X70 Dark Horse

I recently purchased an X70, it’s not the first time I bought one as I got Jane one when they first came out. Jane was lucky enough to see the X70 before it was made,  it was just a mock up the first time...

Light and Land: A Tour of Scotland’s West Coast

By Ben Osborne My Fujifilm adventure began six months ago when I borrowed a FUJIFILM X-T2 and a couple of lenses for an expedition to Antarctica. This was an introduction to an unfamiliar camera system that I had never used before but which I immediately...

Sea Kayaking at Arisaig

On Sunday the Carter family headed to the west coast of Scotland for a 3 hour Sea Kayak adventure with the Arisaig Sea Kayak Centre.  This would be our first experience of sea kayaking so we had our fingers and toes crossed for calm and...

James Watt Dock Marina

The P1 Superstock Panther powerboats had their pits at the James Watt Dock Marina a couple of miles up the coast from the P1 Scottish Grand Prix of the Sea race course just of The Esplanade in Greenock.Built in the late 19th century, there are...

Beautiful Seacliff

I had another opportunity to visit one of my favourite locations here on the East Lothian coast and that is the small sandy beach at Seacliff. The beach is reached via a private road (there is a £3 charge to access the road)  and it leads...

Scott’s View

Scott's View is a viewpoint in the Scottish Borders, overlooking the valley of the River Tweed, just 3-miles from Melrose off the A68.   It is reputed to be one of the favourite views of Scotland's famous poet, playwright and novelist Sir Walter Scott, hence...

Belhaven Bay by Moonlight

Fujifilm X-T2 + XF10-24mm f4 + Manfrotto 190 Tripod (Zoom 10mm) - 105s @ f4 ISO200Yesterday evening I walked across the road to the cliffs above Belhaven Bay near my home in Dunbar to see if I could spot the Aurora Borealis which had made a brief appearance two...

Exmoor Ponies on Traprain Law

Today we decided to take a hike up to the top of Traprain Law near East Linton to take in the views across East Lothian. Traprain is a significant area of natural grassland amidst an industrialised agricultural landscape. In consequence it contains specimens of wild flowers...

Snowy Landscapes in the Scottish Borders

Fujifilm X-T2 + XF100-400mm f4.5/5.6 - 1/800 @ f8 ISO200On Wednesday I spent the day in the Scottish Borders, primarily to recce the area for the up coming Borders Rally on the 18th March and to also meet with a workshop client who wanted some advice.  It...

Review: Testing the X-T2 and XF100-400mm at International Rugby

Scotland's Captain John Barclay is tackled by Welsh Fly Half Dan Biggar Fujifilm X-T2 + XF100-400mm f4.5/5.6 - 1/800mm @ f5.6 ISO2000 (zoom 400mm)For the past month I have photographed three top flight rugby matches to put the Fujifilm X-T2 and the Fujinon XF100-400mm f4.5/5.6 through their paces....