X Magazine

Whether you’re an existing user, or considering your first X series camera, our X magazine has all the advice and inspiration you’ll need. Available regularly on desktop, Android and iOS, X magazine won’t cost you a penny, so feel free to share it with other photographers.

 


Issue 23

  • News: Take a look at our Winter Cashback deals and see the winner of our X-Pro2 Take A Different View competition.
  • Interview with Chio Fernandez: Photographer Chio Fernandez reveals the secrets of her success, including how she created her distinctive photo-journalistic style.
  • On Location: Fleeting moments in the historic city of Cambridge, UK captured by street photographer Craig Whitehead.
  • Technique: We show you how to use your X Series camera for recording video and tell you all about the different AF-C custom settings available on our cameras.
  • Exhibition: Be inspired by fellow creative X Series users. Our gallery is packed with great shots and the stories behind how they were taken.

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Issue 22

  • News: We reveal all the details about our recently launched additions to the X Series and GFX range.
  • Interview with Nathan Elson: Nathan Elson creates stunning portraits of people. He tells us how he does it and why FUJIFILM X Series is his go-to-kit.
  • On Location: Kristian Leven swaps life as a wedding photographer to shoot street photography in Columbia.
  • Technique: We show you how to use high-speed sync flash with the X100 series and other models.
  • Exhibition: Be inspired by fellow creative X Series users. Our gallery is packed with great shots and the stories behind how they were taken.

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Issue 21

  • Interview with José Luis Guardia: We find out how Spanish photographer José Luis Guardia creates outstanding wedding images with the FUJIFILM X Series.
  • On Location: When random items of clothing started washing up on the beach in Vietnam, Adrian Lander saw the opportunity to shoot an eye catching project.
  • Technique: Improve your portrait photography with these handy tips on how to best capture your friends and family.
  • Exhibition: Be inspired by fellow creative X Series users. Our gallery is packed with great shots and the stories behind how they were taken.
  • Master X Series: We take a detailed look at how and when you should be using Manual Focusing on your X Series camera.

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Issue 20

  • Interview with Piet Van den Eynde: Travel photographer and X-Photographer Piet Van den Eynde shares his stunning portfolio and explains how you can get great images
  • X Marks the Spot: Manuel Alvarez moved to Japan and when he got there he fell in love both with the country and FUJIFILM X Series cameras
  • Technique: Got a trip coming up? Here are some ideas that will help ensure that you bring home great travel photographs, not holiday snaps
  • Exhibition: Be inspired by fellow creative X Series users. Our gallery is packed with great shots and the stories behind how they were taken
  • Master X Series: We take a detailed look at the firmware upgrades for the X-T2 and X-Pro2 and explain what they can do for your camera and photography

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Issue 19

  • Interview with Pål Laukli: Pål Laukli is one Norway’s best known photographers. He talked to us about his approach to picture-taking and his experiences with the GFX 50S camera
  • X Marks the Spot: Different photographers from all around the globe talk about their experiences with the GFX 50S, and share some of the images they’ve produced with it
  • Technique: Ever fancied trying your hand at fashion photography? These tips and tricks from professional photographer Wayne Johns will give you a head start
  • Exhibition: Be inspired by what the FUJIFILM GFX 50S can do in the right hands. with this selection of images from some of the world’s best photographers
  • Master X Series: How does the ability to use different aspect ratios impact on what you can do as a photographer? Follow our guide and start embracing different frame sizes today

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Issue 18

  • Interview with Karen Hutton: Travel and landscape photographer Karen Hutton shares her outstanding images and explains why she chose FUJIFILM X Series kit to capture her world
  • X Marks the Spot: See some amazing sights by joining photographer Flemming Bo Jensen on a five-week road trip around the American Southwest
  • Technique: Long exposures bring out a hidden world that the eye can’t see. We bring you the tips to make sure you get the best results
  • Exhibition: Be inspired by your fellow X Magazine readers as we showcase a brilliant collection of fashion images
  • Master X Series: A detailed look at the features and functions on the X100F, plus we field test the latest addition to the XF lens range – the XF50mmF2 R WR

