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  • GregWardPhoto
    X-E1 Converted for Infrared use?

    GregWard - Today, 02:47 AM

    The Hoya filter works just fine. Why alter a body when you can use the filter and get the results without wasting the cost of conversion?...

  • PrivatedocPhoto
    Brussels Colors on 27mm

    Privatedoc - Today, 02:35 AM

    LOve these....well done!

  • ArjayPhoto
    Testing OIS on XT-1

    Arjay - Today, 02:22 AM

    , yes there is. I did some tests on my 18-55mm zoom, and I recommend to only use OIS if shutter speed is slower than 1/[2 x focal length]. Al...

  • dergitPhoto
    Which flashes should I use on my x-t1?

    dergit - Today, 02:18 AM

    I'm using a 430 EX II which I had from my previous setup with Yongnuo 603 CIIIs. Works fine for me although I only use manual flash anyways.

  • DidiergmPhoto
    Too much light coming in - 35mm 1.4 lens

    Didiergm - Today, 02:16 AM

    A variable ND is a circular polariser stuck to a straight poliriser. Varying the angle between the two creates the VARI-ND effect. So adding in eff...

  • Richard_RPhoto

    I think skipping FF and going directly to MF system would be a master stroke on Fujis part and it is the sort of thing that a company as quirky as...

  • DidiergmPhoto
    mono vs. polychrome...

    Didiergm - Today, 02:09 AM

    Both, printed, and placed in a single frame with a gap between the two. Worth a try I reckon

  • KeithTPhoto
    Thumb Rest Question

    KeithT - Today, 02:05 AM

    Thank you very much to all of you who replied to my inquiry. As I suspected, the Fuji full case. without modification. is not compatible with...

  • Mihai.BPhoto
    XPRO-2 24MP APS-C? TILT SCREEN

    Mihai.B - Today, 02:03 AM

    I used to get better pics and moments with the extremly slow (as many say) Xpro1 then i got with my Canon gear (7D and 5d mk2)With the slow Fuji ge...

  • twistPhoto
    FS (UK) Fuji 50-230mm

    twist - Today, 02:01 AM

    Bump for near offers.

  • M4cr0sPhoto
    Testing OIS on XT-1

    M4cr0s - Today, 01:52 AM

    Is there a maximum shutter speed to use the OIS?  On my Nikons the VR can slightly down grade the image at a shutter speed of about 1/500 or 1...

  • Frank1Photo
    A dying thunderstorm

    Frank1 - Today, 01:50 AM

    Both photos are beautiful, a slight preference for picture 1

  • AstroboyPhoto
    X-E1 Converted for Infrared use?

    Astroboy - Today, 01:47 AM

    I had my X-E1 given a full spectrum conversion , great for IR and Astrophotograpy , agree that the 12mm is great , I hope the 18-135 is good in IR

  • PatrPhoto

    Direct from Fuji is also £599 too. http://shop.fujifilm.co.uk/digital-cameras/compact-system-cameras   Use the PayPal code to get 10% off. The...

  • beakhammerPhoto
    mono vs. polychrome...

    beakhammer - Today, 01:37 AM

    I like the mono better here, but with a different set I might like the color better. Those particular colors don't punch my ticket.

  • BrendonPhoto
    Fuji Ef-x20 direct flash

    Brendon - Today, 01:31 AM

    Thank you guys :)

  • beakhammerPhoto
    Help with 18-55

    beakhammer - Today, 01:23 AM

    Unlike the primes, the zoom lenses have a switch on the lens barrel to switch from auto (where the camera sets aperture) to manual (where you set a...

  • F2BtherePhoto
    Fuji Ef-x20 direct flash

    F2Bthere - Today, 01:21 AM

    Maximum power output is the same. Ef-20 can only have minor TTL shift adjustment. Ef-x20 has far more versatile power adjustment options. As dire...

  • BazzaGPhoto
    Pouch for Battery

    BazzaG - Today, 01:04 AM

    The think tank battery pouch could be usable for me if i could wear it on my belt. Just stick it in your pocket!!!

  • pfoglePhoto

    Re the sync speed: upping the specified sync speed is like overclocking your pc - it may well work, but it might not be dependable. The 1/180...

  • KeithTPhoto
    Shooting Fuji x in Raw

    KeithT - Today, 01:00 AM

    Hahaha   I will definitely try the 4x3 @ 300 dpi trick  and I know just the print shop to send it to !! Thanks for the laugh - Bob...

  • TheGreenManPhoto
    A dying thunderstorm

    TheGreenMan - Today, 12:48 AM

    I really like these. Can't agree with others about viewing them at the same time. I look at one image and it's good and then look at the other an...

  • JasperDPhoto
    mono vs. polychrome...

    JasperD - Today, 12:38 AM

    Both are nice to hang on the wall, difficult to pick one in favour of the other. Thank you for sharing them.

  • JasperDPhoto
    A dying thunderstorm

    JasperD - Today, 12:32 AM

    I like them both! Well done B&W conversion and lovely colours in the second. Impressive. Thank you for sharing them.

