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Fujifilm Film Simulation Challenge Roll 8 : Vintage Kodachrome

For this 36 frame "roll of film" for the Film Simulation Challenge, I chose Ritchie's Vintage Kodachrome Film Simulation recipe. According to Ritchie: … I accidentally discovered a vintage Kodachrome recipe for my Fujifilm X100F, based on Classic Chrome. By “accidentally” I mean that I had no intentions of creating a Kodachrome look. I captured a RAW image and played around with it in the camera’s built-in RAW editor. I was trying to see what crazy looks I could get…

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Fujifilm Film Simulatons RAW vs SOOC JPEG

These days, It's fashionable to capture images in JPEG only and post these images online as is with zero processing through Adobe Lightroom, Luminar or any photo processing software. In photo geek parlance this is called straight-out-o-camera or SOOC. The practice of using SOOC images is especially prevalent in the Fujifilm X-shooters community. Fujifilm has created excellent Film Simulations which are great starting points for photographers seeking a "film look" and for creative tweakers. Some photographers have become adept at…

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Where MILC is Headed in 2019

Where Mirrorless is Headed in 2019 by Thom Hogan Mirrorless had a big year in 2018, with many full frame entrants (4, or 10% of all cameras introduced), plus some good energy on either side of that size from Fujifilm. Lenses came in droves for mirrorless this year. I count 27 significant mirrorless-only lenses introduced this year (plus things like the Sigma Art series in FE mount adds quite a few more). 2019 is likely to be more of the…

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I switched to Fujifilm X

Yes, gear acquisition syndrome (GAS) seems ever-present in some photographers. I have rented or used many different camera systems over the last few years, including Sony a7, Fujifilm X-T1, Fujifilm X-E1,Fujifilm X-T2, Olympus, Panasonic, Canon 5D Mk II, etc. because I was always curious. But switching cameras system is expensive and would have meant a learning curve to adjust to the new tool. I stuck with Nikon and worked to learn how to use what I had. I recently switched…

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