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How a Wedding Made Me Not Miss My DSLR

This is the story of how I was reminded that I do not miss the DSLR days, and I’m very happy that mirrorless has arrived in full. A childhood friend of my companion got married last weekend and I found myself photographing her wedding–a little against my will. That story needs a little bit of context first. My girlfriend is invited to a wedding. Nothing special about this. She can bring a +1, being the boyfriend, that ends up being me. Nothing special here as well. During the cocktail, the wedding photographer on scene came up with some sort of food poisoning. The lady turned red and could barely stand on her own two feet. After a little bit of panic, my girlfriend had the great idea to remind everyone that her +1 happens to be a wedding photographer and can help her out while she rests in the back room....
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How Modern Cameras Alienate Professional Photographers

Despite what influencers are preaching these days, there is not a lot of new stuff happening in photography. Lenses can get sharper and brighter, and modern cameras might go up to a million frames per second, but the core of our craft remains unchanged. The exposure triangle has not grown into a square or a pentagon. Whether we are thinking about DSLR style or rangefinder-style bodies, their look and feel have been pretty consistent throughout the generations. Therefore, I still have difficulties understanding why some camera manufacturers go out of their way to shuffle buttons around with every single camera release. ...
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Is Fujifilm Growing Out of the Brand We Love?

The Fujifilm X mount is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year–and for such a young ecosystem, what they managed to accomplish is nothing short of incredible. Having said that, we will not deny that the recent years have not brought as much innovation as we would have imagined. What’s more, some moves even left us wondering where the brand was going....
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