The X-H1 in plain English! Written for Fujifilm’s outstanding X-H1 camera, this is This is EVERYTHING X-H1 explained in easy to understand language! It is the Manual on Steroids and much more… In it, I assume you are a photographer, so I don’t dive in to the basics of photography (except in an Appendix).
So if you’re uncertain about anything your X-H1 does, grab this book! It’s packed with clear tutorials and examples, with over 900 tips, tricks, and tweaks to help you master photography with your X-H1. And you can try it risk-free – read on for details!
This 709-page full-color book:
* Is packed with over 900 tips and tricks to help you master photography with an X-H1.
* Covers every mode, menu, button, function, and socket.
* Explains everything Flash (including HSS & manual flash)
* Shows how, why, when to use IBIS.
* Includes all my camera settings and an explanation of why on earth I do it that way.
* Covers every essential of shooting – like: ISO, Focus, WB, Metering, flash modes – and the more esoteric ones too.
* Explains how and why to customize all the buttons and menus.
* Has a great tutorial to help you master the ins and outs of RAW.
* Explains why all glass (Fuji lenses) are not born equal.
* Includes a 22 page Condensed Guide to the Basics of modern digital photography.
Get the most from your investment – Learn about the wonders of digital imaging and improve your creative eye at the same time!
This e-book is available in 2 different formats:
1) As a bundle of 3 electronic formats: A full-color .pdf file (with the nicest-looking layout 🙂 ), a .mobi file for your kindle, and an .epub file for your Nook or other e-reader. (Currently only the .pdf is available; when the e-reader versions are done you’ll receive a free download link.) ONE PRICE GETS YOU ALL THREE DRM-FREE FILES! 700 pages of information, knowledge, and wisdom in multiple formats for ONLY USD $31.45!! (Click here to order)
AUTHOR’S BONUS: As a bonus, the author (hey! I’m trying to entice you to buy my book!), gives everyone who buys his book a PDF copy of “Phone Companion Settings”. A convenient, fully hyperlinked 38 page Phone Companion booklet covering all camera settings with EASY explanations for each menu item. you can carry with you in your phone for quick reference.
But Wait! There’s more…. A PDF copy of Edition 1 of my other eBook “Mastering Flash with Fujifilm X Cameras”. Plus there’s an XLS spreadsheet listing all camera settings with a brief explanation of each, the author’s own recommendations, and space to note your settings.
All a $19.95 value. (Find out how to obtain these bonuses in the book.)
What others are saying about this and Tony’s other ebooks:
I think this is the best manual I read. For a deep complex camera, this is the book you must read, if you want to understand all the features this wonderful instrument can offer. The structure of the work is perfect to explore all the functions with a gradual in depth analysis. The index is well done to quickly reach the function you are interested about. I suggest to bring this e-book in your smartphone, to consult it about your specific interest, directly during the use of your E-M1. Many thanks to Tony Phillips for his careful work. – Sergio Donadeo
“The book is really (can’t put it down) really great … such a relief to find a friendly conversational style of writing (so different from the manual).” – Roland Herrera
“Just a quick thank you for your publication Have been shooting Nikon for many years, and found books from authors such as Darryl Young and Thom Hogan very helpful Moved to Fuji X-T2 last month, selling all my Nikon gear, but struggled to find any publications that would help me delve right into the X-T2. Then I came across your wonderful book! Have only just started reading it, but already picked up half a dozen very useful tips that will save me time through trial and error So thank you, you’ve helped me enormously in quickly coming to terms with this tiny beast!” – Michael Mulquiney
“Your book is the most informative one of all the Fuji X books or ebooks that I own with lots of tips that I hadn’t been aware of.” – Michael Zapf
“The guide is brilliant, thanks! Very useful indeed.” – Nick Edwards
“Just want to let you know that I’m finding your new XPro2 ebook extremely helpful, and this after using my XPro2 camera for 3 1/2 weeks in Europe. Finding all kinds of helpful info on settings, etc.” – Chris Morrow
“This is a very well put together guide book, and I’ve read a ton of them in my time! Excellent!” – Steve MacDonald
“Really enjoying your book on the X-Pro2 for the detail and also the tone, which is very refreshing after all those technical books that make you want to go to sleep!” – Dominic Robertson
“Your EBOOK is excellent….clear and easy to understand. Your writing style is concise, to the point and very easy to follow. It is idiot proof.” – Laura Knight
“It’s a really well thought out book. It’s giving me insights into the camera that I could never get from the manual. Great job Tony!” – Rick Berger
“Just a quick note to say how useful your book has proved to be. I have the Kindle version on my iPad and iPhone and it has enabled me to really develop my knowledge of this superb camera.” – Christopher Harland
“I have been talking your book up. It’s very well done. As a 45 year nikon guy, this was my favorite book on a new camera.” – George Whitson
