Not Feeling GASsy

Crave – Or, Camera Envy (Fuji X Weekly)

With so many different drool inducing cameras coming out, it’s easy to get camera envy and want them all. It’s hard to be content with gear that’s a couple of years old. It’s difficult to not be jealous of what others have. Just remember that the cameras you currently own are more than capable of capturing great pictures. Don’t get caught up in the trap of always having the best or most recent of anything. It’s always more about the person using the camera than the camera itself. Use what you have to the best of your abilities, and you’ll surprise yourself with the images that you’ll create.

I’m excited about the flurry of new gear but strangely ... I feel content with my Fuji X-T2. I don’t feel like I’m missing out on anything. Except ... perhaps, I want an X100F.

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Fujifilm X-Pro2 Kodachrome II Film Simulation Recipe

My Fujifilm X-Pro2 Kodachrome II Film Simulation Recipe by Ritchie Roesch (Fuji X Weekly)

I believe that Haas, Ghirri and Eggleston continued to use Kodachrome even beyond 1974 when the new version came out, but it seems they used it less extensively, especially Eggleston, who became known for his work with color negatives. Still, each of these three photographers captured some of their most recognizable images on the second era of Kodachrome. And that’s the look that the film simulation recipe below is based on.

Yet another excellent film simulation recipe with which I can experiment to create one for my X-T2. Thank you, Ritchie! The following images were hurriedly taken short after reading this article. I apologize for the banality of the subject material. [caption id="attachment_42827" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Meethi—FujiFilm X-T2 + XF16-55mmF2.8 R LM WR[/caption] [caption id="attachment_42828" align="aligncenter" width="1200"]…

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Vintage Classic Chrome and Vintage Kodachrome Film Simulation Recipes by Ritchie Roesch

I have been shooting using the defaults on my Fujifilm X-T2 and getting good results. However, I want to shorten the path between the defaults, experimentation, and finding my own settings. I discovered Ritchie Roesch’s website via a Google search for “Classic Chrome Film Simulation Recipes”. Ritchie has created an incredible set of recipes for…

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