My Twins

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Image taken with a Fujifilm X-T5 camera

Everyone seems to be talking about the latest and greatest cameras that have come to market recently. I even own the latest 40 megapixel Fuji X-T5 camera. For most instances the only camera I need to bring with me is one of my twins (or both) Fuji X30’s. They are not identical twins because one is silver (or as you film camera lovers might remember the term “Argent”). Operationally and spec wise they are identical. These cameras were introduced in 2014 and they are a whopping 12 megapixel. They feature a 2/3″ sensor (which is small by todays standards) a tack sharp fast aperture 28-112mm f/2.0 – 2.8 lens, WiFi, a tilt LCD and an electronic viewfinder. The images these little X30 cameras are capable of are stunning. Of course they have their limitations like poor high ISO performance over 1600 but that’s where the fast aperture zoom lens comes in handy. I rarely find a situation where I need to shoot over 800 ISO with these cameras. These cameras are my go to cameras for street photography.

Thank you fellow Monochromia contributor Martha Rohl for selling your black Fujifilm X30 to me. My silver X30 was getting lonely.

Cheers !

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On a recent trip into NYC to meet up with fellow Monochromia contributor Laurie and her husband Greg who were up from Virginia this past weekend my wife and I had a chance to stop at the bar in the new Moynihan Train Hall. This friendly chap was our bartender. I wish I would have got his name but I remember he mentioned he was from Dublin. He may not look like he’s over 15 years old but he sure knew how to properly pour a Guinness. Image was taken with an iPhone 12 Pro Max in portrait mode.

The Orchard House New York

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To view a color image of this home click – here

This gorgeous old house is situated on a working apple orchard and is located in the beautiful Hudson Valley. It’s an Airbnb and here is a link to their Instagram feed if you would like to book a stay – The Orchard House NY