discussions on photography, gear, and art

Taken with the Fujifilm X-T3 and the Fujinon 56mm f/1.2 The Fujifilm X-T3 is a beast!     The Fujifilm X-T3 is an amazing mirrorless camera. It is Fuji's flagship, high-performance body. It offers many features that even super expensive cameras like the Canon EOS R, Sony A7R IV, and Panasonic S1 do not even [...]
Introduction   Cost has always played a part in the purchase of anything. Lens purchases are no exception. Fujinon makes two prime lenses that I truly adore. In this blog post, we will look at two amazing standard prime lenses. We will look at the pros and cons of buying the Fuji 35mm f/2 vs [...]
LuminarAI is the latest version of Skylum software’s slider-based photo editing software. In this blog post, I will go through my impressions of some of the new features introduced in LuminarAI.  We will ask: What does LuminarAI have that previous versions like Luminar 2018, Luminar 3, and Luminar4 don’t have? LuminarAI is about getting results. [...]
How come nobody gets it - Photography gear means nothing   Better photography gear means nothing! However, no matter how much most people are told that gear will not help them get better photographs, they still go out and buy the latest and greatest photography equipment thinking that their photography will improve. People jump on [...]
Why you should read these 10 beginner Photography mistakes   I have made many photography mistakes in the past. Most of these mistakes are forgivable but mistakes nonetheless. You see the learning curve for a photographer is quite huge. Much of what you learn is really by trial and error. You make a mistake, you [...]

Where the makeup artist turns out to be the star     What I learned on this photoshoot is that no matter how much you say that each person has importance, sometimes one person stands out. In this photoshoot, my makeup artist MarieLine really really did deliver something extraordinary and exactly the look that we […]

The Canon EOS R5 versus the Canon EOS R6   As you can see by the date of this blog post, both the Canon EOS R5 and Canon EOS R6 have not yet been released. These two full-frame mirrorless cameras WILL have a groundbreaking and colossal impact on the professional photography and prosumer photography world. [...]

I review the Fujinon GF 110mm f/2 lens for the GFX line of Fujifilm cameras. The review looks at sample images, I.Q, and focus ability. It is a fantastic portrait lens!

Getting better never ends   Photography is a never-ending voyage. There are so many different ways to get better technically and artistically. But it is always good to have some guidelines. In these 20 tips, I thought it might be fun to prioritize skills, techniques, and attitude adjustments instead of just giving everyone a set [...]