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BEARMYLOVE
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8 months ago

Is the Fuji x-e2 a good camera to learn photography on? At the moment I have a Sony 5r.  Thanks.

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57even
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In reply to BEARMYLOVE, 8 months ago

BEARMYLOVE wrote:

Is the Fuji x-e2 a good camera to learn photography on? At the moment I have a Sony 5r. Thanks.

As good as any. The fact that the controls are direct (aperture ring on lens, speed dial on top, ev comp easy to access and wysiwyg viewfinder) makes it quite a good learning tool I would say.

Very little reconfiguration needed.

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flbrit
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In reply to BEARMYLOVE, 8 months ago

The camera you have is more than adequate to learn with. Suggest you stay with it and maybe decide if you need more is 6 or so months.

I suggest you seek out a local camera club. Many provide mentor sessions for newbies.

Brian

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There are no clubs here that I know off. Is there anything on the internet or elsewhere?

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In reply to BEARMYLOVE, 8 months ago

my first 'real' camera was the nex3. i was impressed with the sensor/imaging. however, i quickly realized i would never learn the basics of photography with a camera that was designed for point and shoot.

got a used x100 and with the full manual, analog controls plus optical viewfinder i felt i was on the ground floor of photography and the sky was the limit.

1 1/2 years later i am still a rank amateur, but have a much more comprehensive grasp of aperture, shutter speed, iso etc. as well as a bunch of photos i'm really happy with.

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In reply to BEARMYLOVE, 8 months ago

"Understanding Exposure" by Bryan Peterson is a great learning tool.

Mike

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this is a useful resource

http://www.cambridgeincolour.com/

Brian

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