How to capture the true personality of your subject behind the lens

Commercial and editorial photographer James Bellorini is no stranger to portrait photography and has captured many faces on camera, including entrepreneurs, performers, DJs and musicians. We wanted to ask James for his advice on how to capture a subject’s true personality behind the lens. Hi James,...

See more of the world: Iceland with the GFX 50S

  Sunrise at the ice beach at Jökulsárlón, with waves washing around one of the many icebergs. GF23mm f/4, ISO 100, 2 seconds at f/16, LEE 4-stop ND and 3-stop reverse graduated ND. By Mark Bauer I’ve been shooting with the medium-format FUJIFILM GFX 50S since early April 2017...

Bright nights and city lights with the FUJIFILM X-T20

By Oliver Wheeldon Being a London local, Oliver Wheeldon was extremely excited when the Lumiere Light Festival, a show of over fifty artistic light installations, came to town. Not only was Oliver able to capture some stunning shots of the lights transforming the city at night,...

9 Ways to Create Dreamy Long Exposures

By Dawn Black Depending on who you speak to or which forum you frequent, long exposure photography can be defined as anything longer than half a second to more than 30 seconds and into minutes or even hours. The effects that you will achieve with longer...

Primes vs Zooms: A Different Perspective

By Mark Gilligan “Is it worth me buying any prime lenses for landscapes? I have read that a zoom will do all I need?” That’s a question that pops up from time to time but before I give my answer we need to look at what they...

Never Miss The Moment: A first look at the FUJIFILM X-H1

By Chris Weston Wildlife photography throws up many challenges. For starters, weather and environmental conditions are rarely ideal. Dusty African savannahs, humid jungles, persistent precipitation in rainforests, sub-zero temperatures in the Arctic and Antarctic – they all demand the very best of the equipment I use,...

How to Make Any Object Interesting Using Depth of Field

From great lighting to flashes, filters and other accessories, there are a myriad of ways to improve your photos. For anyone with a X Series camera, however, one of the most powerful ways to enhance your subject is to manipulate the depth of field. What is...

Abstract Architecture Photography with the XF100-400mmF4.5-5.6 Lens

By Felix Mooneeram I first became interested in the XF100-400mmF4.5-5.6 lens when I had an idea for a specific photo series which came to mind as I was travelling around my home city: Manchester. There’s a lot of history here but there’s also been a great...

A Day in the Life by Kevin Mullins

By Kevin Mullins My core business is as a documentary wedding photographer but I also shoot, and greatly enjoy, ‘Day in the Life’ family sessions. A ‘Day in the Life’ session is a photoshoot based on the same ethos as the way I shoot my weddings; 100%...