FujiLove Magazine

FujiLove Magazine – July 2022

· 7.July.2022

Hello FujiLovers! Issue no. 76 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 Lieke Vroomen (an image of Lieke taken by Sarah Witpeerd) who is being interviewed by Alison Conklin about opening a natural light studio, how she connects with her clients and the inspiration behind her photography. She also shares how she got started shooting gear shots of her Fujifilm cameras and the effect that had on her Instagram growth.

Take Kayo brings us his latest instalment of Take’s Corner, where he takes a look at the newest lenses in the Fujinon line-up recently announced at the X Summit at the end of May, as well as looking ahead to what we’ve got to look forward on the future lens roadmap provided by Fujifilm.

Phil Porto reflects very personally on how some recent health struggles caused him to start a new chapter in his photography business, while Lauriane Michaud gives us some insight into her photography project documenting the subway stations of Montreal in her photo essay. Next up is Bjorn Moerman with an exploration of his ‘Wide’ project, shooting panoramas in the 65:24 XPan image ratio with the GFX.

As usual, we also have our monthly ‘From the Feed’ feature, where we’re sharing four popular images from #myfujilove on Instagram, posted by Mark Zahnd, Kevin Titus, Antonis Papagiannopoulos and Heiko Hofmann

Starting a new series entitled ‘Lost & Found’, Matthew Willingham explores how he’s been documenting the stories of refugees and displaced people, particularly those feeling conflict, and how this humanitarian work has helped him to find a sense of home among the people that he has encountered along the way.

This month marks the first combined issue, so we are thrilled to bring you four articles from our regular Gear Talk contributors. Rico Pfirstinger continues his series on mastering focus with a look at using custom AF-C settings to capture fast moving subjects, while Piet Van den Eynde continues his exploration of Capture One, this month looking at the Details panel. Next up is Bobbi Lane, who is celebrating the wonderful Fujifilm film simulations, kicking off a mini series on choosing the right film simulation for your subject with a look this month at flowers. Rounding off the July issue is Dylan Goldby with a piece on the piece of gear that changed his photography the most. Spoiler alert: it’s probably not what you think!

Happy reading!