stories

Category for personal photography related stories and photo essays with sometimes tips and tricks on how I use my cameras and equipment.

Hx400v manual

Sony DSC-HX400V settings, tips and tricks

Sony DSC-HX400V settings, tips and tricks Introduction This is an advanced manual for the SONY HX400V with tips and tricks. I’ll be going through the entire menu system with you and explain you exactly what is what, giving you tips on how to setup your camera along the way. The Sony H400V has little in …

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Long Exposure Landscapes with the Fujifilm X-T1 and X-E2

Long Exposure Photography with the Fujifilm X-T1 and X-E2

Long Exposure Photography with the Fujifilm X-T1 and X-E2 Introduction Long exposure photography has been around since the first cameras were invented. Indeed, to capture an image on silver plated copper (the so-called Daguerreotype camera), an exposure of several minutes was necessary. It’s interesting to look at the ghostly images of cities from that era, …

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black and white photography

black and white photography: getting it right

Black and white photography: getting it right   It seems like black and white photography is making somewhat of a comeback (again).  I see lots of beautiful images in my Instagram stream  (https://instagram.com/wimarysphotography) daily, and there seems to be a very active community with hashtags like #bnw_society, #blackandwhite, #bwstyleoftheday, #noir, #bw_crew, #bw_photooftheday,… I’ve heard this trend being referred …

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Fuji X-T1, airport photography

photographing airports with the Fuji X-T1

Photographing airports with the Fuji X-T1 Airports are intriguing places for photography. The transient nature of travel and the symmetry of the infrastructure give you lots of opportunities for interesting compositions. I love visiting and exploring new countries and cultures, but the hours of waiting until boarding can be quite annoying. Luckily, I carry my Fuji …

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