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What focal length are you?

What focal length are you?

David A.Feb 3, 20230

I remember vividly the day my photography tutor gave me a Pentax Spotmatic to take some photographs for a project. It was like being given new eyes, after box brownie, Instamatic and Salina Paulette, it was a revelation that I could actually see what I was photographing in real time…

Photography Guide to Lisbon (eBook)

Photography Guide to Lisbon (eBook)

fujixpassionFeb 2, 20230

Lisbon is one of the most fascinating and vibrant cities in Europe.  Founded around 1200 BC and the capital of Portugal since 1256 AD, Lisbon offers centuries of rich and varied history, combined today with a modern lifestyle and vibrant nightlife, and covered in a glorious climate for almost the…

Trying to capture the potential

Trying to capture the potential

Devon DrewFeb 1, 20234

I’m an amateur photographer who, after a long hiatus, has reconnected with my love of taking pictures again. It all began when I was 18 and my dad asked if I’d like to take a photography course with him. Back then, our medium of choice was black and white film,…

NSD 51/50 – Interview with Brice Gelot, Documentary and Street Photographer

NSD 51/50 – Interview with Brice Gelot, Documentary and Street Photographer

Brice GelotJan 26, 202312

Thank you, Brice, for this opportunity to know a little more about you and the magnificent work you have been doing! Could you please start by introducing yourself to our readers?My name is Brice Gelot, also known as NSD 51/50, I am a french photographer. I was born in the…

Premium/ How I edit my B&W photos

Premium/ How I edit my B&W photos

Miroslav HlinkaJan 23, 20230

From time to time, someone asks me about post-processing. How I edit and convert my photos to black and white. And how much time it takes me. I always just shrug my shoulders and reply that I don’t do anything complicated with the photo, no hours of editing. It’s always…

Fuji X Passion Photography Magazine – January 2023

Fuji X Passion Photography Magazine – January 2023

fujixpassionJan 18, 20230

Hello everyone! The January issue has arrived. This edition features five fantastic and talented photographers and highlights their beautiful imagery, from portraits to landscapes. As always, each piece of work, each photograph, was made with a Fuji X camera. Contributors | Summary White beauty timeBy Miroslav Hlinka The vast beauty…

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Markets Of India – Fujifilm 14mm F2.8

Markets Of India – Fujifilm 14mm F2.8

Phil PowellSep 10, 20161

So, as phase one in India comes to a close, I have time to reflect and debrief a little.The one lesson I have learned on my journey as an image maker is to pace myself. It’s hot and very humid here, around 100% humidity and often more than 95 degrees.…

INSIDE YOU CAMERA BAG: Matthew McCord

INSIDE YOU CAMERA BAG: Matthew McCord

fujixpassionMay 14, 20163

“I am a full time graduate student at Jacksonville State University in North Alabama. I’m pursuing my masters in secondary education. I have a very awesome little girl who will be 3 this summer. I do weddings on the side. However, I take great pride in my wedding work, and…

My Icelandic journey with the X-T2 and how I ended up with Fuji

My Icelandic journey with the X-T2 and how I ended up with Fuji

Robert DoelemanJan 4, 20173

The beginning of September, just a few days left, will the X-T2 be delivered? It’s time, the first week of September, just a few days left before Marc and I take a plane to Iceland. For me this is the second time visiting Iceland. The first time was in 2011…

The Fujifilm 18mm for Wedding Photography

The Fujifilm 18mm for Wedding Photography

Barry ForshawApr 20, 202010

The Fujifilm XF 18mm f2 R was one of three lenses released in 2012 alongside the Fujifilm X-Pro1 (the other two being the 35mm f1.4 and the 60 mm f2.4 r macro). It was one of the first lenses I bought for my X-Pro2 and I often pair it with…

Fuji X-PRO2 in Kyoto, Japan

Fuji X-PRO2 in Kyoto, Japan

Shingo OhashiOct 7, 20163

Hi, Fuji X Passion followers. My name is Shingo Ohashi, I’m a photographer based in Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, Japan. I usually take photos of streets, portraits and animals. These days, I’d like to take pictures about the beauty of Japan. And I usually use Fuji X-PRO2 and love it. The…

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Premium/ What makes a good photograph?

Premium/ What makes a good photograph?

