Still like the form factor of X-E2 over X-T1

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Re: Still like the form factor of X-E2 over X-T1
In reply to jrk, 10 months ago

Jim Radcliffe wrote:

shigzeo ? wrote:

I guess I don't get the idea that the X-E2 is more stealthy than the X-T1 or an SLR. It is the same size as a traditional SLR and uses lenses that are the exact same size or larger than every manual SLR lens of equivalent focal length since the 1970's.

Walk into a concert where no photography with pro equipment is allowed and the XT1 will probably be stopped at the door.. The XE2 often just walks right in. That's a different kind of stealth... concert security goons see a DSLR and think pro... they see something like the XE2 or X100 and think point and shoot.... no threat.

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Jim Radcliffe
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I did exactly that last week! I walked into a Dave Mason concert with my X-E2 and sat on an aisle seat. I took about 60 pictures during the concert and no one said one word to me. I posted a couple OOC jpegs in this link.

http://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/52975013

I'm looking forward to doing the same thing - ordered my 55-200 last night for use with my X-E2.

I will never forget the time I took some pics at a local jazz concert some time ago using an Oly E3 and 35-100 f2. The lens alone weighed 1.6kg, and I remember thinking there had to be a better way one day ...

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