Swapping from Nikon to Fujifilm for professional work. What camera would the team suggest?

Carl Hare Product Specialist for Fujifilm is back again to answer your tech questions, this week:  tethering your Fuji camera for using as a webcam, is ISO real in Fujifilm cameras and more. We talk about photographing on Alcatraz with listener Ryan Katsanes. What do Kev and Neale feel about socially distanced picture-making?

Book of the week is Vintage 80s, London Street Photography by Johnny Stiletto.

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Today’s guest is Ryan Katsanes

Ryan shares his experience piecing together an Alcatraz project :

Kev’s Book of the Week Vintage 80s: London Street Photography by Johnny Stiletto

‘No other city has the variety of hairstyles male and female that parade the streets of London. The bouffant, the duck arse, the white wings of power swept over the ears, the coxcomb punk, the flat top, the social outrider’s bowl cut. They’re all there to make a place. In respect of the hair of the 80s, the rest of the world was dead from the neck up.’

Buy a 35mm camera at the beginning of 1980 and spend the next 10 years walking around London taking half a roll of black and white a day and photograph whatever happens in front of you.

You get Mick Jagger, New Romantics, ra-ra skirts, Boy George, Sloane Rangers. The beginning of Covent Garden, yuppies, the IRA bombings, the Iranian Embassy siege. Hundreds of headlines – John Lennon Shot Dead, Royal Romance: Andrew To Wed. Margaret Thatcher’s London, fashions that came and went.

Here are 160 unique street photographs of London when it was the style, musical, political and fashion capital of the world.

Your Tech Questions answered by Carl Hare

You can see some of Carl’s lovely personal work on his Instagram Channel.

A few more things we discuss this week

Blue Yeti  Microphone

Shure SM58

Shure SM57

Blue Icicle XLR to USB converter and mic preamp

We talk about using vintage lenses on Fuji cameras.

We also spend too long discovering whether Binni B is a girl or a boy, but then discover HIS amazing Instagram


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