Fujifilm Photographer Membership

Improve your photography with Fujifilm cameras in this comprehensive membership that includes a private community, photography courses, and monthly live webinars.


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Better Photos with your Fujifilm X/GFX Starts Here

The only resource Fujifilm photographers need

400+ video lessons

New video lessons are added weekly.

75+ hours of video

Text outlines accompany each closed-captioned video.

40+ handouts

Download PDFs of lesson material.

20+ assignments

Apply your new skills and get instructor feedback.

You also get:

Monthly webinars (recorded for replay)

Live chat support with John

Access to a private Fujifilm community

Regularly added lessons & courses

Sharp discounts on private mentoring sessions

Monthly photo challenges with $50 prizes

This program is not affiliated with Fujifilm Corporation in any way.


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Fujifilm Photographer Membership
Monthly plan

$29.00 / month with 3 day free trial

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Fujifilm Photographer Membership
Annual plan (SAVE $89)

$259.00 / year with 3 day free trial

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Fujifilm Photographer Community

All members get access to our private photographer community.

February 2023 Photo Challenge Winner

A big congrats to Bruno M. for winning the February Photo Challenge raffle and a $50 gift card! The February Photo Challenge was all about texture, which Bruno does here with a closeup of a bronze ship propeller.

The March photo challenge is "Pareidolia" - capture an image of an inanimate object that resembles a human or animal form!

What our members think of the Photo Challenges

The challenges inspire me to get my camera out and actually use it! I love the feedback from the community and seeing what others come up with.

Charis L

By being challenged to produce every month a photograph with a different task for each month I am pushed to get creative, especially because you can not dig into your archive but have to go out for ideas and images. By completing these tasks my creative process really did become more effective.

Jos S

John's monthly photo challenges have done more to improve my photography than anything I have ever tried before. I believe that the photo challenges are so useful because they focus on only one specific skill or technique. Then John requires you to actually take a photo using that particular technique for feedback by not only himself but other photographers as well - always insightful! Can't wait for the next challenge!

Curt B

Courses Included in the Membership

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Fujifilm Specific Courses

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Fujifilm Camera Fundamentals

The perfect interactive Fujifilm photography course for beginner and intermediate photographers. Learn all about how to use your Fujifilm camera to turn your snapshots into photographs.

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(94 reviews)

Learn Fujifilm Film Simulations

Discover when and why to use the different Fujifilm film simulations in this free course.

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(10 reviews)

Creating Unique Fujifilm Film Recipes

Create your own Fujifilm in-camera film recipes that match your vision using this methodical approach. Follow along with the provided worksheet and videos as you finish this course programming the styles into your camera.

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(10 reviews)

Perfect Fujifilm In-Camera JPEGs

Forget spending hours on the computer post-processing. Learn how to pre-process using Fujifilm's Image Quality settings and get the image you envisioned when you press the shutter button.

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(3 reviews)

Advanced Fujifilm Drive Modes

Unlock your Fujifilm X camera's potential by learning how and when to use the advanced drive modes, including AE BKT, White Balance BKT, Focus Bracket, HDR, and more. Includes videos, quizzes, and a PDF download.

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Fujifilm Camera Tutorial Courses

This membership includes camera-specific tutorial courses for the most popular Fujifilm cameras. Current through the X-T5 with a GFX 50S II tutorial course coming soon.

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Additional Courses

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Basics of Light, Composition, and Color

Learn the creative fundamentals of photography in this structured course that includes assignments & quizzes. Learn how to see light, what makes a good composition, and how to work with color and black & white photography.

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Better Photography Through Visual Storytelling

How do you make memorable photos? By telling stories with them. This course will teach you how to tell stories through photographs and prepare a long-form photography project.

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Intro to Macro Photography

Discover an entire new world of photography by learning important macro concepts, like ratios, recommended gear, focus & exposure settings, and creative technique.

