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X Series 04 | 2014

Posted on February 11, 2014

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Time flies by. I can’t believe we’re already in mid February with Valentine’s around the corner. This year I’m putting on the apron and I’m cooking an early dinner for us [readers of this blog will surely know Isabel by now]. What to cook? I really don’t know but I’mm thinking churasco which is skirt steak alongside some kind of potato puree but I’m not sure. To be honest, I feel like going lite as we’re heading out to a lounge near our apartment to listen to jazz and have some cocktails. I smell a Valentine’s photo essay coming soon. Cheers.

 

captured with the Fuji X100 LE

 
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Behind the Shadow of Wisdom

Posted on February 7, 2014

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Fuji xpro1, xe1, x100s, x100,フジ, ストリート撮影, 抽象的な写真撮影, 風景写真, イベント写真撮影, 検討, 第一印象, 写真撮影を散歩, XF18〜5ミリメートル, XF 18-55mm, otografia astratta,fotografia di strada, fotografia di paesaggio,fotografia di eventi, prime impressioni, passeggiare fotografia,rivedere, fotografía abstracta, fotografía de la calle, fotografía de paisaje,fotografía de eventos, primeras impresiones,abstracte fotografie,straatfotografie, landschaps fotografie,event fotografie,eerste indrukken,wandelen fotografie, beoordelen, photographie abstraite, la photographie de rue, la photographie de paysage, la photographie d'événement, premières impressions, flâner photographie, revoir, 抽象摄影, 街头摄影,风景摄影,活动摄影,第一印象,漫步摄影,审查 抽象攝影,街頭攝影,風景攝影,活動攝影,第一印象,漫步攝影, 審查, kaganapan photography, unang impression, maglakad-lakad photography, suriin,abstrakte Fotografie, street photography, Landschaftsfotografie,Event-Fotografie,ersten Eindrücke, Flanieren Fotografie,Bewertung,Sāra phōṭōgrāphī, Saṛaka phōṭōgrāphī, Paridr̥śya phōṭōgrāphī, Ghaṭanā phōṭōgrāphī, Pahalī chāpōṁ, Phōṭōgrāphī ṭahalanē,Kī samīkṣā abstrakt fotografi, street photography, landskap fotografi, händelse fotografering,första intryck, promenera fotografi,granska ,Curukkam pukaippaṭam eṭuttal,Teru pukaippaṭam eṭuttal,Iyaṟkai pukaippaṭam,Nikaḻvu pukaippaṭam eṭuttal,Mutal aḻuttaṅkaḷiṉ, , Pukaippaṭam eṭuttal ulāvu, Paricīlaṉai, otografia abstrata, fotografia de rua,fotografia de paisagem,fotografia de eventos, primeiras impressões,passear fotografia,rever,nhiếp ảnh trừu tượng,nhiếp ảnh đường phố,chụp ảnh phong cảnh,chụp ảnh sự kiện,ấn tượng đầu tiên,đi dạo chụp ảnh,xem xét,abstrakti valokuvaus,katuvalokuvauksesta,maisemakuvaukseen,tapahtuma valokuvaus,ensivaikutelma,kävellä valokuvaus,lue kuvat,görüntüler,изображения,bilder, zdjęcia,vaizdai,billeder, imagenes, images, afbeeldingen,mga larawan,Bilder,dluab,képek,immagini,画像,이미지,imagens,imagini,ภาพ, зображення,hình ảnh, abstract photography, street photography, landscape photography, event photography, first impressions, stroll photography, review, portraits done with xe1,fuji x100 documentary photography,fuji xpro1 documentary photography, Fuji Special Edition, X100 LE, Black

 

I told myself this year would be different.  I would be more proactive with my photography and redesign my own path. Is that even possible? Are we so entrenched on gear to have missed the most important aspect of what photography is all about. I think so. Lots of thinking to do but in the mean time I’ll dedicate this picture  to my newly “inspired eye.”

 

captured with the Fuji X100 LE

Damn Car

Posted on January 28, 2014

  So far so good. The more I play with Aperture the more I fall in love with and its no nonsense approach towards organizing and processing. This love affair has even affected my usage of Photo Mechanics – one less app in the workflow. There is nothing wrong with PM as but I just don’t need at the time. If you’re like St. Thomas, you must see to believe, then don’t take my word for it. Import some gigs into Aperture and import the same amount of gigs into PM and you’ll see how Aperture takes it. What the hell, yup. I’m on a 2013 13′ MBA and its been my experience so far. So there goes that app for me. I’ll keep…

