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TAKE TEN: PICTURE ME&U

Werner and Mariaan are a husband-and-wife team, running PICTURE ME&U, a company specialising in couple, elopement and wedding photography and films. As part of the ten-year anniversary of the Fujifilm X Mount, we’re featuring local Fujifilm shooters such as them, asking for their ten favourite shots. Why do you love photography/videography? We want our professional [...]

TAKE TEN: Kirsten Roxanne

The tenth anniversary of the X Mount system means we get to celebrate with our community. In this Take Ten, Joburg-based conceptual portrait photographer Kirsten Roxanne tells us more about her love of portraits and shares her ten favourite shots. (Photo by Andre Badenhorst) Why do you love photography? I love photography because it reminds [...]

Introducing the FUJINON Lens XF150-600mmF5.6-8 R LM OIS

Bringing super-telephoto capability to the X Mount Introducing the FUJINON Lens XF150-600mmF5.6-8 R LM OIS WR Super-telephoto zoom that offers premium image quality, lightweight design and outstanding speed FUJIFILM Corporation (President and CEO, Representative Director: Teiichi Goto) is pleased to announce the launch of the “FUJINON Lens XF150-600mmF5.6-8 R LM OIS WR (XF150-600mmF5.6-8 R LM [...]

Mirrorless digital camera “FUJIFILM X-H2S”

Highest burst-mode / AF performance and video performance in the history of the X Series Mirrorless digital camera “FUJIFILM X-H2S” High-performance flagship model with highly robust body and extensive interface options to cater to diverse professional needs TOKYO, May 31, 2022 – FUJIFILM Corporation (President and CEO, Representative Director: Teiichi Goto) is pleased to announce [...]

Fujifilm unveils the latest development roadmap for interchangeable lenses for the X Series of mirrorless digital cameras

Fujifilm unveils the latest development roadmap for interchangeable lenses for the X Series of mirrorless digital cameras Adding three new lenses to create an extensive 42-lens lineup, broadening the series’ coverage of shooting situations TOKYO, May 31, 2022 – FUJIFILM Corporation (President and CEO, Representative Director: Teiichi Goto) has unveiled the latest development roadmap for [...]

Introducing the FUJINON Lens XF18-120mmF4 LM PZ WR

Hybrid lens with a fully-electric drive control mechanism Introducing the FUJINON Lens XF18-120mmF4 LM PZ WR A versatile zoom lens that caters to all situations in both stills and videos FUJIFILM Corporation (President and CEO, Representative Director: Teiichi Goto) is pleased to announce the launch of the “FUJINON Lens XF18-120mmF4 LM PZ WR” (XF18-120mmF4 LM [...]

TAKE TEN: Salty-C Productions

It’s a privilege for us to be able to share the work of the local Fujifilm community in celebration of the ten-year anniversary of the X Mount system. This week we hop onboard Yeti the Van to join Michael Monk and Acacia Denison, the team behind Salty-C Productions. We chat about their photographic journey on [...]

REVIEW: Fujifilm GFX 100S By Jörg Kemminer

Originally published here. It was in 2017 when I held a Fujifilm GFX for the first time. Fujifilm had just released the GFX 50S and it was at a workshop with the opportunity to test it with different lenses and under different conditions. At the time I published a blog entry on my homepage (https://joergkemminer.zenfolio.com/blog/2017/10/gfx-workshop-in-berchtesgaden) [...]

TAKE TEN: Carl Kindo

It’s ten years since the first Fujifilm X Mount camera appeared, and we’re celebrating by featuring ten of the best photos from our local community. Freelance photographer, Carl Kindo turned to Fujifilm quite literally by accident. He tells us more about his photography. Why do you love photography? I grew up enjoying creating art, so [...]

TAKE TEN: Dino Lloyd

It’s been an amazing ten years since the first Fujifilm X-Mount camera appeared. To celebrate, Fujifilm South Africa is featuring the top ten favourite images from local users. Today it’s freelance photographer and content specialist, Dino Lloyd’s turn. Working mostly in news and combining his passion for cycling and the outdoors, it enables him to document [...]

TAKE TEN: Jeff Siepman

We’ve been having an excellent time celebrating ten years of X Mount by featuring the top ten photos of Fujifilm users across the country. Joburg-based Jeff Siepman combines his love of photography with a love of cars to come up with some amazing imagery. Why do you love photography? I love photography because it allows [...]

Shooting stills on Raised by Wolves: Season 2, a chat with Coco Van Oppens

We’ve previously covered the excellent work done by unit stills photographer Coco Van Oppens using Fujifilm on the HBO Max TV series Raised by Wolves. With Season 2 recently airing locally on Showmax, it was the perfect time to catch up with Coco about her experiences on set in the Mother City. Now knowing what [...]

TAKE TEN: Jason Wayne Knell

The first X Mount camera (the X-Pro1) launched a decade back in 2012, and to celebrate we’re featuring Fujifilm photographers from across South Africa. Jason Wayne Knell has been using Fujifilm since his student days to create amazing images. We check out his top ten shots. (Image below taken by Jonathan Ireland.) Why do you love [...]

TAKE TEN: Alex Shapiro

Fujifilm is celebrating ten years of the X Mount system by featuring the work of local Fujifilm enthusiasts. Alex Shapiro operates out of Hoedspruit in Limpopo as a filmmaker, photographer and adventure enthusiast. He tells us more about his passion for telling stories. (Image by Kirsten Shapiro) Why do you love photography/videography? Over time my [...]

