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Pure Photography Promo Video for Fujifilm X-T1

Tue January 28, 2014

Who else is claiming that its camera is for ‘The Purist?’ Fujifilm is, with the X-T1. Its promotional video ends with the message that the X-T1 is for ‘Pure Photography. Pure joy.

You got to admit that the X-T1 has quite an impressive spec sheet: dedicated shutter speed dial, aperture ring, exposure compensation dial, ISO dials (without PASM Mode Dial and other distracting dials); large and extremely fast refreh 2.36M-dot OLED EVF; Multimode Real Time Viewfinder with info that automatically switches depending on orientation; proven low noise X-Trans CMOS II sensor; weather-resistant, dust-resistant, water-resistant, -10°C low temperature operation; availability (sometime middle of the year) of weather-proof lenses: XF50-140mm F2.8 R OIS WR, XF16-55mm F2.8 R OIS WR and XF18-135mm F3.5-5.6 R OIS WR; AF speed of 0.08 sec.; wireless remote shooting and wireless image transfer to smart phones and tablets. However, no built-in flash (though a small external flash is bundled).

Interestingly, Fujifilm refers to the X-T1 as a “camera system” though for now, it’s just lenses, a couple of speedlites, a handgrip and a vertical battery grip. Hopefully, more, much more to come.

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Fujifilm X-T1

Mon January 27, 2014

Fujifilm X-T1

Category: Serious, Advamced

Type: Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera

Weather-resistant. The Fujifilm X-T1 is a premium compact system camera targeted to serious and advanced photographers. It inherits the beautiful retro design, the innovative APS-C 16MP X-Trans CMOS II image sensor, and the X Mount that accepts the full range of interchangeable XF and XC lenses. It is weather-resistant and three new weather-sealed lenses will be available in June 2014: XF18-135mm F3.5-5.6 R OIS WR, XF16-55mm F2.8 R OIS WR and XF50-140mm F2.8 R OIS WR.

The X-T1 has a huge 2.36m dot resolution OLED viewfinder with the world’s highest magnification (0.77x). The digital info automatically rotates when the camera is held vertically. Manual Focusing is assisted by an innovative Dual View display, Focus Peak Highlight and Digital Image Split. The tilting 3.0-in. LCD features 1.04m dot resolution. The LCD is not touchscreen.

The X-T1’s body is magnesium-alloy, is dust and water-resistant with approximately 80 points of weather sealing. It is freeze resistant to -10°C. The direct control dials are beautifully designed with the right amount of resistance when turning them: shutter speed, exposure compensation and ISO, plus aperture ring on the lens.

There is no built-in pop-up flash, but an external one is included in the box. There is a hot shoe to allow you to attach an external flash unit.

The Fujifilm X-T1 boasts a quick start time of 0.5 sec. (when in sleep mode) and a shutter time lag of approx. 0.05-sec. Continuous Shooting is a fast 8fps at full resolution.

The X-T1 also offers the Film Simulation Mode popularized in its compact digital cameras to simulate the color and tonal qualities of its acclaimed film brands: PROVIA for a true-to-scene natural look, Velvia for vibrant tonality and saturated colors and ASTIA, for a silky soft look and beautiful skin tones. You can also shoot double exposure and a number of filter effects are also available in still photography.

Other practical features include built-in Wi-Fi (with remote control), One-touch Movie Recording button, six customizable Fn buttons and a Quick Menu button. A number of bracketing functions are also available. Interval timer shooting for Time Lapse photography is available with intervals of 1 second to 24 hours and up to 999 frames. The X-T1 is the world’s first camera that can use the Ultra High Speed UHS-II SD memory cards. Accessories include a Vertical battery grip VG-XT1.

The Fujifilm X-T1 is not only beautiful, intuitive, weather-proof and built tough, it also delivers superb image quality especially at high ISOs in low light. It is uncompromising in its handling with direct controls that allow an enjoyable user experience.



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Fujifilm X-M1

Mon June 24, 2013

Fujifilm X-M1

Category: Beginner, Serious

Type: Compact Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera

Beginner Classic. The Fujifilm X-M1 is a more compact and affordable version of the X-E1, targeted to beginner photographers. It inherits the beautiful retro design, the innovative APS-C 16MP X-Trans CMOS image sensor, and the X Mount that accepts the full range of interchangeable XF lenses. It is accompanied by a new line of cheaper XC lenses with plastic barrels but which do not compromise with the construction and premium glass elements used. The first of the XC lenses is the XC16-50mmF3.5-5.6 OIS kit lens.

