A few months ago, Fujifilm had a big sale of lenses and gear, with some drastic discounts like the famous XF35mm F1.4 lens. Although I couldn’t take advantage of the discounts in the US, I was able to get this lens for a similar price in the local Fujifilm distributor (which I had no clue existed). […]
Almost two years ago I pulled the trigger on an X-E2 with the XF18-55mm F2.8-4 kit, and a XF27mm F2.8. Interestingly, I have never found a good review of the XF27mm lens, not then, not now. I decided to deliver some justice, and review this unsung gem of the Fujifilm lineup.
The Domke F-5XB (700-52A) is a very popular bag with photographers and it’s a perfect fit for shooting with a minimalistic setup. It’s very well built and has a “no bullshit” philosophy that’s perfect for grab and go shooting. I have used this bag for a year now, and it’s the perfect time to share my thoughts on […]
What does happiness signify to you, I asked him, if it isn’t based on wealth and comfort? “Happiness for me is a combination of feeling good about myself and having love,” he said. “And to feel good about myself, I have to do things that convince me I deserve it.” (…) “The point is, even […]
The Mirrorless Mover 30i is Think Tank Photo’s roomiest bag in the Mirrorless Mover line. It’s also my first ever Think Tank Photo bag. Two years after I first got it, I finally managed to sit down and write a review of it for my use case of photo and video work.
While chatting about life and meaning with my still blog-less friend Pedro, I recalled the “famous” quote which according to most of the internet was written by Bukowksi in a letter: My dear, Find what you love and let it kill you. Let it drain from you your all. Let it cling onto your back […]
Some time ago I was doing some hacking for Chamilo LMS (a Free Software E-Learning system) which uses a classic web environment consisting of Apache + PHP + MySQL. Setting this up in GNU/Linux is trivial, but a MacBook with OSX (now macOS) is a different story. After some trial and error, I settled on a pure Homebrew installation and decided to write […]