Fuji XF 50-140mm

Several months ago, I bit the bullet and bought a Fuji 50-140mm to expand my lens options. It is definitely a performer, but not without drawbacks. Drawback #1: it is huge and heavy (for a Fuji lens), but what do you expect from such a large aperture? It’s a constant f/2.8! However, I do love that it is the … More Fuji XF 50-140mm

Fujifilm Autofocus While Zooming

When I started shooting Fuji X cameras, I noticed while shooting soccer and cross country that the continuous autofocus stops operating when I start changing the focal length on my zoom lenses. I often do this while following the players/runners. This is not a problem with Canon cameras which keep trying to maintain focus with their fast phase detection … More Fujifilm Autofocus While Zooming

Dogwood Blossoms

I came across this beautiful bunch of dogwood blossoms while walking around the park where my daughter’s soccer team was practicing. To get the most creamy background, I used the smallest aperture that I had available on my 50-140mm. This helped eliminate distractions in the background as you can see here. At the same distance, this is … More Dogwood Blossoms

Shooting Fog

I don’t often get to shoot fog, but I got a chance last March. For those of you new to shooting fog: increase your exposure around 1 stop since your meter will try to drop the brightness of the fog to a middle gray and increase your contrast to make near objects pop more. Here is a comparison … More Shooting Fog