From a Fuji X perspective.

Fujifilm or more familiarly the "Fuji" shorter name has been part of my modest photographic universe for many years that can be retraced by the time I was using their 35mm film cartridges and medium format film rolls. Even during my motorsport illustration period, I have the joy to own a Fujica GS645 that has … Continuer la lecture de From a Fuji X perspective.

(Photography) On custody!

The photographic passion has been long time associated with exploration, journalism, documentary or simply tourism. We are simply fascinated by the unknown outer world and photography has been a powerful medium that have helped us to discover those farther lands and people. But there's another important aspect of photography that is interested with a more introspect … Continuer la lecture de (Photography) On custody!

Going back, a never ending (fruitless) dream!

Every time that we are facing to an inevitable transformation or we are on a verge of a more fundamental change, you can see all those sudden and popular trends proposing going back to the past. But it is profoundly human to be insecure about something we don’t really know how it will establish themselves … Continuer la lecture de Going back, a never ending (fruitless) dream!

The Fujifilm X-E3: The last (and beloved) compact photographic Swiss knife of the Fuji X-E family !

Not long time ago, Fujifilm have seemed to confirm the cessation of the X-E series (X-E1; X-E2; X-E2S and X-E3 models) and many X-E photographers were very disappointed by this decision. The Fujifilm X-E series, although that some reviewers were never able to appreciate it, was a kind of cult among its faithful users over … Continuer la lecture de The Fujifilm X-E3: The last (and beloved) compact photographic Swiss knife of the Fuji X-E family !

Cayo Largo désertée (mars 2020)

L'année 2020 sera marquée d'une pierre noire pour l'ile de Cayo Largo, avec la fermeture momentanée de son aéroport en début d'année et finalement la désertion complète de l'ile en pleine haute saison touristique de mars 2020 par sa clientèle toujours fidèle mais vaincue par les évènements que l'on connait. Nous avons fait partie des … Continuer la lecture de Cayo Largo désertée (mars 2020)

Simplicity can be digital!

Fujifilm X-H1 / XF 50mm f2 R WRPrelude: Having worked with different Fujifilm X-mount camera models * have teach me that simplicity is still reachable with digital camera devices. The photographic fundamentals stay the same as we can select the basic setting in the same manner as we use to do during the film (analog) … Continuer la lecture de Simplicity can be digital!

The graphite and spartan Fujifilm X-Pro2! Did we said traditional like boring or exciting?

Fujifilm X-Pro2 w/ XF 23mm F2 R WR (Graphite version)Some love to own devices that are fully stuffed with functionalities and the latest novelties available. We just have to look at the "phone" market to acknowledge that is not really recent consumerist phenomena. The same thing happens for the photo equipment market which is a … Continuer la lecture de The graphite and spartan Fujifilm X-Pro2! Did we said traditional like boring or exciting?

Why life must be complicated? My love affair with the Fujifilm X-E3 facing the numerous recent novelties.

We love to do photography and we love to do it with beautiful cameras that we cherish but like many lovers, we are not always fully loyal, and we often look on the other side of the fence for a new loving novelty. That's human and ... that is also logical to improve our material … Continuer la lecture de Why life must be complicated? My love affair with the Fujifilm X-E3 facing the numerous recent novelties.

The Fujinon XF 27mm F2.8: The Predictable Lens

This lens is a dinosaur that is refusing to die in favor for a revised model as many dream to see for some years. Introduced in 2013 alongside with the Fujifilm X-M1camera model, its persistence and success among the (compact) Fuji X photographers is a true testimony of its inherent qualities.The Fujinon XF 27mm F2.8 … Continuer la lecture de The Fujinon XF 27mm F2.8: The Predictable Lens

In color or black and white? A personal bias before everything else.

With the introduction of the digital cameras, many will said that it is now possible to work simultiniously in color and black and white (with the option to edit your final picture output). But for the "ex-analog" photographers like me, this choice between the two traditional photographic rendering have a lot more to do with … Continuer la lecture de In color or black and white? A personal bias before everything else.

Fujifilm X-E3 + Fujinon XF 55-200mm F3.5-4,8 R LM OIS: An improbable pair!

It is a strange phenomenon that I have experimented right from the beginning of my ownership of the Fujifilm X-E3 model. For an unknown (odd) reason, I love to work with the improbable body/lens combination of the Fujifilm X-E3 camera model and the Fujinon XF 55-200mm F3.5-4.8 R LM OIS zoom lens. And the major … Continuer la lecture de Fujifilm X-E3 + Fujinon XF 55-200mm F3.5-4,8 R LM OIS: An improbable pair!

The Fujifilm X-E3: the "off-center" mind

I've got a long love affair with the original rangefinder cameras (Leica M4-P & M6) and the now digital rangefinder style cameras (Fujifilm X-E2, X-E2S & X-E3). I don't know if it is due of the fact that their viewfinder is located off center (meaning not in the same optical axe of the picture taking … Continuer la lecture de The Fujifilm X-E3: the "off-center" mind

Life in 16mm (w/Fujinon XF16mm F2.8 R WR lens)

Seeing life with a more wide angle of view is not rare thing but for many it may be a photographic higher challenge compare to the more selective view of a telephoto lens. Yes there is already a lot of landscape (nature or urban) aficionados around the who are producing striking pictures so why limit … Continuer la lecture de Life in 16mm (w/Fujinon XF16mm F2.8 R WR lens)

Fujifilm X-mount endangered models: please hurry to get one!

Usually I am not be the one who will encourage fast consummation of photo equipment but sometimes you have to push yourself to get profit of the decrease selling price of very fine products that are in process of replacement.In the Fujifilm X-mount line-up, there are at least 4 to 5 models that we can … Continuer la lecture de Fujifilm X-mount endangered models: please hurry to get one!

Less as being more significant?

When the detail is becoming the main subject, photography is getting more subtle and intriguing? The meaning or the iconic content of a picture is truly related to an array of different factors such as the angle of view, the light, the (picture taken) moment, etc. I won’t argue the virtues of all those fundamentals … Continuer la lecture de Less as being more significant?