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Issue 17

  • Interview with Russell Ord: Russell Ord quit surfing and started photographing the ocean instead. Based on the quality of his images, we’re rather glad he did!
  • X Marks the Spot: A seven-day road trip around Ireland enabled X-T2 user Luca Bracali to capture some truly outstanding images
  • Technique: It may be getting colder outside, but that doesn’t mean your photography should stop. Our cold weather ideas will keep you and your shutter finger warm this winter
  • Exhibition: Images of the great outdoors from fellow X Series users. If these images don’t inspire you to go out and about with your camera, nothing will
  • Master X Series: Find out how to get the best possible results with converters for the X100 series models, plus we take a close look at the XF23mmF2 R WR

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Issue 16

  • Interview with Omar Z Robles: Omar Z Robles uses X Series cameras to capture incredible street images of dancers. He also had one of the most unusual routes into photography ever
  • X Marks the Spot: Armed with just an X100T and conversion lenses, X Photographer Ian MacDonald takes to the streets of Amsterdam. The results are fantastic
  • Technique: Want to learn how to start taking superb street images yourself? Our easy-to-follow advice will soon have you on the road to success
  • Exhibition: X Magazine readers share some of their finest street images and the stories behind how and why they were taken
  • Master X Series: Learn how to get great results with in-camera Raw processing, plus we take a close look at the powerful and versatile EF-X500 flashgun

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Issue 15

  • Interview with Jonas Rask: Street photographer Jonas Rask tells us all about his photographic approach and how the X-T2 has helped him get even better images
  • X Marks the Spot: X-Photographer John Rourke took the X-T2 to the Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium to see how it fared capturing high-octane action
  • Technique: The X-T2 boasts a wealth of new features to help you capture motion. We pass on some top technique advice to stop action in its tracks
  • Exhibition: X-Photographers from across the world share images and stories from the X-T2. Get inspired and see what the camera can do!
  • Master X Series: Full technical details on the key improvements in the X-T2, plus we get hands-on with the camera to see just how good it is

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Issue 14

  • Interview with Flemming Bo Jensen: Six years ago, Flemming quit his well-paid job in IT to travel the world. Here’s what he’s learned after more than 2000 days on the move.
  • X Marks the Spot: Join Michael Frede on a sub-zero trip to the Arctic, where he has a very novel way of keeping his X-T1 warm
  • Technique – Black & White: Find out how to use the black & white functions on your X-series camera to create mono masterpieces.
  • Exhibition: Fujifilm X-series cameras are better equipped than ever to help you capture action. A point perfectly proved by these images.
  • Master X Series: How to get great results using wide-angle lenses, plus we take a close look at the stunning XF100-400mm super telezoom lens.

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Issue 13

  • Photographer interview: Portrait photographer Trevor was among the first to use the X-Pro2. We talk to him about his work and the camera.
  • Developer interview: As X series product manager, Ueno-san was key in the X-Pro2’s development. He gives a fascinating insight into key aspects of the camera.
  • X marks the spot – Iceland: Come to Iceland as X-Photographer Gianluca Colla takes the X-Pro2 on one of its first trips into the field. The results are breathtaking!
  • Technique – studio portraits: Don’t brave the elements at this time of year, stay inside and capture great images – our guide shows you how.
  • Exhibition: X-Pro2 in action: X-Photographers from all around the world share inspiring images captured with the X-Pro2 and the stories behind them.
  • The X-Pro2 story: Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the X-Pro2 production line and find out about the key technologies in the new camera.
  • Master X Series: Tips to help you make the most of the wide-aperture settings on your XF lenses, plus a first review of the new 1.4x teleconverter.

