Artisan & Artist ACAM-77 Soft Leather Pouch Review

Introduction

As usual, I tend to incorporate a long introduction to explain my buying process and why I picked something specifically over the 100,000 alternatives on the market. If you’re not into longwinded introductions and don’t care why I picked this specifically, feel free to skip over this section.

The challenge with the X-E3 is that if you want to carry it around in your laptop bag, there isn’t the availability of hard cases you can find for the X100. Even the X100 series is not without its problems the moment you add a hood, thumb rest or grip as this has the potential to complicate the options. Continue reading Artisan & Artist ACAM-77 Soft Leather Pouch Review

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Fujifilm X-H1 Review

Updates – 18 April 2018

I’ve updated the article on the 18th April to incorporate some feedback from a shoot I did in Warburton. All positive, so no need for concern. This is primarily surrounding IBIS.

Preface

I’ll be adding more photos as I spend more time with the camera. Unfortunately the last couple of photo shoots I have had to test the camera were children’s birthday parties and I can’t post up the results due to other children being at the event.

I’ll continue to update this review as I spend more time with the camera, along with updating it based on any firmware updates that may improve performance considerably.

Continue reading Fujifilm X-H1 Review

Fujifilm X-E3 Grip (MHG-XE3) Review

Introduction

Making a small camera bigger may seem like a pointless exercise for some people, but in the case of the X-E3 and some of the other small Fujifilm bodies, it’s a popular option. There are a couple of reasons for doing so:

1. If you want to add an arca swiss plate to the X-E3, the current location of the tripod screw hole is such that it makes it impossible to remove the battery or SD card once the plate is attached. In conjunction to this, if you’re planning on using a holster style attachment from spiderpro or peak design, you’ll have similar issues. Attach the plate and you’ll be stuck without being able to remove the battery or SD card.

2. For some users, the choice of X-E3 wasn’t based on it is small size, and by nature, increasing size isn’t a problem for them; increasing the size often provides a more comfortable grip.

Continue reading Fujifilm X-E3 Grip (MHG-XE3) Review