Category Archives: Equipment

LEE Filters Grand Tour

About LEE Filters LEE Filters are a UK based company in Andover Hampshire. They are the leading producer of top quality photographic filters for professionals and enthusiast photographers worldwide. They also produce lighting gels and filters  for the film industry including Panavision and many others. For an in-depth look at LEE Filters and their core…

Fuji X-T2

Fuji X-T2 Review It doesn’t seem that long ago that I was reviewing a year as custodian of the cherished and much loved Fujifilm X-T1 (aka Thunderbird 1) compact systems camera (CSC). My praises were based solely on the user experience of what was then the flagship Fuji – and undoubtably their jewel in the…

Is it good to upgrade?

It’s just over six months since I highlighted the virtues and fun of using the Fujifilm X series camera and a whole year since I first took ownership of the flagship XT1 model. This month’s post is in the form of a user update with a strong photographic message buried within. You may remember, I…

Thunderbird One!

The FAB Thunderbird One! It’s been about 6 months now since taking possession of the Fuji XT1, affectionately nicknamed ‘Thunderbird One’ in our household. (If you get the analogy it probably says more about your age than you would like to admit.) This is not a technical review of the Fujifilm XT1; you will have…

ND Filter Accuracy

Being used to hosting a regular program of workshops in the south of England and in particular Dorset, I find myself regularly tutoring photographers in the art and craft of using neutral density (ND) filters. For anyone who is unfamiliar with how or why neutral density filters can be useful for landscape photography, please see…