A lot of conversations about photography are actually conversations about photographic gear.
There’s nothing wrong with that! Like any hobby or profession, there’s something fascinating about the ecosystem of technology, software and other odds and ends that exist around the practice of photography itself.
That said, I’m not a huge gear-head myself and therefore don’t spend a lot of time talking or writing about it. Still, some may be interested in what equipment I use – this page is for you.
I strongly believe that photographs are created by the eye and the heart and any camera simply captures the results. There’s great proof for this theory; much better photos than mine have been created with much ‘lesser’ gear, including affordable mobile phones.
Currently I use a couple of Fuji camera bodies, the X-T20 and X-H1. Having learned photography on old film cameras the ergonomics of this cameras works for me. My experience with Fuji has been universally positive and I’ve never had a major failure with a camera body.
I use fixed focal lengths exclusively and have since I returned to photography in 2014. My current lens line-up includes the Fuji XF 18mm 2.0, 23mm 1.4, 35mm 1.4 and 56mm 1.2.
Looking at my output over the last few years, it seems as though I use the 18mm and 23mm focal lengths for a majority of my photography. They’re neat focal lengths for me – the first being a little wider, giving me space for that extra bit of context in a frame, the second being a great lens for street and urban photography.