We recently held a small internal training course for the Fujifilm UK team and we asked professional photographer Paul Sanders to join us and help teach us more about landscape photography. After spending some time with Paul and listening to him talking about his work and his thought process in regards to photography, it became apparent that Paul had a very interesting story that I’d love to…
Photokina, the world’s biggest imaging exhibition, is going to feature some of photography’s biggest names thanks to Fujifilm.
The show takes place in Cologne from Tuesday 16th to Sunday 21st September 2014 and we’ve lined up 23 Fujifilm X-Photographers from across the globe to talk or demo on our stand about a wide range of photography subjects.
Here’s a sneak peak at just three of the photographers that will be presenting at Photokina this year. The rest will be announced on our Fujifilm-X Photokina 2014 website on the 23rd August 2014.
David will be discussing his recent switch from DSLR to CSC thanks to the Fujifilm X-T1
Back in March of this year, he discovered the Fujifilm X-T1. At the time he thought it would prove to be a capable casual camera, one he could use when he wasn’t lugging around his DSLR and a large bag of lenses, but he didn’t think I’d be using it for anything serious.
Six months later, having explored his preconceptions in a lot more detail, he now struggles to come up with a reason to take my DSLR out of its bag as the X-T1 and Fujifilm system not only deliver the performance and quality he needs for his work, they provide a range of additional benefits he hadn’t anticipated. In this talk he’ll explore these strengths and benefits in more detail.
Only as recently as November 2009, Alex picked up a camera… Never one for taking things slowly, only mere months into this new obsession, he was already exhibiting a selection from his documentary work ‘Almost Famous’ at a Mayfair Gallery. More recently Alex’s images headlined the well attended ‘Feeling Good’ exhibition for the David Lynch Foundation at Getty Images Gallery in London during Art Month of October 2013, whilst simultaneously 2 other shoots were showing in New York galleries.
Alex has become recognised for his ‘Quirky, often Edgy’ Children’s campaigns, and incorporating a ‘raw / street / documentary’ style to his fashion editorials. He will be talking about how he combines inspiration drawn from the masters of past and present and his passion for the genres of social documentary, specifically focussing on ‘the human condition’.
Zack will be talking about how he works with Fujifilm gear.
Full details will be announced on the 23rd August and you will be able to find all the information about the show plus get notified when the full line-up is announced by visiting our Fujifilm Photokina 2014 special website.
You can also visit the official Photokina website here
Hope to see you there!Big names lined up for Photokina 2014 Photokina, the world’s biggest imaging exhibition, is going to feature some of photography’s biggest names thanks to Fujifilm.
It’s that time again. A new Fujifilm X Magazine issue is ready to your reading and viewing pleasure.
Interview with Merhdad Samak-Abedi
This issue features an interview with pro photographer Merhdad Samak-Adebi who travels the world as part of his job (working for a German airline) and therefore is lucky enough to get the opportunity to shoot his passion – landscape photography.
Take a walk around Varese, near Milan
This issue’s “X Marks The Spot” features some fantastic street photography by Italian photographer Emanuele Toscano in and around Varese, Italy.
Issue 6 also contains the other usual features; “What to Shoot Now” provides you with inspiration on what subjects to shoot during the summer holiday months, “Get more from your X series” takes a look at bracketing functions that feature on most Fujifilm X cameras and the “Exhibition” shows a fantastic array of colourful images, plus the stories behind them, shot by our readers.
And finally, you could win a fantastic XQ1 underwater kit in our competition. For a chance to win, send us your best holiday shot. More details in the magazine itself!Fujifilm X Magazine issue 6 is now available for your reading pleasure It’s that time again. A new Fujifilm X Magazine issue is ready to your reading and viewing pleasure.
First, let me take a selfie!
To many the X-Pro1 is a camera that now lives in the shadow of the X-T1, which despite being placed under the X-Pro1 by Fujifilm has the latest improvements that really show off the X-Series capabilities. Generally, I have to agree, the X-T1 is superior in almost every sense.
But when it comes to…
This topic has popped up a few times on the web so I thought I’d give my two cents.
I’ve had the pleasure of using the X100s for a year now and I have to say I am completely smitten with it. It is a brilliant size that can fit into pockets and thus be carried everywhere….
Who doesn’t love a little adventure from time to time?
My adventure begins with simplest of texts: “Fancy coming to Wales for a week, for free?” sent from my Mum on a weekday morning. Well who could pass on an opportunity like that? I hadn’t done a great deal of landscape photography and knew that this was a great chance to up my skills in this area.
I mentioned my trip to a few colleagues and…
We’ve been working with professional portrait photographer Damien Lovegrove to bring you some videos that will inspire you to get more from your camera and help you take your photography to the next level.Part 5 of 5
Damien finds that the available natural light in the garden is enough for close up portraits of Claire, but decides to use a flash system to brighten up some wider shots and provide…
We’ve been working with professional portrait photographer Damien Lovegrove to bring you some videos that will inspire you to get more from your camera and help you take your photography to the next level.Part 4 of 5
Damien goes down into a darker basement to make use of the ambient light to create some wonderful portraits.