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Aspects of Digital Photography focusing on the Fuji X-Pro1, X-T1, X-E1/E2 and X100S/T - photographer, reviews, samples and more ...  | http://www.tomen.de
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The Fuji X-Pro is not a Toy! | Suberashi

The Fuji X-Pro is not a Toy! | Suberashi | Fuji X-Pro1 | Scoop.it


I made the move month or so ago too Fuji, as a Canon user everyone had told me "full frame is best", "DSLR's are real cameras". But I needed a camera that didn't weigh as much as me, didn't make me look like a photo bore and was discreet and powerful enough to work hard. I'm not into the fine nitty gritty of camera tech bluster or how the EXIF compares between formats see to me that just gets in the way of taking photos. Of course those things are important but not my over riding worry. Having a light discreet good low light body was the aim. After reading various thoughts positive and negative I had a play and was sold. The X Pro is a creative tool, I ended up feeling my 5d was becoming a work tool, and to be fair was getting a bit weary of being "that guy" with the big camera round his neck.....

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My Thoughts After 18 Months Shooting With the Fujifilm X-Pro 1 | David Ogilvy

My Thoughts After 18 Months Shooting With the Fujifilm X-Pro 1 | David Ogilvy | Fuji X-Pro1 | Scoop.it


Fuji’s X-Pro 1 offers a retro homage to another era―namely the era of the Leica rangefinder, with the overall dimensions, handling, form factor, and style of shooting as an M camera (though the Fuji is not a proper rangefinder) … but with a truly state-of-the art bit of engineering in the form of its X-Trans sensor (you can read my early thoughts about the camera in detail here). Much like Nikon’s new retro-inspired Df, the XP1 has created a lot of polarization in the photographic community. Search around the web and you’ll find some folks regaling their readers with tales of how magnificent the file output is (it certainly can be) and how they can live with the camera’s well-reported quirks. Others lambaste it for its slow overall operational speed, and are less than convinced about the quality of the X-Trans files.....

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Fuji X System (and XPro 2 "Review") | Photo Universe


Almost 2014 and Fujifilm is ready for Prime Time!!! The new XTrans II image sensor has dramatically increased AF performance and now the cameras are just "quirky" and not a basic pain in the arse anymore. SO here are some of my thoughts on embracing what I believe is going to be a new paradigm in photography. The X-system is on the fast track to create the "digital Leica" not even Leica is making! (I said XPRO 2 review just to freak out the people who get freaked out by that sort of thing... LOL!) ....

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Solving for X: Algebra of the Fujifilm X-System | John W. Griggs

Solving for X: Algebra of the Fujifilm X-System | John W. Griggs | Fuji X-Pro1 | Scoop.it


Another day, another camera system... Remember: all my reviews are user experience based. I don't shoot test charts or do measurements. I take photos and make prints. My goal is to have my work hanging in peoples homes and businesses – not to be a "professional" reviewer or photographer. In this blog post I'm going to stop short of a full review of a specific camera or lens – I am instead reviewing the system itself and explaining why I think it's worth a look and why I shoot it. What Happened to Micro Four Thirds, John? Nothing happened to it – I just don't shoot it any more. It's still out there, it's still excellent and it's still a great choice. It gets better all the time and it's still, in my opinion, the best choice for "hybrid photography" combining motion and stills. I've made another choice and I'll explain why as I go through this review. First, lets talk a little about Fujifilm's new "X" cameras in case you don't know much about them. Skim down if you don't need my take on Fujifilm.....

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The Fujifilm X-Pro 1: my favourite mirrorless camera | Nathan Wright

The Fujifilm X-Pro 1: my favourite mirrorless camera |  Nathan Wright | Fuji X-Pro1 | Scoop.it


A year ago I purchased the X-Pro 1 just as the Japanese market dumped it to half price. Its  first outing was a snowshoeing trek in a very wet February. It has clung to me in the Rockies, on boats, in the largest city in the world, and for walks with my wife. It is always in my photophile bag. It has never been attached to an XF prime lens. Instead, it rolls with M and LTM lenses, like the amazing Canon 35/2 LTM, the Nikkor 10,5/2,5 LTM, and the above Leica lens. Though it is the same size as an SLR camera, the lenses are smaller, and thanks to helicoid adapters, close focus rivals SLR distances. I both love and hate this camera. It is slow, it is made less well than every single film camera I have, and its EVF is atrociously slow and prone to stutter. But everyday I spend with the Sony a7r, I realise much more how special the X-Pro 1 is. I will be posting a year-on review in a couple of months. Today, I just wanted to land a short tribute to what has become the object of both my deepest love and bitterest hate.....

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