Unleashing Creativity with X-S20: Music x Enoch

A Journey of Architecture, Music, and Visual Storytelling

Architecture is frozen music, and music is liquid architecture – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Good architecture embeds symphonic elements like Rhythm, Texture, Scale, Harmony – which evoke powerful emotional responses in humans. This is what I try to achieve when given a design task because the end goal is to create an emotional attachment for any user, the same way we get that nostalgic feeling when we listen to certain pieces of music.

In my latest exploration of creative possibilities, I had the pleasure of reading an inspiring article about Enoch, also known as Noxz. Enoch is a Nigerian-born, London-based content creator, music producer, and architect who has seamlessly blended his passions to create captivating visual stories. Today, I want to share the remarkable Fujifilm X-Story featuring Enoch and his journey with the X-S20, a camera that has become an extension of his artistic expression.

There is a real inspiring Interview on Youtube and you can read the full X-Story here on Fujifilm X Website.

The moment Enoch picked up the Fujifilm X-S20, he knew he had discovered something special. The camera’s snug feel in his hand and its upgrade from his previous Fujifilm purchase, the X-S10, excited him about the creative possibilities that awaited him. Enoch’s enthusiasm for the X-S20 is reminiscent of how musicians have a preference for analog synths over digital VSTs, as it provides a certain feel that is authentic and non-digitized.

As a multi-hyphenate artist, Enoch refuses to be confined to a single outlet. His passion stems from his desire to witness people express themselves while experiencing his creations. The X-S20 quickly became an extension of his artistic vision, enabling him to produce content that resonates with his community and himself. With its upgraded grip, stability, and enhanced battery life, the X-S20 empowers Enoch to focus more on his content creation without compromising on quality or mobility.

One of the key factors that drove Enoch’s growth on social media was his ability to connect with individuals from all around the world, amplifying his reach and impact. Social media platforms served as catalysts for him to showcase his beats, host musical quizzes, and collaborate with renowned brands and artists. Enoch’s journey exemplifies the potential of creative freedom and the impact it can have when multiple outlets converge under one name.

The X-S20’s exceptional video capabilities allow Enoch to capture intricate details in 6.2K/30P and 4K/60P 4:2:2 10bit internal recording. Whether shooting in landscape or portrait, the camera ensures the sharp details he desires are preserved even after cropping. Additionally, the X-S20’s improved autofocus system ensures that subjects are captured with stunning precision and clarity, further enhancing Enoch’s ability to tell visual stories.

Enoch’s community often seeks his advice on camera gear and lens recommendations, encouraging him to share insights into his shooting techniques, editing process, and live creative sessions. To meet their requests, he plans to go live on social media platforms and bring his audience along on his artistic journey. The compact and versatile nature of the X-S20, coupled with its ability to reproduce consistent visuals through Fujifilm recipes, makes it the ideal tool for Enoch’s live shows and online performances.

The X-S20 is a tiny beast that perfectly embodies the essence of the Fujifilm system. Whether you’re new to the system or an experienced user, the X-S20 offers a balance of features from other lineups while remaining compact and portable. Enoch praises the camera for its contribution to his creative process, enabling him to focus on capturing and creating without compromising on quality or comfort.

Witness the fusion of architecture, music, and visual storytelling through Enoch’s X-Story with the X-S20. Read the full article and embark on a journey that will inspire your own creative endeavors.

September – Beginning of Grape Harvest Season

That’s right, grape harvest season is here and it is probably the favorite season of all wine lovers and connoisseurs.

X-Photographer Thomas B. Jones is a German/American photographer specialized in portrait and documentary photography. Meeting interesting people, exploring exciting places and capturing otherwise fleeting moments nourish his passion for photography. 

In Germany, grape harvesting usually starts around mid-September, fitting this occasion, we found this xX-story documentation “Generation change at the Kusterer winery” by @thomas_jones_fotografie.

Since July 2020, Maximilian Kusterer has been the owner of the Kusterer Winery in Esslingen, which he took over from his parents. In 2012, he created his first own wine and today, he focuses primarily on elegant fruit and a discreet use of wood.

How to: Capture Better Travel Portraits

Walking through the streets of Paris, Barcelona, Rome or just taking a stroll along the promenade of Dubrovnik, Croatia. Traveling through different countries, cities, and cultures is probably something we all love. Slowly our lives are turning back to a more routine and less restrictive daily life. Thus also travel becomes possible again. Spring season is in full swing too and many people are ready to travel to different locations and countries again to admire and capture special sceneries. To get pleasing results, we have some helpful tips to make your memories unforgettable.

People are the heart of any culture, so when you journey to other countries or cities, you will find travel gold in their faces and the way they live. Street portraits and candids are two different types to capture those moments. While shooting a candid, your subject is likely to be unaware, or at least unconcerned, of your presence. Portraits are more likely to be posed, and will perhaps include eye contact, with the subject fully aware they’re being photographed. Consequently, some tricks are important to keep in mind…

A perspective on the wild side

By applying psycho-analytical theories, X-Photographer Chris Weston tells you how to alter your perspective as a wild life photographer, to create images which truly captivate the viewer.

By Chris Weston

One of the most rewarding parts of my job is making an emotional connection with the wildlife I encounter. One of the most challenging aspects of my job is conveying that connection in a photograph. To do that, I have to make use of a very important compositional tool – perspective. Continue reading “A perspective on the wild side”