A little over 2 years ago, I was introduced to the Fujifilm X-Series by a friend with his X-Pro1. I wouldn’t have thought back then that a few weeks later that I would be using another APS-C based camera having just ordered my first full-frame DSLR. It’s even
Finally, Adobe has released Camera Raw 8.4 RC1 to the public. Along with support for additional cameras including the X-T1, ACR8.4 finally has camera profiles for current film simulation modes of Fujifilm’s X-Series namely Provia, Velvia, Astia, and Pro Negatives which are based on real world film. It
When I first heard about the X-T1, I was excited but also a little skeptical. It was great that they were finally adding weather-sealing which is one of the biggest factors I chose my previous cameras. But having heard it was getting styled in the typical
Have you ever wondered what a false color infrared photo looks like late in the afternoon and when the sun keeps phasing in and out? Not good, but not bad either.
Fujifilm graciously lent the lenses but was awesome enough to provide the X-E2 instead; a few days before the global announcement! I was excited as heck by then especially after getting to know the camera and comparing the differences with the X-E1. I covered much about it in my last blog post here if you haven’t read it. The differences on paper don’t seem much, but after shooting with it for over a week, all I can say is I that I should have just left the X-E1 at home because I never used it. I still can’t really say anything definite about the image quality as the X-E2 I was using a pre-production unit with non-final firmware, but the improvements on EVF performance, the LCD quality to the external controls even the fixed power switch which was so easy to toggle and probably one of my main complaints on the X-E1 being fixed; left me even more impressed and I enjoyed using it more and more.
Skip to TLDR (too long didn’t read) section if you don’t want read a few ramblings.
In The Beginning
When Fujifilm came out with the X100 and X-Pro1, a lot of people’s heads turned. I was one of them. Here came two compact cameras that brought some unique
The X-M1 is Fujifilm’s new X series camera which slips in just under the X-E1 and X-Pro1 for the entry level market and for those who want to trade up from their point & shoot and even entry level DSLRs for the weight and even the image quality.
I woke up to the alarm I set 4 hours before. I sorely lacked sleep from all the star trailing the past 2 days but it was our last day here. I lay inside my tent peeking through the tent’s mesh canopy for signs of light. The night before was
I CRAWLED INTO MY TENT, LOOKED UP TO THE STARS A BRIEF MOMENT, AND FELL ASLEEP TO THE METRONOMIC SOUND OF THE SHUTTER EVERY 30 SECONDS.
This was my view as I decided to call it a night. Minus the tent’s mesh ceiling of course. It was a long hot
I will admit that I am relatively new to any kind of astrophotography. The first time I tried star trailing was back in 2008 using a Pentax K1000 which I borrowed from a friend. We were at an island with clear skies, I setup the camera, attached the old school