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2607, 2019

Medium Format Wildlife Photography

Last year, a visit to my local branch of London Camera Exchange in Newcastle-upon-Tyne resulted in an opportunity to use Fujifilm’s medium format GFX50s camera during one of our photography safaris in Kenya’s Masai Mara. Fujifilm’s longest telephoto lens in their medium format range, the GF250mm f/4, had just [...]

2406, 2019

Formatt-Hitech Brand Ambassador

I am delighted to announce I have accepted an invitation from Formatt-Hitech to become one of their UK brand ambassadors. Not many people associate wildlife photography with filters but I often use a polariser  and ND soft graduated filters when I photograph wider 'wildlife in the landscape / habitat' shots, [...]

702, 2019

Sabi Sands Juvenile Leopard

Hosanna, juvenile male Leopard, Djuma Reserve Sabi Sands, South Africa. At a wildlife photography talk a couple of weeks ago I was talking about this photograph, how I took it, why and the circumstances around it. It’s a photograph I have always liked so I thought I’d blog [...]

712, 2018

Benro MMA28C Monopod Review

Introduction My transition from Nikon DSLRs to the Fujifilm X mirrorless system has made my camera bag and main camera and lens combination significantly lighter. As I discuss in my blog post, it has been liberating being able to use the Fujifilm X-H1 and 100-400mm lens attached to a [...]

809, 2018

Cheetah & Wildebeest

Cheetah and Wildebeest, Fujifilm X-H1, Fujinon 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 A couple of weeks ago we spotted this lone male Cheetah looking to hunt in the Ol Choro Conservancy of Kenya’s Masai Mara. The plains were full of potential prey, young Wildebeests and Zebras, Grant’s and Thomson’s Gazelles and Impalas. [...]

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