“If you own a Fuji X-T1, this book is a MUST. Owners of every experience level will learn from Tony’s detailed and enjoyable guidance. It trumps Fuji’s camera manual many times over. I keep this eBook PDF in Dropbox on my laptop, tablet and iPhone so it is always within reach as I travel. Don’t hesitate: buy it now you’ll get the most out of your X-T1 system.” – David Julian
“The writing/organization of the book is excellent, the best aftermarket camera manual I’ve read. The language is surprisingly lithe, with just the right amount of explanation, not the usual attempt to explain the entire photographic process in reference to why various camera controls are included. I can’t say I look forward to curling up with a manual, but as a professional photographer I need to master my equipment. Mr Phillip’s book is as close as it gets to enjoying a read of this sort.” – Osceola Refetoff
“I have finished skimming Tony’s book and it was totally worth the investment and time…I so appreciate Tony putting things together and moving on a faster learning curve towards getting the camera mastered and out of the way.” – David Yeiter
“I owned the x100 for a few years and upgraded to the x100s about 9 months ago. I was pretty familiar with the camera, and have many years of (amateur photographic) experience, but your Complete Guide to Fujifilm’s X100s Camera has expanded my knowledge in many ways.” – Paul Rogers
“As an ebook it’s rather good, written with the more experienced hobbyist in mind and not just a re-write of the manual. For my money it’s better than the other X100S book and is worth a read.” – Nippa
“The way your book takes the reader through the menus makes the material much easier than the Owner’s Manual and provides significantly more information. I learned a lot! I’ve now adopted your Panorama technique, top-down & rotate camera 90 Degrees. Didn’t know I could see the “blinkies” in replay to show lost detail in the highlights & shadows.” – Ron White
“I am enjoying the book greatly. You do a great job with explanations. I am honestly more of an “intermediate” level photographer – and find the book very easy to follow. I have been able to jump in and make some beautiful pictures already. Thanks for the great book!” – Theresa Newton
“So far, this guide looks OUTSTANDING. I cannot believe you let this go for the price you do. It’s incredible!” – Ferdinand Lucero Jr.
“I have to say that your book was the best manual i can remember reading on any device. I think it is admirable how eager you are to share your knowledge and help people develop their own process for acquiring knowledge. It was a pleasant surprise to learn so much about photography in general from what i was expecting was a camera manual.” – Steve Newman
“I bought your book about three weeks ago and can only wish that more books were written with the true love you have for the subject matter that is therewith explained.” – Mauro Jimenez
“Have started reading your book and I am very impressed! I really enjoy your writing style which is both friendly and interesting whilst simultaneously providing a great deal of technical information. Well done! ” – James Cox
“I want to say Thank You Very Much, not only for your personal assistance, but also for writing such a cohesive and clear book spoken in an easy to understand and implement manner. You pointers and insight with in depth practical knowledge of the camera I’m using to start my career as a photographer / photo journalist has allowed me to vastly shorten my learning curve.” – Lee Shatto
“I want to tell you that, like countless others, I am a big fan of your ebooks because of their plain language and conversational approach to highly technical topics.” – David Drake
“Your book is a Godsend – I would’ve been completely lost with the manual.” – Dave Gerard
“GREAT JOB! Very, very, informative and written in a way anyone can understand. This is the first book I have seen that explains things so clearly and easily. This will help bring back the joy of taking pictures that I lacked when I was struggling with the settings on my camera.” – Cesar Borges
“I’ve bought your book and I just HAVE to send you a personal email to tell you how great that book is. Not only does it cover virtually everything about the camera including everything the original manual left out, it covers interesting and meaningful help about composition, lightning and using flashes. And for the price it is offered at, it’s nothing short of fantastic. It was and will continue to be a great resource to me, many many thanks!” -Kristian Tigersjäl, Sweden
“Right now I can just say one thing… Wow! Okay, two things… Great book!” – Scott Kramer
“It is the ultimate users manual that no one owning one of those cameras should be without. A small investment that pays great dividends!” – Karl Scharf from dpreview.com
“Last night I finished reading your e-book and enjoyed it immensely. Thank you so much for such an in-depth and to-the-point book loaded with information you can really use. I will be sure to mention it highly on chat lines and other locations I frequent.” – Barbara Lodge
“There is no way that I would have got to grips with it without your amazing ebook. The amount of work that it must have taken to produce it I can’t imagine. Many thanks.” – Bob Johnston
