I really gave the X100 a shot...

Started Jan 16, 2013 | Discussions thread
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I really gave the X100 a shot...
Jan 16, 2013

... and personally, I'm not getting the hang of it and am about to sell it.

Is there something I need to try with it before selling it?

I had read up its issues before buying it and I seriously thought I could live with it but I can't get used to the following (coming from using a Nikon D700):

  • The parallax in the OVF; I've yet to get used to the difference in the viewfinder and the captured image. I'm still not able to estimate it.
  • The focus is hard to pinpoint in OVF.
  • The focus is slow (I'm on fw 1.3).
  • The EVF has a very very slight but noticeable lag (just like any electronic vf). What bugs me is how it view blacks out when an image is taken.

Am I missing something? Should I give it more time?

Basically, I bought it to use in place of the D700+35mm prime for doing street photography.

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Canon PowerShot S95 Nikon D700 Nikon AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED Nikon AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D +2 more
Fujifilm FinePix X100 Nikon D700
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