Pic(k) of the week 45: SHANGHAI SHIPPING

One concept which measures the Worlds largest cities, is that of the Metropolitan area. Although there is currently no globally accepted definition, Tokyo Japan is with its 38 Million people the number one here. The number two and just behind Tokyo on that list, is Shanghai, China; a city I visited just before...

Pic(k) of the week 44: TOKYO STREETHUNT with the Fujifilm X-E3

Last week I spend 4 days in the worlds most populous city on the planet; Tokyo Japan a megapolis with close to 38 million people which is always popular with Street Photographers. I'm intrigued by how efficiently public transport in the city is run. To put things...

Pic(k) of the week 40: HOW TO STREET ? Xposure Photo Festival Sharjah

In about 7 weeks, November 22 till 25, the Xposure Photo-festival in Sharjah is on again! This 4 day yearly photo-festival, is quickly becoming one the regions most prominent photo events; having a nice mix of workshops, one of best photo exhibitions I've seen and the regions largest trade...

Pic(k) of the week 39: THIS IS NOT A DOUBLE EXPOSURE

Most modern cameras (all of the latest Fujifilm X-series, more here) have a multi or sometimes called double exposure mode. I allows the photographer to take multiple images and blend them together during the shooting process; something that can be used in a very creative way!Now, the...

Pic(k) of the week 25: EID MUBARAK – SATWA, DUBAI

Today is the last day of Ramadan, the yearly month of fasting observed by Muslims all over the world and of which the yearly participation is observed as one of the 5 pillars of Islam. After Ramadan, the first day of the next lunar month starts of with festivities...

Pic(k) of the week 23: MISTY MORNING OVER THE UAE – FUJILOVE MAGAZINE

The aerial image below shows the Northern part of the UAE bordering Oman, on a peaceful early morning some time ago. Image details:Fujifilm X-T20 with XF 18-135mmISO 200, 1/1700s, f8.0, 56mm (84mm full frame equivalent)RAW development in Lightroom CCNik ColorEfex Pro4 for optimal contrastMore of my aerial...

Pic(k) of the week 16: ROOFTOPPING WITH THE FUJIFILM GFX 50S

Last week I finally got my hands on Fujifilm latest camera; the GFX 50S, a +50Mpx Medium Format camera, which got a lot of attention when it was announced at Photokina 2016! Although the camera is much larger (and a bit heavier) than my X-T2, it remains "portable"...