TAKE TEN: Nicky Newman

2022 marks a decade since the Fujifilm X Mount system first appeared on the X-Pro1. To mark the occasion, we’re featuring the work of local Fujifilm photographers. Nicky Newman is leaving a distinct mark on the photography scene, not just locally but also internationally. (Image by Oliver Barnett) Why do you love photography? I love [...]

TAKE TEN: Mbuyiseni Dladla

Ten years have passed since Fujifilm released the X-Pro1 in 2012 – the first to feature the X Mount system. This anniversary allows us the opportunity to feature talented local Fujifilm photographers. Today’s turn belongs to Mbuyiseni Dladla, a second-year photography student at the Tshwane University of Technology, making inroads into becoming a full-time photographer. [...]

TAKE TEN: Gizela Conradie

To help celebrate ten years of the Fujifilm X Mount system, we’re featuring local photographers making a name for themselves using Fujifilm gear. Gizela Conradie is creating beautiful portraits and she tells us more about the power of photography. Why do you love photography? I mostly do portraiture work, and for me, it’s all about [...]

The Rum Diary: Testing the GF 80mm f/1.7 R WR on set with Grant Payne

How does the Fujifilm GF 80mm 1.7 R WR perform during an important shoot? Cape Town-based Grant Payne gives us the lowdown. I got my first Fujifilm camera in 2010, the much-anticipated X100. I had mine booked and paid for months in advance - a beautiful limited edition (only 10 000 produced) all black edition [...]

TAKE TEN: Arron Nathan Moos

2022 marks ten years since the appearance of the X-Pro1, the first camera to use the Fujifilm X Mount. To celebrate, we’re showcasing the best images from our local community. Hailing from Cape Town, Arron Nathan Moos was announced as the Design Indaba Emerging Creative for 2022. We explore what photography means to him. Why do [...]

TAKE TEN: Sherwin Pather

With the X-Pro1 first appearing in 2012, this year marks ten years of the Fujifilm X Mount system. Fujifilm is celebrating local photographic talent using the system, with staunch wedding and portrait photographer Sherwin Pather from Durban showcasing his favourite ten images. Why do you love photography? Photography for me has always been about capturing [...]

TAKE TEN: Lukas Stander

The Fujifilm X Mount system is ten years old this year. To help celebrate, Fujifilm South Africa is featuring the work of local Fujifilm users. 20-year-old Lukas Stander uses photography to support his fine-art career, showcasing ten of his favourite pics. Why do you love photography? I have always communicated rather through visual imagery than [...]

PRESS RELEASE: Fujifilm turns the first sod of new head office development in Sandton

Head office to be completed in December 2022 and will incorporate the Fujifilm Technology Centre Africa. 15 March 2022 Fujifilm South Africa has turned the first sod of a development that will see the construction of a new head office in Sandton, South Africa. This forms part of Fujifilm’s ongoing commitment to the country, following [...]

TAKE TEN: Mishrah Sonday

Fujifilm is celebrating a decade of the X Mount system by featuring local photographers using our cameras. Mishrah Sonday was part of the first ever #shoot4purpose cohort and picked up an incredible love for photography during their street photography sessions in Cape Town. (Photo credit: Nawawie Mathews) Why do you love photography? My journey with [...]

TAKE TEN: CJ Badenhorst

2022 sees the ten-year anniversary of the Fujifilm X Mount system. To help commemorate this milestone, we’re chatting to local Fujifilm users about their craft. 18-year-old photographer and videographer, CJ Badenhorst has been obsessed with the power of cameras from age 13. Specialising in filming adventure and sport, this young filmmaker has a bright future [...]

TAKE TEN: Nonzuzo Gxekwa

While celebrating ten years of the X Mount system, Fujifilm South Africa is featuring the work of local photographers shooting with Fujifilm. Nonzuzo Gxekwa is one of the country’s foremost talents exploring the possibilities of photography. We caught up with her in the Netherlands, where she’s currently part of a residency programme at the Jan [...]

TAKE TEN: Hein Kruger

With the Fujifilm X Mount system turning ten, Fujifilm is featuring the top ten photos of local Fujifilm enthusiasts. Hein Kruger is no stranger to the creative process, being the bassist for SA rock band Straatligkinders, Instax ambassador and an avid photographer. (Image credit: Bianca Wiesner) Why do you love photography? I enjoy capturing moments [...]

Beirut’s Silhouette, and testing the X-T3

By Eveline Gerritsen My love for Beirut, and especially the Lebanese people, is endless, and last September I was lucky enough to fly back to Beirut to work on a photo documentary named Beirut’s Silhouette. The documentary contains stories with different angles that tell more about the distressing situation in Lebanon. Lucky? You might think [...]

TAKE TEN: Christelle Rall

Fujifilm is celebrating a full ten years of the X Mount system, and to do so we’re chatting to local photographers and showcasing ten of their favourite shots. Wedding and lifestyle photographer, Christelle Rall enjoys pushing the boundaries, providing the unique to her clients. (Photo credit: Rudolfo Custo Photography) Why do you love photography? Photography [...]

TAKE TEN: Willow Tucker

In celebration of ten years of Fujifilm’s X Mount system, we’re taking photographic journeys with local Fujifilm users to showcase their best work. Product, branding and lifestyle photographer, Willow Tucker’s love of capturing her clients’ work is clearly visible in her photographs. (Image credit: Jean De Lauwere) Why do you love photography? If one were [...]

TAKE TEN: Jon Kerrin

To help Fujifilm celebrate ten years of the X Mount system, we’re interviewing local Fujifilm shooters and asking them to pick their ten favourite images. Cape Town based landscape and nature photographer Jon Kerrin needs no introduction, telling us about his journey with Fujifilm. Why do you love photography? My main love is actually nature [...]