First impressions of the FujiFilm GFX50s

The resolution of this 51.4 million pixel sensor is stunning. Matched with the world class FUJINON lens line-up, the amount of detail resolved should impress any 35mm user. The images here are not to be judged on aesthetics. This is just from my first walkabout with the GFX50s, keeping one eye on my dog, the other on the imminent rain clouds.

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Farewell Nikon. Hello FujiFilm Medium Format!

In my previous blog post and newsletter, I explained that I was leaving Nikon – sounds rather melodramatic, lets just say I no longer have a Nikon system – and since then, I’ve had about a hundred enquiries asking what system I was moving too. Well, here’s your answer…

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They always say time changes things…

2018 has already become one of the most turbulent years in my 13-year long career in wildlife photography. I’ve had to take a little ‘timeout’ to reflect and evaluate. Along with stuff going on outside of my photography world, I’ve also made some huge changes within. Nikon, Getty Images, Social Media… All change.

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Today, I left Twitter and Instagram. Why? You may well ask…

Twitter, Twitter, Twitter… you just really depress me!

And I’m not making light. I mean that in every sense of the word. I’ve suffered with depression for years, but you just seem to make it worse. I can’t scroll for more than a minute without seeing something that makes me want to spew molten crazy lava and smash whatever device I’m currently hold against the nearest wall. The toxicity of the ‘feed’ is actually infective. It’s like that ‘hate slime’ from Ghostbusters II. I feel angry when I am with you and that just isn’t right. It isn’t healthy for sure. For my own sake, I am moving on… Adieu.

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