9 Wet Days in Ireland with the X-Pro2 I didn’t go to Ireland for the sunny weather. The wonderful people, food, music, beer, and spectacular scenery far exceed any benefit one might get from a sunny destination. One problem. I forgot my camera rain cover. Ergo, Murphy's Law dictates it would rain a lot when I wanted to … [Read more...]
Five Stars for Fuji in Monte Carlo As a full time professional for 30 years I've used Canon gear for most of that time though I've also had Leica rangefinders, medium format and various other systems. But now I’m definitely in a minority of full time professionals using Fuji cameras and lenses. Although I also have a Sony full frame system, the … [Read more...]
New Luminar A Pleasant Surprise
The best way to use new update to Luminar Bottom line first The bottom line is you can’t go wrong with this software for $59 (€59 for those in Europe) Even if you use it solely as a plug-in, it has some filters that make it worth the price: Some of my favorites are Golden Hour, Accent - AI Filter (new with this release), and … [Read more...]
Fuji Lens Profiles, New Fuji Features in ON1 Update
Woohoo! Lens corrections, new sharpening, improved highlights and more… UPDATE: Initially this review was based on a near-final pre-release for a peek ahead. I have now updated it to reflect additions and changes in the actual release. I've noted my significant changes and done them using this maroon type. ON1 released their latest major … [Read more...]
Is Fuji My New Leica? What About My Sony?
Fuji vs Leica vs Sony...What to do? Leica gear is beautiful but will likely always remain the domain of the wealthy hobbyist or the hardcore, sacrifice-what-it-takes-to-own-a-Leica photographer. I’m one of the few full time pros that uses Leica. Although, at the moment, I am Leica-less. Even though photography is my full time living and I … [Read more...]