The Majestic Rockies – Connecting with the Landscape (Part 2)

The Majestic Rockies – Connecting with the Landscape (Part 2)

There is no doubt that the Canadian Rockies are one of the most stunning landscapes in the world. Blue lakes, lush green forests and gigantic mountain peaks invite travellers in the summer months to enjoy an unlimited number of activities. Indeed, it is a joyful and laissez-faire relationship.   In winter, however, the true character [...]

The Majestic Rockies – Connecting with the Landscape (Part 1)

The Majestic Rockies – Connecting with the Landscape (Part 1)

There is no place like it. Kasia and I first drove through the Canadian Rockies twenty years ago. I will never forget the impact of these incredible mountain ranges. The sheer size, beauty and toughness of this land gained my respect, absorbed all my senses and provoked a deeply spiritual experience in my inner being. [...]

Photo Bits II: New section, Fuji X-T1 and five minutes of light

We added a new section to our website titled “gear we use and recommend.” Many of you ask for camera recommendations, so you should find some answers here.   It appears that the interest in the new Fuji X-T1 is sky high and for good reason. One of our readers, Stephen, was kind enough to [...]

Westminster Abbey with the Fuji X100S & X-Pro1

In our last blog entry, “Photography is easy. Really?” we wrote about the importance of concentrating on the art of crafting an image. Nowadays it doesn’t come easily because the constant need (and in some cases addiction) to be connected doesn’t allow our minds to calm down and settle on ONE task. However, there are [...]

First Images of 2014

There is nothing better than welcome a New Year with some photography. Here are our first images of 2014. Images below were shot with the Fuji X-Pro1 pared with a super-sharp XF 14mm F2.8 lens; processed in Irridient Developer 2.3 and Lightroom 5.   Playing with a new in-camera filter "miniature." JPEGs, straight from the [...]

How It All Came About (photo essays with Fuji X-E1)

It all started with Madeleine. Almost seven years ago, after a series of very unfortunate events, my husband, Olaf was in dire need of a kidney. When all hopes of finding a donor in our family were exhausted, Madeleine, a complete stranger at the time, made an unbelievable commitment to give Olaf one of her [...]