For those of you who have both the X-T1 and X-T2 and have had their Nissin i40 FW recently updated I would like to know if the 'hidden' HSS is still functioning on the X-T1.
My i40 has not been updated and I would prefer not to lose the HSS ability on the X-T1.
For me this is more important than gaining TTL on the X-T2. I can still use it as a slave on the X-T2 and thats fine with me.
If anyone has received their updated i40 and has checked out HSS on the X-T1 would you please share your findings. Truly much appreciated!
Sept. 25th, I was shooting my third or fourth wedding with the XT-2. About 15 images during a first look have write errors on both cards (I shot RAF only with one card as backup). I used a SanDisk Extreme 64 GB 90 mb/s in slot one with a SanDisk Extreme Pro 128 GB 95 MB/s in slot two. Rescue Pro showed these results from the card one. Shot single point AF-S, 23mm 1.4, ES+MS, Auto shutter speed using exposure compensation, and of course firmware version 1.00. I'm calling Fujifilm right now as I believe it's a camera issue and not a card issue. Changed out cards as soon as I saw the errors in camera review, but saw no errors come up as I was actively shooting.
Has anyone else encountered errors like this with their XT-2 yet?
I have just acquired an XP2 and am just getting to grips with the complexities of this camera. Might take some time I might add !
Anyway, I do not have any Fuji lenses at the moment but have a few bits of old MF glass and a M42-FX adapter so thought I would try out a Helios lens on this body on my favourite test target, Tilly the dog; see below.
This is clearly not the best image in the World, she is a Brittany Spaniel and never keeps still making MF tricky, but I am delighted with the focusing aids and general IQ from this body.
I still have quite a lot of Nikon kit and will keep D7200, D5100 and D3100 bodies and plenty of glass for action/wildlife and various other reasons but I am definitely loving the little Fuji XP2 and look forward to using this system for street/travel photography etc..
finally an opportunity for testing the X T2 AF system
I can easily say that the AF system makes 85% sharp pictures
a great IMPROVEMENT of XT2 to XT1
Zone AF 9 square
AF C custom setting 2
Distance Limiter 5m
If anyone is looking for an excellent Arca-Swiss plate for their XT-2 I can recommenced this one. It's a bit pricey but it came with my Kirks ball-head and I never used it so it was just sitting in the bottom of my bag. Anyway, it is built like a tank, fits perfectly, does not block the batter door nor the flip up screen and well, it a Kirks so it is probably made of battleship steel. Kirk UP-2 Universal 2 1/8" Camera Plate UP-2 B&H Photo
Brought my 1 week old Fuji X-T2 to our camping/hiking trip in Mount Assiniboine and it performed as expected.
Quick AF, great colors, fantastic ergonomics although I noticed that the start-up time can be finicky at times as the EVF wouldn't start after a couple of seconds.
I was up there for only 48 hours as I had to cut my trip short due to busy work schedule but I tried to make the most of it and got one of the shots that I've always wanted to do.
Lenses I brought with me was the XC 16-50 and the Samyang 12mm.
I chose this setup instead of the 18-55 as I wanted to save weight and space as the 16-50 was able to provide me 24-75mm 35mm equivalent focal length.
DSCF0336 by Earl Dieta, on Flickr
DSCF0183 by Earl Dieta, on Flickr
DSCF0458 by Earl Dieta, on Flickr
DSCF0221 by Earl Dieta, on Flickr
we also tried to do some astro as sky was clear one night, however we were too late as clouds started rolling in again.
DSCF0355 by Earl Dieta, on Flickr
Hi guys, just wondering if there's something wrong with my X-T1 and/or the kit lens.
Two issues I have with it:
1. Aperture blade noise - seems very pronounced. You can hear it throughout the video I've included below and also at the end when I bring the camera closer to the mic.
2. LCD image stutter when autofocusing sometimes. You can see it on the 3rd autofocus attempt and also lots of times afterwards in the video. It seems to me the LCD refresh rate cannot keep up with the quick AF hunting? Seems as if the LCD is "stuttering".
Video sample is here:
Dropbox - x-t1_autofocus.mp4
Do you think these two things are normal or should I return the camera?
Have you also experienced this with your X-T1?
Does the XE1 autocorrect the lens in RAW files on the XE1 and/or XE2?
Thinking about getting a 35 f2 for travel with one of my XE1's
I have set my X-T1 to Release/Focus Priority on day 1. I did notice a while back that camera could, actually, shoot an out of focus images. So today I went on a walk and squeezed a few completely blurry images. Came home and repeated again (see attached). Does anyone know and can explain what makes the camera think that it found focus? Is it me and my strong ESP affecting it? Thank you in advance!!
P.S. Sorry if it was already discussed!
