Max: The Lab-Beagle mix

Max: The Lab-Beagle mix

Max: The Lab-Beagle mix

According to his owner, Max is a Lab-Beagle mix. She thinks that he’s around 2 years. Max is nice and friendly, he’s not just a nose on 4 wheels legs. Max likes people and he almost never owls. He enjoys going for his walks.


Before (left) and after (right) as processed with Rawtherapee 5.3

Before (left) and After (right)

Camera: Canon 70D ISO 400 and 1/320
Lens: Canon 70-200mm f/4 @ f/5
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Bernese Mountain Dog: Vancouver, BC

Young Bernese Mountain Dog

Charlie: a young Bernese Mountain Dog

Charlie is a very young Bernese Mountain Dog. He will be a huge dog. By the time, he’ll be 2 years old he will more than double in size.

Charlie’s “room mate” is a very old cat (I forgot her name) and she puts up with the “intruder”. Charlie never attacked her, but he tried to play with her. Now they get along, she mostly ignores Charlie …

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Fujifilm X-PRO2: Voice Memos

Did you know that you can attach voice memos to you images (max 30 seconds)

  1. Play button
  2. Menu: for the play, page 2 of 3: VOICE MEMO SETTING > ON (need to be done only once)
  3. Select the image to add the voice memo
  4. Press and keep the center of the front command dial pressed until you see the orange color: voice recording

to play the memo:

  1. Play button
  2. Select the image with the microphone icon …
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French bulldog with his owner

Henry, a French Bulldog

Henry is a 1½ years old French Bulldog. His mouth is at least as big as his head. It’s huge. He doesn’t bite, but he drools. When the drool is long enough, he shakes and his drool flies everywhere, including the ceiling. Henry loves people, especially if they pay attention to him. As long as there are people around, he goes running around.

After this photo, he went to …

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Agility Racing: The Beagle

Beagle doing agility racing

Agility Racing: The Beagle

Beagles are terrible dogs for agility racing. Beagles are kind of agile dog, but they are not dogs. Beagles are noses on 4 wheels legs. So even during agility races, the only thing a beagle is really interested is sniffing and tracking some smell.

So this beagle found a way of doing his agility run and sniff at the same time. He slows down on the landing and drops in nose …

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Fujifilm X-PRO2: Screen Setup: round 2



  • Do you want to preview the exposure and the white balance when in manual exposure mode?
  • PREVIEW WB previews only the white balance …
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Agility Racing: The Jump

Dog jumping at agility racing

Agility Racing: The Jump

Dogs have to move fast and work hard on these races/competitions.

They know the type of obstacles they will have to navigate, but they don’t know the order of the obstacles. Their owners are being told of the order just before the actual competition category starts. They know the start, they know the end but then don’t know the in-between order. So the owner has to run with …

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Frenchie at the Beach: Vancouver, BC

French Bulldog at the beach in the sand

French Bulldog at the Beach

Walter is a 3 years old French Bulldog, aka a Frenchie. He’s nice and sweet. He likes the sand, but he doesn’t like the sea or the water.

He’s at the beach without a leash. What you do not see is that his owners are just outside of the image. He never strays away, he always stay close to his owners. It’s most likely due to …

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Fujifilm X-PRO2: Screen Setup: round 1



This adjust the brightness of the display in the EVF (electronic viewfinder) only. This doesn’t affect the Optical Viewfinder of the X-PRO2.

  • AUTO for automatic …
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Another Hard Working Doggy: Vancouver, BC

doggy guarding the entrance of the kitchen

Doggy guarding the entrance of the kitchen

This is another hard working doggy. It doesn’t look like it, but he’s waiting for his biscuit. He’s owed a biscuit but his owner is “derelict” in his duties of providing the biscuit immediately.

He’s laying there at the top of the stairs to make sure that nobody can pass by and forget that he is owed a biscuit. He’s more a COD …

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Fujifilm & the Image Numbering

The Fujifilm cameras numbering is:

  1. Folder: The folders are numbered and start at 100, then 101, 102…
  2. Frame number: Each folder can have up to 9999 images

Reformatting or changing the SD memory card may not reset the frame numbers. The keyword here is “may” It depends on the settings of:


There are two options:

  1. CONTINUOUS: The image number continues in the same folder as before and it continues …
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