Fuji 18-135 Lens Review

Duomo, Pisa, Italy. Fuji X-T2, 18-135mm lens at 35mm. ISO200, 1/420″ at f/8.0.It’s been exactly 1 year today since I purchased and received this lens; I remember it well because of the terrible events of the Manchester Arena bomb. I’ve been promising to do a...

Decisions: Fujifilm XF 14mm F2.8 vs. XF 16mm F1.4

Recently, during a workshop with a Fujifilm X Photographer, I got the opportunity to test X100F and X-E3, along with some other Fujifilm equipment. Of course, the X-H1 is an interesting camera: refined ergonomics, improved weather sealing, the additional LCD screen on top of the...

500 – Got My Mojo Working

FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (23mm, f/4, 1/1250 sec, ISO200) Blog post 500! I started this blog about five years ago. My major inspiration was the Fuji X100. Now my main camera is the Fuji X Pro-2. Seems that very little has changed. But that’s not true. I...

Paris – San Francisco – NYC – Paris – Cabourg

Bonjour! It’s been a while, I haven’t posted since February. Did you miss me? I’ve busy traveling, teaching, writing… And of course: Taking pictures! I thought it was time to show you a few pics I collected over the past few weeks in Paris, San Francisco, New...

Photographic dispatches from London and Berlin

I am writing this blog post from my hotel room in Berlin to share with you some photographic titbits from our trip to Europe. We started off in London where I was leading the Visual Poet Experience Workshop. Christian Cross, a London-based photographer was assisting...

2 Fujifilm Prime Lenses Only

One of the most discussed subjects related to photographic gear is also one of the oldest and most ardent, ever: prime lenses, or zoom lenses? I did write my impressions on this subject before and as long as we are so different and our needs...

5 pieces of gear I carry in my photo bag

In one of my previous articles, I wanted to write about the content of the photo bag, but in fact, this is a continuously changing configuration. We carry what we have, what we need (or might need) and what we use, according to our style and...

Rainy Brussels

I was part of a team of enthusiasts photographers in a photo-walk in Brussels, during November’s whimsy weather. Starting from the afternoon until the evening, night included, we roamed the streets of this city, looking for architecture and street photography subjects, enjoying each other’s company,...

The Middle Path

According to Buddha, the Middle Path, or the Middle Way is a concept used to describe the Noble Eightfold Path, a series of Buddhist practices and mindsets that will lead one to the liberation from samsara. This path includes eight practices: right view, right effort,...

Pic(k) of the week 45: SHANGHAI SHIPPING

One concept which measures the Worlds largest cities, is that of the Metropolitan area. Although there is currently no globally accepted definition, Tokyo Japan is with its 38 Million people the number one here. The number two and just behind Tokyo on that list, is Shanghai, China; a city I visited just before...