Laowa 17mm f/4 GFX review

In March 2018 I reviewed the Laowa C-Dreamer 9mm f/2.8 for the Fujifilm X system. If you havn’t already, then you can read about it HERE. A lot of things have happened since then in Fujifilm land, especially in the GFX department. The widest lens...

Fujinon GF 50mm f/3.5 first look preview

This is not a review. Well, actually it is. It’s the same as it has always been, but as someone in an internet forum recently made me aware, “A hotel staff member can’t review the hotel he works for”.  I have never hid the fact...

Stockholm

No new post since February! – I’m such a total slacker. I apologise sincerely to all of you who are following along. I will give you a promise today, that…...

Getting Out of a Creative Rut Using the Fujifilm GFX 50R

The making of photographs is a creative act, and can be an absolutely exhausting one at times. Sometimes, the process of creativity seems to flow endlessly and other times it seems to come to a complete halt. We can find ourselves burnt out and frustrated...

Capturing Daily Life In Hyderabad With Fujifilm GFX50R

When I got invited by my friend Kelly to come and visit India I immediately took that opportunity and went! She lives in Hyderabad, the “Silicon Valley” of India. A lot of Western software and other big companies have their residence in that very fast expanding...

Shooting Panoramas with the GFX 50R

I have been testing the new Fujifilm GFX 50R on a recent trip into the Highlands of Scotland.  The new Medium Format body is certainly smaller than the GFX 50S I tested two years ago and coupled with superb GF32-64mm f4 zoom it makes for...

DPR: Fujifilm GFX X Summit Concepts up Close

Fujifilm showed off some concepts at the recent X Summit that we covered in depth. DPReview just published the best look we have gotten yet of these concepts including the modular GFX which is based on the Hasselblad 500-series camera. This camera was called the Omega...

Adobe Enhanced Mode Tested With X-Trans and GFX Bayer

I created a gallery of images on 500px to compare adobe’s new enhanced AI results and I have to say I am not overly impressed with the improvements. With the GFX the changes are almost imperceivable and the final JPG files size can actually shrink a...