Going extrawide – The Laowa 9mm f/2.8 review

Now this is something I’ve been looking forward to sharing with you all for a little while now. For the past 2 months I have been using a lens from the Chinese lens manufacturer Venus Optics. They have a line of lenses called “Laowa” – And the lenses are from reputation quite good. I was…

The Fujifilm X-H1 review – Technicalitus Maximus

Here we go again. With what has apparently become “my thing” in Fujifilm circles. Today I get to write about the new Fujifilm X-H1 APS-C camera. What I think is great about it, and what is not so great about it. This camera is all about the technicalities, so if you’re not into that sort…

Techart Pro EF to GFX smart adapter

So, I thought I was done with all the gear talk after the X-E3, XF80mm and GF45mm articles last week. But I have been testing a very exciting product for about a month and a half. It’s the Techart Pro Canon EF – GFX smart adapter. One of my absolute favourite things to do with…

Fujifilm X-E3 Review – The liberator

It’s been a long time coming. The third iteration of Fujifilms X-E line of X-series camera. Built in a rangefinder “brick” styling, but without the OVF of the X-Pro line, the X-E3 is to its bigger brother X-Pro2, what the X-T20 is to the X-T2. As always, the wishlist for features in a new fujifilm…

Fujifilm XF 80mm f/2.8 macro review – Closer to completion

Sometimes you just experience something that exceeds all your expectations in every possible aspect. The new Fujinon XF 80mm f/2.8 R LM WR OIS Macro is exactly one of those experiences. I still can’t believe just how good and versatile this lens is. This is so much more than just a lens for shooting macro….

Fujifilm GF 45mm f/2.8 review – Medium format reportage

Announced almost a year ago at Photokina 2016 the Fujinon GF 45mm f/2.8 R WR completes the “second wave” triplet of GF lenses (together with the GF110mm and GF23mm) for the medium format GFX system. In total there’s now 6 lenses available for the system. The GF45mm f/2.8 is equivalent to the 35mm FOV in…

Minolta X Fujifilm

It was almost like a revelation. Like something that I really didn’t think could ever be possible. I first got a whiff of what was coming on a facebook forum committed to all things Fujifilm GFX. There were a lot of first movers from Hong Kong that had access to fast luxury glass, and prototype…

Icelandic inclusion – The Fujinon GF 23mm f/4 Review

In the year 2017 four Danish friends set out to revisit the cradle of the nordics. The land of the Norse mythology. The Epic land of Thor, land of Odin…. land of extremely complicated names like Eyjafjallajökull! They had been on the trip before. They had already experienced what Iceland had to offer. What majestic landscapes that…

The Separator – The Fujinon GF 110mm f/2 review

For many Fujifilm GFX owners and future buyers, the Fujinon GF110mm f/2 must be one of those lenses that you must own at some point. Just like the Takumar 105mm f/2.4 for the Pentax 6×7 or the Hasselblad HC100mm f/2.2 for the Hasselblad H-system, the GF110mmf/2 seems to be one of those lenses that is…

Mitakon 35mm f0.95 mk2 review

A few months back I decided that I wanted to pull the trigger on the Mitakon 35mm f/0.95 mk2 for the Fujifilm system. I had read good things about the lens and seen some great sample images, so I thought to myself “why not!?” – So I ordered the lens from the official Zhongyi website…

The Fujifilm GFX 50S Review – Portable Beast

There had been speculations for many months. Heck, even years prior to the reveal back at Photokina in 2016, there had been ramblings about a mirrorless medium format system from Fujifilm. Hasselblad took the early bird and introduced their iteration of a mirrorless medium format during summer of 2016. During the past 5 months I…

Graphite Brigade

The two top cameras in the Fujifilm X-series line just got a nice new paint job! This also marks the first “silver” X-Pro camera. Not really silver though. More like a really dark titanium/steel/graphite kind of color. What Fujifilm apparently did was add some more black to the very top coating of the camera making it…