A couple of days ago I taught a small class on "close-up" photography and I brought in my Fujifilm 50s and 120mm macro lens to shoot with. I don't call what I do "macro" because that implies 1:1 magnification and a bunch of other stuff. I have always preferred the term "close-up" photography so I … Continue reading Fuji GFX 50s & 120mm Macro Shots
I do enjoy macro and close up photography work. There is a whole world to be explored and many stories to tell in the smallest of details all around us. Regardless of camera system I have had, I've always had at least one macro lens to capture the intimate details of the natural world. As … Continue reading Nikon Diopter – Old School – On a Fuji Camera
What is essential to you in your photo bag? That one thing you won't leave home without when you go on a shoot. Is it dependent on what you're going to be shooting or is it just an essential all of the time? Have those "essentials" changed over time for you? As I'm sure … Continue reading Photography Essentials
Just thought I'd put this out there as it's a piece of software I use for editing my images and I've been extremely pleased with the speed and quality of processing of my images. It's really brought some amazing things to my workflow. Luminar3 is regularly $69, but for a limited time to celebrate the … Continue reading Luminar3 Photo Editing Software SALE
For t hose of you who don't know, I purchased a Fujifilm GFX50S medium format camera and lenses several months ago. I did an initial Youtube video about my impressions and now I'm back to give some more thoughts to it now that I've spent some time in the field with it. I've continued to … Continue reading Fujifilm GFX50S Medium Format Camera – Update
I still use filters in my photography. I find them indispensable for achieving success in the field and getting the shot as good as possible in camera. That's my goal, to get the shot as good as I possibly can in camera before I approach the digital darkroom. A better quality file at capture means … Continue reading Breakthrough Photography Neutral Density Filters
Do you still use a tripod? That seems to be a more common question these days and it got me thinking about the "lowly" tripod and it's history and how I feel it is still an important aspect of photography. Tripods have been around since the beginning of photography. Back in the day, the cameras … Continue reading Do you Tripod?