The X100T’s Electronic Shutter: 1/32000s In 1/15

[ Pending a proper review. ] One of the selling points of the Fujifilm X100T, besides being a gorgeous camera that improves on its predecessor in so many ways, is the new Electronic Shutter mode (a feature that’s coming to the X-T1 as well) which enables shutter speeds up to 1/32000s, which is a ridiculously […]

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Mark & Grant

August was a fairly busy month, seeing me to Denver, Atlanta, Berlin and finally to Dallas, for the wedding of my friends Mark and Grant. I’ve known them for a decade or more, as the rise of their publishing enterprise took place during my other life as a writer. I hadn’t seen them in two […]

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Beach Day, Jul ’14

Summer is a capricious old maid in this neck of the woods. She’ll twirl her skirts at you for the longest time and then dance right past you, light-footed, out the door and you’re left to wonder if you’ll hear the ringing of her toe-bells again. Then she taps you on the shoulder, kisses you […]

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Team BBQ, Jul ’14

After work, we enjoyed a little get-together with too much food. Good weather, great company, delicious food from the grill and the Thai-style barbecue-cookpot Melle brought along… What a wonderful way to close the day!  

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LVM Cargo Salo-Salo Party

At the turn of the year I was asked if I’d be available in June to shoot a dinner & dancing party for a Dutch shipping company, LVM Cargo, that specialised in transport to the Philippines – as soon as I heard that last word, I couldn’t say yes fast enough! An evening party with […]

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Eva’s Birthday

With summer finally reasserting itself after a false start in April, we couldn’t ask for finer weather to celebrate the birthday of my sister-in-law-kind-of-beause-David-and-I-aren’t-married-but-whatever, Eva. Hosted by her father and his wife Judith (some of the finest hosts whose hospitality I’ve had the pleasure of exploiting) we enjoyed the sun in their garden, under the […]

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Lilou’s Baptism in Champagne

Despite (or thanks to) having such a large family I’m not particularly up-to-date on how to describe various relatives, so let me try to be as specific as I can. This weekend, three of my father’s sons (including me) and one of their girlfriends spent far too long in a car that was far too […]

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