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  1. Phoenix

    Travels 2019 (Image heavy)

    Thanks Sue. I hope you're not affected by the bushfires, I was in Sydney from Christmas through New Years and it was really bad.
  2. Phoenix

    Travels 2019 (Image heavy)

    Thank you! I like them too, I got sick after taking the night shots of the cathedral because of the extreme temperature, but I was very happy with the results and it was worth it :D
  3. Phoenix

    Travels 2019 (Image heavy)

    Thank you :biggrin:
  4. Phoenix

    Travels 2019 (Image heavy)

    Thank you! It's currently my favourite lens :biggrin:
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    Travels 2019 (Image heavy)

    Just some photos I took during my travels last year.
  6. Phoenix

    Fuji X-Pro3 first impressions

    Thanks for the info. I feel a bit deflated, I was looking forward to upgrading my camera. I guess I'll wait and see what they release in the future.
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    Fuji X-Pro3 first impressions

    I'm starting to use the 18mm more. I've been hearing somewhere that because if the new OVF magnification, you can't really use the OVF framelines with the 18mm and 16mm as well as narrower end of the lens line up. Is this true? or are these people pulling my leg? I haven't had the chance to...
  8. Phoenix

    Fuji X-Pro3 first impressions

    I'm trying to resist the urge to pick one up. But looking at the Dura-silver, I might give in to temptation.
  9. Phoenix

    Putting the 18mm through it's paces

    I really love my city.
  10. Phoenix

    Putting the 18mm through it's paces

    Just some random shots with the new lens
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    Zoom or two bodies with primes?

    I have gone through this dilemma in the past, I enjoy shooting with primes immensely but I cannot deny the convenience of using a zoom. I have had many a sleepless night debating this with myself, especially when the Xpro 2 came out the and the price of Xpro1 has gone down. Should I get a zoom...
  12. Phoenix

    Have your FOV preferences changed over time?

    I've always shot with a 50 as it comes so naturally to me, I just frame the image I saw and press the shutter. Nowadays though I'm leaning towards a wider FOV, first moving to a 24 which is a lot coming from a 50 and now I'm starting to settle with a 28. I guess I am just starting to see things...
  13. Phoenix

    Concours Car Show

    There's just something about classic cars that make you stare at them for hours.
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    Your best work vs your favorite work

    I agree with the previous statements. Some of my worst shots are my favourites, and some people really liked some of the shots I have nearly binned. I'll also expand on what Biro mentioned that art is subjective and catering to your customer's needs. A Picasso painting can cost millions of...
  15. Phoenix

    Leica Advise, opinions... Which lenses to take to Tokyo?

    I’ve spent a good part of my life in Japan, the gear you’ll need will vary with what you want to shoot and where are you shooting and I’d apply this twice for Tokyo. In general I would consider Tokyo a crowded city (really crowded but not in a bad way), but there also some places that are...
  16. Phoenix

    Gravel And Spiders at Air Devils Inn

    Not sure what it is, but I really like the colours in this set, It has a particular soft neon light 80’s era / blade runner vibe into it, and while it’s not your face, it’s quite vivid. As for the b+w, I’m a big fan of all things low light b+w :D
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    Gravel And Spiders at Air Devils Inn

    Excellent images, especially from a place with bad lighting.
  18. Phoenix

    A Wedding (with the XE3)

    Great shots, Beautifully done!
  19. Phoenix

    How's weather at your place?

    December was quite a shock for me. I was travelling around China for a bit where the temperature was ranging between -10 to -28 degrees (14 to -18 F), and when I flew back the temperature was 36 degrees (96 F).
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    How's weather at your place?

    I heard there was a 49 degree day in parts of W.A. around Christmas time till boxing day, did it actually get to that?
  21. Phoenix

    How's weather at your place?

