Mist it

This morning Henry and I were lucky enough to see a coyote on our walk. We were also lucky enough to be sufficiently far away that it didn’t consider us either a threat or prey. Unfortunately this meant that as I had only my phone I wasn’t able to get his picture. Lesson learned. So… Continue reading Mist it

GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome)

Many photographers suffer from this ailment and have been unable to find a cure. There is no vaccine for this sickness and the manufacturers are in a plot together to keep feeding the addition. One of the latest to join this conspiracy is Viltrox. Just when I thought that Fuji lenses were sufficiently expensive to… Continue reading GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome)

Fuji simulation – Leica Monochrom

The Fujifilm cameras are well known for their beautiful and accurate film simulations, but there is a sub-culture within the Fuji owners world dedicated to refining those original simulations even further. One that I am particularly fond of, although not strictly a film emulation, is the Leica Monochrom sim produced by Mark Adams at onecameronelens.… Continue reading Fuji simulation – Leica Monochrom

Fuji X100V – Day 1

Yesterday I mentioned the X100V, today here's a quick shot taken with that camera in the fog this morning. Having sold off some of my Nikon kit recently, I picked this up yesterday afternoon. This is an out-of-the-camera jpg (other than the slight vignette) using the Classic Negative film simulation with no other parameter changes.… Continue reading Fuji X100V – Day 1

Back to basics

Sometimes the simple things can be fun too. This morning I took out an old Fuji X-E2S that I've been trying to sell for a while, put on a manual focus 28mm pancake lens and set the camera to Jpg only. The form factor is very much like the new X100V although the quality is… Continue reading Back to basics