What matters

3: 2019 Work Review In the previous two posts I wrote about the mechanics of making photos for work and the types of relationships needed to be successful at my job as a government photographer. As important as these two elements are to get my...

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...

The power of staying put

When we travel and photograph new places, we are often tempted to try and capture it all. After all, few of us  have the time and resources to visit places like Paris or Sydney many times during our lifetime. This is understandable. Unfortunately, we often subscribe to...

Still life

Studio time with the Fujifilm GFX 50S   It all started with a bunch of flowers and a little spare time. During a work break over the holidays, I found myself with a little extra time and a beautiful bunch of flowers. This proved to be the perfect...

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...

Fujifilm Fujinon GF 100-200mm f/5.6 Announcement and Live Blog

Press Release Fujifilm releases “FUJINON LENS GF100-200mmF5.6 R LM OIS WR” – First telephoto zoom lens for the GFX Series of medium-format mirrorless digital cameras with large sensor – Astonishing image resolution with 100MP+ sensors, image stabilization, and weather resistance to handle a variety of shooting conditions – Provides...