Fujifilm won “Good Design Award 2019” for 32 products
- The largest number of products among the awarded companies
- Five products including binoculars, ultrasound equipment and projector selected for “Good Design Best 100”
Category winners, as well as Photographer of the Year, awarded at gala event held at the Keyes Art Mile, Johannesburg.
On 23 October 2019 the Fujifilm X-Pro 3 was announced and in good Fujifilm tradition, there are several reasons why this new iteration of the X-Pro series surprises us!
After just one day of using the Fujifilm X-T30, South African X-Photographer, Nathalie Boucry believes this mid-range camera surpasses expectations. This is the story of her first 24-hours of using it.
The last few months have found me busy presenting documentary wedding photography workshops across South Africa. It therefore feels only right that I post some photographs from a recent wedding and the story behind their making. Think of it as a ‘proof is in the pudding’ post where I get to share the story of a recent wedding I shot, discuss some tips and talk about the gear used.
NANDOS - BOUJEE BOWL TV Commercial by Rick Joaquim (Fujifilm X-T3 Shooter)
Rick Joaquim recently shot the Nandos commercial on a combination of Fujifilm X-T3 and ARRI Alexa Mini.
Rick had this to say about the experience:
"Embracing different Aspect Ratios and Formats for this commercial was both fun and terrifying at the same time :).
I had an early start on the road at 5 am.
It was a 6-hour drive to the private game reserve. My excitement levels were off the charts. Not just because I was off on Safari but mostly because of the black square box with the Fujifilm logo on the back seat of my 4x4. The previous night at the launch of the Fujifilm X-H1 in Johannesburg. I had bought the X-H1.
I often get asked when I started with photography. it is a question with many possible answers. I prefer to say photography found me when I was 5 years old. My dad had an SLR from somewhere in the 70’s which he let me hold, manually focus until the image was clear, and press the button. It was like time stood still for an eternity and that moment was cemented in my memory. from that day, I could not go anywhere without it being a visual safari of epic proportions…
I grew up in Edenvale, Johannesburg (mid to deep east) - so you could say I'm middle Eastern. After I came out of an egg, my dear mom and dad couldn't decide on a name and thankfully my father - Geoffrey - talked my mom out of naming me Zeek - true story. They went with something that would read, if the title of 'Dr' was put before it. Dr Ross Maxwell it was! Unfortunately I disappointed Desne' and didn't go on to become a doctor of anything, although if I EFT you cash from my bank account, it reads the latter (truth).....
John Armstrong is an award-winning international photographer based in Cape Town, South Africa. He is involved in a wide range of photographic genres with a focus on portraiture and weddings. Having worked previously in the film industry, John brings his in-depth technical knowledge to his work.
He has been privileged to be able to travel the world with his photography, having photographed well-known icons in both business and entertainment. John accredits his high work ethic and strong relationship building to his success.
While working on certain shoots I made friends with 3 DJ’s (Sobs, Luke, and Lefty) and as we got to know each other, I found out they live in Masiphumelele and I live in Fish Hoek, so very close to one another, but totally different worlds. I had asked them if they would be interested in me doing a shoot with them in Masi, which they were keen....