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#45 The Xmas Nativity Special + IMPORTANT SHOW ANNOUNCEMENT!

Neale and Kevin attempt to find a room in which to record their Christmas special. It’s the nativity pantoesque irreverent special, all wrapped up in one show. PLUS, there is a very important announcement in the cast AND hang around for the bloopers. Happy holidays!

Write to the show with all your questions: click@fujicast.co.uk and we’ll have a brand new mailbag in the new year.

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#44 Is wedding photography dead? Help is at hand!

This week three special guests; Ian Weldon, Cat Ekkelboom-White and Nick Church join Kevin and Neale to sort out what’s happening in wedding and social photography world. We also ask if Fuji may produce a black and white only camera one day and talk about the importance of personal projects.

Ian Weldon: http://ianweldon.com/
Cat Ekkelboom-White: https://www.wildconnectionsphotography.com
Nick Church: https://www.nickchurchphotography.co.uk/
Neale and Kevin: https://www.fujicast.co.uk/theboys 

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#43 Meet Nelson Mandela's personal photographer

Imagine this. Your first professional gig is shooting The Clash at the launch of punk music. Next you’re with Elton John. Then you’re on assignment in lawless Mogadishu followed by an invitation to be Nelson Mandela’s personal photographer. Clint Eastwood chooses you to photograph on set. This is the stuff of dreams surely? Meet Keith Bernstein, the man behind the stories above. Also today, dealing with low light, how to start in street photography and X-T2 or X-T3, what should I buy?

Keith Bernstein: https://www.keithbernstein.co.uk/
Neale and Kevin’s websites: https://www.fujicast.co.uk/theboys 

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#42 Photographing the migrant crisis!

Today’s guest is photojournalist and humanitarian Jason Florio who spent 18 months photographing the work of search and rescue boats off the coast of Libya, with an unexpected personal twist of fate. Also, protecting our kit from thieves, where has all the wedding work gone, can mirrorless work for sport shooters and other questions. 

Jason Florio: https://www.floriophoto.com/ 
Fishers of Men: http://www.fishersofmenfilm.com/ 
Neale and Kevin: https://www.fujicast.co.uk/theboys/

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#41 Switching cameras to the X-Pro3? Best prime lenses

Will you be switching to the X-Pro3? What will your photo legacy be? How do I set my pricing? What settings are best for YouTube vlogging? And why does Kev have a black eye? So many questions answered today. And then there’s the playback of the Q and A from the X-Weddings conference in Bath where Scott Johnson, Vojta Hurych, Chris Parkinson, Saraya Cortaville, Matt Thompson and Mullins of course, answer live questions from the audience! The panel tackle gear shopping lists, personal products, Insta filters, motivation and wedding disasters. 

X-Weddings speaker lineup: https://www.x-weddings.co.uk/ 
Kevin Mullins: https://www.kevinmullinsphotography.co.uk 
Neale James: https://www.nealejames.com 

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#40 Become a published photo book author, FOR FREE?!

Today’s guest Joe Houghton has just fulfilled his dream of having a photo book published. Streets of Dublin is proof that if you have a great idea, in 2020/21, there really isn’t a barrier to seeing your book grace the shelves of Amazon and book stores. Also we talk X-Pro3 design, how to shoot small weddings and what Fuji kit to pack if you’re filming overseas and need a carry on bag weighing less than 10kg!

Streets of Dublin: https://www.houghtonphoto.com/ 
Kevin Mullins: https://www.kevinmullinsphotography.co.uk/ 
Neale James: https://www.nealejames.com 
F16: https://www.f16.click/ 

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#39 Robert Capa, the best war photographer ever?

For those listening November 11, this is of timely importance, since it’s Armistice Day. So with a respectful nod to photographers who paid the ultimate personal price whilst making pictures in war zones, special guest Giles Penfound, former army photographer discusses the reality of working in those places that most of us would not dare tread – and he talks about the life and work of Robert Capa. Also this week, has Mullins turned into a flash user, hear Neale’s most embarrassing photo moment and what happened when Kev got stuck in a lift on a photoshoot.

