Fuji Macro on a budget

A lot of photographers decide to ‘dabble’ in the wonderful world of Macro Photography at some point in their hobby. Fuji 90mm f2 and Fuji MCEX-11 Macro Extension Tube Fuji make excellent dedicated Macro lenses in the form of the 60mm and 80mm but...

Fuji 16mm f2.8 – Real World Examples

Fuji 16mm f2.8 I used to own the excellent Fuji 16mm f1.4 but I replaced this lens (and the 23mm, 35mm and 56mm primes) with the Fuji 16-55mm zoom. The 16-55mm is a ‘Prime Killer’ and makes for a good alternative. The 16-55mm is a little bulky...

Spring at RHS Wisley, Surrey

I took the X-T3 and 16-55mm to RHS Wisley in Surrey on a sunny afternoon in March. The 16-55mm really does a great job as an all-round lens and suits diversity of subjects in this type of situation. The blossom was in full bloom on...

Top 10 Photographs – 2018

Inspired by Martin Bailey I decided to pick out 10 of my favourite photographs of 2018. These were all taken on Fuji Cameras either Fuji X-T2 or the new Fuji X-T3 Santorini, Greece Photographs from Santorini feature quite frequently in my top 10 thanks to the photogenic...

Capture One 12 – Yosemite Falls Re-Edit

A rainy morning in California I recently moved my entire back catalog of over one hundred thousand images from Adobe Lightroom to Capture One Pro 12. The migration has been an opportunity to re-visit some forgotten images and do some re-processing. I like the feel of the...

Capture One Pro 12 Fuji Film Simulation Comparison (ACROS)

ACROS Film Simulation Phase One introduced support for Fuji Film Simulations with the release of Capture One Pro 12 and I decided to take my Fuji X-T3 to Old Spitalfields Market in London to complete a RAW vs JPG comparison. I like to shoot in Fujifilm ACROS...

Capture One Pro 12 – Fuji Film Simulations

Fuji Velvia Film Simulation in Capture One Pro 12 Phase One have just released version 12 of their excellent RAW Processing and Cataloguing software and have added a number of interesting new features including the option to apply Fuji Film Simulations to your Fuji RAW shots. New...

Fuji X-T3 Hands-On Review

Fuji have given me an opportunity to get an early hands-on review of the Fuji X-T3. The camera will ship in the UK from 20th September 2018 (In fact it was heavily implied that stock is already in place ready for sale in a number...

Capture One 12 – Three Boats Re-Edit

Capture One Pro 12 and Adobe Lightroom Comparisons I have recently been looking at Phase One Capture One as an alternative to Adobe Lightroom. I’ve spent some time re-visiting some of my favourite (five star) images from my portfolio and in the case of the ‘Three Boats’...