Several unhappy x100s owners posting, but look at this and tell me...

Started Apr 21, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: Several unhappy x100s owners posting, but look at this and tell me...
In reply to JacquesBalthazar, Apr 22, 2013

JacquesBalthazar wrote:

Apologies for barging... Was just zapping through this forum looking for X100s pics, and was puzzled by the thread title.

I have not looked closely at that many X100s pics yet, but while the ones you have posted look good from the distance, with nice grays for example on #1 and interesting composition, I just zoomed now on #1, looking at the boy's face at 100%, and indeed, the skin (and t-shirt) shows horrible "watercolour" smudge.

I am amazed to see this, and wonder if you have not been a way too radical in your jpeg compression or whatever PP you might have managed?

Do not get me wrong: the pic looks real good from normal viewing distance. But, technically, at 100%, there is clearly something wrong.

I cannot imagine for 1 second that X100s pictures are usually like this.

Again, apologies for barging in this this forum as I am not a Fuji owner (yet).

You are totally right, and I´ve seen it in a lot of X100s samples. I´m amazed that Fuji gets away with it, and that people don´t care about it. Or maybe owners can´t or doesn´t want to see it?

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