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Firmware update for new X-A1

Yesterday, 10:42 PM

Posted by Donato777 in X-M1 and X-A1 Discussion

I just received a new X-A1 from Japan. Is the latest firmware the same for U.S. and international models of the X-A1?  Do I need to download and install the latest firmware from the Fuji site, or will the firmware be up to date?  And how can I tell?  (I haven't even unboxed it yet.)  Thanks.

  57 Views · 1 Replies ( Last reply by Miyata610 )


How strong is the lens mount on the X-E1?

Yesterday, 09:54 PM

Posted by Coachoz in X-E1 and X-E2 Discussion

I have some Tamron legacy lenses that I want to use, but the 70-210 zoom is all metal and pretty heavy, so I'm concerned that I might damage the camera's lens mount if I use this lens unsupported with the camera on a tripod.


I'd really appreciate some input on this

  153 Views · 7 Replies ( Last reply by Wopho )


Histogram in OVF

Yesterday, 08:57 PM

Posted by MikeGuilbault in X100, X100S and X100T Discussion

I get the little grey rectangle where the histogram should be in the OVF of my X100T, but nothing shows up - no histogram? Do I have something turned on or off somewhere that would cancel this?  Can't seem to find it in the menus.


And... when I'm in Manual mode, the light-meter isn't working either unless I'm 1/2 pressing the shutter. Makes it hard to make an adjustment when you can't see the indicator.

  81 Views · 0 Replies


I like the new AF+MF mode on my XE1

Yesterday, 08:52 PM

Posted by rlx in X-E1 and X-E2 Discussion

The reason I like the new AF+MF mode is because that mode allows me to manually adjust the focus just like the M-mode does but now the shutter lag is just 70 ms instead of some number between 120 and 500 ms in M-mode.  It would have been better still if I could also zoom the display as it can be done with the X-E2 and the X-T1, but I don't know yet if the lag is the same when the display is magnified.  I hope some X-E2 user will find a few minutes to check that.

  121 Views · 1 Replies ( Last reply by Arbib )


The Chromatic Collection

Yesterday, 08:52 PM

Posted by gtesta in Fuji X Post Processing

looks like VSCO CAM joined us fuji users in adding "the chromatic collection"


just a heads up for anyone who likes vsco cam



  67 Views · 0 Replies


New Lock function - overview & how do you use it?

Yesterday, 08:30 PM

Posted by Arjay in X-T1 Discussion

Please share how you're using the Lock function, why you set it up the way you do, and what benefits this setup offers for you.




One of the new functions introduced with the V. 3.0 firmware is the Lock function (Setup Menu p. 3 / Lock). The function opens a menu with two layers.


1st layer:

  • Lock Setting - enable/disable locking / global or selective lock
  • Function Selection - choose function to lock

2nd layer of Lock Setting

  • Unlock

  • All Functions - globally lock all functions

  • Selected function - individually select functions to be locked

2nd layer of Function Selection (items w/ on/off checkmark)

  • Focus mode Selector

  • Aperture

  • Shutter speed

  • ISO dial

  • Exp. compensation dial

  • Drive dial

  • Metering dial

  • OIS switch

  • Program shift

  • Q button

  • View mode button

  • Disp

  • AE-L button

  • AF-L button

  • Focus assist button (option name has a typo)

  • Movie record button

  • Fn1 ... Fn6 buttons

  • AF mode

  • Face detection

  • White balance

  • Film simulation

  • Other shooting menu

  • Format

  • Erase

  • Date/time difference

  • Reset

  • Silent mode

  • Sound set-up

  • screen set-up

  • Color space

  • Other setup menu

It's interesting that the choice of functions to be locked doesn't only cover physical dials, levers and buttons, but also functions inside of the shooting, setup and Q menus. This lets you lock specific functions which a) you may want to fix and protect against unauthorized access, or b ) protect against inadvertent actuation or change.


So, the lock function can be used for many different functions.


Please share how you're using this function, why you set it up the way you do, and what benefits this setup offers for you.


Here's my first entry:


I'm locking the Aperture function; this deactivates the aperture ring on my lenses after I initially set up the desired f-stop. My benefit is that this helps me to avoid inadvertently changing the aperture if I use aperture priority AE (this often happens the way I use the camera, and I find that rather annoying).

  250 Views · 11 Replies ( Last reply by robert )


X-T1: Heavy Weather

Yesterday, 08:17 PM

Posted by bjorke in Fuji X Photos

Townsend Facing Ritch, San Francisco (blog link)



Weatherproofing -- even without an "official" WR lens -- is proving to be my favorite X-T1 feature. The Pacific Ocean's been dumping itself onto the city here and the shooting's great evey day. Of course that was true before, but -- yeah

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10 free Lightroom Presets: Merry Xmas!

Yesterday, 06:35 PM

Posted by Mr_M in Fuji X Post Processing
If you Like Presets, I've put 10 that I like in a folder for you to download and use.
Merry Xmas.
It's a Mystery Pack.....a Bit like a present....

  118 Views · 2 Replies ( Last reply by Mr_M )


Fog, Dead Trees, Creeks and a X100s

Yesterday, 06:10 PM

Posted by Richard_R in Fuji X Photos

All photos are taken with the X100S with WCL-X100 fitted.


