Europe Part 2 – Amsterdam

Every year I have a trip to Germany, Bonn with my team. Since we had a weekend for our own the idea was to go somewhere else in Europe to see. The decision was taken - Amsterdam shall it be. Not purely because it is the nicest city but pretty easy to drive to from Bonn/Cologne.Netherlands has still a...

Europe Part 1- Germany/Bonn

Well Europe might be a bit too much as a title but it was Bonn and Berlin in Germany and Amsterdam in Netherlands. This will be followed soon by Portugal in July.Usually I try to make use of my business trips to lurk around and see what's interesting to shoot. The variety is big from landscape over architecture to...

New XF 10-24mm and first run

I was thinking back and forth....plus all those reviews, blogs, forum comments....supposed to be a great lens..do I need it ? Heck yes I do, having the ability to shoot wide is nice, I caught myself a few times where I liked something but couldn't walk back any further to frame it as I wanted. No technical bla bla...

XT1 & X100 short visit to Bali

This has been now my third time to Bali, though it's nice I'm not a huge fan of the Island of Gods. Actually this was a business trip and I hoped to have two good opportunities for nature and street shots. Unfortunately the hotel, though nice, was quite off. So when I went out with two cams there was...

Macau with X100

Last time I've been to Macau was 1999 before it was handed over back to China. It consists of the Peninsula Macau and the two islands Taipa and Coloane, just opposite Hong Kong. Macau was a Portuguese Colony from 1887 till 1999 but first Portuguese settlers go back as early as 1557. It has a nice mixture of Portuguese flair, alleys...

Fuji XT1 – The first outing

I was already quite excited before my new toy had arrived and it finally did. For the last 7 years I live in Singapore and still there are many things to discover especially to record with a new toy.So I grabbed the XT1, the x100, the 18-55mm, 27mm and XC 55-230mm lenses and off I went to Chinatown. I...

The Switch – Fuji-X

Finally I made the step, ditched Canon and geared up with Fuji X System, not fully but getting there. Also declared the old page for obsolete. Here I go, a new journey starts.I was thinking hard what to get as I got tired to carry heavy gear and I read so many enthusiastic reports, reviews, blogs about Fuji that I...