The X-M1 does not have any viewfinder, optical or electronic, nor is an optional external viewfinder available. Instead, it has a 3.0-in. LCD with 920K-dot resolution that tilts 90° up and 85° down. The LCD is not touchscreen. You can display a live histogram and framing guide lines but not an Electronic Horizon Leveling Gauge.

Unlike its more expensive big brothers, the X-PRO1 and the X-E1, the X-M1’s body is mostly polycarbonate plastic but is nevertheless solidly constructed and has a feeling of quality. It also reverts back to using a more contemporary Mode Dial so as to make readily available AUTO and Scene Modes. It does, however, sports twin command dials that control the shutter speed, aperture and exposure compensation, depending on which shooting mode you have selected. The dials are beautifully designed with the right amount of resistance when turning them.

There is a built-in pop-up flash, and a hot shoe allows you to attach an external flash unit. The Shoe Mount Flash EF-X20 (sold separately) is a compact external flash that has a matching retro design. Also optional is the Hand Grip HG-XM1 (sold separately) for those who prefer a bigger handgrip. Other accessories include a Remote Release RR-90, Protector Filters and Leather Case BLC-XM1. There is also an M Mount Adapter to use LEICA M lenses.

The Fujifilm X-M1 boasts a quick start time of 0.5 sec. (when in sleep mode) and a shutter time lag of approx. 0.05-sec. Continuous Shooting is a fast 5.6fps at full resolution.

The X-M1 also offers the Film Simulation Mode popularized in its compact digital cameras to simulate the color and tonal qualities of its acclaimed film brands: PROVIA for a true-to-scene natural look, Velvia for vibrant tonality and saturated colors and ASTIA, for a silky soft look and beautiful skin tones. You can also shoot double exposure and a number of filter effects are also available in still photography.

Advanced photographers can use PASM modes and RAW for full control over exposure and image creation. The in-camera RAW Converter lets you view and edit your results without the need for your PC. Other practical features include built-in Wi-Fi (but no NFC or remote control), One-touch Movie Recording button, a customizable Fn button (doubles as Wi-Fi button in Playback), a Quick Menu button, and Super Intelligent Flash when shooting macro shots in dim lighting. Focus peaking is available when using manual focus. A number of bracketing functions are also available for the advanced photographer: Dynamic Range, Film Simulation, AE, and ISO.

The Fujifilm X-M1 is targeted to beginner photographers looking to move up to a mirrorless DSLR. Advanced photographers who are unwilling to compromise with image quality will also find the X-M1 a very alluring proposition. The X-M1 is available in all black, black/silver or brown.



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Fujifilm XF1

Mon September 17, 2012

Fujifilm XF1

Fujifilm XF1

Fujifilm XF1

Fujifilm XF1

Fujifilm XF1

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Classic with a twist. The Fujifilm XF1 is a compact premium digital camera with a retracting lens. It is beautifully designed with a clean retro look and incorporates the latest technology of the Fujifilm ‘X’ series. Its body is lightweight with durable aluminum body parts and synthetic leather covering. The XF1 makes a fashionable statement and is available in black, tan (brown) or red.

The XF1 uses a 2/3-in. 12MP EXR CMOS sensor paired with a bright F1.8 lens. The lens provides 4x optical zoom and optical image stabilization. Point and shoot with EXR Auto mode or select one of the PASM modes for total control of exposure settings. The XF1 features Film Simulation and Advanced Filter for creative effects.

The XF1 is fast with no practical shutter lag and AF is precise. The camera does not have a power button; instead, a 3-step process (twist the lens, pull and twist further) extends the lens and power the camera on at the same time. Zoom is manual and so you get precise control on the zooming speed and focal length desired. The 4x optical zoom provides a 25mm ultra-wide angle coverage as well as 100mm portrait coverage.

The 3.0-in. (460k-dot) LCD allows approx. 100% coverage and is ideal when composing macro shots (as close as 3cm) and other scenes that demand high-precision framing. The LCD gains up in low-light and a brighten feature makes it easier to view in bright sunlight.

