Category Archives: Camera equipment reviews

Kinesis Large Grad Filter Pouch F169

Kinesis F169 filter pouch user description by Steve Walton Landscape photographers need neutral density grad and neutral density filters!  Make that statement on any photography forum and someone ‘who knows’ will leap at the opportunity to tell you differently.   They will tell you that you can combine exposures, that you can mangle your images…

Deadcameras Slim Strap

Dead Cameras Slim Strap. I’ve just taken delivery of a Deadcameras Slim Strap and I will say here from the outset that I am very pleased with it!  I have used an Artisan & Artist black silk cord with my Leica MP for the past 10 years.  It’s a versatile strap that can be comfortably…

A Nikon D810 in The Outer Hebrides

Leading a Wild Light photography holiday in September to the Outer Hebrides gave me a good excuse to purchase the new Nikon D810 on launch.  From my point of view, the release of the D810 was perfect.  I had been considering options for a digital landscape and travel camera, or even a medium format  back,…

Widepan 6×12 Roll Film Back on Cambo Wide 470XL

I had been looking for a new 6x12cm roll film back for my Cambo Wide 470xl and the Widepan 6×12 back seemed quite a good option at just £300, somewhat cheaper than a well-used Horseman back of dubious light-proof integrity.  I’m familiar with the Widepan range of 6×17 panoramic cameras, they are comparatively well made…

2 comments
  • Dr. Prashant KhapaneAugust 25, 2017 - 1:21 pm

    This is a good find. Loads of good info and the back I’ve been keen on. I still use both film (and digital). I’ve always liked 612 format. Till now I’ve been using Olympus 35mm SHIFT or Canon FD/FE TSE lenses. This works most of the time but not always. Now that you have started to use XT what is your impression / way forward Steve? ThanksReplyCancel

    • Steve WaltonDecember 8, 2017 - 1:40 pm

      Thank you for taking the time to read & comment!  I think the Fujifilm X-T2 is a great little camera.  It can be used alongside any film or digital camera but it can’t replace medium format film, especially 6×12, though.  ReplyCancel