Pausing Before Judging the Fujifilm 50mm f1.0

If you haven't heard about the new Fujifilm 50mm f1.0, you've been living under a rock. If you want to know how it's like to test drive the lens, I'd highly recommend reading Jonas Rask's take on it here. This post is more of a rant than anything, possibly something we've all felt these past … Continue reading Pausing Before Judging the Fujifilm 50mm f1.0

Melbourne Street photography

My experience using the Fujifilm X100F for life and travel

The Fujifilm X100F was release back in 2017 and the X100V replacement was announced earlier this year. As I mentioned in my previous blog post on my initial impressions of the X100F, I was curious to try out the X100F to see what the fuss was all about (spoiler alert, it’s a fantastic little camera … Continue reading My experience using the Fujifilm X100F for life and travel

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

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

People With Cameras 2019 – Fujifilm Australia x Fuji X Aus

A couple of years ago, not long after I joined the Fuji X Aus Facebook community, I attended an event called People With Cameras (PWC). It was an event held here in Melbourne and in Sydney. For Melbourne, it was located in the Carlton Gardens next to the Melbourne Museum. The purpose of PWC was … Continue reading People With Cameras 2019 – Fujifilm Australia x Fuji X Aus

Flying High With the Fujifilm X Series – Mati Beetson on Aerial​ Photography

Welcome back to the second entry in our series - Flying High With The Fujifilm X Series. No doubt you have seen examples of aerial photography. And we are not just talking about drone footage here. We are talking about photographers getting up amongst the clouds and taking some seriously amazing shots of landscape and … Continue reading Flying High With the Fujifilm X Series – Mati Beetson on Aerial​ Photography

Fuji X Aus – Fujifilm Australia – Cocktails

On a chilly Melbourne night, we gathered in a dark private space, sipped cocktails and talked cameras. Sound like any photographic community event you have ever heard of? Well, it is true. Around a dozen members of Fuji X Aus were invited by Leigh, from Fujifilm Australia, to meet at the Waterslide Bar located discretely … Continue reading Fuji X Aus – Fujifilm Australia – Cocktails

Fujifilm GF 100-200mmF5.6 Zoom – Mati Beetson

Hi All,           here are my first impressions of the latest lens from Fujifilm for the GFX camera series; the GF100-200mm f/5.6 LM OIS WR lens. I don't really do technical reviews, there are plenty of tech head's out there far better at spelling out the specifications than me, not forgetting there … Continue reading Fujifilm GF 100-200mmF5.6 Zoom – Mati Beetson

Fujifilm X100F in 2019

On January 19th, 2017 the Fujifilm X100F was announced. Reviews and pictures of the camera could be found everywhere, yet I ignored and avoided the camera. The X-T2 plus the X-T1 met my professional and daily needs, so what was the point? My reasons at the time for not getting the camera were: I already had … Continue reading Fujifilm X100F in 2019