Unpacking the Visual Environment and Making It Your Own

On our last trip to Montana, I was shooting inside an old Victorian hotel with creaking wooden floors and walls painted pastel earth colours. In one room, the old range sat rusting beside a window. The place was full of photographic opportunities; outside the windows...

Winter Seeing

Those of you who have followed me for a while know that I love winter. Whenever we get snow in Vancouver I rejoice and run out with my camera. I know what you think. Many of my friends around the world shake their head and...

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...