Hello FujiLovers! Issue no. 79 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 Take Kayo, who takes a look at the two new CMOS sensors Fujifilm have recently unveiled for the flagship X-H2 series of cameras: the HS (High Speed) and HR (High Resolution), and considers which kind of photographers each would be best-suited for.
Eugen Kamenew documents the ups and downs of his journey to photographing the active Fagradalsfjall volcano in Iceland, while in his photo essay Frédéric Mougenot shares a poignant project of his where he captures the restoration of important artifacts from Auschwitz. Next up is Paul Choy with a celebration of ten years of being an X100 user and explains how this camera series changed the trajectory of his photography.
As usual, we also have our monthly ‘From the Feed’ feature, where we’re sharing four popular images from #myfujilove on Instagram, posted by Angelique van Esch, Gustaf Wiking, Fredrik Berglund and Jane Thomson. In our FujiLove interview for this month, Stephanie Baxter is chatting to Georgi Kazakov about making the leap from a corporate career in finance and sales to photography, how emotions and stories play a huge role in his photography process and why it’s a good idea for wedding photographers to try and be the best guest at weddings!
Continuing his ‘Lost & Found’ series, Matthew Willingham discusses how modern wars can often be forgotten and how he has tried to counteract that by documenting and sharing the stories of some of the beautiful and brave individuals who have been caught up in such warfare.We’re also thrilled to bring you our ‘Gear Talk’ section of FujiLove Magazine, starting with Rico Pfirstinger who is going further with his series on mastering focus with a look at the face/eye and subject detection features that can be found in the new fifth generation cameras such as the X-H2 and X-H2S, while Piet Van den Eynde walks us through what he considers to be the most versatile of Capture One’s adjustment tools: the Brush tool. Next up is Lee Varis, who is taking a look at an A.I. software platform called Midjourney and discussing how A.I. could either help or harm the photography industry. Rounding off the September issue is Dylan Goldby with an insightful start-to-finish walkthrough of a portrait he took of a Naraen, a Tanshan warrior in Nagaland with the GFX 50R.