Just a quick set of photos from a short wander around the old part of Meknes late yesterday afternoon with my X-Pro 1 and X100.  The X100 was in my bag and X-Pro 1 + 60mm by my side on a strap thinking I’d be using that most of the time.  As it turned out I ended up with the X100 in my hand almost all of the time.  I just fell in love with it again – it’s so discrete when you’re wondering the dark alleys of the medina where you don’t want to be noticed, and the 23mm (35mm equiv) lens just seemed to work out perfectly there.  I was thinking I’d be selling the X100 to fund buying the X-E1, but I don’t think I can do it!  I’ll just have to find another way!

A few photos below from my afternoon out.  I’ve picked out a theme of yellow as that is the predominant colour of the old part of Meknes.

FUJIFILM FinePix X100 (23mm, f/5.6, 1/150 sec, ISO200)
In the outer area of the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail

FUJIFILM FinePix X100 (23mm, f/5.6, 1/160 sec, ISO400)
Doorways of the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail

FUJIFILM FinePix X100 (23mm, f/5.6, 1/1400 sec, ISO800)
Lamp in the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail

FUJIFILM FinePix X100 (23mm, f/4, 1/90 sec, ISO400)
Meknes Medina – I loved the way this guys clothes matched the colours around.

 

FUJIFILM FinePix X100 (23mm, f/5.6, 1/40 sec, ISO250)
Some friendly kids playing football on the street.

FUJIFILM FinePix X100 (23mm, f/5.6, 1/30 sec, ISO3200)
Young Love

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Matthew Maddock is a commercial photographer based in the Lake District, UK. Specialising in the hospitality and outdoor sports industry. He is a Fujifilm X-Photographer and Getty Images contributor. His portfolio can be viewed at memaddock.co.uk

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