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Fuji XT1 vs. XT10: Detailed comparison and review

The Fuji XT1 and XT10 are remarkably similar cameras.  In fact, they are so similar that if you look at the specs side by side, you’d be really hard-pressed to justify the extra cost of the XT1. When I dumped my Nikon full-frame camera and switched to the Fuji XT1 a few weeks ago, it took me a lot of …

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Mindshift Gear Rotation 180 Horizon: My favorite camera bag

I have owned more camera bags than any photographer ever should.  I buy one, use it for a while and usually enjoy them, but always end up finding greener pastures later on. I first came across the Mindshift Gear Rotation 180 series of bags at a photography conference and was immediately taken with the clever rotation feature that allows the …

Jim’s HUGE Photo Gear Garage Sale!

Unless otherwise stated, all gear is used and in working condition.  All items sold “as is.”  All prices INCLUDE shipping to ANYWHERE in the United States!  No international sales (sorry, it’s too expensive to ship!).  DO NOT assume items will come with any accessories not specifically listed. Nikon D800 Full Frame Camera with Additional Accessories – $1,579 Used in fair condition.  Minor …

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Tamron 15-30mm f/2.8 Review: My new favorite landscape lens!

Tamron is on a roll lately.  Everything they’ve released in the last two years has been a tremendous improvement, and for the first time I can (with a straight face) say that many third party lenses are better than the Canon/Nikon stuff. The Tamron 15-30mm f/2.8 is no exception.  This lens has taken its rightful place on my camera as …

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I’ve had it! Goodbye Nikon! Hello Fuji!

I’ve shot with Nikon gear for the last several years, owning several crop sensor and full frame bodies.  The Nikon D800 and D810 have been my favorite cameras for years.  But I can’t stand shooting with them anymore, and I’m moving to the mirrorless Fuji Xt1 and selling my Nikon gear.  Stay tuned to Improve Photography next week because I’m …