Can a 9 years old NEX-7 compete with X100F and Pen-F in 2020 ?


      Everybody likes the Fujifilm X100 series ... and I bet very few still use a 9 year old Sony NEX-7. Due to the Lock Down caused by COVID-19, I went back to my camera closet and grabbed the NEX-7 to see how it can (or not) compete with the much loved Fujifilm … Continue reading Can a 9 years old NEX-7 compete with X100F and Pen-F in 2020 ?

My Favorite Gear 2017


  Too many new entries marked 2017: 2 new mirrorless Medium Format were introduced for the first time: Hasselblad X-1D and Fujifilm GFX. I tried both: The X-1D feels better in the hands, the files look nicer than the Fujifilm but it’s more expensive. The GFX feels more versatile, better featured, faster in Autofocus and … Continue reading My Favorite Gear 2017

Sony & Fujifilm on the Catwalk 


As you may (or may not) Know, I am using Sony and Fujifilm mirrorless cameras since a stretch of time ... In this post I wanted to share with you what the Sony A7II, A7rII (previously owned), A6500, A7 IR (Converted to 590nm Infrared) and Fujifilm X-T2, can deliver on the catwalk. Today, these cameras … Continue reading Sony & Fujifilm on the Catwalk 

All Cams are good !


" Which Camera should I buy " ? the Classic Question Many people ask which camera should I buy, which system is better, should I get a DSLR or a Mirrorless cam, is FF better than APS-C better than M43 !!! and all the different silly questions we all know. Well, I tried and owned many different digital … Continue reading All Cams are good !

a Pen with a Fun Factor !


Olympus Pen-F(un) : a Pen with a Fun Factor ! My first mirrorless camera was a Micro Four Third back in April 2011. It was a Panasonic Lumix GF2 . Back then , the GF2 was a very good camera ... and it did perform quite well ... You can check my GF2 Flickr Album … Continue reading a Pen with a Fun Factor !

3 days with Leica M10


3 days with Leica M10 & Noctilux 50/0.95 (featuring Sony A7II with Mitakon 50/0.95) I had the chance to try the new Leica M10 with a silver Noctilux 50mm f0.95, thanks to a dear friend of mine who knows himself very well. I do own today a Leica M9, M240, a Sony A7II, a Fujifilm X-Pro2 and recently added … Continue reading 3 days with Leica M10

M43, X and E Mount lenses


M43, X and E Mount lenses: the Complete List In this article, I wanted to see how the 3 main mirrorless systems -Micro Four thirds, Fujifilm X, Sony E/FE - compare in terms of available native and third party lenses. I don't want to discuss the Pros and Cons of each system because the internet is … Continue reading M43, X and E Mount lenses

my Infrared Journey


  During my early years of Architectural study, I was always a big admirer of surreal works of artists like Salvador Dali, Antonio Gaudi, René Magritte, Max Ernst, etc...  One way to achieve surreal images in photography was, exploring the Infrared world. My journey with Infrared Photography started in 2009 when I converted my Nikon D200 to 665nm filter. … Continue reading my Infrared Journey

Fujifilm X-T2 in South Aftica


Date : 10-14 July 2016 Place: Pilanesberg Game Reserve, South Africa Event: Fujifilm X-T2 Launch My Setup for South Africa I was going to try a preproduction X-T2 in South Africa, so here is how I packed: Fujifilm X-Pro 2 Fujifilm X-70* Fujinon XF10-24/4 R OIS* Fujinon XF16-55/2.8 R LM WR Fujinon XF50-140/2.8 R LM OIS WR … Continue reading Fujifilm X-T2 in South Aftica

Hasselblad X1D


Hasselblad just launched the first Medium Format Mirrorless Digital Camera On their 75th Birthday. Weighting just 725g, this new addition is a game Changer. Hasselblad confirmed that this camera and lenses are not made in the collaboration with Fuji ( I take this with a grain of salt), and mentioned that more products related to the X1D … Continue reading Hasselblad X1D