I’d say the X100 is not as good as a Nikon D700 or D3 by a very long way at focussing in low light. There's a real cost to operating and maintaining this site, not to mention all the time that I pour into it. Download it here. 1,620,000 dot TFT. which I have tried but still not too shrp. The X100 has become just about my favorite camera. Which SD cards are you using. The X-T4 can do .5 Highlight and Shadow adjustments (please, Fujifilm, update the X100V to allow this, too), and that’s probably closer to what you need to compensate for the increased or decreased contrast due to selecting the far ends of Clarity. Subsequent shoots with the fuji have highlighted a few focussing weaknesses but I’ve learned how to overcome those so it is still a great performer in my view. It seems that we have finally reached a time where technology is delivering us screen resolutions that are sufficient. I was not expecting such a useable package. It’s fun :) Regards, Damien. Fujifilm X100V Battery Life. bigger. It’s easy when you know how” Damien Lovegrove. I love to take a minimalist approach at times. Change ). All three settings are available from ISO 640 upwards. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. The hardware is only capable of maximum ISO 1600. The new model is lightyears ahead of the original X100 and it is set for major success. Cheers, Damien. I was wondering if this is a good option as a travel camera in Asia. Thanks for this follow up post! Currently, I shoot with Canon’s 7D and G9. I need at least 1/80th second to get a sharp image because I’m not as steady as some shooters etc. Thanks dude. Select the IMAGE QUALITY SETTING tab, then highlight EDIT/SAVE CUSTOM SETTING and press MENU/OK.. When a big SLR comes out of the camera bag it changes the personal dynamic completely. Perhaps I should revisit it and some of the other functions. There is a heads up display on both viewfinder modes that is incredibly sharp and detailed. Saved settings can be recalled using IMAGE QUALITY SETTING > SELECT CUSTOM SETTING.. Press MENU/OK in shooting mode to display the shooting menu. As for the new lens- looking at these lens comparison shots, I don’t think the new lens looks *that* much better. Fujifilm X100V Key Features: Hi Peter, The X100 doesnt maintain focus between frames in the same way an SLR does. You can even tone B&W video. 100% coverage. With an SLR you can take multiple frames at the same focus point by not releasing the shutter beyond a half press. Magic is another that seems to fit. I set the base ISO at 400 because the shots at ISO400 are so stunning there seems no reason to go lower. Camera seems to like having a hard/straight line to lock onto for focus? I must admit the little Fuji camera blew me away at first with it’s speed of focussing and shooting. My settings: Film simulation- Astia, Auto iso 200, Max sensitivity 3200 at min shutter 1/80, Dynamic range auto, color-mid, sharpness-std, highlight tone-std, shadow tone-std, noise reduction-std. I just love this camera now! ( Log Out /  bigger. A really cool feature shows you the shot you have just taken in the viewfinder even if you are in the optical mode. it is a lovely camera and it feels so nice in your hand too, if i’d have known just how much they are selling for yours may not have made it round the room in Bristol : ), If you’ve shown the pictures first without mentioning the camera used, no one will ever think it was captured nicely with such a small body camera… I think the photographer took more role than the equipment, just like Bjorn Borg plays with the old wooden racket…, I just bought Olympus Pen E-PL2 as my second camera (beside 5D mkII) and you just make me feel bad… since E-PL2 doesn’t works good on high ISO (at least in my experience). Is it actually a good tool? I like the fact that I can grab this camera and head out with a model and shoot anywhere, wander downtown and duck into buildings to shoot in interesting hallways or staircases etc without drawing tons of attention. Its an Image apart from one of mine I would have on my WALL. All rights reserved. Before deciding to go with the Fuji I considered the far more expensive Leica X1 and the cheaper smaller sensor alternatives from Olympus and Panasonic. That helps, I thought I’d got some settings wrong on the X100. I read the manual and I've searched around but couldn't find anything regarding this until now. Maybe you use it all of the time, maybe you’ve never touched it. I’ll photograph anything with it for the buzz I get and to better learn it’s characteristics. A modern day classic. The X100s has just been announced, and I expect more pros will be adding this new model to their toolkit since it purportedly has solved many of the perceived problems with the X100. This page can be viewed from smartphones and tablets. Beautiful pics. The original Fuji X100 came after the Leica X1 and both models set the current trend for fixed-lens 35mm shooters that are particularly suited to street photography. Über eine Erweiterung der Kontrast Funktion um 0.5 Schritte würde ich mich auch mit der Xpro3 freuen. Some people (myself included) appreciated the softness of f/2 on the old X100 series lens for artistic effect, but the X100V is tack sharp across the board at all apertures. The X100 is a great leap forward on that score but still not quite at the response time of the top DSLRs. Ditto. Will keep an eye on the blog as I am sure it will not be long before you are tinkering with some off camera flash. The EX1 might be as good once the 23mm f/1.4 lens is available. It can be fooled by high contrast background but it’s obvioius when this happens. I'm always very happy whenever Fujifilm gives us new JPEG options, as it allows me to more accurately achieve the… I might eventually add a film grain look too. Kind regards, The X100V supports Fujifilm's touchscreen gestures – which let you swipe in one of four directions to bring up menus – but you can't do this while wearing gloves. What was your technique. I do perservere with Lightroom though because I love the gradient tool, the noise supression, and the brush tool etc. I ventured into colour this week and here are some of my first colour frames. Hi Damien I wanted to show what this little camera can do when given all the opportunities. Menu List. It can focus right through the macro scale too without needing to access the ‘flower’ menu. My 50mm Canon prime doesn’t work with a focus reframe method when the subject is off centre, as far as I understand