Long exposure photography with medium format is a subject that hasn’t been covered extensively so far. My goal in this article is to fill this gap and provide more information about how you can create the best long exposure images when shooting with a medium format camera. The camera I am using to analyze long exposure photography with medium format in this review is the new Fujifilm GFX 50S.
I am working with this camera for a few months already and recently I have made a complete Fujifilm GFX 50S review that you can find on my website. It is the most extensive Fujifilm GFX 50S review available at this moment and if you are interested in this camera I would recommend you to start by reading the main review and then continue here.
LONG EXPOSURE WITH MEDIUM FORMAT AND HIGH-RESOLUTION CAMERAS – WHAT IS THE STATUS QUO
In a few words, I have to say I am extremely pleased with the results I get when shooting with the GFX, both stills and long exposure. Contrary to my initial fears about shooting Continue reading →
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This Fujifilm GFX 50S review is the most extensive review of this camera to date, also covering shooting long exposure, which hasn’t been covered before with this camera. The GFX is the most affordable mirrorless medium format camera – Fujifilm GFX 50S body Adorama Store – $6,499 – and, according to many, the best in its category. It is a practical camera, that packs the highest quality in a much smaller format than a traditional medium format, thanks to being mirrorless and well designed. I am working with this camera for a few months and I can say I am overly pleased with the results and the image quality I can get with it. In this review I will show you why this is the best piece of gear to invest in, if you want for your images the highest quality and detail, the highest dynamic range together with the well-known magic feel of the medium format. All this while still not breaking the bank. Also, you will be able to understand what medium format is and how it works.
Since this is important for the objectivity of any review, I want to mention that I am not Continue reading →
I have the big honor to have been shortlisted as one of the 10 HASSELBLAD MASTERS FINALIST for the prestigious HASSELBLAD MASTERS AWARDS 2018, among more than 31 500 entries from all over the world, and I am truly excited and proud about it.
After coming back from my New York workshop and the scouting trip for my 2018 San Francisco workshop, I was working these days on a review of the Fujifilm GFX 50S medium format camera, the most affordable medium format camera and a great tool if you want to take your photography to the next level, and I intended for that to be my next article.
But in the meantime this very exciting news came and I felt the need to share it with you. Continue reading →
How do you travel from art to photography? Should art look like “art”, or should it look like the artist? Should photographs follow a recognizable pattern in order to be accepted or should they express the vision of the artist? Is an object art, even if it is not understood? Is the artist an artist, even if he is not understood? Even if he does not fall into a mainstream “artist” pattern? How does the artist and photographer find inspiration and how does he transform it into an object that has the power to move?
I will not try to answer these questions. Not directly, at least. But I will tell you a story that comprises all these questions and hopefully some answers. A story about how art can influence photography, how you can travel from art to photography, and how art and memories can be the substance of photography.
Intentional Camera Movement or ICM is a creative way of working with long exposure photography and it implies deliberately moving the camera during an exposure. ICM is both a technique and an artistic way of expression. It can be used as a tool to modify reality, with the intent of creating an emotional response in the viewer.
There is not much free information you can find about intentional camera movement online, Continue reading →