Tag Archives: X-T1

‘The Outsiders’ – a new photo series on the homeless in London

On a cloudy afternoon earlier this year I was on Rupert Street in Soho when I spotted a group of people who were clearly homeless. Continue reading

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Street portrait – the look

Asking a stranger for their permission before you take the photograph always changes the dynamic in street photography.  Why not give it a try…? Taken with the Fuji X-T1 and the XF 56mm f/1.2 portrait lens. Click to view full … Continue reading

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Portrait of the day – the boatman

Taken with the Fuji X-T1 and the XF 56mm f/1.2 portrait lens. Click to view full size.

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Somewhere over the rainbow – Pride in London 2015 in pictures

On the 27th of June 2015 London’s rainbow warriors took to the streets again in a glorious celebration of defiance, tolerance and freedom.  Here is the start of Pride in London 2015 in pictures. All photos taken with the Fuji X-T1. … Continue reading

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Five steps to a unique photo

With the sheer number of photographs now being taken and published on the internet it is easy for your shot to be lost in the noise, especially if you simply go with the flow and take the photo in the same … Continue reading

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Fuji XF 14mm lens review

There is something that new users need to know about the Fujinon XF 14mm f/2.8 lens –  as the X series are not full-frame cameras then the lens is really equivalent to a 21mm lens when it comes to the … Continue reading

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Lightroom 5 tutorial – the making of Spooky Doll

Sometimes it is great to have a little fun when post processing an image.  I spotted this doll at a museum in Rochester and instantly saw the potential.  There is something very creepy about Victorian dolls – why anyone would … Continue reading

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Fujifilm X-T1 review

  Is the Fujifilm X-T1 camera better than the X-Pro1? I think the answer is a resounding yes.  I will leave the technical reviews to others – this is purely about the X-T1 from a user perspective as much technical … Continue reading

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Berlin in monochrome

The fact that black and white photography is thriving so many years after the advent of colour film is testimony to the impact that this medium can have when trying to capture memorable images.  Berlin as a city lends itself … Continue reading

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Subject against ground

  There is a simple tip to remember when you are trying to make an impact – your subject must stand out against the background.  A messy background or lack of clarity between the background and the subject makes for … Continue reading

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