Go forth and multiply!

The multiple exposure mode on your Fujifilm X Series cameras is probably one of those functions that you know is there, but you’ve never really tried. You might have dismissed it as a little gimmicky, or perhaps just not thought that you could put it...

A night with the stars

  There’s something very special about taking photographs at night. Aside from the challenges of working in low light, successful images reveal things that our eyes don’t ordinarily see; the result of working with lengthy exposures that can run into seconds and often minutes. For me,...

Black & white conversions – Lightroom tutorial video

Roger Payne explains how to take a colour image and use Lightroom to convert it into a contrasty black & white shot Add life to your landscapes – The Graduated Filter Tool A beginners guide to Lightroom – Importing your photos A beginners guide to Lightroom – Post-production Get...

A beginners guide to Lightroom – Post-production

Start working on your images in Lightroom using this simple how to guide. Roger Payne takes you through some very simple steps to get you on the road to better post production If you missed Roger’s first tutorial on importing images into Lightroom, watch it here.    ...

A beginners guide to Lightroom – Importing your photos

In this short video Roger Payne guides you through importing your images into Lightroom and how to organise them once they get there. Check our blog on the 19th December for Roger’s second video all about post production tweaks and how to enhance your images further.   ...

(Soft)box of tricks

How a cardboard box can be turned into a useful light modifier for the grand sum of 60p I was in my garage the other day and realised something; it’s full of empty cardboard boxes. It’s a shocking confession I know, but what with eBay...

Throwing some shapes

Black card, tape and Velcro are all you need to add extra creativity to out-of-focus highlights. If there’s one thing that Fujifilm XF lenses are well known for it’s bokeh. Some folks mistake this term as referring to purely out-of-focus highlights, but in reality it...

Making room for zooms

Which XF zoom lenses are regulars in your gadget bag – and why? You join me in the midst of a fascinating experiment. The kind folk at Fujifilm UK asked me to write a couple of blogs on which lenses you should you use...