In the 1980s and 1990s, Fujifilm and Kodak were very much like the yin and yang of photography’s major players. With Kodak’s Ultramax there is Fuji’s Superia. With T-Max there is Neopan. With Ektachrome there is Provia. And of course with Portra 400 there is Pro 400H.   Fuji’s Pro 400H is their professional medium…

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One thing I’ve decided, is to try and feature a brief review of a different lens, camera body or other item every month, and not just newly released items. The plan is to have a shortened version of the review in our monthly newsletter, and a slightly expanded version in our blog here. There are…

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A question I have been asked a lot recently by customers who are either significantly upgrading their system, or getting into a new interchangeable lens camera system, is whether or not I would recommend a digital single-lens-reflex (DSLR), or a mirrorless camera. Each system has pros and cons, and I am going to try and…

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The 1990s was a different time, full of hope and optimism. The Soviet Union collapsed, the cinematic masterpiece Ghost was released, the Oslo Accords was signed, the Spice Girls became a worldwide phenomenon, and Fujifilm came out with the Superia line of consumer photographic film. Fuji’s Superia line of consumer film have long been a…

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One of the biggest news in the film community last year was the return of Fuji’s Neopan Acros. This black and white, 100 ISO film was known for its sharpness and contrast, and for a while now has been Fuji’s only B&W offering worldwide. Many lamented the loss of Neopan 400 and 1600 many years…

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This summer is not like any other as we all know, but it’s nice to be able to get to do some of our usual things and take advantage of sunnier days wherever possible. I moved to BC 15 years ago from Manitoba and every summer I take a few weeks and go home to…

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If you are finding yourself bored already, try some indoor macro photography! Take a CLOSE look at the knick knacks around you, document your beloved possessions, get a new interesting view of your house plants…the possibilities are endless. Don’t have access to a macro lens? No problem (unless you are obsessed with edge to edge…

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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 with great image quality and a much improved lens. I am very happy with the results indeed! With…

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A great way to spend hours of time and shed a new colourful light on all your old knick knacks! You can light paint inside or in the great outdoors (my fave is while camping!)  but because of recent events I’m talking about fun things you can do in your apartment with house hold items! Whether…

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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 the X-T3 hasn’t been around for all that long. However don’t let the name fool you, since for now the X-T3 isn’t…

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