Monthly Archive: February 2014

Feb 24

Fujifilm X-T1 First Impressions

Fujifilm X-T1 - My current camera

I have the Fuji X-T1 in my hands for review this week, and I thought I’d post some initial impressions given all the hype this camera has received. Of course, I will be doing my full review after I’ve had a chance to truly run the camera through the gauntlet and get used to its …

Continue reading »

Feb 18

Perspective – Correcting an Oft-repeated Myth

Today I’m going to set the record straight and correct a myth that seems to persist throughout the photography world.  I’ve seen this fallacy repeated many, many times, both by novice photographers as well as by seasoned professionals, and that is the myth that a certain focal length will project a specific perspective. This fallacy …

Continue reading »

Feb 15

Valentine’s Rose

Red Rose - Fujifilm X-E2 with Fujinon XF 60mm f/2.4 Macro @ f/5.6 (bounced flash)

Well, in the US, yesterday was Valentine’s Day.  If you have a significant other, you likely have access to some nice flowers.  So dig out your macro lenses (or any lens that can focus somewhat closely) and go to town.  I tried several different compositions on the roses I bought for my wife, but this …

Continue reading »

Feb 07

The Freezing River

20140207-110533.jpg

I went out this morning in the frigid air to get some nice sunrise photos on unisturbed recently fallen snow. The river is freezing over from the recent cold, and the portion that is still liquid on the surface produced beautiful cold mist rising off the water. I took some shots from down near the …

Continue reading »

Feb 04

Review: Fujifilm MHG-XE Grip

When Fuji announced their new ultra-wide zoom lens in mid-December, they also quietly announced new add-on grips for the XE series cameras and the X-Pro 1.  The new X-T1 has a similar grip as well.  While similar in design to the original grips released for the X-E1 and X-Pro1, the new MHG (Metal Hand Grip) …

Continue reading »

Feb 02

Review: Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 Planar T* (Fuji X-Mount)

Last year, Zeiss released its brand new line of lenses dedicated to APS-C mirrorless cameras.   Here, I’ll be reviewing the ‘normal’ lens in that release, the Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 Planar T*.  While the version of the lens I reviewed was for Fujifilm X-Mount, the optics and internals should be identical between this and …

Continue reading »

Switch to mobile version