Simplr Strap

A year or so ago, I wrote a little story about a Domke camera strap, reposted here. I’ve always been a fan of hardy gear, because I’m a klutz, and despite my best efforts (and believe me, I try very …


The Fujifilm X-E3, small but mighty

The three of you that are long time readers of this somewhat irregular blog, will know that what my camera looks like, is important to me. Almost exactly 2 years ago, I wrote an uncharacteristic post about all the Fujis …


Idle impressions on the Fujifilm GFX50S

If you follow me on Facebook, you’ll have seen this already. This one’s on the blog for posterity. Day 2 with the GFX: A couple of quick impressions from walking around and doing my usual kind of shooting, in my …


Fujinon XF 23mm F2, another lens with gorgeous flare

It’s been 4 years. I’ve wanted a compact 23mm lens since I first held the X-Pro1, back in mid 2012. I’ve been around the world for the last 4 years with the XF 35mm F1.4 (53mm full frame field of …


A Camera With My Name On It and Other Things

Early April 2016, Copenhagen A week before we came to Belgrade, Flemming and I met the man himself, Mr FujIb Thordal (key Fujifilm account manager in Denmark), who had a big box of goodies for us. I unwrapped: A production X-Pro 2 …


Building blocks

I haven’t stopped shooting since I’ve been in Guanajuato. The UNESCO Heritage Listed city itself is unbelievably beautiful, with that gorgeous colonial architecture framing an exhilarating assemblage of shapes and colors. It is impossible to ignore and for anyone who is visually inclined, an unending pleasure. Most of all, it’s impossible to ignore …


Fujifilm X-Pro 2: She’s got it where it counts, kid

It was exquisite. I spent a whole day in late October last year, doing nothing but hitting “refresh” on DHL’s tracking site, willing the courier to make it to my door in under 12 parsecs. So lifting the pre-production model of the new X-Pro 2 out …


The Fujinon XF 35mm F2 | A Lens With A Certain Flare

I’ve had the new XF 35mm F2 lens from Fujifilm on loan for the last month, while Flemming and I were in Colombo, Sri Lanka. There’s nothing quite like taking new gear (to say nothing of the mind) for a spin in …


The form factor

Random thoughts about the form of the X-T1, from looking at my mother’s new X30.