Sebastian BoatcaMar 23, 2020

What makes a good photo is one of the essential questions when talking about photography. No matter the degree of proficiency in understanding and feeling the visual arts (painting, sculpture, photography, etc.), we all have an inner compass which indicates (on a subjective level, of course), what photos are good,…

Premium/ The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of my Fuji lenses

Premium/ The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of my Fuji lenses

Maurício ReisJul 11, 2020

Right now, there are five lenses that usually accompany me everywhere. They could be more, they could be less, they could be others. But they are not. My backpack includes the XF18-55mmF2.8-4, XF14mmF2.8, XF23mmF2, XF35mmF2 and XF55-200mmF3.5-4.8. I like them all, but I use some more than others. This is…

Premium/ The South African car scene

Premium/ The South African car scene

Brandon PowellSep 3, 2020

The South African car scene — does something like a car scene even exist in Africa? If you answered no, you would be wrong, very wrong. Contrary to popular belief, we don’t have lions walking down our main roads or travel to work on ox carriages. My name is Brandon…

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An adventure worth having

An adventure worth having

Jerred ZegelisMay 20, 2020

I’ve lived in Nebraska my entire life, going on 45 years now.  Nebraska is situated right in the middle of America, and there was a portion of my life when…

Lost Paradise

Lost Paradise

Intrepid NomadsMay 13, 2020

It’s difficult to understand the real motivations that led us to go to Hawai’i. If you think carefully about it, they’re one of the most remote islands. At 8000 miles…

Fujifilm X100V and X-E4 photo adventure in Nebraska

Fujifilm X100V and X-E4 photo adventure in Nebraska

Jerred ZegelisNov 25, 2021

The Fujifilm X100V just may be my favorite camera of all time. It’s small, compact and can go almost everywhere with me. The X-E4 is almost as small, but can…

Love letter to Chopper

Love letter to Chopper

Marcelo de CoghlanMay 25, 2020

It is one of the few moments that I did not have my camera with me… Two days before the quarantine began, my dog ​​Chops got sick, we did everything,…

Wanderlusting after the perfect light

Wanderlusting after the perfect light

Oliver DietschiAug 30, 20221

My name is Oliver Dietschi, and I live with my family in scenic Switzerland, a mountainous country that is ideal for landscape photography. We think of ourselves as a modern family, and my wife and I maintain part-time jobs, which give us enough time to follow our passions while raising…

My story with Fuji

My story with Fuji

Stefan PanaitescuFeb 11, 20201

Hello! My name is Stefan. and I’m a 38-year-old enthusiast photographer from Bucharest, Romania. Seeing other reviews and stories from so many photographers is making me feel a bit like a black sheep when it comes to photography. You see, I didn’t always have this passion. As a matter of…

Fuji Travel Photography – A rundown of the X-Pro2 and lenses

Fuji Travel Photography – A rundown of the X-Pro2 and lenses

Stu HeppellAug 5, 20191

We’ve now been travelling for over a month so I’ve settled in nicely to my workflow and the kit I’m shooting with. Before we left Australia I changed things up quite a bit, upgrading my body from the Fuji X-Pro1 to the X-Pro2 and changing round a couple of lenses…

Photography feels good: the incredible power of women photo shoot

Photography feels good: the incredible power of women photo shoot

Danyel MonteiroFeb 10, 201729

“Photography causes many emotions to surface, during and after the shoot. The whole process converges into a unique and healthy experience for your client.”   Every time I get in touch with a potential customer requesting my pricing for a photo shoot, I always think twice before answering. Should I…

Is Photography About Money?

Is Photography About Money?

Marcin BaranDec 12, 20165

What’s in my bag? I don’t have a bag. Well, I do have, but it is the size of my laptop. I see this question in 95% of interviews with street/urban photographers. Usually all of ‘ordinary’ photographers out there hope to read that famous street photographer X or Y uses…

The Crested Butte Community Iron Pour with the Fuji X-T1

The Crested Butte Community Iron Pour with the Fuji X-T1

Andrew BisdaleMay 8, 20170

SUBSCRIBE THE FUJI X PASSION VIRTUAL MAGAZINE FOR ONLY €20/YEAR!   I went to Crested Butte, Colorado in the Fall of 2015 with no particular goals, other than to enjoy the foliage on the Aspens and focus on my landscape photography. Early on in my trip, and almost by accident,…

Night Photography: 12 Essential Techniques, with Fuji X cameras

Night Photography: 12 Essential Techniques, with Fuji X cameras

fujixpassionJul 22, 2016

I often discuss with my friends about the tips and tricks in all kind of photography fields. It is good to share your knowledge within a group of photographers. “Let…

The Untold Stories

The Untold Stories

David VerbercktMay 17, 2019

Thank you David for accepting this invitation for an interview. Could you please start by introducing yourself to our readers? I am from Belgium where I studied photography in the…

“IL MARE D’INVERNO”: Discover the spirit of the beach with a vintage soul attitude

“IL MARE D’INVERNO”: Discover the spirit of the beach with a vintage soul attitude

Matteo CeschiFeb 21, 2022

I just had to look for the right location to make my old X-Pro1 and the cheap 55mm F1.4 lens by 7Artisans communicate. The opportunity: a day in Cervia while…

Fujifilm cameras: they’re not bad

Fujifilm cameras: they’re not bad

Guy CarpenterSep 11, 2019

Fujifilm cameras: they’re not bad. Frankly, there are better cameras available than Fujifilm’s. Better image quality, better auto focus, better high ISO performance. But cameras are just tools, and Fujifilm…

