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Fujifilm X-Pro2 review: my favorite camera

X-Thusiast Featured Photographer of the Month: Dale Rogers

Dale Rogers: Fujifilm X-Thusiast featured photographer May 2016. Learn how Dale captures breath taking adventured-based landscape photography.

Photography

LEAKED :: Fujifilm X-T2 :: See HQ Images of the Dials + Unveiling the Secret of the 8th Drive Dial Function!

_ _ _ When we leaked the first Fujifilm X-T2 images back in mid April, some attentive FR readers noticed that the Drive Dial has an 8th function …

FUJIFILM

REVIEW: Fujifilm X-Pro 2 – The Best Fujifilm Camera To Date | Ron Martinsen

If you are just joining me, please start by reading the first part of my review entitled Fujifilm X-Pro 2 & 16-55mm f/2.8 – The Auto Focus King? As …

Photography

Fujifilm 35mm f2 R WR vs 35mm f1.4 R

Many readers have expressed conflict between purchasing the Fujifilm 35mm f2 R WR and 35mm f1.4 R. The XF35F2 is a very modern lens, while the …

Fujifilm launches New X-Photographers Site (Finally !!)

Fuji did a major redesign to their X-photographer site. Check it out at fujifilm-x.com/en/photographers.<p>This version loads faster and is much easier …

20 Absolute Beginners Tips for Natural Light Portraiture

When you’re first starting out shooting portraits, it can be kind of nerve wracking. But in all honesty, it’s simpler than you think. Once you’ve got …

Driving Through the Magnificent Landscape of Iceland

In 2014, Michalina Okreglicka and her husband decided to move to Iceland, packing their belongings into their beloved old Nissan and driving across …

Fujifilm X-Pro2 is the Compact Camera to Beat for 2016

Fujifilm X-Pro2 is the Compact Camera to Beat for 2016 Gadget Review - Your lifestyle gadget siteInstead of doing the usual slight spec upgrade plus …

Cameras

South African photographer wins award for portraits of black lesbians

South African photographer Zanele Muholi has spent the last 10 years determinedly creating a visual archive of black lesbian life in South Africa, …

20 Pictures of Small Stone Bridges

Stone bridges can seem like they’ll last for eternity–and look picturesque the entire time. No matter where you find them, whether in Scotland, …

Ten Basic Tips To Help You Grow as a Photographer

In this short conclusion to his instructional DVD, Norwegian photographer Erik Almas gives 10 basic “steps” to becoming a photographer that caught …

The Basics of Photography: A for Aperture

Today we start our new series entitled <i>The Basics of Photography</i>. The series is aimed at the aspiring amateur photographer who desires to learn more …

How to Shoot Street Photography with a DSLR

It’s no secret, I love small cameras for street photography. The Fuji X100 retaught me how to do it and the Olympus EP3 is perhaps a game changer in …

Wide-Angle Photography: Broaden Your Horizons

Digital cameras and zoom lenses go hand in hand. When shopping for your new camera, chances are one of the first features the salesperson mentioned …

How to Photograph Waterfalls (With 9 Amazing Examples)

Waterfalls are a hugely popular subject among photographers and one that can produce some spectacular results. If the popularity of waterfall …

Landscape Photography

A Quick Refresher Course on Composition

We all get the gist of composition. Think of how many times you’ve heard about the rule of thirds or the golden spiral. If you’re just starting to …

3 Ways to get Better Control of Autofocus

In this post, Steve Berardi from PhotoNaturalist talks about three ways to get better control of autofocus. Sometimes autofocus can be really …

Digital Photography

Review: Nikon 50mm f1.8 G

So here it is: the latest Nikon 50mm lens. These lenses have always been the old faithfuls of Nikon’s lens line because they reproduce a similar …

When To Shoot Black And White

When I first started out on this road of endless expense that is photography I spent many hours musing over the merits of black & white. There is no …

10 Tips To Get Over Photographer’s Block

Going through a creative rut can be frustrating, and sometimes scary, but it is usually temporary. Photographer’s block can happen to you at any …

Photography

Lens Hoods: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

Phil Steele recently released a good video on the topic of Lens Hoods that I thought readers might enjoy. It covers everything from the why, when, …

Photography

Exposure Bracketing: What Every Good Photographer Should Know

There aren’t many sure things in life. No matter how diligently we plan, regardless of how much effort we put forth, there are simply going to be …

Top 15 Photoshop Tools Every Photographer Should Know

Photoshop is a magnificent tool that can help you save time and money by editing images in an efficient manner. Unfortunately, the learning curve for …

Camera Support Tips for Sharp and Clear Photography

At one point or another all of us have probably heard something to the effect that using a tripod is the best way of getting clear, sharp photos. …

3 Workouts to Improve your Photography

Consider applying these new workouts in your photography routine and you will improve your skills and creativity.

Photography

CEO to Wildlife Photographer

It’s not uncommon for for a person to take up new hobbies once they retire and it probably comes as little surprise to hear that a former CEO by the …

Nature Photography

How to Take Great Portraits Outdoors

Have you ever taken a picture outside only to realize afterward that the sky is white instead of blue? Or the subject of your image is too dark? Or …