LAOWA 65mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro Fuji-X Review

Venus Optics is a fairly young company but it has carved itself a reputation making some fairly unique Laowa branded lenses for both the DSLR and the APS-C market. They made interesting forays in macro lenses, some of which I had the chance to test out like their 60mm f2.8 2:1 Ultra-Macro Lens or their … Continue reading LAOWA 65mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro Fuji-X Review

Pausing Before Judging the Fujifilm 50mm f1.0

If you haven't heard about the new Fujifilm 50mm f1.0, you've been living under a rock. If you want to know how it's like to test drive the lens, I'd highly recommend reading Jonas Rask's take on it here. This post is more of a rant than anything, possibly something we've all felt these past … Continue reading Pausing Before Judging the Fujifilm 50mm f1.0

Blurb Photobook

Review of Blurb Book Layflat Photobook

Blurb is a online publishing platform that allows anyone to create, self-publish, share and sell their own prints, wall art, books and ebooks. It's been a long time since I made a photo book. The last book I made was over a decade ago using Photobook Australia. It was a small square softcover book that … Continue reading Review of Blurb Book Layflat Photobook

FUJI X AUS BATTLE ROYALE REPORT

Recently, a tournament of epic proportions took place in a top-secret location between a select handful of photographers in what would be the inaugural Fuji X Aus Battle Royale. The tournament took place behind closed doors, but I was able to sneak into the grounds (amazing what a handful of NP-W126S batteries will get you!) … Continue reading FUJI X AUS BATTLE ROYALE REPORT

Review: Profoto Off Camera Kit A1X and Connect

Introduction Profoto is a Swedish company that produces photographic lighting equipment as well as a host of light modifier accessories for their range of studio lights. Their products are known for being high-quality, well-designed and are well-regarded amongst fashion and wedding photographers. Profoto, which has traditionally produced larger, higher-powered studio strobes, launched in 2017, their … Continue reading Review: Profoto Off Camera Kit A1X and Connect

Product Review – Hahnel Pro Cube 2 – Robin Mascall

Recently, I purchased a new Xpro3. I got it home, unpacked it, and was rather confused. There was no battery charger! A quick Google suggests that this trend is growing, the newer Sony A7 III does not come with a charger either. Surprised, I began to hunt for a battery charger. After all, charging multiple … Continue reading Product Review – Hahnel Pro Cube 2 – Robin Mascall

Landscape Photography – Nature’s Rebirth – Murray Lowe

Many of us enjoy getting out and about and shooting landscape photography. It is a fulfilling and relaxing genre that gets us out of the confines of our lives and explore the countryside.  But what if you found yourself witnessing the aftermath of one of the worst natural disasters on record. A situation that has … Continue reading Landscape Photography – Nature’s Rebirth – Murray Lowe

Buying and Selling Second Hand Gear – In a Time of New Camera Madness!

With the upcoming frenzy surrounding the launch of the X-T200, the X100V and the soon to be announced X-T4, you may be considering selling existing gear to upgrade to a new model. Don’t feel bad...we all go through it every time there is a new camera. I thought I would put together a couple of … Continue reading Buying and Selling Second Hand Gear – In a Time of New Camera Madness!

Peak Design Repair Experience – Robin Mascall

I use a Peak Design 20L Everyday Backpack for my camera gear, and it comes with me to work, and everywhere I go. It’s a fantastic bag, it features enough pockets for spare batteries, filters and cables. Inside the main compartment, there are 3 adjustable folding shelves. These are fantastic! They are held in by … Continue reading Peak Design Repair Experience – Robin Mascall

Light and Shadow

Shadow & Light, a Fuji X Aus Perth Photo meetup

We had our last Perth Fuji X Aus photowalk meetup for 2019 at the beginning of December. We decided to change it up a bit and do a social coffee catch up for half an hour before kicking off the photwalk. It was fantastic to see so many familiar faces on a Sunday morning eager … Continue reading Shadow & Light, a Fuji X Aus Perth Photo meetup