We really got hit by snow over the last days. In fact, it’s been a few years since we had so much of the white powder. So much, that the other day The Significant Other and I took our cross country skies and started a tour right from behind our house. And this afternoon, right before sunset, we did another little hike into the winter woods surrounding our village.
Bringing along my Fuji X100F I wanted to capture some black and white images of the winter landscape. I was looking specifically for high contrast scenes between the bright snow and the dark branches of the trees that are especially suitable to shoot in monochrome. I was using the monochrome plus red filter film simulation of the Fuji, which further enhanced the contrast of the scenes.
The snow covered winter woods provided enough suitable compositions, with lines, geometric forms, layers and different textures.
The fixed lens of the X100F is a 23mm F/2, which translates to a 35mm in full frame equivalent. 35mm rally is an all round focal length, perfectly suitable for street photography. But it is versatile enough to shoot landscapes as well as portraits. So the Fuji X100F has become my grab-and-go camera when I head outside and want to bring a camera without much thinking.
So the walk through the winter woods around our house was just the perfect opportunity for my visual push ups of the day.
All images are jpgs straight out of camera.
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