I saw some interesting graphics online about the difference between a supermoon and a regular moon, so I thought that I would try it with some images that I have taken in the last few years (Canon vs Fuji and supermoon lunar eclipse) with the same equipment (Fuji X-T1 + XC 50-230mm), and here is what I got. … More Supermoon Comparison
I have been using my Canon 430EX II on my Fuji bodies for several months now. This can only be done in manual mode which is a big pain. Why is it a big pain? More on this in another post. Options: Fuji and Metz make a few nice TTL flashes. According to some reports, some are … More Meike/Neewer Speedlite NW320 for Fuji
I had no plans to shoot the supermoon on 11/14/16. I’ve shot the moon on several occasions (examples: Canon vs Fuji and supermoon lunar eclipse), our family had too much to do, and I had not planned out a shooting location to make the most of the opportunity. But, thankfully, my wife noticed on their way home from music lessons … More Cloudy Supermoon
Want to relive that 360° panorama? Try this trick. Take a 360° photo and print it out large. Tape the ends together and looked at the print from the center of the circle. Viola! There are apps and software designed to “undistort” a panorama, but they come and go and I’m finding them harder to … More Panorama Printout Trick
Unlike my previous combo (Canon 7D + 70-200mm f/4L IS) which was perfectly balanced due to its heavier body and lighter lens, the Fuji combo (any Fuji X body + 50-140mm) is the reverse. The Fuji body is lighter, but with the 50-140mm lens, this combo becomes front heavy and is harder to zoom AND support the lens. But the solution was surprisingly simple. Attach … More Holding the Fuji 50-140mm Up for Long Periods
I often find myself carrying a backpack along with another bag (or 2) and a camp chair, etc, etc, but I have sloping shoulders and those additional items often slide off my shoulders. On my camera bags, I have a Peak Design Capture Pro on the straps to hold cameras, but I also found them … More DIY Backpack Strap Helper
This is a friendly, belated reminder to also set the clocks on your non-smartphone cameras, too. Your future self will thank you for it.