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f/7.1, 1/280 sec, at 14mm, 200 ISO, on a X-Pro1

Amer Fort, Jaipur, Rajasthan – f/7.1, 1/280 sec, at 14mm, 200 ISO, on a X-Pro1

First, let me say welcome to Fujifilm. Fujifilm is now a partnering with us for the 2014 Rajasthan Photographic Trek. We are so thrilled to have them join us on this adventure of a lifetime. This is such a natural fit. On last year’s Rajasthan Trek, Piet and I shot predominately with our Fujifilm X-series cameras. But this year we are committed to shoot exclusively with them. Trust me when I say, this is not a hardship. Realistically, I have thousands of dollars worth of Canon gear sitting in a dry box in my office that I never touch anymore.

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News: Think Tank Photo announces the new Mirrorless Mover Bags

Mirrorless Mover

The New Mirrorless Movers from Think Tank Photo

(When you click on any of the links in this post you will receive free gear with all orders of $50 or more and free shipping on all orders if you order by May 31, 2013.)

My good friends at Think Tank Photo have set themselves up for yet another home run. They have just announced a new series of bags designed for the mirrorless camera crowd — that I am now fully a member of. Frankly, I love the City Walker 20 and have been using it for my  Fujifilm X-Pro1 and X100. That is up until now. Because this new series of bags aptly called Mirrorless Movers™ is even more suited for your little mirrorless powerhouse.  Mirrorless Movers come in four sizes that range in size from the Mirrorless Mover 5, which fits one small size mirrorless body with a small telephoto or pancake lens attached, up to the Mirrorless Mover 30i, which fits one medium to large size mirrorless body plus two to four lenses and an iPad.

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A Podcast: A conversation on the Fujifilm X System with Piet Van den Eynde

Me and my X-Pro1 in Rajasthan. Photo by Mike Alexander

Me and my X-Pro1 in Rajasthan. Photo by Mike Alexander

 

There’s a lot of talk these days, both good and bad, about the Fujifilm X Series cameras: the X-Pro1 and the X-E1.  I’ve been using the X-Pro1 for exactly one year now. Back when I first gave my initial impressions I wasn’t sure how I would feel about this camera long term. Well, the jury is out and the verdict is I love it… a lot! So much so, I took it for a month of shooting, an assignment in Africa for The Kilgoris Project then to India for my latest Rajasthan Photo workshop. Continue reading