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Fujinon GF30mm f/3.5 R WR first look preview – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

Fujinon GF30mm f/3.5 R WR first look preview – jonasrask|photography Oh my how the world has changed since my latest blogpost. It seems like forever ago, when in reality it was just 4 months ago. CoVid19 pandemic is still running its course, and things will not be back to normal anytime soon. My day job as a healthcare professional has of course been taking a lot of my time these past months, but that has however gone back to normal.But…

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Fujifilm X-T4 first look preview – Closer to technical bliss. – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

Fujifilm X-T4 first look preview – Closer to technical bliss. – jonasrask|photography In what has become the most busy “review/preview” winter I’ve ever had, the time has now come to look at the brand new Fujifilm X-T4. Fujifilm has been on a serious releasing spree this winter, and since writing my mammoth run-through of the X-Pro3 which I was very close to the development of, they have put out an insane amount of products in the course of just 3 months.…

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Fujifilm X100V first look preview – The desert island camera – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

Fujifilm X100V first look preview – The desert island camera – jonasrask|photography In what seems like a never-ending spree of new releases from Fujifilm this winter-season, today they announced the newest iteration of the iconic and beloved X100 series, The X100V X100V – F/4 – 1/500s – ISO800 I still remember that day back in 2011. That day where I went into a local photostore here in Aarhus, and impulse purchased my X100 camera. At the time I had a…

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The Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO Review – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

The Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO Review – jonasrask|photography Today Laowa released their newest offering for mirrorless camera systems. The Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO. I was so fortunate to be sent a copy late November 2019 to test out a bit and give my thoughts on.Now, I’m NOT a macro photographer. I don’t do that kind of photography much. I don’t have the fancy ring lights, I don’t have fancy turn-around-lenses-and-mount-them rigs. I don’t particularly…

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The Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO Review – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

The Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO Review – jonasrask|photography Today Laowa released their newest offering for mirrorless camera systems. The Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO. I was so fortunate to be sent a copy late November 2019 to test out a bit and give my thoughts on.Now, I’m NOT a macro photographer. I don’t do that kind of photography much. I don’t have the fancy ring lights, I don’t have fancy turn-around-lenses-and-mount-them rigs. I don’t particularly…

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The 7artisans 35mm f/1.2 review – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

The 7artisans 35mm f/1.2 review – jonasrask|photography Hey! So it’s been a long time since I did a little writeup on anything other than Fujifilm gear, but that is about to change!Last month saw the launch of the Fujifilm X-Pro3, which I had been very much involved in, and as a result I have been insanely busy doing all sorts of fun stuff because of that particular launch. The Pro3 should be making its way out into the hands of…

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The 7artisans 35mm f/1.2 review – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

The 7artisans 35mm f/1.2 review – jonasrask|photography Hey! So it’s been a long time since I did a little writeup on anything other than Fujifilm gear, but that is about to change!Last month saw the launch of the Fujifilm X-Pro3, which I had been very much involved in, and as a result I have been insanely busy doing all sorts of fun stuff because of that particular launch. The Pro3 should be making its way out into the hands of…

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X-Pro3 – Vintage’d – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

X-Pro3 – Vintage’d – jonasrask|photography As has become customary on this site of mine, I always end up writing a little about using vintage lenses on the newly released Fujifilm gear. With the release of the X-Pro3, this is no different! – In fact with the X-Pro3 I feel that it’s more relevant than ever since Fujifilm put some nice little features in the camera to aid in using our manual focus glass. Be they vintage or modern.I love to…

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X-Pro3 – Vintage’d – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

X-Pro3 – Vintage’d – jonasrask|photography As has become customary on this site of mine, I always end up writing a little about using vintage lenses on the newly released Fujifilm gear. With the release of the X-Pro3, this is no different! – In fact with the X-Pro3 I feel that it’s more relevant than ever since Fujifilm put some nice little features in the camera to aid in using our manual focus glass. Be they vintage or modern.I love to…

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X-Pro3 – A different breed – First look extensive preview – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

X-Pro3 – A different breed – First look extensive preview – jonasrask|photography FINALLY! That is about all I can say. Finally the cat is out of the bag. I know that the general public got a good preview of the X-Pro3 at the development announcement in Shibuya back in September. But now I can finally share my story about the magnificent X-Pro3 with you all.Truth is that I was introduced to this camera more than a year ago. Or, at…

