Chris Hannah

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Edinburgh Photos February 2023 #

I took a small trip to Edinburgh early last week, and I decided to play around with a new lens I bought recently. I’m pretty happy with a few of the photos, although I’ve definitely learned a lot more about my camera and the new lens.

To cut to the chase, the camera I used was a Fujifilm X-T100, and the lens is a fully manual Meike 25mm 1.8. Getting used to the manual focus took a while, although I do appreciate a softer focus, so it never needed to be perfect.

Here are the photos I liked most from the trip:


ūüď∑ Chinatown, London. #

Fujifilm X-T100 | XC35mmF2

Fujifilm X-T100 | XC35mmF2


Photos From a Trip to Devon #

I’ve just come back from a few days in Devon (while occasionally popping across into Cornwall), and across the weekend I experimented with quite a few of my cameras. I had my iPhone with me, of course, so those photos were posted to my Instagram stories. I’ve got 2 film cameras that I used, including my recent addition, which I will send off to be developed soon. And I also took my Fujifilm X-T100, on which I used primarily my XC 35mm F2 lens.

I’ve gone over the bulk of the photos from the X-T100 and iPhone, and did a bit of editing in Capture One (which I’m definitely enjoying using), so I thought I’d share them here.

The first few are from around where we stayed, which was a shepherds hut in Hollacombe, Devon.

FUJIFILM X-T100 | XC35mmF2 | ISO 400 | 53mm | f2.2 | 1/420s

FUJIFILM X-T100 | XC35mmF2 | ISO 400 | 53mm | f2.2 | 1/420s

FUJIFILM X-T100 | XC35mmF2 | ISO 2000 | 53mm | f2.5 | 1/125s

FUJIFILM X-T100 | XC35mmF2 | ISO 2000 | 53mm | f2.5 | 1/125s

I only liked one of the photos I took of the actual hut, and for some reason, a wide crop really looked good to me.

FUJIFILM X-T100 | XC35mmF2 | ISO 100 | 53mm | f2.2 | 1/125s

FUJIFILM X-T100 | XC35mmF2 | ISO 100 | 53mm | f2.2 | 1/125s

I also used played around with Halide’s macro mode around here.

iPhone 13 Pro | Ultra Wide | ISO 200 | 13mm | f1.8 | 1/24s

iPhone 13 Pro | Ultra Wide | ISO 200 | 13mm | f1.8 | 1/24s

iPhone 13 Pro | Ultra Wide | ISO 64 | 13mm | f1.8 | 1/39s

iPhone 13 Pro | Ultra Wide | ISO 64 | 13mm | f1.8 | 1/39s

We visited a place called Speke’s Mill Mouth (weird name), which had a waterfall that I couldn’t quite fully capture on my X-T100 (I’m starting to think I need a wider lens option).

iPhone 13 Pro | Ultra Wide | ISO 32 | 13mm | f1.8 | 1/220s

iPhone 13 Pro | Ultra Wide | ISO 32 | 13mm | f1.8 | 1/220s

iPhone 13 Pro | Ultra Wide | ISO 32 | 13mm | f1.8 | 1/412s

iPhone 13 Pro | Ultra Wide | ISO 32 | 13mm | f1.8 | 1/412s

FUJIFILM X-T100 | XC35mmF2 | ISO 400 | 53mm | f8 | 1/340s

FUJIFILM X-T100 | XC35mmF2 | ISO 400 | 53mm | f8 | 1/340s

FUJIFILM X-T100 | XC35mmF2 | ISO 400 | 53mm | f5 | 1/1900s

FUJIFILM X-T100 | XC35mmF2 | ISO 400 | 53mm | f5 | 1/1900s

FUJIFILM X-T100 | XC35mmF2 | ISO 400 | 53mm | f4 | 1/350s

FUJIFILM X-T100 | XC35mmF2 | ISO 400 | 53mm | f4 | 1/350s

The rest of the photos are from a place called Clovelly, a private village in Devon. We actually had to pay ¬£8.50 each just to enter. However, it’s full of nature and unique architecture, and it’s also on a pretty steep hill which leads into a small harbour. So there were plenty of photo opportunities.

