Colony Club Detroit Wedding Venue

The Colony Club is a wedding venue in Detroit, Michigan. Originally it opened in 1929 the Colony Club. It is nestled inside Detroit’s Fox Town Neighborhood. Housing several ballrooms the Colony Club can accommodate an event of up to 400 guests. Every year I’m lucky enough to photograph a few weddings here. Hopefully this post …

Mitakon Speedmaster 35mm f/0.95 ii tested

Looking for more shallow depth of field on the 50mm equivalent focal length? On the Fujifilm X series system that means 35mm primes due to the 1.5x conversion. I own Fuji’s XF35 1.4 R, XF35 2 R WR, and now Mitakon’s Zhongyi Speedmaster 35mm f/0.95 mark ii. This lens recently went on sale at B&H …

On Vacation with Fuji’s X100F

Maybe this is the answer to the common question photographers hear, “What camera should I buy?”. The following images were taken with Fujifilm’s X100F on a trip to NYC as “Acros” Black & White JPEGs and lightly edited in Photoshop. For the last 4 months it’s been my daily carry/vacation camera. First of all I’ve …

Bullettime Seven Camera Rig

In the summer of 2016 I experimented with creating bullettime animated GIFs using multiple cameras. I wanted to animate a moment, frozen in time, from several angles. You might be familiar with the “bullettime” technique made famous by the original Matrix movie. Animated GIFs For years I’ve been incorporating animated GIFs in my wedding, engagement …

Fujifilm Mirrorless Cameras

In December 2015, at the Boston public library, I photographed my last wedding with DSLRs. Every shot I’ve taken since has been on Fujifilm mirrorless cameras. WARNING. The following is extremely nerdy Fujifilm camera-gear talk and meant for the curious photographer or techie. Click here to escape to pretty pictures. updated 11/2018 Why switch? First …