Hello FujiLovers! Issue no. 68 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 Joe D’Agostino, who gives some advice for shooting street photography in environments that don’t feel very ‘street-like’ or when it feels like there is little or no subject matter, encouraging us to make the most of the places that are local to us to inspire us and provide us with some creative fodder.
Take Kayo brings us his latest instalment of Take’s Corner, where he considers whether the mark II releases from Fujifilm are more than just ‘parts bin’ cameras and what they bring to the current line-up. Next up is Alison Conklin, who reflects on the importance of capturing the in-between, everyday moments of our lives in order to tell a fuller story that will have an impact beyond just ourselves. André Wagenzik, meanwhile, takes us (and his X100V) with him on a trip to the island of Usedom in the Baltic Sea for his first family trip since before the pandemic, and Ovidio Gonzalez gives us a poignant look into the emotions behind his documentation of mass protests in his home country of Columbia
Our first interview for this month is with Fredrik Jalhed, who shares with us how he has developed his photography skills, the similarities and differences between how he shoots for his personal and his professional work, and the impact of being Swedish has had on his photography. Next up is our monthly ‘From the Feed’ feature, where we’re sharing four popular images from #myfujilove on Instagram, posted by Haris Ashraff, Fredrik Axling, Kristian Bust and Heiko Eckel. For our second interview this month, we’re chatting to Jeremy Baker about his experience of studying photography over 30 years ago, how a party reignited his love for making photos and the importance of black and white in his work.
Continuing the series on simple portraiture is Damien Lovegrove, this time sharing with us how he makes beautiful, high-contrast portraits in full sun.