    Try to stay cool Sue, I heard cooler conditions are on the way. I copped 47 degrees in Bookham a day after boxing day, travelling from Sydney back to Melbourne.
  22. Phoenix

    Travels 2018

    Cheers buddy, it means a lot.
  23. Phoenix

    GAS GAS: Please Share your Latest Acquisitions Big and Small

    Arrived in the mail today :cloud-9-039:
  24. Phoenix

    Travels 2018

    Thanks Tony, it was hard at first, but you get used to it after awhile. Nowadays it's more annoying than debilitating, on the upside I get to wear an eyepatch even if it isn't Halloween.
  25. Phoenix

    Travels 2018

    Cheers buddy, I'll try to shoot more this year.
  26. Phoenix

    Travels 2018

    Thanks Bill Going blind on my left eye, thank goodness I have a spare :thumbup:
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    Travels 2018

    Been out of the game for awhile due to partially losing my vision. Some photos I've taken while going through my bucket list.
  28. Phoenix

    Fuji Nick 2018

    Nicely done. Quite an intersting character study.
  29. Phoenix

    Firelight festival by the quay

    Thank you kindly.
  30. Phoenix

    How's weather at your place?

    Currently it's 5 degrees, and it's supposed to be a warm night
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    Firelight festival by the quay

    Winter's in full swing and I checked out the Firelight festival by the Docklands in the Melbourne CBD. Its so hard not having a PC, even something as simple as uploading a sharing photos becomes so long winded. I can't wait to get a replacement.
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    Fuji Confession Time

    I actually forgot my brain. I was planning to shoot a cultural festival, I was pretty excited and was playing with my camera the night before on my bed. I woke up late the next day, and in a state of panic I just grabbed my camera bag before rushing out the door. Arrived at the venue and...
  33. Phoenix

    needs money for a PC.

    needs money for a PC.
  34. Phoenix

    Fuji For X-Pro1 lovers

    Pretty much hit the nail on the head. It's been years, and I am still in love with mine. I love it for all it's innovations and limitations alike.
  35. Phoenix

    Film Bronica S

    The tone and contrast brings back a feeling of nostalgia.
  36. Phoenix

    Infamy!

    I had a look, and I wanna try that as well!
  37. Phoenix

    Greeting Camerads!

    I was an avid film shooter back in the day with photography being a family hobby. I ended up in hiatus for a decade or so. I was lounging around SeriousCompacts for awhile, just trying to keep up-to-date with the world of photography. I ended up joining TalkNex in 2011 when I bought a NEX-5, my...
  38. Phoenix

    Film Masha Ivashintsova - Leningrad's Lost Photographer

    That's sad, she had good photos.
  39. Phoenix

    Fuji Hello

    Hi and welcome. You're in good company :thumbup:
  40. Phoenix

    Some work with my friend Dale Miller

    All of the shots work for me on differing levels, It’s a nice character study. I see shots 1 and 2 as more relaxed and collected in reflection. I’ve seen these style of character study shots used in weekend mags about something relaxed and leisurely. These reminds me of the lifestyle section...
  41. Phoenix

    Zoo Images...

    Nice shots, looks like a fun day.
  42. Phoenix

    Fuji Thingify Pinhole Pro

    Definitely interesting, reminds me of early daguerreotype or calotype photos.
  43. Phoenix

    Fuji Fujox

    Hostile acquisition sounds like it, or Fuji has now a more of a controlling interest in the merger. Just a theory.....Xerox was one of the more dominant photo imaging companies back in the early nineties while Fuji on the otherhand were struggling due to the transition of photography from film...
  44. Phoenix

    Fuji Newcastle Ocean Baths Australia.......

    Very nice. I've always wanted to go there.
  45. Phoenix

    Fuji Fujox

    A bit odd, I'm sure their merger has been done years ago, having worked for Fuji Xerox myself as a technician in the past :hmmm:
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    Fuji Lunchtime Rides in the Gorge

    Happy birthday, many happy returns
  47. Phoenix

    Amongst the Cliffs Post Eclipse

    To be fair though, the term "street" nowadays has been reduced to just shoving a camera into people's faces or taking photos of people's backs. However if you look at the works of Bresson who pretty much invented the genre, a lot of his shots play on the juxtaposition of his subjects, a play on...
  48. Phoenix

    Fuji Inspiration!

    I agree, those shots are really good. The way he did his post process is also top notch.
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