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Fujifilm X-E2s

FujiFilm X-E3 with a red anodized aluminum shutter button

I splashed out on a new shutter button for the FujiFilm X-E3. [3 pictures]

Photograph of a FujiFilm X-E3 & Fujifilm X-E2s camera.

My new Fujifilm X-E3 camera arrived this afternoon.

Incense holder variations. [4 pictures]

Quick picture of the radio I keep in my office. [3 pictures]

I’m about to take delivery of a new camera, so I took a few test shots of my desk with my current camera to be able to compare the results. [3 Pictures]

Photograph of a sweet Potato Chip looking very much like a fall leaf.

In honor of the season, it’s a Fall Sweet Potato Chip.

Tools required to make a weekly Bullet Journal (bujo) insert.

Weekly updates/inserts for my Bullet Journal. [5 pictures]

Photograph of a room in the Courtyard Kansas City East/Blue Springs, Missouri

What can I say? I liked the lighting.

If it is the start of November, it must be Diocesan Convention time, and I have a squinny. [4 pictures]

Black and White Photograph of a hand-built wooden bookcase

Taking a moment to enjoy the bookcases. [2 pictures]

I have a strange photographic obsession with this light fitting. I ought to consider cleaning it before I take any more pictures. As obsessions go, I guess this one is fairly harmless. .jpg file straight out of camera.

Fall leaves on the ground featuring a single red leaf.

Today I was reminded of a lesson. The lesson is more than adequately summed up in the old adage: “Pride comes before a fall…”

Photograph of a Maine Coon cat looking intently out of an unseen window

The squirrels have been working on a new route. Sprinky considers this cool because she can sit and watch them from the comfort of my filing cabinet. [1 picture]

Picture of a votive candle at ST. John's Episcopal Church, Springfield, Missouri

I’m always moved by the sight of the votive candles flickering away in a dark empty church.

Black and white photograph of the altar at St. John's Episcopal Church, Springfield, Missouri

St. John’s, Springfield, [3 pictures]

Photograph of a cartoon style submarine reproduce in ceramic

It seems that every year I find an excuse to take at least one picture of the ceramic fish and/or submarine my sister bought me way back when.

Black and white photograph of a Fujinon XF18mmF2 R lens

After my false start earlier in the week I am now in possession of a new 18mm F2 lens. I checked through my pictures looking for the most commonly used focal lengths so I could replace my excellent, but heavy and huge 18-135 zoom lens for everyday carry — especially when backpacking and hiking. Between …

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Macro photograph of the pliers on the Leatherman Skeletool CX

Which did I buy – Macro Lens ($600) vs Two Extension Tubes ($30)? I’ll let you guess. [2 pictures]

I bought a used XF18mmF2 R lens on Amazon – ‘Excellent Condition’. Excellent condition apart from the chip/flaw in the lens that is. A brand new lens is on its way. This lens is heading back, and a one-star review has been left on the supplier (Amazon Warehouse Deals). The box even had an Amazon …

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Color photograph of a bar of Green & Black's organic chocolate.

Its undigested hours are numbered.

Photograph of a leather Journal and Desk pad during cleaning with leather oil

I have a suspicion that like myself, many rangefinder-style camera users also harbor an affinity for leather journals and fountain pens. [2 pictures]

Saturday I attended a Christian Formation meeting at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Clinton. [6 pictures]

Duotoned photograph of people sitting and standing outside a barn eating and conversing in the twilight

Inner circle, outer circle, circle of friends, circle of trust, running in circles, circles … everywhere.

Film noir style photograph of Storybook Barn Rogersville, Missouri at dusk

This photograph is begging to have its story told. Which is appropriate given the name of the venue – Storybook Barn. I wonder what the story might be?

Photograph of a Maine Coon cat lying on a 'butchers block' style wooden table

Sprinky lying on the kitchen table – five treatments of the same picture. [5 pictures]

Photograph of the 2017 total solar eclipse seen through the trees of the Mark Twain National Forest near the Berryman / Ozark trail in MIssouri

Our plans for viewing the eclipse were to go backpacking and watch the eclipse from the Mark Twain National Forest [17 pictures]

Wooden shelves with hidden supports

My Weekend – Forty Feet of Shelving. I have my office, Ginger has her studio and my former office space. The office space has been due for remodeling for a long time. My first job has been to install forty feet of shelving to provide a home for most of Ginger’s blue glass.

Photograph of a garage workshop featuring a fold-down workbench

I’ve been kept busy with a couple of projects in the workshop this week [4 pictures.]

Old Self: Portrait of the Artist as He Will (Not) Be. Variation #2. Artist: Evan Penny. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

Old Self: Portrait of the Artist as He Will (Not) Be. Variation #2. Artist: Evan Penny. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. [3 pictures]

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Museum Architecture (color) [4 pictures]

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