Month: September 2020

Fujifilm & Vintage lenses: X-E3 & Helios 44M

I’m trying out the 30-year-old Helios 44M 58mm f/2 manual lens on my Fujifilm X-E3. Can you say bokeh?

A new acquaintance – Fujifilm X-E3 & XF 27mm f/2.8

I’ve just sold off the Fujifilm X-T30 with the 18-55mm kit lens and the Fujinon XF 16mm f/2.8 to slim down my gear. I used that money to…

Cold swims as meditation – part 1

This strange summer, with a pandemic, social distancing, and all-over strange vibe, come mid-August, I realized I’d only been swimming two times, and both times were in my…

Red Badge Diaries- First impressions of XF 16-55mm f/2.8

These are my first impressions of the newly acquired Fujinon XF 16-55mm f/2.8, my first Red Badge lens from Fujifilm. Introduction I consider myself to be a prime…