The above is an image that didn’t make it to draft. Typically, I rush review imagery, and rarely bother matching an object to the right sort of light. Bad images are par for the review. This time, I failed to return Hasselblad Phocus to ISO 100, resulting in my CFV-50c shooting at its live view setting, ISO 6400.Read More
Fujifilm's Camera Remote App is more elegant and easier to use than Sony's WiFi app. Tom Grill explains why/when to use it, and proves that it isn't a gimmick. WiFi remote capabilities are what interested me in the Sony A7r, Fujifilm X-T1, and Phase One's new IQ2x backs. In a still-life studio, WiFi previewing is a huge time-saver.
Original article: Controlling a Fuji X-T1 with the Fujifilm Camera Remote WIFi APP
Very quickly, the X100s has become my favourite digital camera. It is small, and for the most part, elegantly designed. Attach a Thumbs Up style grip and it is nearly as hand-holdable as a film rangefinder.Read More
The X100s is now my de-facto audio product review image-taking camera. Its latest huff puff was an image set of the lush-souding DSD LinnenberG Vivace DAC for Headfonia.
The X100s's wide angle lens and close-focus capabilities allow me to shoot from interesting angles. And, the AF lens lets me wing it.
I am a still life photographer and my needs in a mirrorless camera are vastly different to the majority of photographers. They are probably much simpler than yours. A very few are sophisticated. The first things I check for in a still life camera are: a good WiFi app, a decent flip-out screen, and the ability to pan and zoom at 100% magnification.Read More