Fuji gets so much right and, in some ways, so much better than others. Fuji cameras just “are”, and I will not move on beyond X-Pro3 because that camera and my older bodies will give me A2 or A1 prints at a push which is all I can ask for.
Posts by David A.:
I have visited La Alhambra many times over the past 20 years as a tourist, artist, photographer, photo tour guide, wedding photographer, concert goer and just as a lover of the palace.
This set of photographs is a personal “interpretation” based on my very first visit and memories, which were a huge pool of golden light bathing the entire place.
When photography first appeared, statements were made that ‘painting was dead’ and there would only be photography. Well, as we know, painting lived lives. If it had not survived, many artists from Monet to Picasso and onwards would possibly have never put paint to canvas or board, and they were photographed and used photography. When […]
I remember vividly the day my photography tutor gave me a Pentax Spotmatic to take some photographs for a project. It was like being given new eyes, after box brownie, Instamatic and Salina Paulette, it was a revelation that I could actually see what I was photographing in real time and what seemed like 3D […]
Like many photographers ‘of a generation’, when I began using cameras, they used 120, 5×4 and 35mm. Over my photographic exploration, I used cameras from all the usual suspects and all the formats. I always had a liking for rangefinder cameras, and the Fuji 6×4.5, 6×7, and 6×9 cameras were wonderful. In 1999 I bought […]
From mystic alchemic art to film, from film to digital, and then to mobile phones. What’s next in this continuous process of democratising Photography?
The need for a camera bag became an obsessional desire to find the perfect one. Flight, cases, Pelican cases, too many Billingham’s to remember. The TOG could well be the best bag I have tried.
My journey in photography began in the late 1950’s with a Kodak box Brownie, and in the next 50/60 years encompassed just about every make and type of camera. I photographed cars, planes, trains, musicians and cakes for money and fun, I traveled in Europe for travel companies and shot fashion in Paris and photographed […]