The XF1 has 2 command dials and you can customize almost all the control buttons to set up the camera the way you like to shoot. Practical features include a Live Histogram and Electronic Horizon Leveling Gauge. Creative features include Partial Color, Multiple Exposure and Motion Panorama 360°.

Movie is shot at Full HD 1080p Movie 1920×1080 pixels at 30fps with stereo sound. Since the zoom is manual, you can zoom during movie recording.

The Fujifilm XF1 is for beginners who want a premium point-and-shoot digital camera or advanced photographers desiring an all-purpose everyday digital camera with point-and-shoot ease-of-use. This pocketable camera is as automatic or as manual as you desire it to be.

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Fujifilm X-E1

Thu September 6, 2012

Fujifilm X-E1

Fujifilm X-E1

Fujifilm X-E1

Fujifilm X-E1 Mount

Fujifilm X-E1 Back View

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Enthusiast Perfect. The Fujifilm X-E1 is a more compact and affordable version of the X-PRO1. It inherits the beautiful retro design, the innovative APS-C 16MP X-Trans CMOS image sensor, and the X Mount that accepts the full range of interchangeable XF lenses.

It is basically the X-PRO1 minus the hybrid optical / electronic viewfinder; instead, it sports an OLED viewfinder with a very high resolution of approximately 2.36 million dots and 100% coverage. Though this is not an optical viewfinder, it does comprise a couple of optical lenses through which to view the electronic panel, providing a comfortable and natural view of the entire scene with an horizontal apparent field of view of 25°. A diopter correction dial allows you to adjusts the strength of the viewfinder from -4m-1 – +2m-1 (dtp).

Like the X-PRO1, the X-E1 has a magnesium die-cast top and front cover, and employs numbered dials for aperture, shutter speed and exposure compensation for a more intuitive exposure control. The analog control dials allow you to check and change settings, even when the camera is turned off — allowing you to start shooting in the right settings as soon as you turn the camera on. The dials are beautifully designed with the right amount of resistance when turning them.

While the X-PRO1 has a 3.0-in. 1230k-dot LCD, the X-E1 sports a 2.8-in. 460k-dot LCD. The LCD is not tiltable. It can switch to show a simple shooting information display (useful when you prefer to use the viewfinder to compose), can display framing guide lines and an Electronic Horizon Leveling Gauge.

There is a built-in pop-up flash, and a hot shoe allows you to attach an external flash unit. The Shoe Mount Flash EF-X20 (sold separately) is a compact external flash that has a matching retro design. Also optional is the Hand Grip HG-XE1 (sold separately) for those who prefer a bigger handgrip. Other accessories include a Remote Release RR-80, Protector Filters and Leather Case BLC-XE1. There is also an M Mount Adapter to use LEICA M lenses.

The Fujifilm X-E1 boasts a quick start time of 0.5 sec., shutter time lag of approx. 0.05-sec and an autofocus time of 0.1 sec. Continuous Shooting is at a fast 6fps at full resolution.

The X-E1 also offers the Film Simulation Mode popularized in its compact digital cameras to simulate the color and tonal qualities of its acclaimed film brands: PROVIA for a true-to-scene natural look, Velvia for vibrant tonality and saturated colors and ASTIA, for a silky soft look and beautiful skin tones. In addition, Multiplex Exposure mode lets you take multiple exposures: take the first shot and while viewing it on the LCD screen, frame and shoot the second exposure.

Advanced photographers can use PASM modes and RAW for full control over exposure and image creation. Other practical features include 4 Auto Bracketing Functions (AE Bracketing, ISO Sensitivity Bracketing, Dynamic Range Bracketing and Film Simulation Bracketing), In-camera RAW conversion, selectable AF with a 49-point Metering Matrix, Motion Panorama, and Full HD 1080p Movie 1920×1080 pixels at 24fps with stereo sound.

The Fujifilm X-E1 is targeted to enthusiast photographers. Its good looks, traditional retro control dials, high resolution EVF, high quality images and more affordable price (vis-à-vis the X-PRO1) may convince many photographers this is the camera they have been waiting for. It is available in all black or black/silver.


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Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR

Wed July 25, 2012

Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR

Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR

Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR

Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR Top View

Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR Back View

Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR

Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR Top View

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Super zoom with wireless capability. The Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR is a compact super zoom with 20x [25-500mm equiv.] optical zoom, sensor-shift image stabilization, PASM modes and wireless sharing capabilities via smartphones and tablets. The FinePix F800EXR features a 16MP resolution on a 1/2-in. EXR CMOS image sensor.