Aperture 3 and X-series: a new beginning

Posted on January 27, 2014

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Fuji xpro1, xe1, x100s, x100,フジ, ストリート撮影, 抽象的な写真撮影, 風景写真, イベント写真撮影, 検討, 第一印象, 写真撮影を散歩, XF18〜5ミリメートル, XF 18-55mm, otografia astratta,fotografia di strada, fotografia di paesaggio,fotografia di eventi, prime impressioni, passeggiare fotografia,rivedere, fotografía abstracta, fotografía de la calle, fotografía de paisaje,fotografía de eventos, primeras impresiones,abstracte fotografie,straatfotografie, landschaps fotografie,event fotografie,eerste indrukken,wandelen fotografie, beoordelen, photographie abstraite, la photographie de rue, la photographie de paysage, la photographie d'événement, premières impressions, flâner photographie, revoir, 抽象摄影, 街头摄影,风景摄影,活动摄影,第一印象,漫步摄影,审查 抽象攝影,街頭攝影,風景攝影,活動攝影,第一印象,漫步攝影, 審查, kaganapan photography, unang impression, maglakad-lakad photography, suriin,abstrakte Fotografie, street photography, Landschaftsfotografie,Event-Fotografie,ersten Eindrücke, Flanieren Fotografie,Bewertung,Sāra phōṭōgrāphī, Saṛaka phōṭōgrāphī, Paridr̥śya phōṭōgrāphī, Ghaṭanā phōṭōgrāphī, Pahalī chāpōṁ, Phōṭōgrāphī ṭahalanē,Kī samīkṣā abstrakt fotografi, street photography, landskap fotografi, händelse fotografering,första intryck, promenera fotografi,granska ,Curukkam pukaippaṭam eṭuttal,Teru pukaippaṭam eṭuttal,Iyaṟkai pukaippaṭam,Nikaḻvu pukaippaṭam eṭuttal,Mutal aḻuttaṅkaḷiṉ, , Pukaippaṭam eṭuttal ulāvu, Paricīlaṉai, otografia abstrata, fotografia de rua,fotografia de paisagem,fotografia de eventos, primeiras impressões,passear fotografia,rever,nhiếp ảnh trừu tượng,nhiếp ảnh đường phố,chụp ảnh phong cảnh,chụp ảnh sự kiện,ấn tượng đầu tiên,đi dạo chụp ảnh,xem xét,abstrakti valokuvaus,katuvalokuvauksesta,maisemakuvaukseen,tapahtuma valokuvaus,ensivaikutelma,kävellä valokuvaus,lue kuvat,görüntüler,изображения,bilder, zdjęcia,vaizdai,billeder, imagenes, images, afbeeldingen,mga larawan,Bilder,dluab,képek,immagini,画像,이미지,imagens,imagini,ภาพ, зображення,hình ảnh, abstract photography, street photography, landscape photography, event photography, first impressions, stroll photography, review, portraits done with xe1,fuji x100 documentary photography,fuji xpro1 documentary photography, Fuji Special Edition, X100 LE, Black

 

I have been playing with Apple’s Aperture 3 for a few days and and so far I’m very impressed with all the features this digital asset management application currently has that I actually use. Keyword being “use“. I actually started my digital photography adventures with Aperture four years ago but I then got seduced by the bandwagon of photographers that use the defact application of Lightroom. I used LR3 for several years and just recently updated my libraries to LR5 but still something was amiss and that was all the tight integration that Aperture has with its built in tools for editing, sharing, displaying, book creatiion and more.

X Series 03 | 2014

Posted on January 23, 2014

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X marks the Spot

Its easy to get lost in the all the hoopla of new camera and lens releases. I see the news and read all the posts and for sure its quite interesting and jaw dropping, c’mon who wouldn’t want a new 56mm 1.2 R. But in all that news, one can’t forget what one has. I’ve said before and I’ll say it again the X100LE doesn’t cease to amaze me. The more I shoot with it the more I love it. I have yet to try its high flash sync speeds in the studio but I have a shoot coming soon that I’m sure I’ll get to put it through its paces.

X Series 01 | 2014

Posted on January 6, 2014

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Welcome to my X Series Project for 2014 shot exclusively with the Fuji X100 LE & Fuji X-Pro 1. This project will serve as a visual journal as it documents my photographic journey in 2014. Its rekindling the love affair with photography and creating that vision, seeing the through mundane and creating something.

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With that said, it all begins today. I told a friend recently to forget about his doubts about his photography and just concentrate on himself and create for himself and that’s exactly what I plan to do this year with this series.

When you think about it there is so much photography all around us from our loved ones, to our surroundings, just about everywhere. Every time I think about this I remember one of my favorite quotes from Ansel Adams:

You don’t make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved.”


all images captured with the Fuji X100 LE

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