Summer In San Clemente | Fujifilm X-T2
By Alik / 03, July

For the fourth of July weekend we returned to my homeland to hang out with some family. Shot with the Fujifilm X-T2 and the Fujinon 56mm f1.2

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Malibu Girl | XT2
By Alik / 29, June

Not too far down in Malibu is this fancy little mall they call the Malibu County Mart. It’s a nice little escape from the over crowded city that is Los Angeles, but also is a great place for the little one to explore.

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Getting Down A New Workflow
By Alik / 15, June

With the introduction of Aurora HDR into my workflow, editing is getting pretty cool and

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An Escape To New Mexico | A7rII – XT2 – X100F
By Alik / 19, May

Traveling though New Mexico with the Sony A7rII, Fujifilm X-T2 and the X100F. Plus a look at Aurora HDR, my new favorite software.

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Fujifilm X-Pro 2 | Beautiful Imperfections
By Alik / 22, April

The Fujifilm X-Pro 2 as of late, has been my favorite camera to use for incidental photography. I kind of just leave it around so it’s very accessible, near the front door or wherever and grab it whenever I go outside. Aside from my X100F, it’s become my grab it and go camera with the advantage of swapping lenses depending on the mood I’m in.

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A Stroll Through Santa Monica | A7rII + Helios
By Alik / 09, April

In the very little free time I have these days, I’ve been still trying to go out and shoot at least on the weekends or between jobs. Finding time to actually process the photos is a whole different story.

For this set my wife and our little one took a stroll down to Santa Monica with my Sony A7rII and a Helios 44M-2.

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A Wedding At A Museum | X100F
By Alik / 27, March

These last few years it seems like it’s been one wedding after the next. They’re usually pretty fun, but always a challenge with the little one, except maybe this wedding – this one was awesome.

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Industar 50mm f3.5 Review | A Fantastic Lens . . . Sometimes
By Alik / 20, March

I’ve recently acquired a new addiction to vintage lenses after have too much fun shooting with some Leica M mount lenses and some old M42 mount lenses.

One of the more interesting vintage lenses is the Russian made M42 mount Industar 50mm f3.5 pancake lens.

The Industar has won lots of praise over the decades and people really seem to love it.

So is the lens good?

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Sony A6300 – One Last Hurrah
By Alik / 14, February

I decided to sell my Sony A6300, but before I could let it go, I had to take it out one final Voyage. So I adapted my 1980s Helios 44M and headed to the long beach aquarium with my family.

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