Premium/ Growing up in photography

Premium/ Growing up in photography

Sebastian BoatcaOct 14, 2019

There is a saying that as you get older, you become unimpressed by a lot of S.H.I.T. (super highly irrelevant things).  I wonder how this principle applies in photography, because…

A wider angle with the Fujinon XF16mm

A wider angle with the Fujinon XF16mm

fujixpassionMay 26, 2016

I’m a prime shooter and I live at 50mm (full frame terms). When I switched to Fujifilm, the XF35 1.4 filled that spot with ease. It’s my goto lens, I…

So, this happened…

So, this happened…

Luís CostaJan 13, 2020

…I am now the proud owner of an X-Pro3, the camera that nearly broke the Internet! 😁 Those who follow me on social media may recall that I was fairly…

Hey! Let’s talk a bit about shooting film

Hey! Let’s talk a bit about shooting film

Erlend GadeDec 16, 2021

Though I was born and raised in Norway, I feel more Scandinavian than I do Norwegian. So, by way of introduction: My name is Erlend Gade, 24 sols on earth,…

Artificial Paradise

Artificial Paradise

Freek WilleOct 4, 2022

The oldest vivid photography memory I can recall – is a shadowplay photo I took in Switzerland with my dad’s analog Canon Rebel. The guillotine shutter sound really hit me.…

Leaving Nikon for Fujifilm

Leaving Nikon for Fujifilm

fujixpassionApr 26, 201612 min read

A BRIEF PREFACE: I’ve been photographing weddings all over the world since 1999. Prior to that, I was shooting for the Seattle weekly papers and doing portraits. In high school,…

A portfolio by Ashok Viswanathan, India

A portfolio by Ashok Viswanathan, India

fujixpassionAug 22, 20164 min read

I started photography young while in school in the early 70’s starting with a Zeiss Super Ikonta IV and progressing to a Nikon FM with 4 lenses by the time…

New York City Photo Walk

New York City Photo Walk

Joe D’AgostinoOct 30, 20195 min read

So we are at that time again. Mere weeks before a possible new Fujifilm X-Pro 3 announcement. What better way to pay homage than revisit the camera which paved the…

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A Powerful Mix of Sharpness and Bokeh: Fujifilm 56mm F1.2 R WR Review

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The Phoblographer The Fujifilm 50mm f1 R WR is my favorite lens — but it may have just been dethroned. The Fujifilm 56mm f1.2 R WR is a new portrait prime designed to keep up with Fujifilm’s new higher-resolution sensors.…

How to Get Softer Portraits with the Fujifilm XH2

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The Phoblographer There are lots of reasons why a photographer might not be happy with the Fujifilm XH2 for portraits. The biggest one could be the higher megapixel sensor and how it renders a whole lot of extra details that…

This Fujifilm XT5 Firmware Fix Will Make You Curious

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The Phoblographer The Fujifilm XT5 was one of the hottest-selling cameras during the 2022 holiday season. And since its release, its received two firmware updates. We’ve incorporated our findings from these updates without our Fujifilm XT5 review. However, these Fujifilm…

How the Fujifilm XF 150-600mm f/5.6-8 Lens is Made

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PetaPixel A recent factory tour reveals some of the steps that Fujifilm takes to hand-assemble its huge XF 150-600mm f/5.6-8 R LM OIS WR lens. [Read More] Read More

Vintage Cinema — Fujifilm X-T5 (X-Trans V) FXW App Patron Early-Access Film Simulation Recipe

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FUJI X WEEKLY Glimpse of a Fleeting Memory – Gilbert, AZ – Fujifilm X-T5 – “Vintage Cinema” I recently binge-watched a number of classic movies from the 1950’s, and I was really inspired by their picture aesthetics. After some research,…

The Fujifilm XT4 Has a Discount. Go Get it!

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The Phoblographer Right now the Fujifilm XT4 has a discount ever since the XT5 was announced. Don’t need the extra scene detection AI features or 40MP? Well, the XT4 is the better choice then. And in our tests, we found…

Fully Automated. Beautiful Colors: Fujifilm 18-120mm F4 Lens Review

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The Phoblographer Hybrid and content creators have been a significant focus of major camera brands. Fujifilm is also looking to bridge the gap between hybrid and still photographers within its XF line. The Fujifilm 18-120mm f4 R LM PZ WR…

A Review of the Fujifilm XF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR Lens

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Fstoppers 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 lenses have long been popular among sports, bird, and wildlife photographers for offering a very useful focal length range in tandem with maximum apertures that balance performance, bulk, and price. For Fujifilm shooters, there is the XF…

Viltrox 75mm f/1.2: Best Fujifilm prime lens for bokeh?

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Photofocus Still on the hunt for an affordable prime lens for your Fujifilm camera? You might want to look at the Viltrox 75mm f/1.2 lens. This is especially the case if you’re looking to shoot in low light and add…