Happy (very) belated 4th of July! It has been very hot here in the Midwest, and I have not been motivated to go outside to shoot, but I did set up a quick tripod to take a few photos of neighborhood fireworks from our screened in deck (bugs eat me alive) (so the shots were … More Lazy Fireworks
Way back in college when Apple was pushing Quicktime VR, I use to take sequences around small and large objects (like buildings). The resulting images could be rotated by grabbing the image and moving left or right, but essentially these were movie files with one photo per frame and that had different controls (on the screen rather … More Making a 360° Animation
In a previous post, I wrote that I had tested both a thumb rest and a hand grip for my X100T and didn’t like my options for either. After significant searching, I saw a single photo in Google Photos posted at Amazon for a grip that is BOTH hand grip AND thumb rest (called the Metro Case … More Metro Case for Fujifilm X100T
I recently purchased a Fujifilm X100T. It works great as-is two-handed, but doesn’t feel great yet to me. When I am carrying it around in my right hand, I either: have to dangle the camera via a wrist strap (and that’s a no for me) have to pinch constantly to keep it secure (and my fingers get … More Fujifilm X100T Thumb Rest or Hand Grip?
It was really hot here in the Midwest when I shot these a few months ago. How hot? Daily excessive heat warnings for around 100°F were not lying, so just walking around with a camera wasn’t very appealing, but here are some quick shots of some leaves we found while my younger daughter and I went to … More Decaying Leaves
Without a wide lens, one option for the Fuji X100T is to shoot panoramas. Under first glance, the X100T’s panoramas seem as good as the ones from the X-T1 and X-E2. and it has the same difficulties but on closer inspection, you can see motion blur which does not happen that often with the X-T1 … More Fujifilm X100T Panorama Mode
Is anyone else having difficulty with sharing posts on Flipboard? According to their support, Flipboard strips text from articles (and only shows the photos) if they detect less than 150 words (700 characters) in the article. But this rule is not consistently applied. I’ve had some posts with plenty of words come up as only photos … More Inconsistent Censorship in Flipboard