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X-Pro3 – A different breed – First look extensive preview – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

X-Pro3 – A different breed – First look extensive preview – jonasrask|photography FINALLY! That is about all I can say. Finally the cat is out of the bag. I know that the general public got a good preview of the X-Pro3 at the development announcement in Shibuya back in September. But now I can finally share my story about the magnificent X-Pro3 with you all.Truth is that I was introduced to this camera more than a year ago. Or, at…

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Laowa 17mm f/4 GFX review – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

Laowa 17mm f/4 GFX review – jonasrask|photography In March 2018 I reviewed the Laowa C-Dreamer 9mm f/2.8 for the Fujifilm X system. If you havn’t already, then you can read about it HERE. A lot of things have happened since then in Fujifilm land, especially in the GFX department.The widest lens available natively by Fujifilm is the amazing 23mm f/4 which I wrote about HERE after taking it to Iceland. So when Laowa announced the 17mm f/4 development almost at the…

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Laowa 17mm f/4 GFX review – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

Laowa 17mm f/4 GFX review – jonasrask|photography In March 2018 I reviewed the Laowa C-Dreamer 9mm f/2.8 for the Fujifilm X system. If you havn’t already, then you can read about it HERE. A lot of things have happened since then in Fujifilm land, especially in the GFX department.The widest lens available natively by Fujifilm is the amazing 23mm f/4 which I wrote about HERE after taking it to Iceland. So when Laowa announced the 17mm f/4 development almost at the…

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Fujinon XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR first look preview – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

Fujinon XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR first look preview – jonasrask|photography Fujifilm didn’t just release the GF50mm f/3.5 today which I wrote about HERE, they also released a little something for the X-series. I remember back in may 2018 when I took the X-T100 with me to Crete to do the whole brochure imagery for Fujifilm. They had a wishlist of very specific lenses that they wanted me to test out on the camera. Among the listed lenses was…

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Fujinon XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR first look preview – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

Fujinon XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR first look preview – jonasrask|photography Fujifilm didn’t just release the GF50mm f/3.5 today which I wrote about HERE, they also released a little something for the X-series. I remember back in may 2018 when I took the X-T100 with me to Crete to do the whole brochure imagery for Fujifilm. They had a wishlist of very specific lenses that they wanted me to test out on the camera. Among the listed lenses was…

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Fujinon GF 50mm f/3.5 first look preview – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

Fujinon GF 50mm f/3.5 first look preview – jonasrask|photography This is not a review. Well, actually it is. It’s the same as it has always been, but as someone in an internet forum recently made me aware, “A hotel staff member can’t review the hotel he works for”.  I have never hid the fact that I was deeply involved with Fujifilm, nor that my views were obviously biassed because of said relationship.So, now my reviews will be labeled “first look…

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Fujinon GF 50mm f/3.5 first look preview – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

Fujinon GF 50mm f/3.5 first look preview – jonasrask|photography This is not a review. Well, actually it is. It’s the same as it has always been, but as someone in an internet forum recently made me aware, “A hotel staff member can’t review the hotel he works for”.  I have never hid the fact that I was deeply involved with Fujifilm, nor that my views were obviously biassed because of said relationship.So, now my reviews will be labeled “first look…

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Nikon Z6 and Z7 Eye Autofocus Tests Reveal Struggles with Front-Focus – Photography Article

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OtRTCMr7rK0] Chris Niccolls and Jordan Drake of DPReviewTV recently took the new Nikon Eye Autofocus firmware for a spin to see how it performs in the real world. But rather than comparing it directly to Sony and Canon, they wanted to put the firmware through its paces all on its own using both the more affordable Nikon Z6 and the high-res Nikon Z7. Overall, Niccolls’ evaluation tracks with everything else we’ve heard, and it goes something like this: This…

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Less Than 1% of People Can Ace This Color Test – Photography Article

How do you think your perception of color stacks up against the general public? If you’re a photographer, have your eyes been trained to perceive color better than the average person? Here’s a short and sweet test that can help you find out. The UK-based vision care company Lenstore has created an online test of 10 questions that challenges your ability to differentiate between shades of color. It’s a challenging test: of the thousands of people tested early on, less…

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