X-Pro1 at the Olympics

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Chris Dodkin
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X-Pro1 at the Olympics
Aug 13, 2012

One of my overriding reasons for buying the X-Pro1 was to reduce the load when traveling, yet still deliver the quality of images I was used to with my Canon 5DII and L Lenses.

The recent Olympics in London proved to be a great test, and really demonstrated the benefits of such a light-weight system when traveling internationally.

The X-Pro1 and all three current Fuji lenses were used - and some sample shots are included below for ref.

My conclusions from the trip were all positive - I enjoyed the smaller footprint kit, and the results met or exceeded expectations for IQ etc.

Aquatic Center

Olympic Standard

Exit stage Right!

Olympic Stadium

Olympic Stadium from the river

Orbit reflected in the BP exhibit

Basketball Arena reflected in the BP Exhibit

Basketball Arena

Olympic Flags

Velodrome

Velodrome Flags

Velodrome

Riverbank Arena

Olympic Flame

Stadium Roofline Detail

Flame and Crowd

Stadium Exterior

Stadium shot using X-Pro1 Panoramic Mode (Portrait Orientation 18mm)

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