Guys trying to get my head round a setting, on my xt2 I have auto ISO enabled, base 200, max 12800, shutter min 125, when I look through viewfinder or screen it displays ISO 12800 all the time even when the shutter is half pressed it never moves from 12800 (my xpro2 diplays the required ISO when half pressed) when I review the picture on my xt2 it shows the correct ISO I.e 200 or whatever, what does yours do please? Appreciate the help
Hello, thanks for letting me join this site and will be posting here a lot from now. I grew up in Buffalo,NY and decided after seeing some videos online about photography and seeing my Dad friend studio that I wanted to become one. I had plans on buying Nikon when I first got into photography a couple of months ago but bought a Fuji x-e1 and Tamron 45mm f1.8vc. Love the setup.
First you make it, then you try to blow into it. More here.
I have two suggestions for new lenses for the (excellent!) Fuji lineup.
First I'd love to see a 16mm f/2.8 (or f/2), WR lens. I'm sure the 1.4 is a great lens, but I want to keep my Fuji system as small and light as possible.
Second, I'd be the first in line to buy a 16mm shift lens. NOT a shift/tilt, as these are more expensive and in shooting architecture I almost never have occasion to use the tilt function on the 24mm tilt/shift lens I own. If I could get 10mm of shift with a Fuji-quality lens, I'd sell my Sony and the two shift lenses I already have.
Thanks for listening,
A few days ago I picked up a Leica M9 that I sent in for the corroded sensor replacement. Along with the camera I got five lenses; three of which are gone. I still have the pair of Zeiss Biogons and I couldn't resist shooting a couple of pictures with the XT1. Even though they're Japanese Zeiss lenses they have the feel of a vintage all-metal lens barrel. The color is also superb. It's a pity I can't get the true field of view but they were fun to play with.
The horizontal shot is the 21 and the vertical is the 25.
Is it me being stupid or have they now completely done away with the silent mode option?
I know it can still be turned off in each individual menu but it was really convenient being able to choose it through the Q menu.
Am i going mad?
I was out shooting this weekend with my X100t, and noticed some odd behavior. With Auto ISO set, shooting aperture priority, I expect the camera to lower the shutter speed below the minimum when conditions demand it. But it did some weird stuff:
1. In very dark conditions, wide open at f/2, the camera would not go slower than 1/50 sec shutter speed no matter what I did. It was at ISO 3200, and the minimum shutter was 1/125 -- again, I expect the camera to choose a slower speed to maintain proper exposure, which it did, but it stopped doing so at 1/50. Changing the exposure compensation dial had no effect - the shutter stayed at 1/50 (and the photo was three stops underexposed). Switching to manual fixed it.
2. Same thing happened this morning, but with the max ISO at 800 and the aperture at f/16 to get a sun star, the camera chose 1/50 sec shutter, and underexposed by three or four stops. I didn't notice until I downloaded the raw files.
In every case, the LCD and the EVF showed the proper exposure -- but the camera would not shoot the proper exposure.
Any ideas? Is there a setting that I can't find that tries to maintain a hand-holdable shutter speed? I can easily recreate the issue sitting here at my desk.
Here's the photo from this morning -- again, it looked fine in the EVF:
There are so many things that are marvelous about Manhattan, and any discussion would have to include it's skyscrapers. From my recent trip up, I offer three I'm pretty happy with. I hope you will like them.
The high skyline and Chrysler Building were done with the Fuji 23mm 1.4 R. The Empire State Building from Bryant Park was done with the Zeiss 32mm 1.8.
Having timed things really badly with selling my X-T1 and ordering the X-T2, I've been having a lot of fun with my X70. I miss having a viewfinder, but I'm finding the tilting screen is letting me get shots from angles I'd never attempt with a bigger camera. There's a lot to be said for a relatively tiny camera that can be easily slipped into a pocket...
I've also started having a bit of a play with Aurora HDR Pro (pretty quick for me, it's only taken since last November)...
Despite appearances, this narrow-gauge engine runs on the Brecon Mountain Railway in South Wales.
 Dithered about it for too long....
Sad day. But when will the new model be announced? And more importantly, when will retailers start to heavily discount the x100T?
Fujifilm X100T camera listed as discontinued | Photo Rumors
I took photos using X-T2 in a football game last night. I notice when I took with high ISO (1600 & 3200), the JPG and RAF files have 5 dark across the longer dimension (vertical lines in portrait & horizontal lines in landscape). You can see from the example file here - pay attention to the grass surface. Is there something wrong with the sensor?
I was at a ploughing and country show yesterday, good weather and interesting event with horses pulling ploughs as well as some old steam units.
There were also some really interesting characters at the event so a fun time trying to capture elements of the event and some of the people.