#1 Snowgums in the fog (well low cloud actually)



#2 Dead Tree HDR



#3 Cement Creek


  121 Views · 6 Replies ( Last reply by Blazer )


Off camera flash = mechanical shutter (Firmware v3)

Yesterday, 05:12 PM

Posted by montymo in Fuji X Flash Photography

Hi, I just upgraded.  Of course one of the first things I tried was the electronic shutter (cool).  Tonight I have to shoot the company Holliday Party.  I thought I would double check my flash.  I have a Yongnuo YN560-III and a Yongnuo RF-603CII wireless trigger.

Crap, nothing worked.  I checked batteries, dip switches,  macro mode off, silent shutter off.... I had just about given up when I thought I would try switching the shutter back to mechanical. Bingo. All systems go :)


I'm happy once again! 




  116 Views · 3 Replies ( Last reply by BillC-PA )


A wander around the Sculpture Park

Yesterday, 03:26 PM

Posted by Richard_M in Fuji X Photos

After upgrading the firmware I felt the need to get a few shots to ensure things were still working :)


So I went for a wander around the Sculpture Park with the X-T1 and 10-24mm lens












































Thanks for looking...

  154 Views · 8 Replies ( Last reply by adrianveselu )


XT-1 manual mode operation

Yesterday, 03:20 PM

Posted by blackfeather1 in X-T1 Discussion

...can someone emlighten me on how to keep the viewfinder or lcd "viewable" when shooting manual mode with studio strobes?  I have ISO 200....f/5.6...shutter speed 125....EVF is dark....when I lightly touch the shutter button I will get a quick "flash" of what I am focusing on (someones face)...then blackout again....must be a setting I am not seeing....I am a seasoned pro with Nikon D3, D3s, D600, D700, Sony A6000, and Olympus EM-1.....I am trying out an XT-1 to maybe purchase....gone through the menu extensively...any help would be very appreciated....even the dealer does not know what to do.....  :(

  220 Views · 7 Replies ( Last reply by robert )


"Blue" in CC

Yesterday, 03:00 PM

Posted by secondintime in Fuji X Photos
Messing about with XT-1 following the update. This one is "Blue" my black lab, shot raw, converted to Classic chrome, and cropped a little in camera, sent to ipad over wifi and posted to Flickr.

XT-1, 1/10 @ f/1.4, ISO 800, XF35mmF1.4 R, custom WB with grey card.

Blue (Clasic Chrome) by Secondintime., on Flickr

  152 Views · 5 Replies ( Last reply by Blazer )


X-T1 Firmware 3.0 Camera Menu in a Excel File

Yesterday, 02:59 PM

Posted by Macmodus in X-T1 Discussion

FujiFilm X-T1 and Graphite Silver Edition


Firmware 3.0 in an Excel File (English) Release Date Dec-19-2014


It takes some effort and time. But I think it's usable.


·      Its free for download (Public DropBox Folder)

·      Excel File Name: X-T1 Menu Firmware 3.0 v1.0.xlsx  (68 KB)

·      Password protected (Why, because others received the credits for the previous version !)

·      There is space for personal notes



Are there errors or missing something. Send me a PM and I will customize it.

For questions or remarks please PM or or post a comment.


Perhaps it is useful and have fun with it.




DropBox File 


The XLS version









  235 Views · 7 Replies ( Last reply by psurrette )


a buggy X-T1 firmware upgrade 3.0 ?

Yesterday, 02:56 PM

Posted by MichelBR in X-T1 Discussion

Hi there !


I updated my X-T1 without any problems yesterday but there is something it is not working after the update.


Before the update I set the front dial to change the exposure time, as many of you.

But after the update the front dial is not working any more.

If I change it to the back dial the back dial change the exposure time as usual. (Setup menu #2; Button/Dial setting;  Command dial setting/ ^ F v S.S.) [the ^and v represents the semi-circle icon] 

On the "^ S.S. v F" position, the front dial does not work, but it used to work before the update, it was my preferred way.

When the front dial is set to change the exposure time the top semi-circle icon show up as expected, but there is no change in rotating the dial.


There is a typo in the English language, in the lock functions to choose, there is one named "AOCUS something", but I  guess every one has it, it is not a signal of a corrupted firmware, isn't ? After all, everything else is working just fine.


I already tried to do a Factory reset and Shoot menu reset (or whatever is the name) using the menus, but theses are not a real reset, because the wireless name of camera still there after both resets.


Anyone knows how to perform a real hard reset in this camera. Usually it is a combination of pressing one or more keys during the power on, similar to the procedure to install the firmware.


Man, it is so annoying to have to use a uncomfortable setting like this...


I appreciate any comments,


best regards.

  299 Views · 2 Replies ( Last reply by AusPhotoHiker )


Trouble downloading fireware update

Yesterday, 02:48 PM

Posted by Munera in X-T1 Discussion

I have been trying to download the software but the connection is reset contantly. May too many users are doing this at the same time (for the last 2 houts). Are there taht many xXshooters for X-T1? Crazy


  88 Views · 2 Replies ( Last reply by Arjay )

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