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  • streetphotography with fuji x-t2 by laurence bichon

    Fuji X-T2 : my settings for streetphotography

    Hi ! Here in Paris, France, conditions have just been ideal for streetshooting. Some days, I go even out twice, one in Paris, one in my hometown, Meudon. So this morning, while commuting back home, I thought about writing a post on the settings I use for the exposition settings with my Fuji X-T2… First,…

  • Fuji XT-2 Raw & worm effect why I chose Capture One.

    Worm effect in my leaves during post-processing, what can I do ? Fuji X-T2 Raw editing with Capture One, Luminar, On 1, Lightroom and Iridient X Transformer ? My experience… Spring came out of nowhere 3 weeks ago, bringing with it small and tender leaves and flowers. I got photography fever… I went out several…

  • Looking for a laptop on a budget for photo edition in 2018

    Documenting my search for a Photoshop & Capture One laptop on a budget I knew my old laptop was not in shape lately, but he’s about to pass away. He began feeling weird with an unexpected and abrupt black out one night. I did not feel particularly concerned and asked him to restart. That’s when…

  • A SEO WordPress plugin for Lightroom users !

    A SEO WordPress plugin for Lightroom photographers Today, I want to share with you a SEO plugin that saved me hours of work on my website : Media Library Assistant. If you are a photographer, if you are using Lightroom,  if your site or blog is on WordPress, and if you wish SEO indexing of…

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    9 ergonomic differences of Fujifilm x-t2 and Canon 5dM3 when shooting sports

      As you maybe know, I recently switched from a fullframe DSLR to a mirrorless camera. Beforehand, I had a Canon 5dMIII, which gave me great pics, but was heavy for me, my back, my arms… Sometimes, I was so clenched on the camera my hand hurt even one day after the shooting. That’s the…

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    A simple way to switch focus from left to right for sport photography with the Fuji X-T2

    When shooting sport photography with a Canon 5dM3, I used back focus buttons : I assigned the left one to AF-ON and the right one to * (AE Lock). On the field, I then focused with the right or the left button with one interaction and shot the picture with the shutter button. I got…

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    Climbing session with Fuji x-t2 and Lensbaby edge 80

    english version Back to the forest : Fontainebleau, a few 50 km away from Paris. A very quiet and rainy weekend. Every one is busy at home, resting from vacation or preparing schoolbags for the kids. Perfect day to get acquainted with our parisian wilderness again ! As climbing session means photo session for me,…
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    2 french apps for planning landscape photography in France

    english version Hi ! You plan a photo trip in France ? That's a great idea, I look forward to see your pictures ! In this post, I would like to share with you the apps I use when I look for info about the weather and the location here in France. I will take…
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    A simple way to expose for street photography with the X100F

    english version When out on the streets, I set up my camera so that I can snap a picture only with a framing and a click. This does not mean I want to take all of my pictures this way : sometimes I take the time to think about focus and exposition and toggle the…

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    Infrared pictures with ricoh GRII

    english version Ricoh GR II is a small camera one can carry around very easily. It's lightweight and very compact ! I like to travel light, and to be able to setup quickly and easily. So fo a while, I wanted to try infrared photography with my ricoh GR. Could I wander around only with…