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How Fujifilm Survived the Digital Age

How Fujifilm survived the digital age with an unexpected makeover. See the video at video.toggle: “min 35:00 – “I had announced that we would protect the photograph culture. No matter how small it gets…we might downsize production, but we would keep the culture alive and protect it. The culture of photographs is one that mankind can do without…No matter what we will not get rid of photography.”

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BHphoto, Adorama, AmazonUS

  • Shooting in the real world with the Fujifilm GFX 50S at gardnercreative: “I can’t recall anything which is quite as creamy and detailed with such a lack of noise at 3200iso.”
  • Fujifilm at the CP+. Report by the Polish site optyczne (tranlsation)… and what a queue for the GFX (70 minutes of waiting!)
  • FUJIFILM GFX 50S Impressions / X-Series thoughts…more at fujixphotoworkshops
  • Night Photography with the GFX at purephotography (SOOC + Crops)

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The Fujifilm EF-X500 is Now Shipping and IN STOCK (Not Kidding ;) )

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This was a insane long wait…. but it’s finally here, Fujifilm latest flash, the EF-X500 is right now shipping and in stock at AmazonDE, AmazonUK, AmazonITA and AmazonFR. Also stores like Clifton Cameras are shipping.

Thanks to the the FR-reader for letting me know ;)

EF-X500 IN STOCK CHECK: USA: BHphoto / AmazonUS / Adorama / CANADA: AmazonCA / EUROPE: AmazonDE / AmazonUK / AmazonITA / AmazonFR / AmazonESP / PCHstore / WexUK / AUSTRALIA: CameraPro

Fujifilm EF-X500 Flash Overview :: Severe Overheating Reason for EF-X500 Delay (New Source)

The EF-X500 Possible Flash Issue

As you know, Fujifilm has delayed the release of the Fujifilm EF-X500 flash several times. The current deadline is the 17th of November. In their official press release, Fujifilm just said they need more time for the “quality evaluation

Well, according to a new source, the reason for the delay is that the flash was severely overheating (actually the source said it can catch fire).

Fujifilm took a few more months of time to fix this issue. Let’s hope they will have sorted out any issue by the 17th of November.

EF-X500 Flash: USA: BHphoto / AmazonUS / Adorama / CANADA: AmazonCA / EUROPE: AmazonDE / AmazonUK / AmazonITA / AmazonFR / AmazonESP / PCHstore / WexUK / AUSTRALIA: CameraPro

The Flash Overview

Anyway… sooner or later the flash will come. Some folks are already testing pre-production samples of the Fujifilm EF-X500, and in this case it’s X-photographer Max De Martino, who shares a quick overview (and samples) over at fujifilm-x.

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NEWS FLASH :: Fuji EF-X500 Flash Release Sep. 29 + Instax SHARE SP-2 Firmware Released (Direct Printing from Camera)

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It was an ultra-long wait, with several delays, Metz insolvency and what not… but it seems it could soon be over. In fact, the Fujifilm EF-X500 flash will be released on September 29 (via dc-watch).

But I tell you… I’ll believe it only when I see it!

EF-X500 Flash: USA: BHphoto / AmazonUS / Adorama / CANADA: AmazonCA / EUROPE: AmazonDE / AmazonUK / AmazonITA / AmazonFR / AmazonESP / PCHstore / WexUK / AUSTRALIA: CameraPro

Instax Share SP-2 Firmware Udpate

Fujifilm also released a new firmware for the Instax Share SP-2 Printer (VER 01.19). This new firmware makes it possible to send images from Fujifilm digital cameras via Wi-Fi to an instax SHARE Smartphone Printer SP-2 for instax instant film prints. Applicable X-series Models : X-Pro2, X-T2, X-T1, X-T10, X-E2S, X-E2, X-M1, X-A3, X-A2, X-A1, X100T, XQ2, XQ1, X70, X30.

A step by step guide on how to update your Instax SP-2 Printer here.

Fujifilm Instax Share SP-2 Printer: USA: BHphoto / AmazonUS / Adorama / EUROPE: AmazonDE / AmazonUK / AmazonITA / AmazonFR / AmazonESP / WexUK / AUSTRALIA: CameraPro