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Two-Minute Lightroom Developing Workflow

Reclaim your valuable time! Go into Lightroom with a purpose and follow this four-part process to developing photos in just a few minutes. Never wander around aimlessly moving sliders again. For both LR Classic and LR.

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The Photo Mechanic Guide

This Photo Mechanic tutorial guide will help you increase your photo editing efficiency, saving you time and minimizing frustrations by using this powerful editing tool.

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The Lightroom Guide

Frustrated with Lightroom? This Lightroom tutorial will take you through it and covers both Lightroom and Lightroom Classic. New lessons are added to the tutorial every month.

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Coming soon throughout 2023

All courses based on your feedback!

Planning Photos with Geodetics

Learn Flash Photography

Advanced Composition: Gestalt Theory

Long Exposure Photography

Intro to Astrophotography

Start improving your photography today

Learn your camera. Understand exposure. Find your creativity. Learn what to do with your photos after the capture. Participate in photo challenges with other photographers.

This membership has it all!

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What people say

Reviews of included courses

What others have said so far...


Shadreck Nyamukuvhengu


Fujifilm Camera Fundamentals has jump-started my understanding of the Fujifilm camera system. It has saved me countless hours in learning the Fujifilm camera basics and John has been more than willing to answer my numerous questions and correct my mistakes throughout. He and his courses are an invaluable resource for anyone desiring to learn about the Fujifilm camera systems and photography concepts. This is the best series of courses I have ever found!

Curt Brooks


This course is very comprehensive covering all aspects of using a mirrorless camera. It uses a variety of ways to engage your interest and allow you to practice and experiment with what is being taught. I would recommend this to anyone new to mirrorless cameras and anyone that wants a better understanding of the technical aspects of using a camera to achieve your creative vision.

Mark Northcote


This course helped me understand my camera better. The instructor provides clear and detailed explanations for how to use the camera and the important concepts regarding focus, exposure, white balance, etc. The presentations provide excellent graphics to show how to set the camera and the instructor gives nice examples to illustrate his points. The instructor also provides helpful and quick feedback on assignments. Great class!

Elene Feigenbaum


Wished I had done this course a few years ago, when I started with digital photography. It beholds everything necessary to get a thorough and practical understanding of digital photography, especially with Fujifilm cameras. It would have saved me a lot of time in reading books and looking at youtube videos.

Jos Smeets


John Peltier makes it very clear from the onset, that he is 'in your corner' to assist you as you complete his courses. However, he also is clear that one gets out of these courses is directly related to the input. It is obvious that he is a seasoned teacher, providing a learning method to achieve individual goals. I am looking forward to enjoying these courses.

Bob Deutsch


This is an excellent course. I started a bit intimidated by my new-to-me Fujifilm camera, with relatively weak technical knowledge about photography. I finished feeling much more confident. John Peltier's explanations are easy to understand and provide a solid foundation of information. The modules are manageable in size and well constructed by topic, each building on the last. The opportunity to submit assignments for each module provided a great way to gain practical experience with the concepts. John personally reviews your work and comments on it. I've found myself returning repeatedly to the course downloads and reworking assignments on my own to help solidify my knowledge. In short, I highly recommend Fujifilm Camera Fundamentals. It's had a major positive impact on both my understanding and my work.

Michelle Friars


If you are changing from a DSLR to the Fuji system then this is the course for you! This course takes the frustration out of learning. I wish the shop that I purchased my camera would have recommend this course to me. Previously, I had only shot in auto, now I'm shooting in manual & raw and I understand my camera, the lenses and much more.

Angela Hjertstedt


This is a fantastic course for the foundation of photography and learning your mirrorless fujifilm camera. You learn so much and this course is easy to follow, well structured, and keeps you motivated. Definitely worth the time and money.

Alaina Brown


Very thorough, very detailed, not just for Fujifilm users but for any who are new to digital photgraphy or require more of the theory behind it. The quizzes at the end are great for validation.

Mark Haar


This is an excellent overview of the Fuji Xseries system plus a great basis photography crash. I highly recommend it and am very pleased I took the time to do so.

