Fu­ji­film Show­case 2018

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The 2018 com­pe­ti­tion closes with this is­sue, but the 2019 Fu­ji­film Show­case is wait­ing to test your pho­to­graphic skills. En­ter­ing is easy and you can do it on­line by sub­mit­ting im­ages to cam­er­a­comp@avhub.com.au or send us dig­i­tal files on a DVD or USB drive. In the next is­sue we’ll be an­nounc­ing the 2018 grand prize win­ner who col­lects the high­ly­de­sir­able Fu­ji­film X-Pro2 Graphite kit.

Win­ner

Great use of the ver­ti­cal for­mat and a strong graphic com­po­si­tion cre­ate this vis­ually dy­namic land­scape by Lex Rudd. Colour and tex­ture are also put to ef­fec­tive use here. The lo­ca­tion is the Namib Desert in Namibia, and Lex used a Nikon D7200 D-SLR fit­ted with a Sigma 10-20mm wide-an­gle zoom.

highly Com­mended

A tra­di­tional slice of Aus­tralian ru­ral life is beau­ti­fully cap­tured by

Chris Carter with the B&W ren­di­tion adding to the at­mos­phere and mak­ing for an even more com­pelling pic­ture (given we’re so ac­cus­tomed to see­ing drov­ing pho­tographs in colour. Chris has aptly ti­tled his pho­to­graph ‘Mov­ing The Mob’, and it was taken with a Sony A900 D-SLR fit­ted with a 24-70mm zoom lens.

do You Want to Win?

It’s all over for the 2018 Fu­ji­film Show­case (but you can start en­ter­ing for 2019 any time you like – see de­tails on this page) and the judges have re­tired to se­lect a grand prize win­ner from the six round win­ners over the last six is­sues of Cam­era. This lucky per­son is go­ing to be the proud owner of a Fu­ji­film X-Pro2 Graphite Edi­tion mirrorless cam­era com­plete with a match­ing XF 23mm f2.0 R WR prime lens. This kit is val­ued at $3699 and has been gen­er­ously do­nated, of course, by Fu­ji­film Aus­tralia. We’ll be an­nounc­ing this win­ner in our next is­sue – Novem­ber/De­cem­ber 2018 – and de­tails of the 2019 grand prize in due course.

Fu­ji­Film ShoW­CaSe 2019

The 2019 Fu­ji­film Show­case is now open and runs un­til 31 Au­gust 2019. En­tries re­ceived af­ter this date will be en­tered in the 2020 com­pe­ti­tion which will start with the Novem­ber/De­cem­ber 2019 is­sue. You can en­ter the Fu­ji­film Show­case as many times as you like dur­ing the year, sub­mit­ting up to four pho­tographs each time. Please make sure you pro­vide all the nec­es­sary cam­era and film/cap­ture de­tails on the en­try coupon (which can be copied if you don’t want to cut up your mag­a­zine). All en­tries must be ac­com­pa­nied by a fully com­pleted en­try coupon.

Fu­ji­film Aus­tralia gen­er­ously sup­plies the prizes for each is­sue’s suc­cess­ful en­trants to the Show­case. The win­ner of a round wins a Fu­ji­film 32 GB SDHC mem­ory card, the au­thor of the Highly Com­mended im­age re­ceives a Fu­ji­film 16 GB SDHC mem­ory card and the Com­mended im­age wins its cre­ator a Fu­ji­film 8.0 GB SD mem­ory card. The grand prize for the 2019 com­pe­ti­tion will be an­nounced soon.

Note that it is not a re­quire­ment that en­tries to the Fu­ji­film Show­case be taken on Fu­ji­film cam­era equip­ment.

Why not have a go? Not only can you win some great prizes, but it’s also a chance to see one of your pic­tures in print. Read the ac­com­pa­ny­ing rules care­fully and get snap­ping.

en­trY Guide­lineS

You can en­ter the Fu­ji­film Show­case by send­ing your im­ages files on DVD or USB drive. Al­ter­na­tively files can be sent di­rectly via email to cam­er­a­comp@ avhub.com.au The re­quire­ments for sub­mit­ting dig­i­tal files are as fol­lows: • 300 dpi res­o­lu­tion, and at a file size which en­ables a re­pro­duc­tion of up to 20x15 cm. Please avoid sub­mit­ting overly large file sizes, es­pe­cially when email­ing the im­ages. Up to 4.0 MB in file size is more than suf­fi­cient. • Dig­i­tal re­touch­ing and ma­nip­u­la­tion is per­mit­ted, but the judges will con­tinue to re­ward good in-cam­era tech­niques. • Full de­tails of the cam­era, lens and any re­touch­ing must be sup­plied with the im­age. Im­ages can be ti­tled if you wish, but this isn’t es­sen­tial. Please make sure your DVDs or USB drives are marked with your name and ad­dress. • Up to four im­ages may be per­mit­ted per en­try. • Please in­clude a self-ad­dressed and postage­paid en­ve­lope if you would like your disc or drive re­turned.

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