Saturday, August 15, 2020

Fuji X-T1 test shots with Leica 50mm Apo-Summicron: Another outing to Tower Bridge

My three-camera-one-lens quest continues. After last Tuesday's excursion to Tower Bridge with the 50mm Apo-Summicron ASPH fixed to a Sony Ay...

Cameras at Everest, a century apart

A Kodak Vest-Pocket camera was lost on Everest 95 years ago. If it is ever found it could prove that the mountain was conquered some 30 years earlier than the history books say.

Fuji Mojo: Street photography for introverts


OK, you're no Bruce Gilden, comfortable with the in-your-face street photography genre. Perhaps you feel you are a bit introverted and wonder where to start. David has trodden the cobbles and has a few tips for you.

Fuji X-E1 Impressions: Using with Leica lenses

UPDATE: See also Leica lenses in Bavaria Over the past couple of years there has been enormous interest in using manual-focus lenses...

Fuji, Fuji reaches for the sky in New York, New York!


New York is exciting at the best of times, but for a first-time visitor it can be overwhelming. David captured his first impressions of this world city through three prime lenses of his Fuji system.....

EISA Awards 2019: No Leica gongs but kudos for L-mount Alliance

Panasonic S1R is the best advanced full frame camera of 2019 and Sigma pulls off two major zoom lens accolades in EISA Awards

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

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?

Fuji’s Kaizen firmware upgrade policy takes another leap forward


Fuji is again quick off the mark with firmware updates that make older models think they are the new kid on the block. It's a policy that pays off, says Bill....

Fuji X100T and X-T1: Choosing the right camera for street photography


After extensive experience with the Fuji X-T1, especially using it with the 27mm f/2.8 pancake lens for street photography, I now have my hands on the new X100T. The X100 cameras, launched in 2011, are probably the most popular modern digitals for street and the T is the latest iteration with electronic shutter, an improved hybrid viewfinder and higher-resolution screen.

A little light reading for the keen photographer


Click, click, click. It’s easy peasy these days to take that photograph. But the process is a lot more complicated than we imagine. David undertakes a light-hearted food-for-thought experiment and we may end up just a little wiser…..