X-Weddings last chance to book! https://www.x-weddings.co.uk/
Mullins weddings: https://www.kevinmullinsphotography.co.uk/
Neale’s weddings: https://www.nealejames.com 
Giles Penfound: https://www.gilespenfound.co.uk/ 

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#38 Being a press photographer with guest Paul Rogers

This week special guest Paul Rogers talks about becoming a press photographer and his transition to wedding photography as Fleet Street started to close the photo desks. Favourite photo books revealed, and Mullins talks about his new favourite film emulation.

Paul Rogers: https://rogerspictures.com 
Simplr Straps: https://simplr.us 
Mullins online: https://www.kevinmullinsphotography.co.uk 
X-Pro3 review: https://www.f16.click 
Neale James: https://www.nealejames.com 

Last tickets remaining for X-Weddings!

https://www.x-weddings.co.uk 

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#37 X-Pro3 first thoughts and photo projects in print!

This week’s special guest is Chris Waddell. His book ‘End of the Pier Show’ is proof that investing your time and money into a photo project can be a rewarding and cathartic experience. If you’ve ever thought of self publishing your own book, this episode is for you. ALSO… it’s X-Pro3 release week and Mullins gives us his first thoughts on this exciting new retro looking camera.

End of the Pier Show book: http://bit.ly/31SuV5u 
Kev’s X-Pro3 review film: http://bit.ly/32JDnoI 
Neale’s X-Pro 3 short preview film: http://bit.ly/31KLtwa 
X-Weddings 2019: https://www.x-weddings.co.uk 
Simplr straps: https://simplr.us 

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#36 I trained to be a war photographer! Ondrej Vachek

This week on the show, Ondrej Vachek talks about funding his own trips and training to photograph in The Ukraine. A fascinating insight into a photographer’s mind who pays to go to places most of us wouldn’t dare. We also talk about the name of the show! What’s new on the Fujifilm lens roadmap and hear Mullins fall apart, just for a moment when faced with that, shhh, B word!

Ondrej’s website: https://www.ondrejvachek.com 
That anniversary link we talk about: http://bit.ly/2OYVdA8 
Neale James: https://www.nealejames.com 
Kevin Mullins: https://www.kevinmullinsphotography.co.uk 
X-Weddings: https://www.x-weddings.co.uk 
Simplr straps: https://simplr.us 

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#35 Supermodels and war! With Amelia Troubridge

This week our special guest is the incredible Amelia Troubridge who has photographed some of the world’s biggest celebrities, but equally photographs some of the hardest and most moving photo stories on the planet. Second week of taking the show out on the road to Chez Kev’s before we return to the studio next week.

Amelia Troubridge: http://ameliatroubridge.com/ 
Simplr Straps: https://simplr.us 
Kevin Mullins: https://www.kevinmullinsphotography.co.uk 
Neale James: https://www.nealejames.com
X-Weddings conference 2019: https://www.x-weddings.co.uk 

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#34 Why do my pics look c$@p? And shhh, some XP3 talk!

This week the show comes from Chez Kev, or Studio Mullins if you will, as we go on the road for a couple of weeks during Kevin’s busy speaking season. Neale tackles Kev with a below the belt XP3 question or two and you ask Jeremy Daalder, owner of Image Science a clutch of questions about colour calibration, monitors, printing and whether we really need to worry about all that stuff anyway in a segment we could have called ‘Why do my pics look so c$@p.’ 

Simplr straps: https://simplr.us 
Image Science: https://imagescience.com.au/ 
Kevin Mullins: https://www.kevinmullinsphotography.co.uk 
Neale James: https://www.nealejames.com 
X-Weddings: https://www.x-weddings.co.uk 

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#33 Someone stole my picture! And meet the Facebook moderators

This week the mail bag raises the question of what you should do when your pictures are used commercially without your permission. A chance to meet the moderators of our FujiCast Facebook group and more on how to successfully make pictures of people on the street.

