Aurora HDR 2018 – Example HDR

I have been playing around with the excellent Aurora HDR 2018 and recently tried it out on a set of three bracketed photos of the classic Watchman view in Zion National Park. Three Bracketed Exposures Blended into HDR image in Aurora HDR 2018 The Photos...

Fuji X-T2 – Dunstanburgh Castle (Part II)

Return TripI revisited Embleton Bay later in the week and experienced very different conditions. The morning was bright and clear and the wind had dropped. In some ways I had too much cloud on the first visit and not enough on the return.I took the...

Fuji X-T2 – Dunstanburgh Castle (Part I)

I recently visited Northumberland in the North East of the UK and took the opportunity to visit Embleton Beach before dawn to capture the iconic Dunstanburgh Castle in the morning light.Dark, Wet and Windy Fuji X-T2 and Fuji 18-135mmDunstanburgh Castle just after dawn I planned...

Fuji X-T2 – Northumberland Coast

I recently visited the beautiful Northumberland Coast in the North East of the United Kingdom. I took the opportunity to grab some landscape and seascape photos with my Fuji X-T2. I took the Fuji 18-135mm for versatility and weather proofing (It was late September after...

Lensbaby Trio 28 – Velvet

The Lensbaby Trio 28 continues to remain firmly attached to my Fuji X-T2. This week I have been looking at photographs with the Trio 28 set to the Velvet Setting.Velvet introduces a dreamy look to your photos. It features an area of sharp focus in...

Lensbaby Trio 28 – Sweet

London Fuji X-T2 - ACROS Film SimulationLensbaby Trio 28 - Sweet I hooked up my Fuji X-T2 to a Lensbaby Trio 28 lens and took it on my daily commute into London.The Lensbaby Trio 28 is an interesting product that consists of a small lens...

Fuji X-T2 – Lensbaby Trio 28

Lensbaby Trio 28My good friends at Lensbaby recently sent me a Lensbaby Trio 28 to try out on my Fuji X-T2.The Lensbaby Trio 28 is a neat little lens with a revolving front element featuring a selection of three lenses which give the effects of...

Fuji X-T2 Autofocus Examples

I recently visited a local dog agility show and took the opportunity to test the Autofocus Speed of the Fuji X-T2 and Fuji 18-135mm lens. I took photographs from the sidelines for a few minutes and captured the dogs jumping the fences.Fuji AF-C Custom SettingsThe...

Macphun Luminar – Update

Macphuns excellent Luminar software has just received a major free update. They have added what they call an 'Accent AI Filter' that is designed to analyse and enhance photos at the touch of a button (or slide of an amount slider)I tried it out on...

5 Astrophotography Mistakes

Broad Haven BeachI recently visited the Stackpole Estate in South Wales where the South facing Broad Haven Beach is conveniently located near to a National Trust Car Park.Broad Haven Beach is within a 'Dark Skies' area of the UK and enjoys fairly low levels of...