Posts Tagged ‘fuji’

Rumor: Fuji X100S Successor Will Arrive at Photokina with Better AF and 24MP Sensor

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The closer we get to Photokina the more excited we’re becoming. Canon will supposedly unveil the 7D Mark II (among other things), Sigma supposedly has several lenses up its sleeve, we might see the next ZEISS Otus lens, and now, we’re also hearing talk of a Fuji X100S successor making an appearance with some significant upgrades. Read more…

Canon and Fujifilm Patents Look to Up the Ante on Viewfinder Technology

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Fuji’s patent renderings

As photography tech continues to improve, camera manufacturers are constantly looking for the next headline-worthy advance they can implement. And for Fuji and Canon, that means improving your viewfinder to integrate features like optical zoom and better coverage. Read more…

Fuji’s Weather Resistant 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 Raises Image Stabilization Bar to 5 Stops

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Typically, lens announcements go unnoticed unless the lens in question is some optically incredible, super-wide aperture prime lens. But if the idea of an 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 lens leaves you thoroughly unexcited, we would beg you to read on, because Fuji’s first attempt at a weather-resistant XF lens might just knock your socks off. Read more…

Rumor: Fuji to Release Minor X-T1 Upgrade with a 4K Viewfinder in July

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Fuji’s X-T1 already has one of the most impressive electronic viewfinders in the mirrorless world, but if recent rumors are to be believed, that that isn’t good enough for the Japanese company. Read more…

Rumor: Trusted Sources Report that Fuji Will Release Marginally Improved ‘X-T1b’

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Usually the strange, out of the ordinary rumors come with an asterisk, a footnote that reads “anonymous source” or “new source” or something along those lines. This one, however, comes straight from two of Fuji Rumors‘ “trusted sources.”

According to these two sources, Fujifilm is planning to release an updated version of the much-lauded X-T1, a move that would be out of the ordinary for the company. Read more…

Glass in the Path: Why Using Adapters May Hurt Your Image Quality

NOTE: This is a Geek Post. If you aren’t into geeky photo measurements, or into adapting lenses from one brand of camera to another, you’ll not be interested.


Single glass piece from the sensor stack of a Canon (left) and Micro 4/3 (right) camera. Image credit: Aaron Closz.

Single glass piece from the sensor stack of a Canon (left) and Micro 4/3 (right) camera. Image credit: Aaron Closz.

A year or two ago, I wrote a blog post where I basically showed lenses shot on adapters on other cameras aren’t acceptable for testing. If you run them through Imatest the results aren’t accurate. I suggested that reviewers shouldn’t test lenses on adapters, although obviously adapters are a great way to use interesting lenses to take pictures. Read more…

Deal Alert: Save $800 When You Buy Zeiss’ 12 f/2.8 & 32 f/1.8 X-Mount Lenses Together

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We try to be very selective about the deals we post, and this is a great one! If you’re a Fuji X-Mount owner and you’ve been wanting some quality prime glass, listen up, because you’re not going to want to miss out. Read more…

Shooting Larger Than Full-Frame Without Breaking the Bank or Carrying a Tank

When you’re looking to get the most bang for your buck, sometimes the best bet is to wander off the beaten path and take an alternate route. The ‘road less travelled’ if you will.

As demonstrated by DigitalRev in the video above, this can mean taking a step back in time if you’re wanting to shoot something larger than full-frame without, “breaking your bank or your arm.” Read more…

4 Mirrorless Cameras Battle the Nikon D4s in an AutoFocus Shootout

TheCameraStoreTV released this very timely video yesterday in which they putting the autofocus systems of four separate mirrorless cameras — the Fuji X-T1, Sony a6000, Olympus OMD E-M1 and Panasonic GH4 — to the test against the mighty Nikon D4S.

Each of these cameras have claimed at some point or another in their marketing that they indeed have the fastest autofocus, so The Camera Store’s goal was to see which one could rise above the pack. Read more…

Rumor: Trusted Source Says Fuji’s X-Pro2 Will Use an APS-C Sensor, Not Full-Frame

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One of Fuji Rumors‘ “trusted” Japanese sources is correcting previous speculation that Fuji is planning to go full-frame with the X-Pro2, which is great news for people who have invested in Fuji lenses, but bad news for anybody who has been holding out hope that the company would give larger sensors a try (well, there’s still the medium format rumors…). Read more…