Mitakon 65mm f/1.4 for GFX review

So here we are yet again. It doesn’t seem like a long time ago that I reviewed the Mitakon 35mm f0.95 mk2. But then again it is. It is also a long time ago that we first saw the initial prototype presented of the 65...

Fujifilm GFX 50S Firmware Ver.3.30 and New Feature Guide Released

The firmware update Ver.3.30 from Ver.3.20 incorporates the following issues: Regarding the details of No..1, 3 and 4 download the “GFX50S New Features Guide[Ver.3.30]” from our website. Supports “35mm Format Mode” when using GF Lens and H mount adapter “35mm Format Mode” crops the center...

The Joy of Crafting Imagery

It has been an intense few months. I have embarked on new photographic journeys and I cannot wait to share more with you. Despite all the news, today I would like to touch on something very important but often misconstrued – the joy of photography....

Tokyo – three – Kyoto

This is the third of five posts in my little Japan-memoirs-series.  Part 1: Tokyo-one Part 2: Tokyo-two Part three of this series isn’t really so much about Tokyo as it is about its anagram city Kyoto. For day three we had an arranged trip to...

The first issue of the Medium Format Magazine is here!

It is finally happening. The Medium Format platform and the accompanying Medium Format Magazine are here! Only two years ago digital medium format photography was the privilege of a very few mostly commercial and fashion photographers who could justify spending the equivalent of a new...

When the floor dust settles

So, the show is indeed over. Photokina 2018 has come to an end. Or actually it ended three days ago. But who’s counting anyway. For those of you who haven’t ever been to a spectacle such as Photokina, I really can not begin to describe...

In Paris With Ibarionex

As this year’s Photokina winds down with all its gear-related excitement, we can refocus on seeing. Two weeks ago, I was leading the Visual Poet Experience Workshop in Paris and I cannot emphasize how amazing this event was. Not only did we have a super...

First thoughts and a guest’s impressions of the Fujifilm GFX 50R

Fujifilm’s medium format assault continues. For years there has been a discussion about what Fujifilm should do next after establishing itself in the APS-C segment with the X-series. Many people advocated for the need of a full frame line-up. I have always thought that would...