Fujifilm X-Pro1 Firmware Fixed Documentary Photographers and Street Photographers that are using the Fujifilm X-Pro1 can now download the fix Fujifilm have now fixed the firmware the day after pulling its firmware v.3.0 for the X-Pro1, Fujifilm has released a fixed version (v.3.01) that addresses the flaw The phenomenon that a movie could not be recorded properly in some cases has found in the firmware version … Continue reading Fujifilm X-Pro1 Firmware Fixed
While you are waiting for you Fujifilm X-E1 camera and lens to arrive it might be good to tell you about this site. Years ago I made a site for the Canon G9 (Lifespy with a G9) and put up tips on how to set it up for street photography, studio use etc and pushed the bounds of a compact camera into the areas of … Continue reading Waiting for the X-E1
Hpistamatic is expected to launch, later this year, a pack of digital lenses and films dedicated to photojournalists to raise funds for its newly created Hipstamatic Foundation for Photojournalism. Currently for colour or black and white photojournalism I am using 645 Pro app as it saves as tiff format, has a histogram, and is a better camera app for photographers; but Hipstermatic’s new and free lens … Continue reading An Interesting Turn For Hipstamatic – Photojournalism
Nottingham Food and Drink Festival – Documentary Food Photography A bit late as its been a busy week, but here are some pictures from Nottingham’s Food And Drink Festival. Despite all the problems the rain had caused people were really joining in with a lot of interest with the suppliers and restaurants who had attended Continue reading Nottingham Food and Drink Festival – Pictures
Compliment Their Equipment – This is the classic passive aggressive tack that can really get up a photographer’s nose. Most photographers will be proud of their camera gear and go to great lengths to look after it. When you compliment it, don’t go overboard – a quick, “Hey, nice camera – it must be able to take great shots,” is enough to put the wrath … Continue reading A Practical Guide to Insulting a Photographer
Two years ago, Fabio Polenghi was killed in Thailand while photographing a red shirt protests. The Metropolitan Police Bureau has concluded that the death of Fabio resulted from the actions of government officials.Right after he was shot, someone dressed as a reporter took his camera. Reporters often do know each other, but no one seems to know him. Isa Polenghi, Fabio’s sister, is trying to … Continue reading Thailand – Do You Know Who This Reporter/Person Is?
Street Photography Normally when I do Street Photography, I end up in a conversation with the subject I have just photographed. Street Photography with a flash, is kind of obvious and people know they have been photographed so I spend a minute and have a chat with them. However with the iPhone and Street Photographer there is no need people just don’t notice it as … Continue reading Street Photography – We Did Not Speak
I was in Nottingham today lugging my camera and flash around with my friend Tim who was doing the same. For some reason we both ended up using an iPhone to do some street photography for about half an hour. It is very simple with the Hipstermatic app, as people just are not aware or perceive a mobile phone as a threat. I’ll post some up from my main camera later
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As each year passes I try (and not on another job) to photograph the remembrance day parades as part of historical documentary of Derby (3 Photos)
Well it looks like the Police in New York are looking to the same draconian laws that snappers in the UK are in fear off according to the New York Post. You may think that no one has been stopped yet under the new terrorism act and photography but that is not the case. When I was covering the Put People First march in London … Continue reading New York going the same as the UK?