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Tips and experiences using the Fuji X-Series
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Focus Peaking Part 1: Fuji Xpro1 and Voigtländer 35mm f2.5 Color Skopar. George Greenlee

Focus Peaking Part 1: Fuji Xpro1 and Voigtländer 35mm f2.5 Color Skopar. George Greenlee | Wideanglecafe: The Sato Table | Scoop.it
Fuji released version 3.0 of the Xpro1 firmware and,  as promised, it provides the much awaited focus peak highlight feature. I have been looking forward to this release as I wanted a more effectiv...
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Editing - Preparing for an exhibition

I am hectically preparing for a solo exhibition here in France which will commence on August 24th.  It is amazing how much work there is  to do to get an exhibition off the ground. Site visits to u...
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There is no rocket science just grim determination to ensure the best work survives

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The changing face of China - X100s work out: George Greenlee

The changing face of China - X100s work out: George Greenlee | Wideanglecafe: The Sato Table | Scoop.it
I am back from Nanjing for about a week now and have been chasing my tail trying to catch up on things, so my apologies for the radio silence. I have had a fascination with China for many years and...
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The AF worked flawlessly, but it was the metering that really blew me away

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Parcours London

Parcours London | Wideanglecafe: The Sato Table | Scoop.it
Photos by George Greenlee (by George61d)
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freezing the motion just did not work, so I dragged the shutter and panned with the motion. 

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Taming the shrew: Experiences Using The Fujinon XF60mm

Taming the shrew: Experiences Using The Fujinon XF60mm | Wideanglecafe: The Sato Table | Scoop.it
The XF 60MM lens has a bad rap. Reviews around the web will tell you that its sharper than a scorned woman’s tongue, but slower to focus in low light than a politician is in making a decision...
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A city at sleep

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Cork city, at 5am. Irelands second largest city. A ghost town, I walked for over 30 mins before meeting another person. Patrick Street was empty, there wasn’t  even a bus at the station. But ...
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The outstanding high iso capabilities of the X-Pro1, coupled with the 18mm lens and no mirror, makes for easy hand held photography in very low light.

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Professional wedding photography with the Fuji X-E1 and X-Pro 1

Professional wedding photography with the Fuji X-E1 and X-Pro 1 | Wideanglecafe: The Sato Table | Scoop.it
Big weddings, small cameras. Here are the pro tips you need to survive. (@tmjackson X-Pro 1 + Fuji X-E1 ;) Nikons in the bag for tough stuff but the Fujis work well.
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Photo Essay: The Changing Face of China

Photo Essay: The Changing Face of China | Wideanglecafe: The Sato Table | Scoop.it
Nanjing, is a fun and vibrant place to be.  While it is China in all it glory, the artefacts of western culture and globalisation are every where to be seen on the main streets. Jeans, t-shirts and...
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This is the full photo essay from my last trip to China. All shots taken on the X100s

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Studio Lighting: Scaramouche Ice cream

Studio Lighting: Scaramouche Ice cream | Wideanglecafe: The Sato Table | Scoop.it
A friend of mine recently launched an Artisan Ice Cream company and it is really taking off for him at the moment. No doubt the hot weather helps, but the real attractions are the way the ice cream...
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The X-Pro 1 is a class machine for this type of setup, but please let me change the focus point in magnification mode

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A walk on the wide side.....

A walk on the wide side..... | Wideanglecafe: The Sato Table | Scoop.it
...or how I use ultra wides like the Fujinon 14mm.. Ultra wides are fun to use however the all encompassing field of view can make good compositions difficult to achieve, while being even slightly ...
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Get close, and dont overcook the aperture

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The Picture Desk: Street Photography, Leica M9 and Zeiss Biogon ...

The Picture Desk: Street Photography, Leica M9 and Zeiss Biogon ... | Wideanglecafe: The Sato Table | Scoop.it
The project is a documentary on Hamilton's North End. The area is a mix of residential, light industry, like owner operator car repair shops, and heavy industry like the steel mills. The course is run through Maine Media College ...

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Leica M-E - why it's worth the money

Leica M-E - why it's worth the money | Wideanglecafe: The Sato Table | Scoop.it
Guardian photographer Sarah Lee on the camera that has reinvigorated her passion for photography, and how to justify the cost attached to it (Interesting article on the Leica M-E,
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One could argue till the cows come home about image quality, but there is no denying the joy of using a Leica M

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Objectified | shooting products with the X-PRO1 - laROQUE Blog - laROQUE

Objectified | shooting products with the X-PRO1 - laROQUE Blog - laROQUE | Wideanglecafe: The Sato Table | Scoop.it
I’ve read a few reviews of the X-Pro1 dismissing its use in the studio, confining it ...
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Quick Look: Voigtländer 28mm/1.9 Ultron with the Fuji X-Pro 1

Quick Look: Voigtländer 28mm/1.9 Ultron with the Fuji X-Pro 1 | Wideanglecafe: The Sato Table | Scoop.it
Most street scenes worth photographing happen only a couple of meters in front of you. At that distance the X-Pro1 AF really can not keep pace with the movement of the subject, at least not with th...
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