Photography has always been a part of Nathalie’s life. Her father was passionate about photography and he gave her her first camera when she was seven. She has been taking pictures ever since and has been working as a professional photographer starting in 2006.

Nathalie specializes in corporate events, portraiture and lifestyle photography and is passionate about teaching and community-building. As the founder of the Tame Your Fujifilm workshop series designed for new users of the FUJIFILM system, she offers one-on-one tuition for photographers wanting to master their craft.

She runs her own YouTube channel where she talks about a variety of photography-related topics in the live broadcast series “Photo Chats with Nats”. She is also the co-founder of SOOC.Live – a creators’ community and collaboration between her and Fuji X-Weekly. During the monthly live broadcasts they take a first-hand deep dive into the exciting world of using custom film simulation recipes that help to achieve gorgeous results straight-out-of-camera.​​​​​​​

Nathalie is based in Johannesburg, South Africa and is the first woman to be appointed as an X-Photographer in Africa.

GEAR:

Camera:       X-T5, X-T3, X-H1, X-T2, X100F, X-E3

Lens:             XF16mmF1.4 R WR, XF18mmF2 R, XF23mmF1.4 R, XF23F2 R WR, XF35F2 R WR, XF50F2 R WR, XF56mmF1.2 R, XF80mmF2.8 R LM OIS WR MACRO, XF90mmF2 R LM WR, XF10-24mmF4 R OIS, XF16-55mmF2.8 R LM WR, XF50-140mmF2.8 R LM OIS WR, XF100-400mmF4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR

 

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Posts by Nathalie Boucry

How to create in-camera double exposures with your Fujifilm

By Nathalie Boucry, Fujifilm ambassador Always wanted to create double exposures but never sure where to start? Fujifilm ambassador takes you through all the necessary steps to create unique images. I’ve been excited about creating double exposures with my Fujifilm camera ever since I discovered the feature in my X100S way back when. I love [...]

My favourite lens: Nathalie Boucry on the Fujinon XF23mmF2

Throughout the years, Fujifilm ambassador Nathalie Boucry has managed to sustain a love affair with the Fujinon XF23mmF2. What makes this lens such an important piece of gear in her camera bag?  You shoot a lot with the Fujinon XF23mmF2, why is this your favourite lens? Here are a few of my reasons: It’s my [...]

Who is scared of High ISO?

By Fujifilm Ambassador, Nathalie Boucry What you are about to read is not intended to be a technically exhaustive explanation about how images are created in low light and why noise and grain occur in photographs. The following is merely a brief and simplified explanation of why you should not be afraid to shoot in [...]

Not Lost, Verloren

Lucky me got a welcome break from the everyday grind over a long weekend recently when friends of ours invited us to their new home on a game farm near Bela Bela. As the icing on the cake, I was asked by Fujifilm to give the X-S10 a whirl, which, thanks to its size and versatility, is the perfect camera for a trip of this nature.

NATHALIE BOUCRY – Fujifilm Love Affair: Ode to my perfect camera

It was a Sunday morning in 2013 and I was miserable. I had realised that I hadn’t taken any photographs for myself in quite some time – a practice I had cherished all through life – and I got upset.

The Fujifilm X-T30: Just a Walk in the Park

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.

PLAY AND FUN

A FUJIFILM Feature gear tip on the importance and the benefits of fun and play as part of the creative process.

GOING NOWHERE?

A FUJIFILM Feature gear tip on the importance and the benefits of using your camera gear.

BACK-BUTTON FOCUS

A gear tip on how to set up and use Back Button Focus and how this benefits the photographer.

USE YOUR LENSHOOD

A FUJIFILM Feature gear tip on the importance and the benefits of using a lenshood.

PRINT YOUR PHOTOS

A FUJIFILM Feature photography tip on the value of printed photographs….

NATHALIE BOUCRY – Who am I?

All of this is my dad’s fault. He wasn’t only French, loved red wine and strong cigarettes, but he also loved photography. He had been taking pictures all his life and made sure that he would pass on his passion to me very early on in my life. I was only 8 when he gave me my first camera and I haven’t stopped taking photographs ever since….

Fujifilm Non-Stop or How I survived the 24 Hour Project 2018

Last year I took part in the 24 Hour Project for the first time and it was so crazy that I professed I would not do it again.

Low and behold, this year I found myself slap-bang right in the middle of co-organising a group for the 2018 event. How did that happen? Well, I asked myself the same question.

It all started with a camper van…..