Bighorns and a Big Lens

FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (301.1mm, f/8, 1/250 sec, ISO200) Sometimes all you need is luck and a long lens. And to stand up early helps too. This is our third time in the Valley of Fire State Park and the second time that we had the chance...

Brand New Day in LA

FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (23mm, f/8, 1/480 sec, ISO200) The sky is cloudless and blue, there are palm trees everywhere and the car beside my is a Dodge Challenger in bright yellow. Life is good! We are finally in the USA again. This time we are in the South...

USA again – Where to start?

FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (37.6mm, f/9, 1/450 sec, ISO200) Maybe with some gear talk and some statistics. Here are the lenses that I took with me this time: XF 10-24/4 R OIS XF 16-55/2.8 R LM WR XF 55-200/3.5-4.8 R LM OIS XF 100-400/4.5-5.6 R LM WR OIS XF...

A Dead Shark but No Lions

FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (14mm, f/8, 1/200 sec, ISO320) Pier 39 is a famous tourist spot. There is even a Hard Rock Cafe which is always a sign that you are at the very centre of tourism. There is nothing wrong with that of course. Tourist spots are popular...

555 – Found What I’m Looking For?

FUJIFILM X-Pro1 (192.9mm, f/9, 1/125 sec, ISO200) Blog post number 555. I never thought that I will keep this thing running for such a long time. Time to look back and ahead. I started this blog in 2012, almost 7 years ago. At that time I just...

San Francisco Blues

FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (14mm, f/4, 1/40 sec, ISO4000) The blue hour is always special but it’s magic when you are in a beautiful city in a high rise building. That’s why I sometimes just look out of the window and watch the sky to get dark and the...

Dragons and Quotes

FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (14mm, f/8, 1/300 sec, ISO200) I have to admit that I don’t know too many big cities in the USA but this one is my favourite  so far – by far. San Francisco is an amazing place and with our hotel located at Union Square...

The Future of Fuji X

Canon PowerShot G7 X (15.79mm, f/4, 1/5 sec, ISO200) When I got the Fuji X100 in 2011 I had no idea that it would change everything. It was just supposed to be my compact, take everywhere camera. One year later I got the X-Pro1 and slowly added...

Last Day On The Beach

FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (55mm, f/9, 1/850 sec, ISO200) The last day on the beach always feels sad. Simply because I know that it will take some time until I will stand on a beach again. I’m from Austria. It’s a beautiful place and we got almost...

Lunch With a View

FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (23.3mm, f/9, 1/800 sec, ISO200) Morro Bay one more time. I think I forgot to include the iconic 550 feet high rock that makes Morro Bay so special. But from my former blog post you know that it’s not just the rock or...