A northern cardinal

This photo of a male northern cardinal was taken with Fujifilm X-Pro1 and Konica Hexanon AR 400mm f/5.6 UC AE lens. At f/16, the chromatic aberration (CA) along tree branches is well noticeable under this kind of backlight situation. Fortunately, the CA can easily be removed in the post-processing. The contrast, sharpness and color are […]

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John Nolen Drive at Night

It’s been a while without taking photos at night. I don’t feel like it’s my thing, but it’s fun to do it once in a while. This was a 2-minute exposure, and I turned off the noise reduction function so that I didn’t have to wait another 2 minutes for the camera to take the […]

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Interstate

Having heard good things about Capture One, I finally gave it a try this week and found it dose process images from X-Trans sensor much better than Lightroom does. Different color, in a good way, and much more details. Its interface, however, is not as good as Lightroom’s. I can’t have them all in one […]

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Devil’s Lake

I visit the Devil’s Lake State Park almost every year, mostly in fall. With heavy rain in Wisconsin for the past couple of weeks, the water level is really high. Fortunately, the rain stopped and I was able to set up my tent and camp there for one night on the weekend. The next day […]

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