18 May X-Pro Tour, Villages of France

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X-Pro Tour, Villages of France 18th May 2016 written by Joel Wolfson X-Pro Tour Villages of France

Rails are as much a part of southern France as periwinkle colored shutters and doors. I liked the interplay of the door panels and rail and how the perspectives converge and seem to be simultaneously 2D and 3D. Because I wanted to use a longish lens to compress the shapes and forms I needed a fair amount of depth of field to hold everything in focus. I used the Fuji 18-55mm zoom at 55mm, f16.0, 1/160 sec., ISO 1250, X-Pro2 in EVF mode, manual focus with peaking and Velvia preset as a visualization aid.

This is part 2 of my continuing X-Pro Tour of images from my travels, stories behind the photos, and my thoughts and experiences with the Fuji X-Pro2 (I posted Part 1 on May 13) In the captions I’ll provide the story behind the shot along with technical info (non-tech folks just ignore the part at the end of the captions.)

I flew to Europe on Mother’s Day with my wife and 3 1/2 year old daughter. Ten hours on a jumbo jet is not exactly what Barb had in mind for Mother’s Day so the other day I tried to give her a bit of a break and keep an eye on our daughter so she could enjoy our travels to some nearby villages and have a chance to look around and shoot…

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