Bighorns and a Big Lens

FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (301.1mm, f/8, 1/250 sec, ISO200) Sometimes all you need is luck and a long lens. And to stand up early helps too. This is our third time in the Valley of Fire State Park and the second time that we had the chance...

Fujifilm in the Wild

Modern cameras and lenses are packed with features designed to meet the diverse needs of a range of photographers. Many photographers who specialise in a specific genre may find they only use a small proportion of their camera’s features for most of their photography. As...

Sea Otters, Pelicans, Young Lovers

SONY ILCE-6000 (57mm, f/9, 1/250 sec, ISO100) And a massive power plant. That’s Morro Bay. But worry not, the power plant is out of operation now. This is a place that I passed a couple of times on my way down to Los Angeles and...

A perspective on the wild side

By Chris Weston One of the most rewarding parts of my job is making an emotional connection with the wildlife I encounter. One of the most challenging aspects of my job is conveying that connection in a photograph. To do that, I have to make use of...

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,...

Light and Land: A Tour of Scotland’s West Coast

By Ben Osborne My Fujifilm adventure began six months ago when I borrowed a FUJIFILM X-T2 and a couple of lenses for an expedition to Antarctica. This was an introduction to an unfamiliar camera system that I had never used before but which I immediately...

Wildlife Photography: Creating a Sense of Place

By Chris Weston Wildlife photography isn’t just about frantic action shots and animal portraits. An important area of the genre is capturing a sense of place – images that show the subject in the landscape. Photographing animals in their environment is a critical area of my work...

Springtime at 50 megapixels

GFX 120mm F10 1/280 ISO400 By Ben Cherry I first moved to the X Series four years ago because I was carrying too much equipment on trips and I wanted to switch to a smaller, lighter alternative. Now with X-T2s and the superb range...

10 Tips for Better Wildlife Pictures

Struggling to catch the near-perfect wildlife shots you have seen in top magazines and exhibits? Now that camera technology has become more accessible, many people are branching out into nature. Wildlife photography isn’t for the faint of heart, however, and plenty of professionals and enthusiasts...