“Thank you so much for making this e-book! So clearly done in such a way that, yes, I got some of those “Aha!” moments! I certainly will pass this on wherever I can. You have just taken a big chunk of anxiety out of my learning curve!” – Veronica
“Your book is excelent. Really detail, clear, useful… an EXCELENT guide.” – Kurt Marlow
“The contents of your book go beyond my expectations! I couldn’t pull myself away to tell you until I had finished reading more than 60 pages. Your book is very clearly written, and your spiral approach to teaching will prove to be an easy way of learning in depth the many topics you include. Thank you, again!” – Janet Lustgarten
“The manual that you have written is truly comprehensive and must have been a monumental undertaking. […T]he many tips on the various function settings and especially the flash guide have shown me that there is more to this camera than I thought at first.” – Bob Johnston
“I have to admit, it is a great guide. I couldn’t stop myself from finishing it last night, I didn’t get to sleep because of it actually. The amounts of insights, hints, tips and clues in every section covered every single question I had in my mind since I bought my camera and opened a whole new horizon for my photography. Thanks a lot for the enlightenment.” – Adham El Deeb (Egypt)
“I purchased and downloaded your guide earlier today. I took a few minutes to look through it during lunch and I am blown away. The pages I looked at contain incredible how to information, wonderful tips, and a wealth of information about digital imaging generally. Thank you so much. I can’t wait to have more time with both your book and my camera.” – Avi Freund
“All this ‘ol gent can say is: WOW! You make everything so utterly simple, and the form of your writing keeps one totally interested. I am really excited with what I have already learned about my one-year-old camera, in just the first several pages of the book!” – Ed Schwing
“I don’t know how you do it, but your style of writing is so enjoyable, friendly, and incredibly informative all at the same time. I read the entire book from cover to cover in one sitting with the camera by my side the whole time, and as I went through it, I started to realize that I finally understood what all of the formerly cryptic numbers and symbols on the LCD meant and it’s such a great feeling! […] I can’t thank you enough for getting me out of “Auto” mode! – Stacey Jarasa
“Over the years I’ve read a ton of photo books and I have to say yours is the most approachable and filled with the most usable tips and examples.” – Mark Lynch
“I have read the manual several times, but didn’t understand many of the features. I want you to know that I understand MORE just by reading the first 100 pages of your book than by reading the manual over and over. Thanks for writing a GREAT guide for this camera!” – Janet DeCristofaro
“I must admit I was overwhelmed and intimidated by this powerful and somewhat confusing camera. Having just finished your book, I am now confident that my new friend and I have many exciting adventures ahead. And I know that I’ll be referring back to your book for many years to come. Thank you for opening the world of photography to novices like me! I am a true-believer and a loyal fan. BTW, even if your book wasn’t about photography, I would have enjoyed reading it. You’re an excellent writer.” – Everett Madden
“The book actually managed to make exploring all the camera options and knobs a fun and rewarding experience – and that’s quite an achievement in itself. Additionally, the visual illustrations of the techniques and the teaching method make it all more engaging and easy to follow. Definitely worth the money!” – Silverio F
“I am delighted with the book which is written in a friendly style and the subjects are clearly explained, the explanation of camera functions together with the sample photographs are exactly what I was looking for. […] My photography has changed for the better since I applied the principles set out in your book and my photographs do look different” – Alfred Hopwood
“I never thought I’d find a 3rd-party manual. Yours is a gem.” – Duane Moore
About the Author
Tony is an author, photographer, pilot, teacher, and lecturer, and has a long-standing passion for photography. He has over a dozen published books on photography; over half on Fujifilm X cameras and lighting. He is recommended by MirrorLessons as one of 6 Authors of Mirrorless Camera Manuals Whose Books You’ll Actually Enjoy Reading. His book on the X-Pro2 was headlined in Fujifilm’s blog as “The Most Comprehensive Guide on the X-Pro2”. He conducts photographic seminars on the fundamentals of digital photography through to advanced lighting.
Okay, here’s the details on the ‘risk-free’ part. Purchase the .pdf format and plow through it for two weeks. If you don’t think this book offers the clearest explanations, if you didn’t end up learning anything new, or it is not the single best value in terms of dollars-per-knowledge ratio, just send Gary an email and he’ll personally refund your purchase price. How can you lose? Books from The Friedman Archives have introduced thousands of people to the joys of photography in a very intuitive way, and his books have been universally praised for being the best out there for the Fuji cameras, which makes this an easy offer to make. (This offer does NOT apply to the printed version of the book, for obvious reasons.)