Photoessay: Kathmandu with the Fuji X100

A continuation of my Streets of Kathmandu series – this time in color, and shot with a Fuji X100. Sadly, the camera with the firmware at the time was too slow for tracking street work – I resorted to either trap focusing or hyper focal. Superb colors, though. Enjoy! MT

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Photoessay: The Ford GT40

This car is a bit of a legend – the weapon that Ford used to beat Ferrari at their own game at Le Mans in the late 60s and early 70s. I was lucky to find an original, still-raced example locally, and even luckier to get the chance to photograph it. MT

Series shot with the Fuji Finepix X100.

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Every special race car comes with a cute grid girl in a short skirt.

POTD: The orange tunnel

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The orange tunnel. Fuji X100

The color is caused by the extreme difference in color temperature of light sources: sodium vapor in the tunnel, evening shade outside. It would be impossible to get the right white balance for both – so a ‘middle value’ produces this effect. A pain when shooting something where color is important, or one of those interesting properties of optics that we photographers exploit from time to time…MT