Well Laid Plan (Take 2378)

After traveling across state to see the opening of the Moose Peterson exhibit at the Gallery at KelbyOne I planned a stop off at Epcot to take in the annual Flower and Garden Festival on the way home. I always take my XF 16-55mmF2.8 R...

Feather (The megapixel conundrum part two)

Feather Fujifilm X-T2 XF 60mm R Macro ISO 332 1/125 sec at f / 5.6  And then there are some images that just surprise you with the detail you can get by having the Fujifilm X-T2 24mp sensor. I shot this image with available light...

Looking Thru The Fujinon XF 60mmF2.4 R

I’ve been wondering lately if the XF 60mm F2.4 R Macro is as good on the Fujifilm X-T2 as it was on the X-T1. The XF 60mm was one of the first lens released for the X-Trans series and there has been quite a bit...

That Rule Against Bald Skies

Lots of landscape photographers will tell you not to shoot when the sky is bare.  Cloudless skies make for boring images. Moose Peterson calls them bald skies.   And most of the time the rule holds up.  Still that rule like all the others are...

Transformations

The recent update of Lightroom CC includes a new development panel called Transform. Among the options on this new panel is the Guided transform which lets you show Lightroom just how you want to straighten your image. It also includes an Auto...

1st Rule of Photography

The first rule to apply when shooting urban images is from the great Jay Maisel . Jay aways says don’t include signs in your images if you don’t want people to read them. The eye naturally goes to the words in an image and may...

Manufactured Landscapes

There is more than one type of landscape photographer. Natural landscapes to me are when you have a scene where nature itself has built the stage and it is up to you to find the right view to present the emotion of the landscape. Another...