The Alps are imposing, majestic and arriving to Chamonix in France late Friday night the surrounding mountains seemed quite magical as they were dimly illuminated by the towns ambient light. The next day saw plenty of fog, so much so that it was impossible to tell you were surrounded by such great mounds of rock and earth. Sunday morning saw the fog clear somewhat and after all I felt relief that I had brought the camera and collection of lenses to get a few shots. This was the second outing for the Fujifilm XE2 that I had acquired recently and I was keen to try it out especially with a couple of Nikon Ai Telephoto lenses. First impressions of this camera are very positive: the ergonomics are excellent with the shutter speed dial and aperture rings. The EVF is surprisingly good (although not a patch on an optical SLR viewfinder) but the addition of digital focus aids for manual lenses is much appreciated. The photos below are a some of my favourites from trying to capture some of the detail in these mountains. Most are with the Nikon 200mm f4 Ai lenses, which I must say is an excellent companion to the XE2; the remainder are with the 100mm f2.8 Series E which again feels like a natural pairing to the Fuji. One disappointment was the realisation that the K&F Concept lens adapter is not accurately measured so that the focus markings on these lenses are meaningful. This means its quite easy to focus past infinity which does not yield positive results. Finally these images were processed in Lightroom with a preset mimicking black and white film which I find a remarkably good rendition.