Start Simple

From time to time I come across a willing new photographer who has just bought his first camera and is looking for advice on where to start. Unfortunately, quite often a broad request such as “What I should do first?” is often directed at social...

Observation – The Holy Grail of Photography

Forgotten Memory, X100F On the surface the photographic process appears to be easy and straightforward. You grab a camera and capture whatever you like. This is true for someone who doesn’t aim at creating a photograph but rather performs the mechanical task of pressing the...

What is Auto ISO and How to Use It

Did you know that most modern digital cameras have the ability to set ISO automatically? Back in the film days, you would drop a roll of film into your camera and your ISO, or ASA as it was known back then, would be fixed for...

Street Photography Silhouettes

I love candid photography.  It is the way I photograph weddings, the way I photograph events and of course, the way I shoot most of my street photography.  The never ending variety of images intrigues and excites me because I am only limited by my vision and by my creativity.  Backlit silhouettes...

Sports Photography as a Spectator – Rally

In a series of articles X-Photographer Jeff Carter will be shooting at sports events in the UK and showing how to capture great images with the Fujifilm X Series without the need for a media pass. Read Jeff’s additional guide to Rugby photography as a spectator...

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...

Venetian Carnival Portraits with Off-Camera Flash, Part 2

I was recently in Venice during the Carnival celebrations, leading a workshop there. One of the things we wanted to teach our attendees was an introductory lesson on off-camera flash photography. This is kind of a necessity during the heyday of Carnevale di Venezia, which can be...

Simplicity-In-Seeing: The concept of stage

It is hard to believe but it has almost been two months since we started our Simplicity-In-Seeing platform, which mostly focuses on the craft of seeing. Your response has been phenomenal and it is great to know that so many of you are interested in...