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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Henry

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

WRENCH > SCREEN SET-UP

PREVIEW EXP./WB IN MANUAL MODE

  • 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

WRENCH > SCREEN SET-UP

EVF BRIGHTNESS

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 a 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 looks like a German …

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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:

SETUP > SAVE DATA SET-UP > FRAME NO

There are two options:

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

Henry is a very well read and sophisticated dog

Henry is a very well read and sophisticated dog

Henry is a very well read and sophisticated dog. He even reads the magazine: Modern Dog.

He’s been caught a few times hoarding the magazines in his bed and using the flashlight in the middle of the night to look at the photos of other dogs…

Technical

Before (left) and after (right) as processed with Darktable 2.2.5

Before (left) and After (right)

Camera: Canon 7D ISO 400 and 1/80
Lens: Canon 40mm f/2 …

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Almost There: Vancouver, BC

boxer mix about to catch his ball

Harley, a boxer mix, about to catch his ball

Harley is a boxer mix. He loves chasing the ball. The problem is that his favorite park is an on-leash park only, and the park is not far from city hall, so his owners have to dodge the city employees. Harley’s owners already had a couple of tickets from the city-hall employees.

When I started making photos, they thought that I also was a city …

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