Crying Wolf

Crying Wolf

Fuji X-T1, XF 50-140 F2.8 As most of you know, almost all the images presented on this blog have been shot with the X-series cameras. Since we got our first X100 and then the Fuji X-Pro1, we have become independent ambassadors of the X-series system. Many readers have bought Fuji cameras because they like the [...]

Artistic vs. Technical Perfection

When browsing photography on the Internet it appears to be one huge quest for technical perfection. A plethora of websites deals entirely with photo gear and its evaluation. Pixel peeping has become an obsession for many. Message boards are groaning with perpetual arguments about the superiority of one camera system over another. Then, there are [...]

X100T goes to jail

X100T goes to jail

While choosing locations for our photo escapades, we usually prefer less-travelled roads. However, some places offer such visual temptation that skipping them would cause us sleepless nights. Therefore, during our last photo trip of 2014, we couldn’t resist visiting the famous Alcatraz Island. We knew that we had to take the first sailing of the [...]

Connecting with a Landscape

There are more similarities between photographing landscapes and people than you think. When working with people, a photographer must achieve a certain level of connection and trust that allows them to relax and open up emotionally and visually. On many levels, a similar dynamics plays out when photographing landscapes. You must “feel” the place, connect [...]

Printing – the final phase in the photographic process

For the last two weeks, Kasia and I have been battling one of the worst colds in years. While unpleasant, we found this homebound existence a good excuse to get on with organizing our photographic life. First, we could continue with our annual delete frenzy. Every year we go through our entire photo catalogue, revaluate [...]