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My new Fuji X100

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Just got her yesterday, haven't had much time to take shots yet but loving it so far. Gorgeous camera







Sample pics this weekend possibly!

Edit* Just received matching lens hood



Edit #2 - Original leather case arrived today. Looks great, and smells great (some of you will know what that means lol)








Edited by koruki - 3/23/11 at 10:50pm
    
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Omg, I'm so jealous. I've been eyeing this camera for a while, it's so gorgeous.

Can't wait to see some pics!
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That is one good looking camera!
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The high ISO shots from that camera are superb. Very nice.
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Originally Posted by GoneTomorrow View Post
The high ISO shots from that camera are superb. Very nice.
I didn't get to play with it til the evening cause of work etc. It did quite well, the hybrid viewfinders very cool with DOF and exposure previews and etc. I will still need more time to get use to the system and limitations as I been shooting with mainly my 5D2 and L Primes which can spoil you pretty badly for low light shots =)

In terms of excitement, this definitely beats the 5D haha. I should be getting the matching leather case then it'll really be able to be at my side when I'm out and about. I got it as I always had to subconsciously decide if should bring 5D2 when I head out.

*Damn just as I look outside its raining cats and dogs
Edited by koruki - 3/17/11 at 9:04pm
    
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I'm jealous. Congrats on your new beautiful camera.
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how the ergonomics? i read it was kinda cramped due to the huge screen....
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how the ergonomics? i read it was kinda cramped due to the huge screen....
You're right, it is a bit cramped but that's comparing to my normal 5D Mark-2 full frame body. Been shooting most evenings the last few days and its getting better each day as I got use to the controls.

In lowlight, I feel a bit embarrassed for my 5D. Shooting into the darkness from my room window, it performed (surprisingly!) better than my 5D2 with a 35mm F1.4 L. Where as I thought the 12,800 ISO was a noise filled gimmick before trying it out, it made me feel ashamed having just told my friend the camera was all nice but it there was no way the rumors were true about its low light performance.

My only complaint is the manual focus isn't very responsive. Its driven by the computer based on your input so its as fluid as a mechanical focus. The aperture ring is fine though.

The firmware is still very new and my friend and I both have been experiencing random moments where the camera just powers itself off in the middle of shooting. Hopefully they can fix it soon but I won't have a fit about it as Japan's got a few other things to sort out at the moment. It's usually fixed with a on/off toggle.
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post #9 of 34
Have been wanting to get this camera as a everyday - take it with me camera. How compact is it?

Also it's pretty hard to get one of these, i'm surprised you got one.
I'm pretty jealous, she's a beauty.
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post #10 of 34
NICE. post some pics you took with it
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