Baskaran Plus X-Pro1 plus off camera flash

I had fun with Baskaran, the weather was hot but we we’re in great company. The next day when Baskaran saw the images he later told be Steven Spielberg called him and asked him to star in a movie with Angelina_Jolie. Unfortunately his wife wouldn’t let him, my friend thanks for the laugh.Read more

Favorite images from Gail’s 2013 Spirit Ride

I’ve been photographing Gail’s Spirit Ride now for a few years and each year gets better and better. This weekend I photographed a event for Gail’s Harley Davidson in Grandview MO. The event is called the Spirit Ride 2013 and benefits our War Vets. All the riders meets at Gail’s, once everyone arrives they head out to the Liberty Memorial in downtown Kansas City. The photographs were taken with my Fuji X-Pro1 and the 35mm F/1.2 lens and Canon 1DRead more

X-Pro1 ~ Gail’s 2013 Spirit Ride

I’m rather liking the images from my X-Pro1. The latest firmware 3.0 has come a long way in improving the focusing issue this camera has. Is it perfect, not yet, but it is a lot more enjoyable to use. This weekend I photographed a event for Gail’s Harley Davidson in Grandview MO. The event is called the Spirit Ride 2013 and benefits our War Vets. All the riders meets at Gail’s, once everyone arrives they head out to the LibertyRead more

Fuji X-Pro1 and Downtown Kansas City

Saturday I photographed a event for Gail’s Harley Davidson, and the 2013 Spirit Ride held at the National World War One Museum at the Liberty Memorial in downtown Kansas City. The Museum has the best view of the City Skyline, I just had to take a few minutes and capture some images before I left. This is 5 images photo merged in Photoshop. The images are JPEG’s straight out of the camera with no adjustments at all. I love myRead more

Fuji Announces X-Pro1 Firmware update for improved autofocus!

Pretty excited about this. Here’s the notice from Fuji: Here’s the information: When: 23rd July firmware update: What: FUJIFILM X-Pro1 Ver.3.00, FUJIFILM X-E1 Ver.2.00 1. Improvement of AF speed. Improves AF speed on all existing XF lenses, thanks to the updated algorithm throughout the full range of focal length. Lenses covered: XF14mm F2.8 R XF18mmF2 R XF35mmF1.4 R XF60mmF2.4 R Macro XF18-55mmF2.8-4 R LM OIS NOTES: The AF Speed on the XF55-200mmF3.5-4.8 R MS OIS lens has been alreadyRead more

Mr Bean

I’m so far behind on blogging but wanted to post a quick image of our Mr. Cocoa Bean. Such a good and faithful friend. We love watching him as he looks out the window. He has no desire to go out or he would ask, he just likes looking out the window watching all the activity. Have a great weekend everyone.Read more

Chicago – X-Pro1 samples

Had a busy week in Chicago, I was hoping to get out at night but it was cold with heavy rain and lightning. Here’s a few images from the plane. I have a wedding this weekend so expect another post soon. Here’s a image leaving Kansas City around 6am. X-Pro1, 35mm, F/1.4 Arriving in Chicago Midway Airport X-Pro1, Samyang 14mm F/2.8 Fish Eye Traffic on I-55, found the traffic a bit stressful. Speed limits 55, everyone is doing 70 orRead more

X-Pro1 ~ Thoughts from a recent senior session

I’m into week two with my new Fuji X-Pro1 and find it a welcomed addition to my camera gear. Quirky is the word that continues to stick in my mind. I’m having a love hate relationship thing happening. I’m seeing the same pattern with this camera that I had with my new Canon 1D Mark III and some L lenses. It took a little bit of time getting use to the 1D’s weight, specially after carrying it for several hours.Read more

X-Pro1 ~ Senior Session with Mack

All of these images was taken with the Fuji X-Pro1, Fuji 35mm F/1.4 Lens. Session started around 5pm, all natural light. Soon I’ll post the rest of the session from images taken using the Canon 1D Mark III and off camera flash. Camera – X-Pro1 Lens Samyang 8mm Fish EyeRead more

Fuji X-Pro1 sample images, first imressions

Here’s just a few images I’ve captured since receiving my new Fuji X-Pro1. I wanted to capture images just like I do with my other camera’s, not planned, just taken at the moment. Following my usual editing rule’s, I spend no more then 1 minute per image. Most of these where processed in less then 30 seconds. I’m not going to elaborate yet on this camera, it’s to early. So far I am quite pleased with the images. In theRead more

Spring is just days away

Well it’s been a unusual winter in Missouri, in the fact that we haven’t this much snow in more years then I can count. Our boys are more then ready for the pool to open but that’s still a few months off. I love the picture of out Yellow Lab and the blue ball, His eyes are pinned to that ball in true retriever fashion. You can just hear him screaming PLAY BALL! Soon my friend, soon.Read more