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Sep 242012
 

There are times in business when you feel like firing your clients. There is a famous saying that the customer is always right, and most know that clients pay the bills, so firing them usually isn’t a good idea. Read the article below to learn about the 5 times when it’s ok to fire your client. This is a counter intuitive business practice, but there are times when it’s better to just say no, or move on to better business opportunities. Tell Your Client, You’re Fired! | Bokeh Online Blog.

Sep 202012
 
Firmware for X-Pro1 | Fujifilm Global

The new firmware version 2.0 for the Fuji X-Pro1 is released. It makes the auto focus and the manual focus of the Fuji X-Pro1 faster and more reliable. In my reviews of the manual focus for the X-Pro1, I stated that the manual focus lag with the focus by wire focusing ring was unusable. After updating the firmware I’ve got to say that is is much improved and has gone leaps and bounds toward true geared manual focus but still falls short. There is a different feeling when using a manual geared focusing mechanism. Maybe its the feel of the […]

Sep 182012
 
Photography Basics: Aperture

  There is a lot of information out there on the web and some of it can be very confusing and hard to absorb so I decided to do a series of posts that talk quickly and in non-technical jargon so that it may be easier to understand. First topic is Aperture. What is Aperture? Aperture is the size of the hole inside the lens. It is also called a F-Stop. Photographers use these terms interchangeably, but they mean the exact same thing. They allow light to pass through the lens and onto your sensor or film.  So why is […]

Sep 172012
 

For those of you out there that love to read blogs or are a photographer or aspiring photographer and want a way to generate great content and give your opinion on relevant topics, below is a great article for you to read. This will help you network, create a following and allow you to start and maintain your own blog. It is well thought out and gives you a set by step tutorial to accomplish this technique. Must read for all of you out there that would like to generate relevant content. How To Generate Ideas for Your Next Photography […]

Sep 162012
 

Hello, everyone! Below you’ll find my first attempt a review video of the Metabones Contax to Fuji FX adapter. This adapter will also work with the newly released Fuji X-E1. It’s my first video so please let me know in the comments area or by contacting me, what you thought of it. I’m committed to giving my readers the best possible product and I know I have lots to improve on, so please let me know what you liked and what could be better. I know it takes extra time out of your day, but hey the more constructive criticism […]

Sep 072012
 

FIRMWARE UPDATE VERSION 2.00 IMPROVING THE PERFORMANCE OF THE FUJIFILM X-PRO1 | Press Center | Fujifilm USA. I’m so happy with the commitment that Fuji has with it’s X line of cameras. I think they realize what a following that they have with these new mirrorless cameras and how doing the right thing for the sake of the customer will win them more loyalty in the long run. With the recent announcement of the New Fuji X-E1 and the supposed increase in speed of the autofocus, as a X-Pro1 owner, would have felt very slighted if they didn’t provide a […]

Sep 072012
 

FUJIFILM INTRODUCES THE ALL NEW X-E1 INTERCHANGEABLE LENS DIGITAL CAMERA AND TWO XF LENSES TO THE X-SERIES SYSTEM | Press Center | Fujifilm USA. The new Fuji X-E1 is basically the Fuji X-Pro1 without the optical viewfinder. The Fuji X-E1 has a lower rear screen resolution than the Fuji X-Pro1 but has a very good electronic viewfinder so it really doesn’t matter. Control layout is virtually identical except for the review button which has moved to the upper left hand side of the rear LCD. This is very exciting because the Fuji X-E1 has a lower price point than the […]

Jun 272012
 
Leica on a Budget: Conclusion

I’d like to thank all the readers of this series: “Leica on a Budget”. I’ve received a lot of feedback, and it seems, many of you out there are interested in a camera that will allow you to use Legacy M mount lenses, as well as a camera with a portable form factor, with the Image Quality that will be comparable with the  Leica M8, M9, or full frame DSLR. But cost a whole lot less! With the economy the way it is, and photography being such an equipment centric hobby/profession, you may find it challenging to stretch your funds […]

Jun 262012
 
New Fujinon XF Lenses this fall!

June 26, 2012, Fuji Film announces 2 new lenses coming this fall of 2012. A 14mm F2.8 (21mm equivalent) and a 18-55mm F2.8-4.0 OIS (27mm-84mm equivalent) standard zoom. I’m so happy to see that Fuji Film is investing in the future of the X Pro system and expanding the lens line up to 10 lenses by the end of 2013. This system is an amazing performer and having options of the type of modern lenses as well as the ability to use Legacy lenses or Lenses with different mounts via adapters solidifies this systems mark on the photo industry. With […]

Jun 232012
 
Leica on a Budget: Part 5

“Part 5” of the very popular ‘Leica on a Budget’ series is ready. This is the last lens we’ll test for this series. We are testing the two latest contenders the Sony NEX-7 and the Fuji X-Pro1 with various M mount lenses. We will see if they have the quality and usability to be called “Leica on a Budget”. Which Camera will reign supreme? The Sony NEX-7 or the Fuji X-Pro1? Please follow the links at the bottom for the last article of this series “Leica on a Budget: Conclusion” Part 5 For part 5 we’ll take a look at […]