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Issue 12

  • Interview: We catch up with Yukio Uchida to talk about his photography and how he’s been instrumental in shaping the S-series line-up.
  • X Marks the Spot: Stunning images from the beautiful Azores. With lush green landscapes around every corner, no wonder X-T1 user Eduardo Marques visits whenever he can.
  • Low-light Technique: The shorter days of winter lead to longer nights, but that doesn’t mean your photo opportunities reduce. Quite the opposite, in fact.
  • Exhibition: Meet your fellow X series users who get creative with their colour, composition or both to create eye-catching abstract images.
  • Master X Series: Tips to help you make the most of the wide-aperture settings on your XF lenses, plus a first review of the new 1.4x teleconverter.

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Fujifilm X Magazine - Issue 11

Issue 11

  • Interview: Pilar Silvestre pushes her cameras to the limit to get great action images. We speak to her about her techniques and why she uses X series.
  • X Marks the Spot: In the ultimate test of man and machine, Pascal Bourguignon took the Fujifilm X-T1 to the frozen wastes of Antarctica. Just look at the images her brought back.
  • Autumn Technique: With colours changing every day and a huge range of subjects to capture, we inspire you to make the most of autumn.
  • Exhibition: Brilliant black & white images from X Magazine readers, along with the stories of how they were taken.
  • Master X Series: Get your camera set up exactly how you want it by taking control of custom function, plus we review the new XF90mm F2 lens.

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Fujifilm X Magazine - Issue 10

Issue 10

  • Interview: Wedding photography like you’ve never seen it before. We’re sure you’ll soon be saying ‘I do’ to the wonderful work of Gérald Géronimi
  • X Marks the Spot: Caroline Pang takes to the streets of Hong Kong armed with her Fujifilm X-E2 and brings some exceptional shots
  • Nature Technique: It’s warm so that means you should be outside with your camera. How to use X series kit for great shots of the natural world
  • Exhibition – Travel: We take you around the world in seven shots, courtesy of talented X Magazine readers
  • Master X Series: How to make the most of the latest autofocusing updates to the X series, plus a review of the diminutive X-T10.

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Issue 9

  • Interview: Pete Bridgwood explains how X series cameras and lenses help him produce stunning fine art landscapes
  • X Marks the Spot: Fujifilm cameras come in very handy for Bruno Morandi as he transports us to some of the most photogenic locations in Lisbon
  • Still-life Technique: Camera tips and picture-taking advice to help you get better shots of still-life subjects
  • Exhibition – People: A superb collections of people pictures from X Magazine readers
  • Master X Series: How to capture close-up images using a macro lens or extension tubes.

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Issue 8

  • Interview: Every photographer can learn from Knut Koivisto’s approach to portraiture. He explains how he works and why he uses Fujifilm X series.
  • X Marks the Spot: Monument Valley was on Gary Collyer’s bucket list years. When he finally visited, it didn’t disappoint – and nor did his images
  • Seasonal portraits: Whether you want to work in the studio or outdoors, this is a great time to be shooting portraits. We’ve got all the advice you need.
  • Exhibition – Urban: Head to your local town or city and shoot urban images – that’s exactly what these X Magazine readers did and look at the results
  • Master X Series: How to take better portraits with off-camera flash

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Issue 7

  • Interview: Jamie Stoker is a rising star in the world of fashion photography. We talk to the X-Pro1 user about his approach in this ultra-competitive field
  • X Marks the Spot: Tom Applegate travelled through Europe, taking a Fujifilm X-T1 to document his journey
  • Shoot in cold weather: As temperatures cool down, photo opportunities hot up! We offer tips and advice to help you make the most of the colder conditions
  • Exhibition – Long Exposures: Want to get great pictures? You need to take things slowly, as these shots by fellow X Magazine readers show
  • Master X Series: Get creative with flash. Use open flash to light big subjects with a hotshoe flashgun

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Fujifilm X Magazine - Issue 6

Issue 6

  • Interview: He might prefer fixed focal length lenses, but landscape lover Mehrdad Samak-Abedi isn’t fixed in place – he jets all over the world, his trusty X-camera at his side
  • X Marks the Spot: We all know great photos can be had on our doorsteps; but Emanuele Toscano proves it with a series of black and whites shots in his home town of Varese
  • What to shoot now: Charge your batteries and format your cards, there’s a whole summer of fun waiting to be photographed. We share some great photo ideas and advice
  • Exhibition – Colour: Sharing their shots at home and away. X series photographers tell us how they captured their most colourful creations
  • Master X Series: Find out how bracketing functions on X series cameras can help you get the best shots possible.

