R W Boyer

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Reproducing TMAX 3200P

It's probably no secret I like my super-high speed 35mm film looks. I love the way pushed TRI-X looks, I especially loved the way Kodak TMAX3200P — …

The Lana Effect - Experimentation

NSFW While Lana was hanging around the Baltimore studio for a few days quite a while back I was just starting to do experiments for this project. One …

Photography

The Profoto B2

Sorry for all the strobe stuff of late or for those that do strobe stuff I guess that's fine. In any case, I figured I'd answer an email question …

Woodworking

One Light, Constraints, & Growth

I've alluded and outright declared a bit of a personal psychological struggle of late. Specifically adding a bit of control to things related to …

Framing

Fuji 18-55 XF Recommendations Etc.

NSFW Obviously A quick follow-up from my <i>old gear is still fine</i> post a week or so ago. Specifically to summarize a few thoughts about the 18-55mm XF …

Photography

Patterns, Gear, Simplifying, Etc Part I

Let me start this out with a warning regarding what will almost definitely turn out to be thirty-two disjointed thoughts on the surface. Entirely due …

Inspiration

Fuji X Of Course Nothing Is Perfect

I go on and on about how much I love my Fuji X gear. Yesterday I even gushed about my <i>crappy old</i> XT-1 and kit lens. Sometimes I forget to illustrate …

The XT-1, Kit Zoom, Etc.

NSFW But FB Safe I <b>love</b> my Fuji X-Pro2. One of my favorite cameras ever. I've listed the many reasons I love it so much on a few occasions. Most of …

New England

Strobes, Umbrellas, Beauty Dishes, Etc.

Confession; I have way more lighting do-dads than anyone should. I probably have more lights as well. I took a well deserved break from <i>real work</i> at …

More Lost & Found

NSFW I've posted a few sets of proofs in the past that could be considered abstract. In fact some of the very first experiments I did for the project …

Photography

Fuji X Hair & 82 Other Questions Answered

I exaggerate, I'm not answering 82 questions with this post. I am emulsifying a bunch of similar ones though. There's also one from way, way back …

Nikon Cameras

Process & Time

I've mused on how everything affects pictures when it comes to pointing a camera a people. In that context I've also discussed the importance of …

Nikon D-series

Elinchrom ELB400 Quadra Vs Profoto

I've been wanting a portable strobe solution for a while now. I finally pulled the trigger a couple of months ago on one of the nine solutions I was …

Fuji X, Other Gear, & Personal Projects

NSFW A couple of months ago I mentioned that I <b>finally</b> grabbed myself a portable strobe solution. Like usual I delayed and delayed pulling the trigger …

Employment

Fuji Lens Guide Part V The Sequel

Yesterday I showed a few screen shots of pixel peeping the 23mm f/1.4 against the 18-55 little guy zoom. I also shared a few thoughts that boiled …

Fuji Lens Guide Part V

Continuing the exercise in StupidCrap™ from last time, let's take a look at the 23mm f/1.4 as compared to the 18-55. You may remember I jumped from …

Extreme Sports

Cameras, Automation, Etc.

As photographers we're all in someway tied to the tech, always have been, always will be to one degree or another. There are many temptations to veer …

Cameras

Fuji Lens Guide Part IV

Continuing on with the quick and dirty series of posts regarding various Fujinon X series lenses and testing StupidCrap™ I'll skip the 23mm options …

Subpar

Fuji X Acros Revisited

Quite a while I did a cursory look at the new <i>Acros film simulation</i> included with cameras having Fuji's updated X Processor Pro or whatever they call …

Tutorials

Fuji Lens Guide Part III

Welcome back to the long delayed latest part in the series of choosing lenses for the Fuji X-System. Previously I was discussing some generalities …

Photography

Hands, Always The Hands

We probably all have different little things that we worry about, pay attention to, freak-out about, mess-up, or are just plain old sensitive to in …

Fuji X-Pro2 Vs X100 Part II

After a few real-wolrd outings with my X-Pro2 I started to seriously rethink my Fuji kit. Specifically I discussed ditching my current plan to …

Shutter Speed

The Online Photographer

Speaking of lenses, as I was in the previous post, don't forget that the avidly anticipated "Fujicron" (that's what they're calling it, out there on …

Cameras

Lens Comparison Review: Fujifilm 23mm f2 R WR vs Fujifilm 23mm f1.4 R

Lots of photographers that invest into the Fujifilm camera system have been wondering whether they should go for the new 23mm f2 R WR lens or the …

Accessories - Review 2016 - PCMag UK

Photographers who like to dabble with instant film often find the Fujifilm Instax system attractive, as cameras are fairly inexpensive and it's more …

OVF vs EVF... a philosophical difference

OVF vs EVF! Let’s the bloody war begin 😉<p>The world is divided in two… always, that is why there is people making a lot of money selling t-shirts for …

Anyone Want My Speedlights?

So, for this project I use whatever light happens to be coincidental with my location of the moment. The exception to that was the Fragments …

Digital Black & White, Color Matters

For the most part many of the black and white treatments used in this on-going project notebook are random, slapped on during import or applied …

Fuji X Falling In Love: Follow-Up

NSFW I won't go crazy with another 1000+ word post but I wanted to clarify or explain my point regarding the influence gear has on dynamics between …

Fuji X Falling In Love

I've done more than a bit of reflection on my on-again, off-again affair with the Fuji X cameras. Last time I blathered about the last time I used my …

Love