this is due to the complicated optics employed to make it a flat field lens. I soon realised however that it was never going to work. Whether it’s adding or subtracting Clarity, this is a feature you’ll find me using often. What is the battery life like? You are right, when faced with a well lit and composed scene virtually any camera can make a pleasing capture. Hi Christopher, I leave the white balance on auto. Let’s take a closer look at some crops, and add -2 and +2 while we’re at it. Hi Didit, Whereas the X100F goes up to 1080p and 60fps, the X100V can record 4K and DCI 4K up to 30p, as well as 2K up to 60p. The X100 is very intuitive, I don’t fiddle with the settings, I just take pictures. Ich hoffe, dass die halben Anpassungen sowohl beim X-Pro3 als auch beim X-T3 und X-T30 vorgenommen werden. Cheers, Damien. So fun lunch breaks on the south bank wil be had. I’ve set my programable Fn button to be a quick access to the ND facility. It’s fab quality and I often struggle to get as good a mix using Lightroom. Had a struggle removing the threaded bezel to fit my eBay adapter and hood, but apart from that having a blast so far. Very informative and wonderful site! FUJIFILM X100V Owner’s Manual. Your reviews of the X100 are both informative and entertaining with the side comments. I set my lens to f/2, it’s widest setting and leave it there. This is generally considered the fastest focussing mode. 4K recording works with oversampling and no sensor crop, which means you get the same quality as with the X-T3. Over the years I 2. This is perfect. On this blog, I've covered the settings and techniques I use for processing Fuji raw files quite a bit, but I've never really discussed the settings that I use in-camera for use with Jpeg images. Hi Damien, However, the X100 has a fixed 23mm lens (35mm equivalent on full frame) that is perfectly matched to the sensor. I’ve been waiting to see what happens when you get to that setting. Like others, the only way I've found around this is to keep Custom setting #1 to default settings. Aperture priority. The X100 is okay for travel photography if you are happy to have a fixed lens. Reinvigorate your photography with a Lovegrove Adventure to Tuscany in 2020. Fujifilm X100V Silver   Amazon   B&H. During my first shoot I found that the X100 was quicker at focusing in a dark cafe than my Canon 5Dmk2 with it’s f/1.2 50mm lens. I’m not here to praise or knock any camera system, just to report my findings. I then develop the RAW files in Lightroom, export in 16 bit and further adjust in Photoshop. I am just in love with the x100. This camera is ideal for ceremony shots and has the approval of Vicars and Registrars due to its silent operation. Nooooooo! The X100V is my first Fuji camera and I was very perplexed by this behaviour. Thank you! 1. Would you say this is a good camera for travel images? I’m a wedding photographer who shoots with a 5D, I think this little guy will compliment my 5D quite well. Thanks Lloyd. The X100 should and does deliver super crisp images wide open at f/2. 7 New Film Simulation Recipes – Patron Early Access! NEWS: If you’ve just migrated to the Fuji X system or would like some vital tuition on how to best set up your Fuji X system camera, take a look at my Fuji X training days here. I think you have it nailed. Could you tell me if you use the flash and how to set it! The Fiat 500 is a car with soul, you can’t help but love it, faults and all. For my intimate portraits on location there is no better tool. Any help you have would be greatly appreciated. Focussing is identical with both viewfinder options. This post contains affiliate links, and if you make a purchase using my links I’ll be compensated a small amount for it. I will now spend a few months to find my ‘looks’ with this camera and I’ll further develop a post production system for it too. Lieber Ritchie, wieder ein interessanter und vor allem hilfreicher Artikel. Socket for standard threaded cable release in the shutter button on top. Even highlights and shadows are affected. I marvelled at the Fiat 500 when it was reengineered into it’s modern day guise and the rest of the world did too. I struggled to get the exposure right and I found accessing the three exposure parameters a bit of a hassle and certainly not as easy as a DSLR. I’ve seen posts where photographers state their favorite settings such as “I always shoot on manual in black and white,” but I’ve found it very instructive to take advantage of the camera’s many features. Those who appreciated the softness of f/2 on the older models will appreciate using minus Clarity on the new model. 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It is for this reason I have always found compact cameras to be frustrating with slow start up times coupled with slow and inaccurate auto focus. The screen showed a perfectly exposed photo. I set my parameters to max out the ISO at 1600, although 3200 is still fairly useable, and a minimum shutter speed of 1/60th. Hi Damien While I mostly use the Raw files, I do occasionally use Jpegs straight from the camera. I shoot RAW as well as Jpeg because I occasionally want to change a picture to colour at a later stage and I want my screen to show monochrome at the time of shooting. aaaaaaaaagh I really want one! I love the clean look of Neopan 400 film and the gritty look of it’s sister 1600 emulsion. I find they perform well. Finally I get really really great photos. Any thoughts on sharpness would be most appreciated. How To Add Film Simulation Recipes To Your Fujifilm Camera, How To Add Film Simulation Recipes To Your Fujifilm Camera, My Fujifilm X100V Kodachrome 64 Film Simulation Recipe, Fujifilm X100V Film Simulation: Kodak Portra 400, My Fujifilm X100F Kodak Portra 400 Film Simulation Recipe, My Fujifilm X100F Vintage Kodachrome Film Simulation Recipe, Fujifilm X100V Film Simulation Recipe: Kodak Portra 800, My Fujifilm X100F Classic Chrome Film Simulation Recipe, My Fujifilm X100F CineStill 800T Film Simulation Recipe, My Fujifilm X-Pro2 Kodachrome II Film Simulation Recipe. The left-and-right option is called “MG” for magenta/green; plus is … Since I’ve grown so used to the ability to use one with every other camera I shoot with, I feel like the X100V catches up with that modern photographic amenity. While the exact specifications vary between the particular models, all of these 10 tips apply to all of the current Fuji cameras, from the X-Pro 2 to the X70. 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