Steve Vaughan: https://www.samandstevephotography.com/ 
Peter Kasbergen: https://www.peterkasbergen.nl/ 
Simplr Straps: https://www.simplr.us
Kevin Mullins: https://www.kevinmullinsphotography.co.uk/ 
Neale James: https://www.nealejames.com 

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#32 Clearing your mortgage! Photo business chat with Bryan Caporicci

We promised last week following the episode recorded in Brighton that this week’s guest would be business focused. Bryan Caporicci talks about setting up a photo business, establishing it and then living on the proceeds. We talk video, we talk strategy and we talk branding.

Sprout Studio: https://getsproutstudio.com/ 
Kevin Mullins: https://www.kevinmullinsphotography.co.uk/ 
Neale James: https://www.nealejames.com/ 
X Weddings in Bath: https://www.x-weddings.co.uk/ 
Simplr Straps: https://www.simplr.us/ 

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#31 Sean Tucker, Nick Turpin, Laura Ross – BRIGHTON MEET UP SPECIAL!

The Brighton listener meet up recorded live on location in the south’s most vibrant seaside town on the Palace Pier. The show features interviews with one of the UK’s most well known street photographers Nick Turpin, photographer and You Tuber Sean Tucker plus Fujifilm’s Exec helping to head up the X-Photographer ambassador scheme; Laura Ross. Those who came to the live show also get a chance to ask questions from the floor and we find out just what the law really is about photographing in public.

Sean Tucker: http://www.seantucker.photography/ 
Nick Turpin: https://nickturpin.com/ 
Kevin Mullins: https://www.kevinmullinsphotography.co.uk/ 
Neale James: https://www.nealejames.com 

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#30 Canadian X-Photographer Ian MacDonald on PTSD!

Former paramedic now Canadian FujiFilm X-Photographer talks about how photography helped him treat and overcome PTSD in a very frank discussion about the condition. More of your questions about photography and final details about the Brighton meet up. Oh, and Kevin gets irate at the start about politics. Grab a safety helmet!

Ian MacDonald: https://ianmacdonaldphotography.com/ 
Kevin Mullins: https://www.kevinmullinsphotography.co.uk/ 
Neale James: https://www.nealejames.com/ 
Simplr Straps: https://simplr.us/ 
X-Weddings Conference 2019: https://www.x-weddings.co.uk/ 

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#29 Featuring celebrity photographer and film maker Chris Floyd

Kevin is back from Spain, normal service is resumed and we have a great special guest as our first one of the Autumn season. Portrait photographer to the stars and a film maker. He’s shot advertising campaigns for Apple, Sony and British Airways; we welcome Chris Floyd. As always more of your questions and a chance to win a Simplr camera strap.

Chris Floyd: https://www.chrisfloyd.com/ 
Simplr camera straps: https://simplr.us/ 
Neale James: https://www.nealejames.com 
Kevin Mullins: https://www.kevinmullinsphotography.co.uk/ 

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#28 Holiday special finalé featuring FujiCast friends

It only seems yesterday that we were packing Kev off for his annual month in Spain and now here we are; the final week of Mullins in Spain with Neale back in a somewhat cooler UK. Your questions on overcoming nerves plus some more details on our Brighton meet up and X-Weddings Conference 2019. We also meet more of our FujiCast friends.

Emily Renier: https://www.emilysmoments.com/ 
Joe Josland: https://www.joejosland.com/ 
Tuomas Mikkolainen: https://nappari.fi/tuomas/ 
John Middleton: http://www.johnmiddletonphoto.co.uk/ 
X-Weddings conference: https://www.x-weddings.co.uk/ 

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#27 Holiday special week 2 from Spain and the UK!

Kevin is in Spain, Neale is in the UK, but it doesn’t stop our weekly roll. This week, more about curry, fish and chips and photographing in Brighton, making creative slideshows, and cancellation policies if you’re a wedding photographer. Also we hear more listener stories from Europe, America and Canada.

Rivki Locker: https://www.rivkilocker.com/ 
Tim Bindner: https://www.instagram.com/timothybme 
Brad Wakefield: http://www.bradwakefield.com/ 
Anna McCarthy: https://www.annamccarthy.com/ 
Bryan Caporicci: https://www.bcapphoto.com/ 
X-Weddings: https://www.x-weddings.co.uk/