Monthly Archives: March 2018

Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero D Fujifilm

Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero D for Fujifilm Review

As a portrait photographer, I don’t stray into the ultra-wide-angle realm all that often. I’m certainly not against using the Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 or even the Fujifilm GF 23mm f/4 for dramatic effect as you can see on my YouTube video about shooting wide-angle portraits, but any wider and I’m not usually going to reach for it when shooting portraits. But, when Laowa reached out and asked if I’d test their 9mm f/2.8 Zero D lens for Fujifilm, it […]

Neighbourhood Boys - Tongyeong, South Korea

An Afternoon in Tongyeong

Tongyeong’s downtown is delightfully gritty. While the crowds are drawn to the mural village and recreations of Admiral Yi’s “Turtle Ships”, the alleyways hold the true gold of Tongyeong. The people here are very much alive and very different from big cities like Seoul. The people of Tongyeong know what it takes to survive and it is written on their wind-carved faces. “What are you selling there?” I ask the store owner. Oysters,” she replies. “Are they good?” A smile […]