Wednesday, May 27, 2020

The Coastal Express, a Norwegian institution

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God Dag! Described as “the world’s most beautiful sea voyage,” the round trip from Bergen to Kirkenes and back...

What are the prospects for a lighter L-Mount full-frame camera?

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Panasonic is still working on a "more affordable" L-Mount full-frame camera. If "affordable" means lighter and smaller, we're already signed up.

Fuji X100V: Latest in a range of ground-breaking cameras

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The new Fujifilm X100V is a welcome evolutionary upgrade to the firmly-established series of compacts. It offers a higher-resolution sensor, improved lens construction and a tilting screen among other changes.

Bathurst: Hot time at the 12-hours, Fuji in hand

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Almost too hot for man, but the cars at the Bathurst 12-hour race did well. John took along a simple and light Fuji kit to grab some photos.

A spell in Alcatraz with a brace of Fuji X cameras

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David Bailey pays a visit to Alcatraz with two Fujifilm cameras and two very different lenses.

Has the nifty fifty had its day? Or are you a dyed-in-the-wool 50mm traditionalist?

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Is it sacrilege to say that wider-angle lenses offer more all-round versatility than the legendary "nifty fifty"? Do you now pick up a wide-angle lens as a matter of course?

Canals: The transport enabler which boosted the industrial revolution

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Ellesmere Port is one of the major hubs on the northern-English canal system and was a major factor in the development of the industrial revolution. David Bailley takes a fresh look at the National Waterways Museum on the site of the hold docks

Fuji X-Pro 3: The new camera that is one sandwich short of a picnic

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The new X-Pro 3 takes inspiration from Leica's screenless wonder, the M10-D. It has winning ways, but many photographers will definitely think it is one sandwich short of a picnic. Mike disagrees. He loves cameras with no rear screen.

Fuji in Devon and Cornwall: A week of rain and six centuries of Grenvilles

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The visit to Devon and Cornwall was both holiday and an opportunity to research a possible new book on the illustrious Grenville family. David took his arsenal of Fuji gear to record the experience, despite the rain.

Fuji X-Pro 3: The Review that is not a review

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David Bailey takes a look at Fujifilm's new, rather oddball, X-Pro 3. Is it taking a leaf out of Leica's M-D book?