The Adventures of Michael Vincent

  1. X-System: Seeing the Moment

    2022-03-12 22:44:40 UTC
    The Human Eye is such a marvellous gift. The ability to look at life and interpret what you see is the essence of being a competent image creator. This image was a pure moment of ownership. A hugging embrace. A sad good bye? This moment felt like multiple stories wrapped…

  2. X-System | The XF56mm

    2022-03-09 23:47:11 UTC
    I love Faces. Portraits is my Passion. The XF 56mm F1.2 is a dream Lens from Fujifilm. In Full Frame terms, it is the equivalent of the classic 85mm; this is Portrait territory. Yesterday, I wrote about how natural the 50mm is for my eyes, the 56mm is absolutely perfect. …

  3. X-System | Seeing Normal

    2022-03-08 17:47:54 UTC
    The 50mm is a classic Lens - no question about it. I have documented my thoughts about this standard Lens and field of view somewhere on this site. If you have been following my Journal and musings, you will know about my wonky field of view. The Nifty 50 to…

  4. X-System: On Going Gratitude

    2022-03-02 23:08:37 UTC
    It’s amazing we have have been blessed with another year together. My goodness, I wasn’t sure I would make it. My instincts tells me she will endure to ripe old age. I know this because my grandmother was in her 90s when she died. My photographs tell me she will…

  5. The X-System | Looking For Stories

    2022-02-18 17:08:35 UTC
    To tell a visual story requires a specific Lens. As The Fuji Warrior, I am spoilt for choice: XF 14mm XF16mm XF18mm XF23mm Technically speaking, a story can be told with a standard 50mm field of view. This is fine if the nifty 50mm matches the natural vision of your…

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