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Café Culture

Café Culture

Hani DabbaghApr 10, 20240

There’s something about sipping a morning cappuccino at a Tuscan terrace, in a narrow cobblestone street, watching the town shake off its slumber, that is deeply satisfying. Bar Rossi is a small café in the medieval town of Orbetello. It has a good vantage point overlooking the shops on Corso…

“The Calm Sea” – The story behind this photo

“The Calm Sea” – The story behind this photo

Adhnan IbrahimMar 26, 20240

That morning was special. I decided to join my dad for fishing, something he does regularly after morning prayers. I felt like going along this time. So, with excitement building up inside me, I happily joined my dad on our small boat in the calm waters of our island, Bilehdhoo,…

Moments of Silence – Czech Ossuaries in Photography

Moments of Silence – Czech Ossuaries in Photography

Miroslav HlinkaMar 22, 20240

I stand alone in a darkened room. I absorb the atmosphere of the place. The silence. Reconciliation. Slowly, I get into motion. I watch the light, the shapes, while many empty eye sockets watch me. Bones and skulls are towering up. Witnesses of the ancient past. They speak of transience,…

Brice Gelot Archives Book Vol.1

Brice Gelot Archives Book Vol.1

Brice GelotMar 19, 20240

This first archival book represents much more than a simple compilation of images. This book embodies, on the one hand, an attempt to present my thematic work in a tangible and chronological manner, but also to observe an evolution over the volumes. It is an authentic dive into my universe,…

It’s Street Fashion!

It’s Street Fashion!

Massimo GurciulloMar 15, 20240

“It’s Street Fashion!” is an extract from “Sicily,” my more general work, which I have been pursuing since the first edition of the book was released in 2017. Subsequently, “Sicily” was transformed into an annual publication, a “private diary” in the form of a large format magazine. In 2024, number…

Moments of Silence – Book Review

Moments of Silence – Book Review

fujixpassionMar 14, 20240

Miroslav Hlinka, a versatile creative encompassing the roles of artist, graphic designer, and photographer, specializes in capturing landscapes, urban corners, abandoned places, and ancient cemeteries. If you’re familiar with his extraordinary portfolio, it’s likely because he stands out as one of the leading contributors to the Fuji X Passion project.…

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Ashok Viswanathan: X-Pro1 and Varnasi on the Ganges, India

Ashok Viswanathan: X-Pro1 and Varnasi on the Ganges, India

fujixpassionFeb 3, 20161

I have always wanted to visit Varnasi, a city I heard so much about. Its one of the worlds oldest living cities being over 5000 years old and it looks it. Its also the holiest city on the banks of the Ganges and to die here is to ensure a…

Around The Azores With An X-T1

Around The Azores With An X-T1

Andy MumfordJan 10, 20175

The Açores are nine volcanic islands pretty much in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean midway between Europe and the USA, and a part of Portugal that neither me nor my wife had ever visited. I’d long been aware of their beauty through the stunning images of photographer Rui Vieira…

INSIDE YOUR BAG: Namhyuk Chae

INSIDE YOUR BAG: Namhyuk Chae

fujixpassionMay 25, 20161

“MY name is Namhyuk Chae. but people call me ’N’ also a.k.a Photographer N. I primarily work in Vancouver, in conjunction with Luis Vouiton, MaxMara and Parmeleto. I also do wedding photoshoots, company advertisement and host personal fine arts exhibits. I started my photography career in the year of 2000.…

75 days with X-Pro 2

75 days with X-Pro 2

fujixpassionJun 6, 20168

I’ve been using the X system for almost two years now. The XE-2 was my first camera and the one that made me want to switch to this brave new world. I’m sure someone will argue that it isn’t a perfect one, but then, is there one? I always thought…

THE FUJIFILM X-T1, by Rupert Marlow

THE FUJIFILM X-T1, by Rupert Marlow

fujixpassionMar 21, 20160

SLOWLY BUT SURELY I bought a Fuji X-Pro1 as soon as the local Calumet had one in stock. I hadn’t used it, I hadn’t read much about it, other than about the fancy new (at the time) sensor but the one thing I had seen was Zack Arias’ notes on…

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“Downgrading” to Fuji

“Downgrading” to Fuji

Less is more – losing my religion Let’s start with a small confession. I actually wrote this article twice. Finishing it last night, I realized that it was just another “I’ve gone from Canon fullframe to Fuji” speech. And the content had a certain resemblence to an AA meeting. Me admitting to my sad past life. A life in darknes, with an unbearable, heavy burden, fullframe devil on my shoulder…

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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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Sebastian BoatcaJul 15, 2019

In almost every article I have written on my website, in the Blog section, regarding Fujifilm gear, I talk about the synergy between beauty and functionality. This is one of the strongest selling points for Fujifilm cameras. Apart from the Fujifilm’s performance required for our photographic needs, (for both pros…

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Maurício ReisSep 26, 2019

When I switched from Canon to Fuji in 2016, the last thing I thought about was the battery life. I had more to think about, like file quality, construction, lenses, weight, features… After starting to use Fuji equipment, I actually noticed some difference in battery life to what I was…

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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…

The mountains

The mountains

Maurício ReisApr 24, 2020

Through this visual story, Maurício Reis shares his experience of discovering the autumn beauty in one of the lesser-known mountain ranges in Portugal. Serra da Freita, a place to visit…

Memories of Thailand

Memories of Thailand

Yoan BuetasJun 20, 2020

Like many people I suppose, I had in my head a list of a few countries in which I wanted to travel. And Thailand was certainly not one of them.…

