Fujifilm Firmware update for X-E1 and X-Pro 1

New firmware update for Fujiflim X-Pro1 and X-E1 is available from Fujifilm website which states: The firmware update (X-E1 Ver.2.00 from Ver.1.06) (X-Pro1 Ver.3.00 from Ver.2.05) incorporates the following issue 1.Improvement of AF speed on most existing XF lenses. The updated algorithm will enable AF speed to become faster with the following XF lenses: XF14mmF2.8 R XF18mmF2 R XF35mmF1.4 R XF60mmF2.4 R Macro XF18-55mmF2.8-4 R LM … Continue reading Fujifilm Firmware update for X-E1 and X-Pro 1

Magpie Mine Derbyshire

While the sun was out during the Mayday bank holiday me and my photo buddy Tim managed to get out into the Derbyshire Peak District and visit some places such as the Magpie Mine, SW of Sheldon, Derbyshire. and accessed of Horse Lane (53.2066, -1.7433) It has a fascinating history spanning more than 200 years of bonanzas and failures, of bitter disputes and fights resulting in … Continue reading Magpie Mine Derbyshire

Derby UK | The Oldest Street in Derby – Thorntree Lane

Apparently Thorntree Lane in Derby UK (which happens to be one of my favourite lanes for doing street photography)is the oldest street in Derby going back to the Roman times.  Not sure why most of the buildings down the lane have their backs to it though. Derby is also one of the most haunted cities in England, so be carefull when you walk down this street at night as … Continue reading Derby UK | The Oldest Street in Derby – Thorntree Lane

Billingham Hadley (small) For Fujifilm X-E1 System

I have a lot of camera bags that I have collected over the years, always looking for the “right one” and some others brought for “specific missions” to take the heavy and bulky DSLR’s and associated kit But since buying the Fujifiim X-E1 I have found them to be way too big so been on the hunt for a smaller bag. However I have often … Continue reading Billingham Hadley (small) For Fujifilm X-E1 System