Camera and Print Blog

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.

Macro Images Made Easy

Macro images can be incredibly powerful, but also pesky and difficult to perfect. To make your life easier, we've devised these handy little tips for getting a great macro image, perfect for the XF60mm Macro or our new XF Extension Tubes.

DIY: Pull-Out Photo Album

There's no better gift than something home-made, so if you have a special occasion coming up, we have the perfect present sorted!

How to Create Light Grafitti Shots

We don't usually encourage graffiti, but this kind deserves an exception! Light graffiti is the glorious combination of long-exposure photography and moving lights, which allows you to write or draw in the air and have it show up in the photo in bright, shining letters! Check out you can capture some great shots this New Year's Eve on your X Camera!

Glam Up Your Christmas With Prints

Photo prints are an easy and effective way to glam up your Christmas festivities and add a special, personal touch. To help you get started, we’ve even come up with some great ideas that you can make into your own!