To complement the X Series cameras, we will use a variety of Fujinon lenses to during the project. Over the years, I have found that Fujinon lenses are as sharp, and often sharper, than any of the bulkier dslr lenses. Some of my favorite lenses include the wide angle XF14mmF2.8R (for wide landscapes shots and nighttime star trails), the XF55-200mmF3.5-4.8 (for those times you need more optical reach), the XF23mmF1.4R (an incredibly sharp and fast all-around lens), and the XF56mmF1.2RADP (a perfect portrait lens producing beautiful bokeh.)
We will also be documenting our journey through the Fujifilm Instax Wide 300 instant film camera. This is one of the most fun and easy to use cameras on the market. For those of us old enough to remember instant film print technology, there is an indescribable feeling of nostalgia taking a shot, watching it print directly from the camera, and waving it in the air while the image slowly develops in front of your eyes. It is so incredibly fun to do that again (and we've found that the next-generation of photogs enjoy it just as much as us old-timers do.)
Aside from the professional-level equipment, another reason I’ve not looked back since switching to Fujifilm is the outstanding product support and updates. Most brands' firmware updates are few and far between. However, Fujifilm does an incredible job of supporting and updating cameras currently in the market. Every time I get an announcement of a firmware update, it is like a small gift because I know it will come with some great new enhancement, such as faster auto focusing or the addition of an intervalometer.
Fujifilm offers the complete package and we are sincerely proud to have partnered with this incredible company. Stay tuned to see for yourself the wonder of the National Parks as captured by Jonathan and Stefanie during 2016.
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