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FXW App: Filter by White Balance — How To Use This New Feature

The Fuji X Weekly App was updated just yesterday, and I want to discuss one of the new features that I think will be heavily used: Filter by White Balance! This feature is unlocked by becoming a Fuji X Weekly App Patron. Filter by White Balance will be a game-changer for many of you. The […]

Today Only: Fujifilm X-E3 On Sale at Amazon (Black Friday)

The silver Fujifilm X-E3 is on sale today-only as a Black Friday special on Amazon. Also, be sure to check out the current the Fujifilm deals (click here). Fujifilm X-E3 (body only) $560Fujifilm X-E3 w/18-55mm $799 This post contains affiliate links, and if you make a purchase using my links I’ll be compensated a small […]

Available Now: The Fuji X Weekly App Update!

The big Fuji X Weekly App update is available right now! If your phone or tablet didn’t automatically update the App, be sure to manually update it right away. Depending on your device and how you have it configured, it’s possible that you might have to delete the App and reinstall, but most people shouldn’t […]

Why I Love The Fujinon 35mm F/2

The Fujinon 35mm f/2 was once my most-used lens. It was what you would typically see attached to my Fujifilm X-T30, or sometimes my Fujifilm X-T1. There’s a lot to love about this lens, but I don’t use it nearly as often as I once did, and it has absolutely nothing to do with image […]

Fujifilm X-Trans IV Film Simulation Recipe: Retro Gold Low Contrast

Two days ago I published my new Retro Gold film simulation recipe, which is great for “golden hour” photography. That recipe has a lot of contrast in it—I stated in the article that it was similar to slide film or maybe push-processed negative film. A high-contrast recipe works great in situations that are low-contrast. Sometimes […]

Creative Collective 006: Blurry Bokeh Balls As Abstract Art

Bokeh is an often discussed aspect of picture quality. A lot of people use the term, but I don’t know how commonly it is understood. Bokeh is a misspelled Japanese word that means fuzziness. In photography, it is used to describe the out-of-focus portion of a photograph. Good bokeh simply means that the quality of […]

How To Use The Fuji X Weekly App (Videos)

I’ve been asked a few times recently to demonstrate through video how to use the Fuji X Weekly App. How do you get the most out of it? Some people are visual learners, and seeing it done makes much more sense than reading about it. If that’s you, this post is intended to help you. […]

Fujifilm Deals

There are a few new Fujifilm deals that were announced today. A couple are worth noting, namely $400 off of the X-T3 and $1,500 off the GFX50R! If you’ve been considering getting into the GFX system, this might be your best opportunity. For those looking out for a deal (perhaps for holiday shopping), those Fujifilm […]

Fujifilm X-Trans IV Film Simulation Recipe: Retro Gold

This film simulation recipe began as an attempt to mimc the aesthetic of the Retro Effect on Ricoh GR cameras. There are several reasons why this recipe isn’t a good facsimile to that, but, even so, I really like what I came up with. It has a retro look to it that is somewhat reminiscent […]

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