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
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 !
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
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
When I tested the X-Pro 2
After my Complete switch from Fuji to Sony last year, I had the chance (thanks to Fuji Lebanon) to test the Fuji X-Pro 2 , with XF35/2R WR , and I borrowed the XF56/1.2R and XF50-140/2.8 R LM OIS WR from a friend to complete the test - as I don't have any Fuji item left in my closet, not … Continue reading When I tested the X-Pro 2
A7ii vs A7s vs A6000 vs Df High ISO comparison
This is a Quick (non scientific) High ISO Test between Sony A7s, A7II, Nikon Df, and Sony A6000 Lenses used in the test : Sony/Zeiss 35/2.8ZA on A7s A7ii, Nikon 35/2.0 AF-d on Df and Sony/Zeiss 24/1.8ZA on A6000. All Shots taken handheld. A7s-A7II-Df-A6000 ISO 25,600 A7s For Some Reason, the A7s has some … Continue reading A7ii vs A7s vs A6000 vs Df High ISO comparison
Goodbye Fuji, Welcome Sony !
I had the Fuji X-Pro 1 since June 2012 ... and it was my main camera for 18 months before I got the Nikon Dƒ early 2014. After I got the Dƒ, the X-Pro1 was rarely used, as I was using the Dƒ and Leica M240 most of the times. I decided to convert the … Continue reading Goodbye Fuji, Welcome Sony !
and I replaced my Nikon D800E with Sony A7II …
Sony A7II, 55/1.8 -front view- Sony A7II, 55/1.8 -top view- Sony A7II, 55/1.8 -side view- On 9th of June 2015, I made a trip to Roma, Napoli and Amalfi Coast, and decided to take my Nikon D800E with 24-120mm f4, 16-35mm f4 and 58/1.4, along my V3 with CX70-300VR, and my inseparable Ricoh GR. I had in my mind to give the D800E its last chance ... as it was … Continue reading and I replaced my Nikon D800E with Sony A7II …
(got the) FUJI X-T1 SG …. 15 months later
15 months ago , I tried the Fuji X-T1 for the first time. You can read my Impression back then HERE. Since then I had the chance to use it several times... and each time I did, I came up with the conclusion to wait for a "rumored" X-Pro 2. Seems that Fuji is prolonging the life … Continue reading (got the) FUJI X-T1 SG …. 15 months later