Hello FujiLovers! Issue no. 69 of FujiLove Magazine has arrived with a whole fresh batch of wonderful articles for you to enjoy. Subscribers, head to the FujiLove Subscriber Area.
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Our cover contributor for this month is Matt Willingham, who describes how the cathartic effect of trying a completely new genre of photography helped him heal from the trauma of living and working in Iraq for the past few years. Turning to surf photography after returning to the U.S., Matt found himself in the unusual position of feeling like a beginner photographer again, an experience that has reignited the excitement that he felt when he first got into photography.
Take Kayo brings us his latest instalment of Take’s Corner, where he takes a look at the current X Series line-up and considers whether Fujifilm have too many cameras. Next up is Emma Croman, who shares how renovating a van, travelling around the U.K. in it, documenting her adventures with her X-E3 and sharing them to her blog as a passion project has had a positive impact on her life. Paul Choy, meanwhile, describes the impact the X100 series has had on his work as worldwide travel photographer.
Our first interview for this month is with Phil Forsberg-Poon, who shares with us the importance of returning to a location time and again for your photography. Next up is our monthly ‘From the Feed’ feature, where we’re sharing four popular images from #myfujilove on Instagram, posted by Robin McQuay Anderson, Daiki Hosaka, Jon Dorsett and Muchu (Melissa) Zhou. For our second interview this month, we’re chatting to Susan Tan about how she accidentally fell in love with photography in high school and the challenges of trying to create photographs while travelling.
Continuing the series on simple portraiture is Damien Lovegrove, this time sharing with us his love for black and white portraits and how he uses the Acros+G film simulation as a base for a look that he loves. Rounding off our December issue, Joe D’Agostino shares how learning to let go of some of his past goals as a photographer has made the way for new opportunities and passions.