Seeing in black and white. For reasons I can’t explain, I’ve been on a black and white kick lately. The problem is that I don’t “see” in black and white, never. Rarely am I able to look at a scene and recognize its potential as a black and white image. Sometimes I get lucky and… Read More
Are we having fun yet? Still stuck at home, though not sure for how much longer. The New Hampshire Governor has just issued a stay at home order, yet the list of “essential” businesses is long. Unfortunately, my day job as an auto mechanic is on that list. Rest assured I’m going to do my… Read More
In With The Old. It’s not often that someone takes a perfectly good piece of modern, latest and greatest, camera equipment (in this case the Fujinon XF 23mmF2 R WR) and trades it for what in the camera world may be considered a dinosaur. But that’s exactly what I did. Two weeks ago I traded… Read More
The Fujifilm XF35mm F2 R WR, a Christmas gift from my wife, is the first prime lens I added to my bag since switching from Canon to Fuji. It’s an amazing lens that’s sharp, compact, has a reasonably fast aperture, super fast autofocus, and it’s WR. That last bit is “Weather Resistant” in Fujifilm speak.… Read More
Confessions of a (former) die-hard RAW shooter. Day after day my Fujifilm X-T2 amazes me with the images I’m able to produce, especially the straight out of camera (SOOC) jpegs. Case in point, this wonderful winter scene captured using the wonderful film simulations built into the camera. With my camera set to capture both RAW… Read More
Winter ~ Mount Lafayette, NH. Rime ice, or well disguised guardian of the winter mountains? What do you see on the frozen shoulders of New Hampshire’s Mount Lafayette?
Motif #1. Reported to be “the most often painted building in America,” Motif #1 sits at the end of Bradley Wharf in Rockport, Massachusetts. Due to its popularity among painters and photographers alike, finding unique angles and compositions while photographing it can be a challenge. Make it your own. The most difficult part about… Read More
Camera ~ Fujifilm X-T2 Lens ~ XF16-55 f2.8 WR Filters ~ Singh Ray Vari-N-Duo Exposure Data ~ ISO 200, f16, 60sec. 24.9mm Processed in Lightroom Classic CC Location ~ Fort Foster, Kittery, Maine.
Camera: Fujifilm X-T2 Lens: XF35mm F2 WR Exposure: F/4, 1/1100, ISO 400