FUJI X AUS BATTLE ROYALE REPORT

Recently, a tournament of epic proportions took place in a top-secret location between a select handful of photographers in what would be the inaugural Fuji X Aus Battle Royale. The tournament took place behind closed doors, but I was able to sneak into the grounds (amazing what a handful of NP-W126S batteries will get you!) … Continue reading FUJI X AUS BATTLE ROYALE REPORT

Review: Profoto Off Camera Kit A1X and Connect

Introduction Profoto is a Swedish company that produces photographic lighting equipment as well as a host of light modifier accessories for their range of studio lights. Their products are known for being high-quality, well-designed and are well-regarded amongst fashion and wedding photographers. Profoto, which has traditionally produced larger, higher-powered studio strobes, launched in 2017, their … Continue reading Review: Profoto Off Camera Kit A1X and Connect

Product Review – Hahnel Pro Cube 2 – Robin Mascall

Recently, I purchased a new Xpro3. I got it home, unpacked it, and was rather confused. There was no battery charger! A quick Google suggests that this trend is growing, the newer Sony A7 III does not come with a charger either. Surprised, I began to hunt for a battery charger. After all, charging multiple … Continue reading Product Review – Hahnel Pro Cube 2 – Robin Mascall

Landscape Photography – Nature’s Rebirth – Murray Lowe

Many of us enjoy getting out and about and shooting landscape photography. It is a fulfilling and relaxing genre that gets us out of the confines of our lives and explore the countryside.  But what if you found yourself witnessing the aftermath of one of the worst natural disasters on record. A situation that has … Continue reading Landscape Photography – Nature’s Rebirth – Murray Lowe

Buying and Selling Second Hand Gear – In a Time of New Camera Madness!

With the upcoming frenzy surrounding the launch of the X-T200, the X100V and the soon to be announced X-T4, you may be considering selling existing gear to upgrade to a new model. Don’t feel bad...we all go through it every time there is a new camera. I thought I would put together a couple of … Continue reading Buying and Selling Second Hand Gear – In a Time of New Camera Madness!

Peak Design Repair Experience – Robin Mascall

I use a Peak Design 20L Everyday Backpack for my camera gear, and it comes with me to work, and everywhere I go. It’s a fantastic bag, it features enough pockets for spare batteries, filters and cables. Inside the main compartment, there are 3 adjustable folding shelves. These are fantastic! They are held in by … Continue reading Peak Design Repair Experience – Robin Mascall

Light and Shadow

Shadow & Light, a Fuji X Aus Perth Photo meetup

We had our last Perth Fuji X Aus photowalk meetup for 2019 at the beginning of December. We decided to change it up a bit and do a social coffee catch up for half an hour before kicking off the photwalk. It was fantastic to see so many familiar faces on a Sunday morning eager … Continue reading Shadow & Light, a Fuji X Aus Perth Photo meetup

Shooting the stars! A Concert Photographers Journey – Darren Chan

Imagine yourself being front and centre at a packed venue. On stage is an amazing live band. You have better than front row access. And you are drenched in sweat, some yours, some the bands. Your ears are pounding. The lighting flicks from full dark to dim, to bright glare and back in the space … Continue reading Shooting the stars! A Concert Photographers Journey – Darren Chan

Word on the street! – A street photographers’ story – John St

I like to consider myself a street photographer. I do all other sorts of photography - parties, events, travel, landscape, portraits and more. But what I love most is street photography. That is my central groove. It is my art. That is what got me into photography in the first place. It got me out … Continue reading Word on the street! – A street photographers’ story – John St

Portraits From Afar – International Mystery Man Edition – Robert Owen Jones

From time to time members of the Fuji X Aus community become members and then take up long term commitments in other countries. Some may even be forced to flee Australia for tax avoidance. We don’t ask too many questions. Fortunately, we are a forgiving bunch and allow these members to continue to be a … Continue reading Portraits From Afar – International Mystery Man Edition – Robert Owen Jones