Fuji X100s seems to have abyssal IQ at close range and f2

Started Apr 14, 2013 | Discussions thread
Beat Traveller
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Re: Fundamental misunderstanding
In reply to PhotonTrapper, Apr 15, 2013

PhotonTrapper wrote:

I just think it should be made a bit more clear instead of making claims that are somewhat misleading.  I do a lot of handheld close-up photography (not macro) in low light and maxing out the light is an important factor for me. That's why I got interested in this (I believe) otherwise excellent camera. I believe it's high ISO capabilities probably allows for smaller apertures at close range without major IQ toxicity.

Two questions:

a) Why are you looking at a 35mm equivalent for macro work?

b) If you are planning to use a smaller aperture at close range, why are you complaining about it not being sharp wide open?

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