  • golgo13Photo
    Fuji Ef-x20 direct flash

    golgo13 - Today, 12:18 AM

    how would you compare it to the ef-20 in terms of power and overall performance / iq?I would say the exact same power. I think the 20 refers to the...

  • TreveKPhoto
    Feathers for sale (X100S)

    TreveK - Today, 12:17 AM

    Nice capture..Looks like a fast take as he passed you...Thanks. He passed me once, so I had to run down the road to get back in front of him! 

  • pinconnectedPhoto
    How often, when and where you take pictures?

    pinconnected - Today, 12:16 AM

    I suppose "serious" means different things to us all. For instance, I spent this afternoon photographing munitions bunkers that once held nuclear w...

  • mashgauPhoto

    I watched the video yesterday, had a nice fun moment, juste love the guy. Obviously there won't be any FF Fuji camera, but what about a nice Mediu...

  • Rodney9Photo
    Swarovski observatory on Grossglockner

    Rodney9 - Today, 12:10 AM

    WOW !

  • dantesanPhoto
    Help with 18-55

    dantesan - Today, 12:05 AM

    Better: Rules of thumb 1) Watch your meter and histogram 2) Never trust the LCD 3) Ever.

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Reflection Control

Yesterday, 11:29 PM

Posted by Dobson in Fuji X Photos

I'm still trying to dial in my studio setup for photographing my steel work. The biggest challenge I'm facing right now is controlling reflections off of the various surfaces. I want to show the mirror polish of the the bevels while keeping the satin-finished steel "satiny". The wood has its own set of issues, too, with surface and interior reflections.

 

Right now, I'm just using white nylon fabric to reflect in the steel. I think I'd like something more uniform for the satin parts (maybe white foam core), but the mirror polished parts show best when they're reflecting a pattern. Any ideas of what sort of pattern would look good in this instance? I'm feeling way out of my element. This photo took an hour or so of fiddling with the knives and reflectors to get something decent.

 

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AZ lightning 7-26-14

Yesterday, 10:05 PM

Posted by SunDevilStormin in X-T1 Discussion

A few from a storm last weekend with the X-T1

 

single image 1 min image

 

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120 sec image

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Help with 18-55

Yesterday, 08:23 PM

Posted by Alice in Fuji X-Mount Lens Discussion

I don't understand the 18-55.  The 56mm?  Oh, yeah.  That aperture ring is sooo good.  I looked up Ken Rockwell's review of the 18-55 and didn't understand what he said about the aperture encoder ring, which he seemed to think was pretty worthless.

Yes, I know a lot of people think his reviews are pretty worthless, but I'm just trying to figure out how to use this lens.

 

Yesterday, I shot another set of jewelry, and decided to try the 18-55 on the X-T1.  The first set a couple of days ago, I used the 56mm and it worked beautifully.  But yesterday, the 56mm never achieved focus, as if I were too close.  The setup was exactly the same as when I used it before.  Same bench, tripod racked as high as it would go, but all I got was the red square.

 

So I decided to try the 18-55, and shot 14 images.  I turned the exposure ring when I needed to darken/lighten a bit. Sometimes without looking, which is how I'd like to shoot the X-T1.  ISO 200, can't remember what I set the shutter speed at, but nevertheless, I got good exposures under my small studio continuous source softboxes.  I looked on the LCD each shot and saw a nice image.  When I took the card to the computer, the first 5 were perfect, the next 9 were almost totally black.  The only thing I thought I changed from time to time, according to the particular piece I was shooting, was the exposure comp dial.  But the folder in Photoshop showed a video down under the still shots!!!

 

Needless to say, I was unhappy since those 9 ruined images involved a lot of setup time. Now I get to do them all over. I just can't figure out how to set the aperture or how the aperture encoder ring works.

 

And why would I see a properly exposed image in the LCD, and have it turn out black?  Looking through the EVF, they looked right, too.

I don't have a bench lower than the one I'm working with. I'd rather work with the 56mm, but apparently I'm borderline on working distance.

No, I can't post one, because I deleted them in anger.  :)

Help and advice appreciated.

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18-135

Yesterday, 07:47 PM

Posted by Alice in Fuji X-Mount Lens Discussion

I  received a call today that my 18-135 shipped today. Yippee!

  101 Views · 3 Replies ( Last reply by caver3d )

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Aloha from hawaii

Yesterday, 04:57 PM

Posted by ed.ward in Members - Introductions
Howzit my braddah and sistahs!
Been lurking on this helpful forum for a while now and I decided to get the fuji X-T1. I skipped the kit lens and went for the 23mm. I hope I made the right decision as this is my first time spending 2 gs on a camera 😱.
I have a d90 with kit lens and mostly shoot from 20 - 30mm or at the long end, 105mm. I love takin pics of people with nice scenery, my dog🐶, pics at night with just natural light, and lastly my girlfriend's selfies and ootd for Instagram lol. Anyway, mahalo for having me here \m/

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Which flashes should I use on my x-t1?

Yesterday, 03:56 PM

Posted by Mitchell Green in X-T1 Discussion

I am a canon shooter as well and I have and love their 600ex-rt with builtin radio triggers. Not sure if if they are safe to use on the X-t1. Anyone know?   If not what are you using for your X-T1?

