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Fujifilm GFX100S 6-Month Review

In this post, I’ll share my experience of using the Fujifilm GFX100S (100S) for six months, on trips all around China and in regular everyday…

ByByfcracerNov 24, 2021

Leica M11 Review: Bridge to the Future

In a recent post, I shared my experience of going on a Leica Journey, starting with the Leica Q and then moving to the Leica…

ByByfcracerMar 5, 2022

Capture One Image Workflow

A simple Capture One Pro workflow Updated on January 30, 2020 for Capture One Pro 20; the original post appeared on September 28, 2018. I…

ByByfcracerJan 30, 2020

Leica Journey: Unexpected and Educational

When I started my photography journey in 2016, Leica was this mythical and mysterious thing, far out of reach, and of no concern for a…

ByByfcracerJan 14, 2022

Medium Format Travel Camera

Love at first sight Some things in life just feel right, from the very first moment you lay your eyes on them. In my first…

ByByfcracerDec 14, 2018

Fujinon GF100-200 Review

I’m surprised to be writing this review of the GF100-200mmF5.6 R LM OIS WR lens because I had no intention of buying this lens. Given…

ByByfcracerMay 3, 2019

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Koh Samui 2023, Thailand

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ByByfcracerJul 8, 2023

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I’ve been to Koh Samui several times and have posted about the previous trips in 2018 and 2020. It’s my favourite vacation destination, slightly ahead…

ByByfcracerJun 30, 2023

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With travel well and truly open in Hong Kong and Mainland China, I’ve been trying to make up for lost time. Since the pandemic ended…

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ByByfcracerJun 11, 2023

Hong Kong is Back!

This post is long overdue, but I think it’s still important to share this with my readers because I’d love to see you come to…

ByByfcracerJun 4, 2023

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ByByfcracerApr 15, 2023

NAD C3050 LE Review

Every once in a while, a product comes along that captures my heart. It’s something that I don’t need, but it quickly becomes something that…

ByByfcracerMar 15, 2023

Ubud, Bali, Indonesia 

Ubud is a town located in the heart of Bali, Indonesia. It is known for its beautiful and lush greenery, cultural heritage and spiritual vibes.…

ByByfcracerMar 8, 2023

Canggu, Bali, Indonesia

Bali is an Indonesian island that’s located in the westernmost end of the Lesser Sunda Islands. It’s a popular travel destination known for its beautiful…

ByByfcracerFeb 24, 2023

Fujifilm X-T5 Review Follow-up

I recently published a First Impressions Review of the Fujifilm X-T5 after conducting extensive controlled testing and taking it on a short trip to Vancouver,…

ByByfcracerJan 17, 2023

Metal Square Lens Hoods for Fujifilm XF Lenses

In this post, I’ll provide links on where you can buy OEM functioning metal square lens hoods for the latest Fujifilm Fujinon lenses like the…

ByByfcracerJan 14, 2023

Visiting China in 2023 – What to Expect

With the recent (and long awaited) reopening of China to the world, I hope there will be a flood of tourists coming back to this…

ByByfcracerJan 11, 2023

Milan, Italy, 2022

For the final post in our Italy 2022 journey, we had a two night sleepover in Milan. In 2019, we stayed at the incredible Hotel…

ByByfcracerJan 9, 2023

Venice, Italy, 2022

During our two weeks in Italy, we attended a wedding in Tuscany, spent a few nights at the stunning Argiano Dimore Winery in Montalcino, wandered…

ByByfcracerJan 4, 2023

Rome, Italy, 2022

After our stops in Tuscany at Argiano Dimore and Florence, we made our way over to Rome. Since I had already gone to Rome in…

ByByfcracerDec 29, 2022

Florence, Italy, 2022

After our excellent experience at Argiano Dimore in Tuscany, we hired a driver to take us to Florence. In 2019, I visited Florence and so…

ByByfcracerDec 23, 2022