There is NO reason not to get X-E1 for $719

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Re: There is NO reason not to get X-E1 for $719
In reply to Les Lammers, 8 months ago

Les Lammers wrote:

It's too bad that DP Review does not have a way to post a *sticky*. The Fuji X series is not a replacement for a machinegun DSLR...period. If that is what you want or need...look elsewhere. Also, it will not track focus on a bird in flight with a 300mm f1.4 lens. Gotta go somewhere else for that too.

Cameras are tools...nothing more...get the one that does the job you want it to do. There really isn't much else to say.

I genuinely don't think anyone expects any mirrorless camera to rival a DSLR in speed; the average consumer doesn't invest in such a purchase without doing a little reading.

But there is a split between those who feel it is adequate, and those who have frustrations with it. This is especially evident for those coming to Fuji from a DSLR or from m43.

But this should be expected as everyone uses their camera for different reasons and in different situations, we all have different needs and expectations.

It's fair to say a percentage of Fuji users who rely on the camera for work have a love/hate relationship with them (especially pre-firmware). I'd include myself here.

The problem is that criticisms about the camera are sometimes taken personally by the owners. Thus one party tries to convince the other that their opinion is correct, and it ends up as a mud slinging match.

It's crazy, but it wouldn't be DPR without it.

Fuji don't really help themselves with claims such as "worlds fastest autofocus*" in my opinion, I think that possibly doesn't help some of angst amongst new adopters.

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