 

Thanks!

  182 Views · 5 Replies ( Last reply by dergit )

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A dying thunderstorm

Yesterday, 01:43 PM

Posted by infinapix in Fuji X Photos

I took these two images approximately a half hour apart. On July 27th, Ontario saw severe thunderstorms pop up ahead of a sharp cold front. Some areas experienced tornadoes from F0-F2 on the enhanced Fujita scale. As the storms approached my city, Kingston, Ontario, the cool lake breeze off Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River quickly dissolved the storms into nothing but heavy rain and a sharp temperature drop.

 

Some of you folks that follow me on Flickr might have already seen these.

 

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  214 Views · 17 Replies ( Last reply by Frank1 )

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Light!

Yesterday, 12:42 PM

Posted by Scott Grant in Fuji X Photos

Apologies for not participating much as of late but my working life has blossomed to a wonderful 70+ hours a week courtesy of wedding season.  :)  Here's one from a few weeks back where i was fortunate enough to get 2 minutes of light like this.  The location is about 1700 vertical feet above the town i live in at the top of a ski resort.  In the image is the closest city to my hometown and a salt water bay that extends about 45 kms inland.  This is on the beautiful west coast of Newfoundland.

Shot with the X-T1 with Rokinon 12mm f2.  Velvia film simulation.

Hope this works as the last one i uploaded did not!

  248 Views · 7 Replies ( Last reply by Scott Grant )

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Feathers for sale (X100S)

Yesterday, 12:23 PM

Posted by TreveK in Fuji X Photos

A gentleman selling peacock feathers on the streets of Kings Cross, London.

 

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  107 Views · 3 Replies ( Last reply by TreveK )

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Too much light coming in - 35mm 1.4 lens

Yesterday, 12:07 PM

Posted by lmass in X-T1 Discussion

Street (city) shooting outdoors today, ISO 200, F1.4 - had to step down the exposure to -3 and still was getting too much light in.  Please HELP!!!!

  485 Views · 24 Replies ( Last reply by Didiergm )

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Ignored... (X100S)

Yesterday, 11:50 AM

Posted by TreveK in Fuji X Photos

The Watchtower distributors are mostly ignored in Kings Cross, London.

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  105 Views · 1 Replies ( Last reply by PhoTom )

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"Weather Resistant" Body

Yesterday, 11:12 AM

Posted by Frame House in X-T1 Discussion

Long story short...I was out with friends a while back. I may have had a few beers.  One may have spilled on my X-T1...only a little spill. Seriously, a small amount of beer spilled. Small amount.  With that said, the on/off dial began to stick and became hard to switch on/off in the days/weeks to come.  Fast forward a few months.  I sent it off to Fuji to be fixed.  Now Ill take the blame for shooting and drinking, but I would have thought a "weather resistant" body would resist liquid a bit better.  I got the $250 bill for the repair as they found liquid inside the dial, which I guess voided the warranty. 

 

A lesson learned, or a not so good "weather resistant body"?

 

Either way, Ill be glad to get my X-T1 back soon.  Having used Fuji repair a few times now, I still think it is a very fast and easy process.

  271 Views · 10 Replies ( Last reply by Ted W )

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X100S goes back to Fuji in NJ for a second time.

Yesterday, 11:05 AM

Posted by noeltykay in X100 and X100S Discussion

I sent my X100S to Fuji for repair in June.  The on/off button started to stick, and sent it in for repair just before the warranty ran out.  I got it back in late June, just before a trip to NY.  Fuji replaced the top cover and performed the repair.  I noticed immediatley several things wrong with the camera:

 

The focus ring was no longer fluid...it started sticking in a few places.  

 

The battery door seemed more flimsy and did not stay shut.  

 

The camera would not always turn on, and I had to turn it on and off a few times to get it to power up.

 

There is now dust on the sensor...you can see the spot just above the horizon line to the right of the frame.

 

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I am hoping when I finally get the X100S back it is fully repaired.  

 

mon Get Happy by noeltykay, on Flickr

  154 Views · 3 Replies ( Last reply by liggy )

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mono vs. polychrome...

Yesterday, 11:02 AM

Posted by redshifted in Fuji X Photos

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iridescence around a cloud enshrouded sun reflected off the surface of a pond in black & white and color

 

Thanks for looking,

Ed

  210 Views · 13 Replies ( Last reply by Didiergm )

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Fujifilm X Magazine issue 6 is out now!

Yesterday, 10:13 AM

Posted by Jesper Malmkvist in Fujifilm X News & Rumors

  127 Views · 1 Replies ( Last reply by jknights )

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Photo attachments

Yesterday, 09:36 AM

Posted by Downderoad in About the Fuji X Forum

Can one of the moderators explain to me why some posts have no photos on the What's New page but the images are available on the post when it is clicked and others have ALL their photos on the What's New page?

 

For those of us who want to quickly scan the new topics, it might be nice to keep the long list of photos off of the main page, or perhaps a "teaser" photo for what is in the post.

 

Anyway it is just a thought.

  156 Views · 4 Replies ( Last reply by robert )


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