I recently had an opportunity to work with a preproduction sample of the new Fujinon XF 33mm f/1.4 R LM WR, thanks to our local Fujifilm sales rep. This new lens could be considered a replacement for the venerable XF 35mm f/1.4 R, the original fast “normal” prime from back when the X-Pro1 first came…

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We now have access to Loupedeck editing consoles at Beau Photo. These consoles are designed to allow for rapid and intuitive adjustments while using specific software, and have an array of buttons and knobs that you can use in lieu of clicking and dragging your mouse to different controls. While you can use these consoles…

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As many of you know, I am a huge fan of Fujifilm’s prime lenses for their compact X-system cameras. In my most recent kit, I had the following XF primes: 14mm f/2.8, 16mm f/1.4, 23mm f/1.4, 23mm f/2, 35mm f/1.4, 50mm f/2, and 90mm f/2. I was, and still am, impressed with every last one…

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Thanks to Nikon Canada’s NPS dept. and our Nikon rep, I recently had the opportunity to spend a week with a Z7 II and a bunch of Z lenses, including the 24-70mm f/4, 20mm f/1.8, 35mm f/1.8, 50mm f/1.8 and 85mm f/1.8. I used it on several occasions although I did not get out quite…

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See here for an extensive image gallery of samples: Canon TS-E 17mm f/4L Tilt-Shift Lens Samples It has been about 10 years since I last owned a Canon TS-E 17mm f/4L tilt-shift lens, but I thought that amazing lens is worth a fresh review! Back in the day, I used it on my Canon EOS…

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[Updated on April 14, 2021: Added a link to a sample gallery with 31 images at the end of the review.] The new Fujifilm GFX 100S has been shipping and we’ve delivered a fair number of cameras as of this writing, although there are still a small number of people waiting. Those orders should be…

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        It has been almost 2 years now since Profoto introduced the C1 and C1 Plus so I thought it was high time we revisited Profoto’s most overlooked studio lights designed for smartphones. Though Profoto recently has expanded their selection of lights that can be used with smartphones, which now include the…

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