Derek’s passion for photography is built around personal meaning, which is why he stays so connected to each and every scene. Create an image that moves him more than any other and you’ll win a FUJIFILM X100V!
It’s no secret that photography carries huge significance for any dedicated artist, but Derek Fahsbender credits his creative work with making him the man he is today. It’s a means of connecting past to present, and continuing through a personal evolution.
X Series has played an important role for Derek. For him, in-camera adjustments have made photography more of a joy and less of a process, and the ever-compact designs have allowed him to live in the moment. But tools are only half the equation. Through the years, Derek has developed a connected approach, built around mental presence, artistic intent, and careful composition.
Feed these tips into your own image-making process and you might be astounded by the results. Once you’ve created your image, upload it using the ‘Enter Now’ button below by 11:59PM (EST) on March 31, 2023. You can also download a PDF with a summary of Derek’s advice, which is as follows:
1) Be present
2) Have intent
3) Composition is key
The winners of Derek and Rinzi’s Create With Me rounds will be awarded with a FUJIFILM X100V. Street scenes are framed through a cutting-edge hybrid viewfinder, while the powerful combination of X-Processor 4 and 26.1MP X-Trans CMOS 4 sensor deliver astounding images in the most challenging conditions. Add a compact build, tactile controls, and a full suite of in-camera look adjustments, and you’re looking at a perfect street photography tool.
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