11 Jul “The Fuji X series does one thing consistently and better than the rest… they inspire”
Source: Fuji X Passion
I will preface this by stating that yes, I am a Fujiholic. Several years ago I placed my fingers around the original Fuji X100 and must admit that I fell in love. So much in fact, that I parted with all of my Nikon full frame gear and officially took the plunge.
I slowly progressed up to the X-Pro1 and currently to the X-T1. I have a mixture of Fuji and legacy lenses and love them all. I use Fuji X gear for everything with the exception of a few images snapped on my Burnett Combo (4×5 Speed Graphic + Aero Ektar lens). Yes, I still love large format film.
I have always had a fondness for black & white images. Like so many others, I grew up seeing the work of Ansel Adams and being in awe of his printing ability. I admired the work of the legends and had the pleasure of meeting and speaking with a few. I’ll never forget the stories that Arnold Newman told about some of his subjects. Truly inspiring.
Eventually I set out to find studio space where I could engage in personal work. Creative black & white imagery to be more specific. For me, the Fuji X series of cameras were the perfect tools to have in my creative tool box. As stated previously, the X-T1 is my current workhorse. I won’t go into great depth regarding the specs. Some of the basics include the 16.3 X-Trans