300 – Traveling with Fuji

DSCF3767FUJIFILM X-T1 (23mm, f/2.8, 1/60 sec, ISO400)

I can’t believe that this is blogpost number 300. Blogpost 200 I dedicated to┬áthe Fuji X100. The camera that changed everything for me. Blogpost 300 I dedicate to the Fuji X system. Continue reading

Have Camera Will Travel

IMG_5298Canon EOS 500D (138mm, f/4, 1/200 sec, ISO250)

A couple of years ago life was simple. Just get a full frame DSLR plus the three pro-zooms: 16-35, 24-70 (or 24-105) and 70-200 plus a lightweight tripod. Done! Today it’s much more complicated. Continue reading

Dodo or Crocodile?

IMG_1871Canon EOS 6D (35mm, f/5.6, 1/20 sec, ISO1000)

If you follow reviews of mirrorless cameras today or if you shoot one of the newer ones and see the results you might come to the conclusion that the DSLR is dead. Dead as a dodo.

But of course that’s not the full picture. DSLRs have still substantial advantages over todays mirrorless cameras and here are the most important ones. Continue reading

What Camera?

SONY DSCSONY NEX-5 (27mm, f/8, 1/30 sec, ISO1600)

There is no chance to win a horse race with a Jutland horse. It’s just not the right type of horse for the job. You don’t tow a caravan with a Lamborghini either. Although it’s powerful it is just the wrong car for the task.

Why I’m telling you that? Because in photography some people are doing exactly that: They use the wrong tool for the job. Continue reading