The best Fujifilm lenses to start with in late 2017 – Part II

The best Fujifilm lenses to start with in late 2017 – Part II

If you haven’t had a chance to read the first part of “The best Fujifilm lenses to start with in late 2017” please do so before you read any further. In the first part, we said that our gear-choices are vision-related, rooted in our own seeing and years of shooting with numerous X-series cameras and [...]

London Calling

London Calling

London has been the first destination during our recent strictly photographic trip to Europe. There is no question that many people travel to numerous destinations around the world and most of them has a sort of camera with them. It could be an iPhone, a small point-and-shoot or a large SLR. It doesn’t really matter. [...]

Go out, feel, see and “make something wonderful”!

Go out, feel, see and “make something wonderful”!

While I was working on my first blog post since my return from a one-month photography trip to Europe, something made me pause and think. When travelling and shooting I didn’t have a chance to watch the latest Apple presentation. Last night I was able to take a glimpse at this very event (don’t worry, [...]

San Francisco In Square

San Francisco In Square

Most photographers start with rectangular formats and never go beyond that. The biggest problem with these formats is their unbalanced nature. As a result, you see many poorly framed images with a lot of unnecessary visual noise on both sides of the frame. Therefore, when I teach students composition I often urge them to start [...]

San Francisco Street Photography with the X100F

San Francisco Street Photography with the X100F

What a formula! It cannot get better than that. Okay, except for Vancouver! 🙂 For three days, I have been shooting in San Francisco with the X100F (one day I also had the X-T2 and the XF 90mm F2 lens). No plan, no expectations, no set goals. It was just the “Streets of San Francisco,” [...]

Articulate Seeing

Articulate Seeing

A few weeks ago, I came across a fascinating article by Don Craig, a photographer and friend from Victoria, British Columbia, titled “Articulate.” Although most of the piece deals with the medium format GFX, Don raised an issue I found most interesting. The leading thought was “striving to be fluent, effective, persuasive, lucid and expressive.” [...]