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Fujifilm X Magazine - Issue 5

Issue 5

  • Interview: World Press award winner and Fujifilm-user Eric Bouvet talks about his life at the front line of news photography
  • X Marks the Spot: Yellowstone National Park photographed like you’ve never seen it before. The secret is a specially-modified X-E1
  • What to shoot now: The summer is a great time to be out with your camera. We’ve got a collection of creative picture-taking ideas to try in the weeks ahead
  • Exhibition – Documentary: Fellow X series photographers share their finest documentary shots and the stories behind how they were taken
  • Master X Series: Get to grips with wireless connectivity on your X series camera

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Fujifilm X Magazine - Issue 4

Issue 4

  • Interview: Portrait photographer Bert Stephani tells us why the X-Pro1 quickly moved from second camera to his first choice for his varied photographic career
  • X Marks the Spot: A boys’ weekend at the race circuit gave Peter Weyrauch the chance to test the X-Pro’s sporting prowess. Did it crash out or grab a place on the podium?
  • What to shoot now: From spectacular sports shots to blooming marvellous floral images, spring into action with our inspirational ideas for what to shoot with your X series camera
  • Exhibition – Architecture: We’ve selected the most beautiful building shots sent in by X magazine readers for your delectation
  • Master X Series: How to using your S-series camera to bag brilliant bokeh images..

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Fujifilm X Magazine - Issue 3

Issue 3

  • Interview: Award-winning photographer Tomasz Lazar uses X series cameras for his hard-hitting street images. We speak to him to find out more about his philosophy
  • X Marks the Spot: Paris resident Alastair Arthur takes us on a tour around the French capital armed with his Fujifilm X-E1
  • What to shoot now: Plenty of fine photo ideas to get you out and about with your X series camera in the weeks ahead. If it’s inspiration you’re after, you’ll find plenty here
  • Exhibition – Low light: X series cameras work wonderfully well in low light conditions. Here’s a collection of stunning images by X magazine readers that prove the point perfectly
  • Master X Series: How to use your X series camera to start capturing great multiple exposure images

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Fujifilm X Magazine - Issue 2

Issue 2

  • Interview: Travel photographer Luca Bracali shares his stunning images and explains why the X-Pro1 has become his camera of choice for his trips to far-flung locations.
  • X Marks the Spot: X series cameras are the perfect companion for exploring towns and cities. X-Pro1 user Rob Mitchell tells the stories behind his shots from a recent trip to London
  • What to shoot now: Looking for some inspiration for what to shoot with your X series camera this month? Take a look at these ideas and get out and about
  • Exhibition – Landscape: A showcase of superb landscape images from X series owners like you.
  • Master X Series: FFocus peaking explained to help you get pin-sharp shots

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Fujifilm X Magazine - Issue 1

Issue 1

  • Interview: Alex Lambrechts creates stunning images for a wide variety of big-name clients. We showcase his work and find out why an X100S is his camera of choice
  • X Marks the Spot: The petite X-M1 is the perfect X series camera if you’re on the move. We gave one to outdoor photographer Ian Allington who headed to the hills to discover its charms
  • What to shoot now: Want to get out and about with your X series camera? Why not try out this collection of techniques
  • Exhibition – Portrait: Get inspired by our gallery of first-class work from X series users. This issue, we’ve scoured the globe for great portrait pictures and bring you the stories behind them
  • Master X Series: X series cameras are packed with features to boost your creativity. This issue we take a look at film simulation modes

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