Roy Tirakayos

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The Fuji X100T — Tools and Toys

Photography is inquisitive. A photographer poses questions and offers answers through imagery. The Fuji X100T is the answer to an unpopular question: …

Finding the Perfect Film Camera

In a country that values tradition and craftsmanship, it might be no surprise to find out that Japan has a love affair with film photography (this …

Here's a brief, somewhat disturbing stock market history lesson

And while markets have been churning amid a poor start to the year in the US, a stock market crash in China, and almost non-stop headlines about the bailout negotiations in Greece, there has been a "stealth" correction — or decline of more than 10% — in some sectors of the US market.<p>And this could …

Le Mans 24, an X-T1 and a brace of Fujinon zooms

Fujifilm X-T10

Yesterday I receive a parcel with a Fujifilm X-T10 and a Fujinon XF16mm f1.4 lens which I will be testing over the next three weeks. After unboxing …

Paris Opera House Magic | Karen Hutton | Photographer

<b>What Do You MEAN, What’s My Name?</b><p>I’ve had a bee in my bonnet to see the Paris Opera House ever since we <i>missed</i> seeing it when we were here in 2010. …

Fujifilm X-T10

The Fujifilm X-T10 is a brand new mirrorless compact system camera from Fujifilm, that features classic SLR styling, with a built-in electronic …

The Original Selfie Stick Was Invented in the 1980s

Did you know that the selfie stick was actually invented back in the 1980s? The concept didn’t take off until Bluetooth-enabled smartphone cameras in …

6 Types of Photos Every Photographer Should Know How to Make

While the popularity of some creative photography techniques rises and falls, there are some photo tricks that continue to stand the test of time. …

Five Wide Angle Lenses For Shooting Landscapes With Your Mirrorless Camera

Mirrorless Cameras are one of the best conveniences and inventions for travelling photographers. They balance excellent image quality with a small …

Understanding Depth of Field for Beginners

Learn how depth of field (DoF), can enhance your photos and the three main factors that influence depth of field in photography.

How to Get Creative with Long-Exposure Photography

Fotodiox Launches Sony E to Canon EF-Mount Adapter with 10-Stop Variable ND Filter Built-In

Fotodiox is adding a new piece of gear to its impressive lineup of adapters and accessories. It’s called the Vizelex ND Throttle, and it’s a Sony …

The Exodus Continues: Why One Photographer Ditched Nikon for Fuji

It used to be only outliers ditched their Nikon and Canon DSLRs for more compact setups. But as mirrorless systems get better and better, more pros …

Why the Fuji X-T1 is Now My Favorite Camera!

First off, this isn’t a review of the X-T1. There are plenty of those out there. This is just my view on shooting with this wonderful little gem. …

9 Essential Berlin Wall Stories

From the Aug. 31, 1962, issue of TIME<p>For a structure that stood only about 12 ft. high, the Berlin Wall left quite a mark on modern history. …