Post series FujiFilm Finepix X100

The X100 is a fixed-lens compact camera made by FujiFilm. It revolutionised the camera market when it was released in 2011 and I bought mine in early 2012. Thes posts relate to this camera.

  • Nico and Mark from Say Hello in Berlin

    WordCamp Europe in Berlin

    Photos from the annual WordPress conference – the biggest in the world in 2019.

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  • Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, Berlin

    Amongst the memorial stones

    A series of unposed photos amongst the stelae of the famous Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin.

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  • Gwatt nature reserve, Thun

    Gwatt nature reserve, Thun

    I just came across a short film I made in January and posted to YouTube at the time. Filmed with my X100 and edited quickly in iMovie, it shows the publicly accessible lake-shore nature reserve at Gwatt, some fifteen minutes’ drive from home.

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  • In praise of rangefinder cameras

    I first tried a rangefinder camera – one with a little glass window in the corner of the camera – back in 2007. I found an Olympus 35 RC at a camera fair for about Fr. 20 and tried it out on a trip to London. I liked the feeling of using it, but it was […]

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  • Keep It Simple workshop

    The idea behind the workshop I ran in Zurich a few weeks ago was to get away from lugging around loads of lighting gear and heavy camera equipment. I hadn’t done an extensive portrait session with my Fujifilm X100 and I arranged this workshop so that I and other users of smaller cameras could give […]

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  • PocketWizard Mini TT1 and Fujifilm X100

    In preparation for this weekend’s portrait meetup, I did a little research on using my PocketWizard Mini TT1 and Flex TT5 to take photos with my Fujifilm X100 and Nikon SB-900. I didn’t expect the setup to allow TTL flash, and I was correct: this isn’t possible. It is, however, possible to use the PocketWizard […]

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  • Leila Licks, MFO park photo workshop

    “Keep It Simple” portrait meetup

    It’s been a while since my last photo workshop and so it’s definitely time for another! I’ve spent a lot of time over the past year getting used to a simpler workflow and getting used to my Fuji X100 and since doing so, I’ve constantly been reminded how easier and how much more fun it […]

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  • Travelling light

    I was planning on writing a nice, long blog post when I returned from Yorkshire a couple of weeks ago about travelling light as a photographer. Despite the fact that David beat me to it when he got back from Cuba, I’ll add my own thoughts. I now honestly feel for the people I see lugging […]

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  • Point and shoot (or as near as it gets)

    Back at the end of 2010, I began a much-researched hunt for a new camera; the successor to the D80 which had served me well until then. As part of my research, I’d looked at small interchangeable lens cameras like the GF1 and Olympus PEN, but had decided against them due to the (for me) […]

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