Are Wedding Photography Competitions Fixed?

In recent years I’ve been privileged to be on the jury for a whole range of photography competitions. These include single image competitions such as WPS International Excellence Awards, Masters of Wedding Photography, and the Irish wedding photography awards (In association with Learning to Fly). And with a different focus, I’ve judged a couple of […] Continue reading Are Wedding Photography Competitions Fixed?

Paintings from the Sky: Aerial Photos of Iceland

Everyone knows that Iceland has amazing landscapes throughout the whole country. But Iceland doesn’t only look beautiful from the ground — it also looks incredible from the sky. On a recent flight, I had the opportunity to expand my aerial portfolio and focused on mostly top-down images. Photographing top down is not easy. The landscapes […] Continue reading Paintings from the Sky: Aerial Photos of Iceland

Fujifilm Unveils the XF 16mm f/2.8 R WR Lens

Fujifilm has announced the new XF 16mm f/2.8 R WR, a wide-angle prime lens for APS-C sensors that’s the equivalent to a 24mm lens in 35mm terms. The weather-and-dust-resistant lens features an internal focusing system and a stepping motor that provide fast and quiet autofocusing. Features of the lens include edge-to-edge sharpness, a minimum focusing […] Continue reading Fujifilm Unveils the XF 16mm f/2.8 R WR Lens

Fujifilm Unveils the X-T30: A Light 4K Camera for $899

Fujifilm has announced the new X-T30, the successor to the X-T20 mirrorless camera and the “little sibling” to the X-T3 (with which it shares many common features and specs). Inside the X-T30 is a 26.1-megapixel APS-C X-Trans CMOS sensor, up from 24.3MP in the X-T20, with an ISO range of 160-12800 (expandable to 80-51200). Backed […] Continue reading Fujifilm Unveils the X-T30: A Light 4K Camera for $899