Post Archive By Meg Faehl

What’s in My Camera Bag? – Meg Faehl

Today I'm going to share the camera equipment I use for my favorite genre of travel photography. Although I prefer using prime lenses when I'm close to home, for travel, you can't beat the utility of zoom lenses. The kit below is meant for a mix of landscapes/hiking and more...

Takeaways from Fujifilm’s X-Summit in NYC

Last week, Fujifilm treated us to another X-Summit with another round of product announcements, this time live from New York City. Fuji spent more time fulfilling existing promises than previewing new technology, but like always, they had a few surprises for us. Let's take a closer look at what's new,...

Haida M-10 Filter System Review

Filters - specifically ND and polarizing filters - are some of my most-used landscape and travel photography tools. For years, I predominantly used round, screw-type filters instead of a holder system because they're small and easy to travel with. But varying lens diameters had left me with a motley assortment...

How to Use the HSL/Color Panel in Adobe Lightroom

Today we're going to look at how and when to use the HSL and Color tools in Adobe Lightroom. The HSL/Color controls are some of the most powerful color editing tools that Lightroom offers. These tools are relatively straightforward once you know how they work, but they're easy to overlook....

Fujifilm’s Plan and What It Means for Their Future

A few weeks ago, Fujifilm held its first (of two) X-Summits of 2022. Livestreamed from Omiya Japan, this event was long awaited by Fujifilm users for a number of reasons, not the least of which was the hope of getting new details about Fuji's upcoming stacked-sensor camera. Now that the...

Fujifilm X-H2s Announcement: Fuji’s Ultra-Fast Flagship Camera

Last September, Fujifilm ended the X-Summit with the announcement that next generation cameras would be coming with a stacked-layer, backside-illuminated, X-trans sensor. Today Fuji announced the X-H2s, the first Fujifilm camera to include this stacked sensor technology. By separating the pixels and the circuitry into their own layers, we see...

How to Take Better Photographs Outdoors

I recently covered how to take better photographs indoors when dealing with low light conditions. Today, I’ll focus on the opposite situation: outdoor photography, where the light may be over-abundant. This article explains the most common problems you’ll find in outdoor photography and how to fix them.

Key Takeaways from the Fall 2021 Fuji X Summit

The latest Fujifilm X Summit was packed with exciting announcements. From updated cameras to new lenses for the GFX and X-Series systems, there’s quite a lot to unpack. This doesn’t just include product announcements but also updated lens roadmaps and other teasers of their future plans.

How to Take Better Photographs Indoors

Many new photographers find that while shutter speed, aperture, and ISO make sense in theory, it is hard to know where to start in practice. Even if you understand basic camera settings, getting high quality photographs – especially indoors – is not always an easy task.

Best Photography Memoirs

If you're looking for good weekend reads in photography - enjoyable books that also serve as education and inspiration - this list is for you. The books I cover below are all memoirs by photographers detailing their creative, photographic, and artistic journeys. Some read like novels and others are crash...