A Chilly October Day – A Walk With the Fuji 16mm F1.4

A Chilly October Day – A Walk With the Fuji 16mm F1.4

Jerred ZegelisNov 17, 2020

Recently I’ve taken stock of the lenses that have been collecting dust. Surprisingly, I noticed that I hadn’t shot with the Fuji XF16mm F1.4 lens in a long, long time.…

The two-wheeled photographer

The two-wheeled photographer

Gustaf WikingSep 9, 20206

“My passion for photography stems from a life within the vivid culture of skateboarding and bicycle communities. My drive is to document the beauty of my surroundings, from dusty back roads to neglected buildings and my observations on the road.” My name is Gustaf Wiking and I live in Malmö,…

And the winner of this wooden grip is…

And the winner of this wooden grip is…

fujixpassionApr 1, 20222

Following THIS POST, in which Milorad Stanković kindly offered this beautifully crafted wooden grip for the Fuji X-T3, we’ll now announce the winner: Marco, from Italy Congratulations Marco! Shortly you will be contacted by Milorad to arrange shipping details. We would like once again to thank Milorad for his kind…

Get noticed more: How I became an official Fuji X Photographer

Get noticed more: How I became an official Fuji X Photographer

Michael GovorkoAug 29, 20230

Well, I think we should start from one early morning when I was sitting at my desk and thinking which direction I wanted to go in photography. After a few years of experience in all kinds of photography genres, I was starting to notice what was getting my attention the…

Myanmar – “Come back soon”

Myanmar – “Come back soon”

Nicola MilesAug 1, 20170

  Myanmar’s incredible light calls me back each time, as do the countless heart-opening & humbling experiences I share with its people. For all its troubles and hardships, Myanmar remains one of the friendliest countries I’ve ever set foot in. The folk I meet are absolutely beautiful “Come back soon”,…

Unanticipated Passion

Unanticipated Passion

Stanislav CekanSep 13, 20213

I am a passionate amateur photographer, and I come from the beautiful town of Bardejov, in Slovakia. I like to travel, and I can’t imagine my day without some good music. I have been playing the drums since I was a child, and it became my first passion. I am…

Underwater photography with the Fuji X-T10

Underwater photography with the Fuji X-T10

Nikol ObrováNov 2, 20161

Hello Nikol! Could you please introduce yourself? Hi guys, thank you 🙂 My name is Nikol Obrová and I’m a professional photographer based in Prague, Czech Republic. I’m mainly a digital photographer but I also really love analog and instant photography – it’s a huge relax for me 🙂  And another very…

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…

Fuji X-Pro1 “Leather Edition”

Fuji X-Pro1 “Leather Edition”

Jakub GráfNov 11, 2020

Hello everybody, let me introduce myself. My name is Jakub Gráf, but you may find me as @zahorizont and @grafworks_leathergoods on Instagram. My main focus is portrait photography, but for…

Interview with Matt Gutteridge, wedding photographer

Interview with Matt Gutteridge, wedding photographer

Matt GutteridgeSep 28, 2016

Hello Matt! Could you please introduce yourself? I’m Matt, I’m 40 and a wedding photographer based in the south west of England. I’m married to Lillian and have 3 boys…

Aerial photography with the Fuji X-Pro2

Aerial photography with the Fuji X-Pro2

Sunny HerzingerAug 21, 2017

  It was the end of a three week road trip through the Canadian Rockies and the Pacific Northwest. I had to say goodby heavy hearted to these breathtaking landscapes…

Capturing Memories

Capturing Memories

Francesco GalloJan 13, 2023

My name is Francesco Gallo, known on Instagram as @francesco.__.gallo, I am 36 years old, working in the communications sector, and live in Naples in Italy. I am happily married,…

As long as you are moving in the right direction, you can’t go wrong!

As long as you are moving in the right direction, you can’t go wrong!

Jason AlexanderMar 6, 2020

My Journey… I’m Jason Alexander, founder of Alexander Photography and based in Cambridgeshire. Currently, I am a Design Engineer and have been in the design industry for over 10 years…

Glass – Just another photo-sharing app, or is it?

Glass – Just another photo-sharing app, or is it?

Gustaf JanssonAug 25, 2021

Not long ago, Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram, posted a video saying Instagram is no longer a photo-sharing app and that the company is looking to lean into entertainment…

Walk along the quay of dreams

Walk along the quay of dreams

Gustaf JanssonDec 20, 2021

Have you ever walked in an area where dreams float around like fog over the mirror-gloss surface of a river? Where the tiniest detail talks for itself and everything has…

The middle of what?

The middle of what?

Phillip GrondinSep 20, 2021

Why do I center any specific item in most of my images? Possibly, it is due to the fact that, as children, our focus is usually drawn to the center…

Ian Weldon: “My main set up for weddings was an XPro-1 and 18mm f2”

Ian Weldon: “My main set up for weddings was an XPro-1 and 18mm f2”

fujixpassionMar 28, 20163 min read

I suppose, just like everyone else, that when I started on my photography journey I thought that the bigger, and more expensive the camera, the more professional I would be.…

Fujifilm and the return to photographic Zen

Fujifilm and the return to photographic Zen

Laurie CohenMay 12, 202316 min read

Hi fellow Fuji X Passion readers. My name is Laurie Cohen, a Fujifilm X system user, street photographer and the founder of Barcelona Photography Tours & Israel Photography Tour. I…

The tools of my trade

The tools of my trade

Ashok ViswanathanMay 15, 20215 min read

For several years now, I have used laptops to process my RAW files. I started with a PC and moved on to a Macbook because many professionals were using it.…

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