Archive for the ‘Fujifilm’ Category


May 27, 2018

By the hood, you can see (more…)

It’s a Kind of Magic

April 30, 2018
"There are fields, Neo, endless fields where plants are no longer born ..."

“There are fields, Neo, endless fields where plants are no longer born …”

A photographer I know and trust recommended mirrorlesss system cameras and criticized Nikon and Canon harshly for not being on top of their game. The two DSLR giants are lacking attractive offers in this market segment dominated by Sony, Olympus, Fujifilm and Panasonic. Even Leica and Hasselblad have interesting, though expensive EVIL cameras (electronic viewfinder, interchangeable lens) on offer!
On the other hand, (more…)

Second Shooter

April 8, 2018

Autofocus sensors right to the edge of the frame

My main DSLR, a Nikon D 800, is 4 years old and has 80000 actuations. Should I trust it to work flawlessly during this year’s photo projects (especially my son’s wedding)? Not without a backup body, no, I won’t.


Vodcasting from the Heart of Texas

February 16, 2018
May I introduce? Texas Leica.

May I introduce? Texas Leica.

A mixed bag of topics in this post. About two weeks ago, the Fuji GW6800III arrived from Japan. (more…)

Bling and Share

December 16, 2017
The Fuji grew some bling

The Fuji grew some bling

A vented lens hood, a Thumbs-up thumb rest and a red soft release. Trying to improve the Fujifilm X100F here. The lens hood is an optical improvement, no question, and, being vented and tapered, doesn’t impinge on the optical viewfinder image so much. The other two need more explanation. (more…)

Processing Fujifilm X100F RAF Files with Apple Aperture 3.6

November 12, 2017
Fujifilm X100F

Fujifilm X100F

When I got a Fujifilm X100F, I hit a snag in my rather outdated image processing workflow.