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Street photography Fujifilm XT2

Life is varied and everywhere. People doing all sorts of stuff. In Sydney near Hyde Park there is always an entertaining outdoor chess game being played with all sorts of characters. Took the chance to capture a few random moments.

Incredible pianist in Sydney

Everyday in Sydneys Queen Victoria Building there is an open piano for public use. Occasionally they are remarkable. Enjoy 😃 click link below

Vintage Canon 135mm f2.8 FD mounted on Fujifilm XT20

Picked this older classic lens up on eBay from a trusted Japanese seller, and much to my delight it arrived in less than one week. Price was about $150 including postage. Compared with many modern lenses this is an absolute bargain and gives me a field of view of about 210mm on a full frame equivalent. Mounted to the XT20 using focus peaking its easy and fun to focus, however some practice is required for faster moving objects and people. To reach effective anti shake you need to use shutter speeds for at least 1/180 or higher and have reasonably steady hands and stance. The colour from this lens are sublime. Hope you enjoy these photos. Most were edited jpegs in LR mobile.

Wurtzberg Castle

I was recently in Germany on a cruise that stopped at the medieval town of Wurtzberg

This picture was taken with the Fujifilm XT2 and the 18 to 55 mm kit the lens.

Cosina 20mm f3.5 fd mount on Fujifilm XT20

This is an old lens that is really only useful from f8 onwards. I went for a lunchtime stroll to the queen Victoria building in Sydney to see how the lens would perform on the tougher lighting conditions. The lens struggled wide open but was surprisingly good from F8 onwords. Enjoy.


Sidewalk transference

Loving the Fujifilm XT20 and the manual focus Voigtlander 58mm f1.4 lens with the aid of focus peaking 😃

This incredible talented artist was producing a number of sketches outside QVB and I wanted to capture him "in the moment".

This is a jpeg file edited in LR mobile 👍🏻 all produced on my iPhone 7.

Sydney Harbour and Luna Park on a cool winter evening

I was waiting for a relative and had an hour to walk around under the Sydney Harbour Bridge with my XPro1 and 18-55 lens. No tripod in hand, I had to improvise. Sydney’s Vivid light festival was about to launch, hence the colourful cityscape. All these were shot raw and edited in Lightroom. Enjoy. Click images for bigger view.