A Fuji X-T1 In Bali | Kuningan Ceremonies & More | Tewfic El-Sawy

By | August 1, 2015

A lighter load than usual in the number of students in my class during the Foundry Photojournalism Workshop in Bali gave me the opportunity to photograph the various religious festivities on the island which took place at the same time. The timing of the workshop was perfect as it coincided with¬†Kuningan; an important religious annual event held in every temple, as the Balinese believe it’s the day on which their ancestors return to heaven after visiting the earth during the preceding Galungan celebrations. While I had also carried a Fuji X Pro-1 and a Leica M9, I used the Fuji X-T1 almost exclusively during the week-long stay in Bali. Having updated it with the new firmware v4.0, I used it with a Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 and my newly acquired¬†Fuji XF 16-55mm f/2.8. I noticed a slight improvement in the X-T1’s auto-focus speed and accuracy during my time in Bali, but I didn’t purposefully test it…I just went with the flow, so to speak…….

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