iPhone 13 Pro | Telephoto | ISO 32 | 77mm | f2.8 | 1/179s

iPhone 13 Pro | Telephoto | ISO 32 | 77mm | f2.8 | 1/179s

FUJIFILM X-T100 | XC35mmF2 | ISO 400 | 53mm | f2 | 1/250s

FUJIFILM X-T100 | XC35mmF2 | ISO 400 | 53mm | f2 | 1/250s

FUJIFILM X-T100 | XC35mmF2 | ISO 400 | 53mm | f4.5 | 1/480s

FUJIFILM X-T100 | XC35mmF2 | ISO 400 | 53mm | f4.5 | 1/480s

FUJIFILM X-T100 | XC35mmF2 | ISO 400 | 53mm | f4.5 | 1/320s

FUJIFILM X-T100 | XC35mmF2 | ISO 400 | 53mm | f4.5 | 1/320s

FUJIFILM X-T100 | XC35mmF2 | ISO 400 | 53mm | f2 | 1/1400s

FUJIFILM X-T100 | XC35mmF2 | ISO 400 | 53mm | f2 | 1/1400s

FUJIFILM X-T100 | XC35mmF2 | ISO 400 | 53mm | f2 | 1/400s

FUJIFILM X-T100 | XC35mmF2 | ISO 400 | 53mm | f2 | 1/400s

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London #

A few more photos again today from the archives. I’m still going through and making sure I’ve got all of my favourite shots published here on the blog.

This time it’s a few shots I took in London back in September.


Autumnal Animal Photos #

This past autumn I’ve taken quite a few photos of animals, so I’ve taken a few of my favourites, and decided to share them here!


Ashridge Forest Photos #

I visited Ashridge earlier today, which is a rather large forest that’s only a short car ride from where I live. I didn’t miss up the oppurtunity to take my camera, and there was some absolutely incredible light.

My camera is the Fujifilm X-T100, and I used two lenses, the XC 50-230mm zoom lens, and the XC 35mm prime. But I captured a few on my iPhone 12 too, as teh ultra-wide lens seemed perfect for a woodland scene.

After going through a few hundred photos, I came out with 24 that I really like. I’ve uploaded them all to Flickr, so you can view the entire album there. But for a quick preview, here are five of my favourites:

View all 24 photos.


Photos From a Trip To Lanzarote #

I just spent a week in Lanzarote, and since I had just received my iPhone 12 before I left, I decided to leave my real camera at home and force myself to use the iPhone.

There were over 200 shots, and after reviewing them, checking the composotions, and giving them a little touch up in Lightroom, I was left with 24 photos that I was really happy with. I’ve uploaded them all to Flickr, so you can check out the full album.

Being in Lanzarote, the focus of my shots are all relating to water. Whether if it was the sea caves of Los Hervideros, the beaches around Playa Blanca, or the black sand of Playa de Janubio.

A lot of the time I was focussing on getting portrait-oriented shots that would be suitable for phone wallpapers. And a lot of the time this was caputring the transition of the waves hitting the sand, or the combination of the sand, rocks, sea, and then the blue sky. At the same time, there were some really nice landscapes that I tried to capture as well.

From the final 24 photos, I’ve picked out 9 that I’d like to feature here on the blog. I hope you like them. And if you want to see the other 15, you can view the full album on Flickr.


Photos From a Trip to Edinburgh #

I came back from a week trip to Edinburgh a few days ago, and while I was there I took quite a few photos.

Over 300 made it back, which was then refined by removing duplicates, blurry imags, and just bad compositions. I then spent some time in Loghtroom this evening trying to make them look even better, and I’ve been left with 44 photos that I’m really pleased with.

I’ve uploaded them all to Flickr, and put them in a single album. But as usual, I thought I’d post a few of my favourites here directly:


View the full Edinburgh album on Flickr


Photos From a Weekend in Wells-next-the-Sea #

I travelled to Wells-next-the-Sea this past week, as you may have guessed. As usual, I ended up taking my Fujifilm XT100, and taking it with me everywhere. Saying that, all of my favourite photos from this trip are from the beach. So here they are:


Photos from My Trip to Durdle Door #

Just a few weeks ago, my girlfriend and myself took a short trip to Dorset. One of the main parts of the trip was to visit Durdle Door. I was just going through my photos, and I picked out a few of them that I’d like to share here. All photos were taken on my iPhone XS.

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