Tested! Fujinon XF 50mm f/1.0 R WR

Mike tests Fujifilm latest fast portrait prime, the XF 50mm f/1.0, and compares it to the XF 90mm f/2, both variations of XF 56mm f/1.2, the XF 50mm f/2 and the XF 35mm f/1.4. ...

NEW! Fujifilm X100V (updated)

Update (March 26, 2020): On my personal blog, I have finally published an image gallery of shots from my own X100V. My conclusion remains the same: a truly outstanding camera that is a joy to use, one ...

Espionage! The Minox EC Spy Camera

I recently purchased a Minox EC camera and decided it would be fun to shoot and try and develop the film myself. I initially thought that having such a small camera with me would be wonderfully conven ...

NEW! Fujifilm X-T4

Fujifilm just announced the surprise X-T4! Well, it maybe wasn’t a surprise if you were following the rumour sites, however purely from a timing standpoint, I think it was a bit unexpected, since th ...

On Holiday with the Contax 167MT

Last fall I traveled to Europe and brought along my Grandfather’s Contax 167MT. I only had two large zoom lenses for it which I knew I wouldn’t want to carry around with me so just before ...

Handling notes: Sony A7R IV

We recently received stock on the brand-new Sony A7R Mark IV and I spent a bit of time playing with our rental camera, customizing the controls and exploring the menus. While I haven’t shot seri ...

Tested! Fujifilm GFX 100 Sample Images

I have now spent a few days shooting with the Fujifilm GFX 100 medium format camera. While I wrote about the GFX previously here, I have not yet really published any images I shot with it, which is wh ...

I Love Mirrorless Cameras Except When I Photograph…

…Hummingbirds or any other fast moving subjects. Why? The great advantage of mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras is they can be completely silent whilst in electronic shutter mode – an ...

Shooting Hummingbirds with Nikon D500 + Nikon 200-500mm f5.6E ED VR

I recently took out a Nikon D500 body and Nikon 200-500mm f5.6E ED VR lens to try my hand at photographing Anna’s Hummingbirds. As you may know, the Anna’s Hummingbird is the official city ...

NEW! Fujifilm X-H1 – Preview

  Fujifilm’s X-H1 is, for X-system users, a groundbreaking new camera. I have been privileged to spend a fair bit of time with two different preproduction bodies, through several iterations of ...