With DxO’s recent update to their PhotoLab software, it now supports raw files from Fujifilm’s X-Trans sensor equipped cameras, so I finally took the opportunity to download a trial version, mainly to test out their “Deep Prime” noise reduction (NR) module. Well, I have to say that the tests left me immensely impressed, so much…

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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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Last month, Fujifilm announced the latest in their GFX series of medium format digital cameras, which has been designated the GFX 50S II, as well as a few news lenses. You can read about it in our October newsletter here: Beau Photo Newsletter – October 2021 I recently had the chance to briefly try out…

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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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Contax G1

Everyone knows the Contax cameras these days. Their point and shoots, namely the T2, T3 and the G2 rangefinder have been getting all the attention on social media, as celebrities and famous photographers have adopted these cameras as the latest fashion accessory to have. And how can you blame them? They’re very attractive cameras. The…

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