Bill Farrell


Excellent course!

Annemieke van Middelkoop


I appreciated that you did not speak too quickly, and I thought you described the fundamentals in a clear and concise way. I am in my 80 year, and find some videos hurried, and confusing. Yours is not. I appreciate CC- a godsend!

Barbara Gibson


Excellent course, clear and thorough presentation of all the material, plus valuable feedback on assignments from the instructor.

Beverly Jay


I found this course engaging and particularly liked the quizzes and assignment as they gave the opportunity to re-enforce what I had learnt.

Peter Hubbard


Wished I had done this course a few years ago. This course beholds everything to get a thorough and practical understanding of digital photography and of Fujifilm cameras. It would have saved me a lot of time in reading books and looking at youtube videos.

Jos Smeets


The course was exceptionally thorough, and the tests were a big plus in retaining course information.

John Heinrichs


The course was easy to understand and has made me a better photographer

Nathalie Ringstad


Concise, too the point information and instructions.

John Heinrichs


I highly recommend this course. I didn’t know much about cameras when I began, but by the time the course was finished, I had a working knowledge of my camera and felt confident about using all of the various settings. I liked working at my own pace and enjoyed the different ways the material was presented. The exams created the motivation to learn the material, and the assignments added the important layer of “hands on“ learning. It was a great learning experience.

Joanne Gordin


I highly recommend this short course. The information is clearly and professionally presented with graphics and images to demonstrate the different film simulations and how they relate and differ from each other and why you would choose to use them. Prior to discovering this course, I spent several days reading blogs and watching YouTube videos about Fujifilm film simulations before I made the decision to purchase my first Fujifilm Camera, time which I would have saved had I watched this course first. All of the relevant information was condensed into a short series of logically organised and clearly presented videos, and I now feel completely confident to use the simulations in my camera.

Zara Hawthorne


I'm a brand new Fujifilm shooter (have shot Sony my whole life) and so these film simulations are both incredible and overwhelming. I've read many different articles, watched YouTube videos, and read Fujifilm's own descriptions on their film simulations, however none were nearly as effective as this course. This course distills all of the important information necessary (without overwhelming you), and then compares and contrasts them in photos with very helpful narration. Although I am new, I am very confident that even seasoned Fuji shooters will learn something from this course. I am extremely likely to buy courses here in the future. Thank you very much for this wonderful free course, it is greatly appreciated!

Patrick McAnuff


i learned that i need to start using classic neg just as much as ive been using classic chrome

kenny gold


Excellent course and helped me fully understand the differences and similarities in the various fujifilm film simulations.

Beverly Jay


The course is very informative and yet pleasantly compact. It inspired me to experiment even more with simulations, work with manual white balance and further discover my own style.

Andre Frin


Fujifilm Photographer Membership
Monthly plan

$29.00 / month with 3 day free trial

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Fujifilm Photographer Membership
Annual plan (SAVE $89)

$259.00 / year with 3 day free trial

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Frequently Asked Questions

All of the courses in the list above are included in the membership. I'm also currently adding & updating new courses all the time, so there's more to come! There's also a membership community exclusive to subscribers, where you can participate in monthly challenges and more. Monthly webinars have different formats. One-on-one Zoom meetings are available at a special members-only discounted rate.

You will have access to all material for as long as you're a member. You can always go back and redo lesson modules and rewatch videos if you need to. Every course also includes PDF downloads, so be sure to get those to have if you ever decide to cancel your membership.

You may cancel at any time without penalty, all by yourself in your Account Settings.
You'll lose access to the material at the end of the billing period (month or year) you've paid for.
If you'd like a refund, I can offer a partial refund prorated for your billing period and you'll lose access to all material at that time.

No, I've developed and published all material on my own. I am not affiliated with Fujifilm. Just a very happy customer who has fallen in love with photography again after using the camera system, and am here to share that enthusiasm with you.

Absolutely. Click on any of the individual courses to enroll in free previews. Then come back to this page to enroll in the membership!