The Fujifilm F800EXR is able to wirelessly connect to a smartphone or tablet, record the user’s current location data provided by the smartphone or tablet’s location data (latitude and longitude), and display it on the F800EXR’s LCD. You can also send the camera’s images to your smartphone or tablet to display on a map where images were shot. It has a database of approximately 1 million landmarks worldwide. Do you want to figure out the distance from your present location to the place where a tagged photo was taken? You can! Or do you want to find a nearby landmark but are not sure which way to go? Just take a picture of the scene in front of you, then use the database to find the distance to a nearby landmark in the direction the camera is facing.

Wireless Image Transfer function also allows you to connect the F800EXR to your smartphone or tablet and to upload high-quality images to social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter. However, you cannot wirelessly transfer to your PC.

EXR AUTO function automatically selects the optimum shooting mode from 103 shooting patterns, making it easy for the point-and-shoot user. Advanced users will appreciate PASM modes and RAW.

Six new filter effects are available and you can see the effects right on the LCD screen. Continuous shooting is 8fps at full resolution. You can capture Full HD (1080p) movie at 30fps with stereo sound.

Other features include:

  • 3.0-inch LCD with 460,000 dots and Monitor Sunlight Mode
  • Dual Image Stabilization (CCD shift and multi-frame technology)
  • Multiple Exposure and 3D Shooting Modes
  • Seamless Motion Panorama 360
  • Pro Low Light mode plus capability up to ISO 12800

The Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR is an easy-to-use super zoom that packs a powerful 20x optical zoom in a compact pocketable body.

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Fujifilm X-Pro1

Mon January 9, 2012

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Redefining Perfection. Following in the footsteps of the award-winning X100, the Fujifilm X-Pro1 is a mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera that is both technologically advanced and beautifully designed. The X-Pro1 uses a new APS-C 16MP X-Trans CMOS image sensor that features an innovative color filter array. By enhancing the aperiodicity (randomness) in the array arrangement, the color filter minimizes the generation of moire and false colors, eliminating the necessity for an optical low-pass filter in the lens. This enables the sensor to capture the full “unfiltered” resolution and extremely sharp pictures.

The X-Pro1 accepts interchangeable XF lenses and introduces a new Fujifilm X Mount. To start with, there are currently 3 XF lenses available, all prime (single focal lenght) lenses: XF18mmF2 R (27mm equiv.), XF35mmF1.4 R (53mm equiv.) and XF60mmF2.4 R Macro (91mm equiv.). More lenses, including zoom lenses, are planned for later introduction.

As on the X100, the viewfinder on the X-Pro1 is a Hybrid Multi Viewfinder, giving you the ability to switch seamlessly between an optical viewfinder (OVF) and an electronic viewfinder (EVF). The optical viewfinder can be overlayed with a frame and you can customize what information. When you change XF-series lenses, both the viewfinder magnification and frame size automatically switch to support the lens focal length: viewfinder magnification switches to 0.37x when the 18mm lens is mounted, and to 0.60x for the 35mm or 60mm lens. You can also manually set a focal distance and switch between viewfinder magnifications by holding down the viewfinder switch lever for more 2 seconds. A precision-milled metal lens hood is included with each lens.

The 0.47-in. high definition (1440k-dot) EVF allows 100% coverage and is ideal when composing macro shots and other scenes that demand high-precision framing. A 3.0-in. high resolution (1230k-dot) LCD features special anti-reflective coating (surface reflectivity of under 0.2%*), high water repellency, a stain-resistant acrylic film and superb anti-glare performance for comfortable composition and confirmation of shots even under bright sunlight.

The top cover is magnesium die-cast and features a Shutter Speed Dial and an Exposure Compensation Dial. Each lens features an Aperture Ring with 1/3 Step. There is no built-in flash, but there is a hot shoe to attach an external flash. The Shoe Mount Flash EF-X20 (sold separately) is a compact external flash that has a matching retro design. Also optional is the Hand Grip HG-XPro1 (sold separately) for those who prefer a bigger handgrip. Other accessories include Protector Filters and Leather Case LC-XPro1.

