The Future of Photography

FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (23mm, f/2.8, 1/100 sec, ISO400) Photography always played an important part in my life. Just like music and HiFi. But both hobbies seem to be endangered today. What happened? About 12 years ago Apple introduced the iPhone. A mobile phone that looked radically different...

555 – Found What I’m Looking For?

FUJIFILM X-Pro1 (192.9mm, f/9, 1/125 sec, ISO200) Blog post number 555. I never thought that I will keep this thing running for such a long time. Time to look back and ahead. I started this blog in 2012, almost 7 years ago. At that time I just...

The Future of Fuji X

Canon PowerShot G7 X (15.79mm, f/4, 1/5 sec, ISO200) When I got the Fuji X100 in 2011 I had no idea that it would change everything. It was just supposed to be my compact, take everywhere camera. One year later I got the X-Pro1 and slowly added...

Where Are We Headed? iPhone Xs vs Camera

Apple iPhone XS (4.25mm, f/1.8, 1/25 sec, ISO400) Digital photography has come a long way. That’s especially true for the cameras in our phones. Time to bring my new iPhone Xs to a museum. No, I didn’t go to the museum to test the camera...

The Ultimate What To Bring Guide

FUJIFILM X100F (23mm, f/8, 1/2 sec, ISO200) This is by far the most raised questions on camera gear forums. What gear should I bring for my vacation to …? Why is that? I guess it is because most of us have way too much cameras and...

Christopher J. Scott – Fleeting moments

Christopher J. Scott brings us fleeting moments of simplicity in today’s hectic America. His landscape work shows varying qualities of light and shadow, sunshine and twilight and their interplay with the symmetry of man-made structures imposed on nature’s gentle shapes. He brings his eye for...

Old Friend / Fuji X100F vs Fuji X100

FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (35mm, f/8, 1/13 sec, ISO200) Usually I wait until I have taken at least a couple of hundred or thousand images before I write a review of a camera. But this case is different. Very different! I bought the Fuji X100 right when it was...

Small News

FUJIFILM X100F (23mm, f/2, 1/750 sec, ISO200) Why this picture? I took this picture on the 13th of May during our first outdoor breakfast in 2018. To eat breakfast outdoors in the middle of May doesn’t sound exotic to you? Maybe because you live in...

500 – Got My Mojo Working

FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (23mm, f/4, 1/1250 sec, ISO200) Blog post 500! I started this blog about five years ago. My major inspiration was the Fuji X100. Now my main camera is the Fuji X Pro-2. Seems that very little has changed. But that’s not true. I...

About Cameras and Snails

SONY NEX-5 (18mm, f/6.3, 1/100 sec, ISO200) SONY DSC I have no idea why the EXIF data is displayed in this old fashioned way. I guess it has to do with the fact that I took this images with an old fashioned camera. But old...