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Difference Between Preset and Style – Capture One?

Anyone coming over from Lightroom to Capture One would be confused about the two terms used in Capture: Preset and Style. What is the difference between Preset and Style in Capture One? Well it is different so here it is... Preset - Capture One Preset in Capture One...

Battery Management Tips

Whenever I buy any camera or gear that uses batteries I always buy extra batteries for it, no matter how good the storage capacity or rating of it would be. And with all the batteries, I then label them in numbers. Am I just being OCD or is there some method to my...

Secret Macro Camera – X100V

Ever since I bought a Fujifilm X100v I've been impressed by this little compact power house that is the FUJIFILM X100V. One of the things I really love about the camera is its ability to get really close to the subject and the pictures you get are macro level. It just...

What is the ‘Clanking’ sound from your FUJIFILM lens?

What's that sound? This is pretty scary if you don't know what you are dealing with! First time I heard this "clanking" sound from your FUJIFILM lens..I was concerned that I had been scammed as I had just bought the XF50-140mm F2.8 lens from another person as a used...

Fujifilm X-PRO3 – OVF or EVF

In this post, I want to share some of the key differences between the Optical Viewfinder (OVF) aka Rangefinder and Electronic Viewfinder of the Fujifilm X-Pro3. Thanks to Fujifilm Australia for letting me borrow this camera for sometime but when I was considering what...

Macro Photography with MCEX-11 & MCEX-16 Extension Tubes

  Macro photography is a one of the photography genres that is quite exciting and rewarding as it gives us opportunity to see the things with a whole new perspective. Things that we often miss suddenly become much more noticable with macro photography. However to...

Fujifilm X-T4 ALL Film Simulations

  Fujifilm Cameras inherit a great bit of history from the 35mm Film days when there were different films available that will give you different looks and results based on your selection. With Fujifilm's X-Series range, you find many of these films now included...

Low Light IBIS Performance Fujifilm X-T4

Finally in this latest camera by Fujifilm we now have 5-axis In Body Image Stablisation (IBIS) which means that you can get a lot more steady handheld shots in low light or night scenes. I decided to test this capability of the X-T4's IBIS as I know that I'm quite...

Unboxing Fujifilm X-T4

Earlier this May, Fujifilm released these next flagship camera X-T4 with the rumoured articulating screen and In Body Image Stablisation (IBIS).  I reached out to Fujifilm Australia to request if a review unit could be sent to me for testing and review. Sure, enough...

Photography Projects at Home

facebooktwitterpinterestinstagramAs we adjust to this different way of life, in isolation there are still many ways to keep your creativity inspired and use your camera. When I started off with my camera there were many things I used to do at home to practice and get...

Featured Instagram Photographer – @Sutto007

sutto007 Michael Sutton In this post continuing on the series, I will feature a local talented photographer from Sydney's one of most famous beaches - Cronulla Beach. He is an early bird that catches the most amazing sunrise shots.Michael Sutton has a beautiful series...
FUJIFILM – How to find shutter count?

FUJIFILM – How to find shutter count?

You are interested in finding your FUJIFILM Camera's shutter count for two reasons - you are curious for your own self or you are buying/selling a camera so you want to know/advertise how used it is. When buying a used camera you'd want to go for lowest shutter count...

SAVE your X-T4 with BC-W235

SAVE your X-T4 with BC-W235

FUJIFILM X-T4 comes with a USB-C power adapter and USB-C cable that let's you charge the battery using the camera body itself. However to charge your camera you're going to have to: plug it in close to an outlet (as the cable is very short)run an extension cord and...

Featured Instagram Photographer – @Sutto007

Featured Instagram Photographer – @Sutto007

sutto007 Michael Sutton In this post continuing on the series, I will feature a local talented photographer from Sydney's one of most famous beaches - Cronulla Beach. He is an early bird that catches the most amazing sunrise shots.Michael Sutton has a beautiful series...

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Featured Instagram Photograph @_marcelsiebert

Featured Instagram Photograph @_marcelsiebert

_marcelsiebert Marcel Siebert   I discovered @_marcelsiebert while browsing through some of the photos of #germany and quickly looked at his account. WOW...I was blown away with some of the most epic landscapes and travel images that Marcel has captured and...

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Fujifilm X-T4 Review

Fujifilm X-T4 Review

What's New? Let's start with what's new with this camera and then we will dive into the details. In this newest camera by Fujifilm, the X-T4 brings with it some new features that will please some crowds while upsetting others. One thing is for sure that Fujifilm are...

Capture One Tips for ex-LR Users

Capture One Tips for ex-LR Users

Capture One Pro/Express can be quite intimidating at first, especially if you are coming from using Adobe Lightroom. In this post (and video below) I hope to bridge this gap. You will hopefully find after reading this post and watching the video, that Capture One is...

Unboxing Fujifilm X-T4

Unboxing Fujifilm X-T4

Earlier this May, Fujifilm released these next flagship camera X-T4 with the rumoured articulating screen and In Body Image Stablisation (IBIS).  I reached out to Fujifilm Australia to request if a review unit could be sent to me for testing and review. Sure, enough...

How to use Canon Lens on Fujifilm Camera?

How to use Canon Lens on Fujifilm Camera?

If you have switched or are considering switching from a Canon DSLR system to a Fujifilm X series cameras, you should consider holding on to some of your favourite Canon EF lens unless you need the money. Or you may be wondering can i use canon lens on fujifilm...

HSL Panel – The Most Misunderstood in Lightroom

HSL Panel – The Most Misunderstood in Lightroom

The HSL Panel in Lightroom is probably the least used and most misunderstood panel in the Develop module. However if you know the power of this panel you can really achieve some specific edits. Change Selective Colour You can change one selective colour using the...

Lightroom CC/6 – Free HDR Presets

Lightroom CC/6 – Free HDR Presets

With the recent release of Lightroom CC or 6, I have retested my most popular and still Free HDR presets for Lightroom. Here are some of the before and after shots processed in Lightroom CC with these presets Punchy HDR My very first and most popular HDR preset for...

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Polarr Photo Editor – A Free Alternative to Lightroom

Back in 2015 when Polarr Photo Editor was just getting started, they reached out to me to discuss converting some of my Lightroom Presets into their Filters. The conversation was going for a bit but then they changed direction and put the collaboration on hold. Since...

Remo Recover

The challenge with the digital age of photos is that you can lose them just as easily as you captured them. An accidental delete or format of your SD Card can wipe out those precious memories from the night out with friends, the summer vacation or even more precious...

Macro Photography with MCEX-11 & MCEX-16 Extension Tubes

  Macro photography is a one of the photography genres that is quite exciting and rewarding as it gives us opportunity to see the things with a whole new perspective. Things that we often miss suddenly become much more noticable with macro photography. However to...

Luminar a powerful Lightroom Alternative

Luminar is a photo editing software by Skylum Software and has grown over the years to become real competititor to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. From one perspective, it is more than what Lightroom can do alone and provides many more features, while from another...

Cheap Gear Carry Case Review

While there are many expensive options available out there for Gear Cases most are targetted towards pro photographers but what about us enthusiasts and hobbists? We also want our gear to be safe and protected. The most common brand for gear cases is Pelican and they...

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