- Focal Length
- Phase One IQ160
Phase One 645 DF, 110mm LS, IQ160
Phase One 645 DF, 110mm LS, IQ160
Scott’s antiques. Fuji X-pro 1
Shot with the new Rodenstock HR Digaron -SW 90mm, Credo 60, and Cambo WRS
Shot with the Leica S
Leaf AFi. My new favorite camera.
43mm Schneider, Cambo Wide DS, Credo 60
A few shots from our weekend trip in North Carolina. Shot with 5D Mark 2 and Fuji X-Pro 1
Re-working old Hawaii Images. Sometimes better to have fresh eyes
For Atlanta Magazine. 2012.
For Jezebel Magazine. 2012
So its no coincidence that there hasn’t been a post here since October 10th. I started working full time as a technical support specialist at Capture Integration on the 8th. Then I got married on the 28th. I haven’t had much time lately. Mostly because I’ve been cramming my brain full of new, awesome information.
In just over three months I have learned a ludicrous amount of information about digital medium format photography. Working at Capture has been enlightening on so many levels. I’m getting to gain an intimate knowledge of and use equipment I wouldn’t have been able to come within 100 ft of otherwise.
Earlier I looked at the APS-C sized sensor in my X-Pro 1 and had a “…huh…” moment. So small. So little resolution. But there’s a tool for everything. After looking at, cleaning, and shooting 54mmx40mm sensors all day long, it sort of puts things in perspective.
Anyway. I looked at the photos I was taking right before I stopped posting, and I’ve got to say that I’m pleased with them. All of them could and should be better, but I was shooting, and the photos weren’t half bad.
So, here’s to that. My wife needs some new photos with her new haircut so we’re going to shoot that today. I intend on treating it as a real shoot and getting some cool images.
Also, fully intend on posting here more often. Might just be on the weekends, but that’s ok.
There may also be a podcast in the works? Not sure. Don’t know. Tons of ideas out there.
The Fuji X-Pro 1 has been around my shoulder since it came in the mail. I know I’ve said it before, but I love this camera. As a result of always having a camera on me, I’ve been taking significantly more photographs. I started a separate blog to house the excess images I’ve been taking with it, but I’ve found that I’ve been taking photos every single day. I started the blog on October 1st originally to house the excess images as well as have a graphical representation of the month of October, but it might grow into something more than that. The photos above are the gems so far.
I’m not going to suddenly give myself the task of starting a 365 project again. Anyone that knows me personally also knows that project has been absurdly difficult for me. Now, however… No. Not starting it. If it happens, awesome. If not, so what?
My X-Pro 1 blog is called Visual Mashup and can be found here if you’d like to take a look at the whole collection and watch it grow.
I’ve also accepted a position at Capture Integration as a Technical Support Specialist. Capture Integration is an Atlanta based company specializing in the sale and rental of medium format digital backs and camera systems. I’ve already learned so much in just three days. Eventually there might be some rather large files populating my website…
Shot with the X-Pro 1
A few samples of what I’ve shot so far with the X-Pro 1. All of these photos would have never been taken had I not had this camera (duh). Can’t remember who said this first, but the quote “the best camera is the one you have with you” really rings true here. Now I always have a camera with me; not just the one on my crappy android.
A lot of these were taken in low light scenarios. I didn’t have any of my own light, but I felt confident in the X-pro 1’s abilities, and it didn’t disappoint. I regularly shot at ISO 6400 (the night city scape handheld), and got usable images. Because I still don’t have any native XF lenses I’m still manually focusing on adapted lenses, which makes critical focus difficult. Even so, I’m more familiar than ever with the X-pro’s capabilities, and these week or so I’ve had it has reassured me that the camera has a permanent place around my shoulder.
Work has been picking up quite a bit, and im very excited about that. I’ve been shooting a lot of editorial work for Atlanta magazine and a few assignments forJezebel and would absolutely love to show the work I’ve been shooting, but I’ll have to wait until its published.
Really, I’m excited about where things are headed. Im hungry and just want to shoot constantly. I’d like to have some time for personal work, but that will come.
Also, purchased a Fuji x-pro 1. So far I’m very happy with it. I’ve only been shooting with canon and m42 mount lenses because I’m waiting to buy their xf 18mm. Even so it’s been performing very well. Ive been photographing things I wouldn’t typically photograph. I’m bringing it everywhere with me, so opportunities that were once overlooked are now captured.
I’m also using it as a second body just in case my Mark 2 takes a turn for the worst. I’m very confident in the fuji’s abilities. I’ve actually already shot part of a job with it. Users have said the camera has a lot of soul to it, and I completely agree. I’m also pumped about the lens lineup fuji has in store, as well as the three Zeiss lenses that have been announced (which will include autofocus). I’m not excited about what that will do to my wallet, but it should pay for itself. Hey, it’s already started.
Ill post some photos from it a little later.