The Fujifilm X-Pro1 boasts a shutter-release time lag of approx. 0.05-sec and a high-speed and high-precision contrast-detect AF. Continuous Shooting is at a fast 6fps at full resolution.

The X-Pro1 also offers the Film Simulation Mode popularized in its compact digital cameras to simulate the color and tonal qualities of its acclaimed film brands: PROVIA for a true-to-scene natural look, Velvia for vibrant tonality and saturated colors and ASTIA, for a silky soft look and beautiful skin tones. In addition, Multiplex Exposure mode lets you take multiple exposures: take the first shot and while viewing it on the LCD screen, frame and shoot the second exposure.

Advanced photographers can use PASM modes and RAW for full control over exposure and image creation. Other practical features include 4 Auto Bracketing Functions (AE Bracketing, ISO Sensitivity Bracketing, Dynamic Range Bracketing and Film Simulation Bracketing), selectable AF with a 49-point Metering Matrix, Motion Panorama, and Full HD 1080p Movie 1920×1080 pixels at 24fps with stereo sound.

The Fujifilm X-Pro1 is targeted to enthusiasts and professional photographers. Its hybrid viewfinder, traditional control dials and high quality images may help many photographers discover/rediscover the joy of photography.

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Fujifilm FinePix X10

Thu September 1, 2011

Fujifilm FinePix X10

Fujifilm FinePix X10

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Fujifilm FinePix X10 Top View

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Prosumer compact redefined. The Fujifilm FinePix X10 is Fujifilm’s entry into the prosumer compact category with a beautifully designed model that uses the 2/3-in. image sensor. In fact, that sensor used to be in all prosumer cameras a number of years back but was abandoned for the smaller 1/1.7-in. (or 1/1.8-in.) sensor, probably for economic reasons. It is therefore good to see the return of the larger 2/3-in. sensor in compact digicams. The larger the image sensor, the better its high ISO low noise capability. The FinePix X10 features a 12MP resolution on an EXR CMOS image sensor and a fixed F2.0 4x wide-angle optical manual zoom lens (28-112mm, equiv.) in a magnesium-alloy body.

Because there is inevitably going to be comparison between the X10 and its bigger award-winning brother, the X100, we’ll cover the X10’s features while pointing out the differences from the X100.

As on the X100, The lens on the X10 is also fixed, i.e. not interchangeable. While the X100 lens is also of fixed focal length, the X10 has a 4x wide-angle optical zoom lens. The manual zoom is fly-by-wire.

The zoom ring also functions as the Power switch. When in the OFF position, the lens is retracted and the camera is turned OFF. Turn the ring to the 28mm position and the lens extends to that focal length and the camera turns ON. This retractable design makes the X10 smaller and easier to carry when powered OFF. The lens has optical image stabilization and can take macro shots as close as 1 cm. It has a reasonably fast F2.0 max. aperture at wide angle and F2.8 max aperture at telephoto that should help obtain nice background defocus (or bokeh).

The X10 design also bears some resemblance to the X100 retro design that garnered much accolade. It should however be pointed out that the X10 does not have the shutter speed dial and aperture ring that give the X100 its enduring appeal. Instead, the dial you see on top is the Mode Dial and you use the Command Dial and Subcommand Dial on the back of the camera to set shutter speed and aperture. There is also an exposure compensation dial that makes it easy to quickly adjust exposure.

Like the X100, the viewfinder on the X10 is optical, but it is not hybrid like on the X100, i.e it does not have an EVF capability and overlay. Fujififilm claims the X10 viewfinder provides a wide field of view and a bright image. As expected, the optical viewfinder zooms in tandem with the lens. For those who prefer the LCD, it is 2.8-in. (460K-dot).

The Fujifilm X10 boasts a shutter-release time lag of approx. 0.01 sec. and a high-speed and high-precision contrast-detect AF. Continuous Shooting is at a fast 7fps at full resolution.

The FinePix X10 also offers the EXR Mode and Film Simulation Mode popularized in its compact digital cameras. Advanced photographers can use PASM modes and RAW for full control over exposure and image creation. Other practical features include an Electronic Horizon Leveling Gauge, built-in popup flash, a hot shoe to attach an external flash, 360° Motion Panorama, and Full HD 1080p Movie 1920×1080 pixels at 30fps with stereo sound.

The Fujifilm FinePix X10 seems ready to set a new standard for digital cameras in the prosumer compact category.

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