year. Around this time I take a look at the blog and go – “Why have I not written any posts lately!?” – And the answer is just about the same as always. I. Have. Been. Insanely. Busy. With. Life....

Repetition and progress

It’s that time of the year again. The annual gymnastics recital in our small town. Its a big thing in our family. Mainly because of the involvement of my better half. She does an amazing job. I’ve become quite fond of these annual meetups at...

Mitakon 35mm f0.95 mk2 review

A few months back I decided that I wanted to pull the trigger on the Mitakon 35mm f/0.95 mk2 for the Fujifilm system. I had read good things about the lens and seen some great sample images, so I thought to myself “why not!?” –...

The Wallow

I read an article the other day. It was by someone, who once again, tried to force his own definition of “good street photography” over the gullible masses. Or, thats really not what he did. He didn’t construct his vision of good street photography, he...

The conundrum of my photographic identity

It’s very upbeat and in-time to write about your personal issues correlated to your art form. I’ve read so many of these posts from various artists that I get quite suspicious as to the reasoning behind said posts. I always suspected alterior, sales-oriented motifs. That...

35mm Lenses on the Fujifilm GFX 50S

At Photokina 2016, Fujifilm shocked the photographic industry by announcing the production of the GFX 50S, a mirrorless medium format digital camera with a redesigned 44x33mm CMOS sensor. Unlike the Hasselblad X1D that was announced months prior, the GFX 50S sported both a focal-plane shutter...

Kölner report

I promised you. I promised to show. But promises are just so easily broken, aren’t they? I think I needed to sit on it for a while. Soak it all in. Just process it. Let it resonate, and then pick it back up. Maybe I...

Shooting stills on a movie set with the X-Pro2

By Keith Bernstein Earlier this year Castel Film Studio in Bucharest, Romania, underwent a dramatic makeover. The studio’s backlot streets, previously the location of a Gothic horror movie, were re-modelled into 1900 Milwaukee, the setting of a new movie set in the American Midwest...