Camera and Print Blog

The Enduring Power of Print


Despite the fact that the majority of us would place a higher value on our photographs than money (a recent study showed that 65% would choose their photos over $1million dollars!), if you're like most people, your photographic heritage is vulnerably stored in a digitized format.

The Friendly Faces of FUJIFILM: Peter Bonisch

instax Photographer Shares All

If her name sounds familiar, that's because Philippine-born Krishna Buenaventura Marinas is the co-founder behind iconic New Zealand fashion label Sunday Misfits.
As a stylist and designer, Krishna sees her instax cameras as an extension of her artistic expression.

Turn Digital Photos Into Instant Art

If you've recently printed some digital photos and are looking for a fun and easy DIY, here's a project to blow your creative mind.

Get that Pic on a Card

We might live in a digital world but an email or Facebook message will never be able to replace the intimacy and excitement of receiving snail mail.
Reach out to someone special, send mum & dad an update of your travels, thank family & friends, whatever the reason or occasion a custom card will help deliver your message in a more meaningful way.

5 Father's Day Gift Ideas

Sure, you could get dad a pair of socks this Father's Day, but doesn't the man who helped teach you how to tie a shoelace and drive your first car deserve so much more. Here are seven gift ideas sure to please that number one guy.

5 Photography Effects Every Photographer Should Know About

Whilst composition, lighting & subject matter should always be a main priority - once mastered, there are five effects every photographer should have in their toolkit.

The Friendly Faces of FUJIFILM: Rudy Heymen

Frequently impressing the office with his beautifully shot photos, Rudy is a Service Technician at FUJIFILM and has been with the brand for over 12 years now!
We take a look at what makes him snap (pun intended).

Personalised Wrapping Paper

Switch things up this year with your very own DIY photographic wrapping paper. It’s a gift in and of itself — especially if it’s got your beautiful mug on it.

Strangest Stock Photos No One Will Ever Use

The world of stock imagery is sterile at the best of times, with the occasional amazing photographic work of art. But sometimes, a picture makes it through the rank that just begs the question 'what the...'.

Here are some of the weirdest stock photos we've ever encountered!

Top 5 Shooting Tips from Our X Photographers

DIY Photo Cube

A personalised photo cube is a great way to bring Instagram memories to life whilst adding some decorative aesthetics to your home. Here's how to create your own.

DIY Print Dreamcatcher

Dreamcatchers are said to protect you from nightmares, and are traditionally hung above the bed.

Tips for the Perfect Long Exposure

Over the past few years, long exposure photography has become increasingly popular - and it's easy to see why! A well-executed dreamy long-exposure shot can be a highly impactful shot to add to any avid photographer's collection. For those of you who haven't quite mastered it yet, you're in luck - we've broken the process down into 8 simple steps!

Super Simple Mother's Day Gift Ideas

They say that mums are suckers for gifts from the heart, and you can't get more heartfelt than creating a beautiful printed wall mural - in the shape of a heart!

Friendly Faces of FUJIFILM: Kelly Swinnerton

As the brand manager for X Series & Finepix cameras at FUJIFILM NZ, Kelly is constantly amazed by the great work of photographers the world over and loves to surround herself in beautiful imagery. Find out what her number one photography tip is.

Bring Your Photo Wall To Life!

It takes a lot of patience, and a LOT of looking to finally find your dream home. So once you’ve found it, you want to make sure the interior looks just as perfect as the exterior, right? To give your living room, bedroom or study that extra ounce of style, a gorgeous photo wall is one of our favourite options. (Photo by Camille Roskelley)

How to Perfect the Panorama

Panoramas are the perfect option when you want to capture a whole scene at once! We've compiled the perfect step-by-step guide to make sure your photo comes out as glorious as the scenery!

Google Boss Warns: Print Out Digital Photos Or Risk Losing Them

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but what good is a picture when it's lost in cyberspace? Speaking at the American Association for the Advancement of Science annual conference in Silicon Valley, Vint Cerf (Vice President of Google) encourages us all to hit the printers!

Friendly Faces of FUJIFILM NZ: Ira Swales

With a strong interest in nature photography, our own Ira Swales loves to travel the globe capturing spectacular photographs of some of Mother Nature's finest work. He gives us the inside scoop on the processes he uses and what inspires him in his work.