RikPiks: I am surprised to see Exposure Bracketing remains stuck at +/- 1 stop, even though the compensation dial will now handle 3 stops.
People have been asking since the release of the Fuji X cameras that the bracketing range needs to be at least 2 stops to allow quick capture for HDR shots. Just now all X cameras fail badly on that point, and there is no reason that should be so.
you are absolutely right AE +/- 2 EV is absolute minimum and present on most cameras...I will not but this model without an increase of bracketing to 2 EV since I cannot do really good HDRs without it
unfortunately FUJI keeps ignoring requests to upgrade AE bracketing features to a minimum of +/- 2 EV currently stuck in : AE Bracketing (±1/3EV, ±2/3EV, ±1EV) which is insufficient for HDR photography. Why do they omit a basic feature present on all cameras including my 5 year old Pentax is a mystery.Will pass on this one
Paul JM: Any idea whether there is benefit in the firmware upgrade for XE1 owners who have these lenses ?
I don't think it changes anything on the XE1 which I unfortunately own ; furthermore.Fuji still doing nothing on limited bracketing function ( need +/- 2 F Apertures & 3 to 5 exposures instead of current 0.7 to use these cameras for HDR pictures.
Waste of time..Fuji still doing nothing on limited bracketing function ( need +/- 2 F Apertures & 3 to 5 exposures instead of current 0.7 to use these cameras for HDR pictures.
Still worthless for HDR pictures. FUJI again forgot to widen the bracketing function beyond the meager +/- 1 EV..What are they thinking? even my 4 year old Pentax DSLR can bracket in 1/2/3/5 EV Increments ... Do not buy X-E1 if you love HDR Pictures. Fuji Please release firmware to allow wider bracketing...as in all your competitors
same shortcoming as X-E1 regarding bracketing ability limited to +/- 1 EV making camera useless for HDR pictures..When is Fuji going to adress this in their Firmware upgrade? I went back using my 4 year old Pentax DSLR
UnChatNoir: No brand and camera range ever received such controversial reactions in reviews than Fujifilm and its X-range. But at least, Fujifilm takes care of improvement, has been listening. The X-range has become a major product and focus for them, a cornerstone for their future in the serious, even pro segment, clear. Over a one year trajectory, the X-Pro1 has become an entirely different camera, an enjoyable product, producing an IQ that a lot of DSLR's will never match. The last finishing touch was the improved RAW-decoding in nearly all major tools now, and the release of some very fine lenses, very Leica alike. Thank you, Fujifilm, I evolved from a rather disappointed early adopter towards a huge fan of these camera's and lenses. In a more than 40 years passion, I didn't ever enjoy photography so much as now.
what about the fact that it still cannot bracket in more than a useless 1 EV increment?
elvedhel: I for one appreciate the updates Fuji are doing, unlike some other brands that release a product , realise its rubbish then rather than fix things bring out a new version instead costing people a fortune ( apple's iphone anyone !). Fuji have listened to customer feedback and understood there needs and acted on it improving what is already a fantastic camera. Icing on the cake now would be to expand Bracketing to 5-7 shots and +3/-3 and i'll die happy
I agree but I have written to Tokyo countless times about the 1 EV useless bracketing limitation and it is still not included in latest july 2013 firmware upgrade. I have reverted to my 3 year old Pentax DSLR with brackets to up to 5 EV increments and X-E1 gathering dust a very expensive paper weight
what about the inability to bracket in more than 1 EV increments which makes it basically useless especially with HDR pictures requiring a minimum of 2 EV increments? I am very disapointed that latest July 13 Firmware upgrade does not address this extremely basic function. My 3 year old Pentax brackets in up to 5 EV increments
what about the inability to bracket in more than 1 EV increments which makes it basically useless especially with HDR pictures requiring a minimum of 2 EV increments?
Dim_70: Fujifilm seems to take quid seriously their customers/market feedback and I hope it will continue this way since there still some important points which are still not corrected: According to my opinion- a very important downside on both X100 and X100s is the fastest available shutter speed setting, on the Auto ISO menu: The fastest speed can be set is only up to 1/125sec..nothing faster than that, which (when shooting in Aperture priority mode) is not fast enough on some circumstances in order to catch some action and therefore in some circumstances it makes the AUTO ISO a totally unusable crap (as I said that’s strictly only in some very specific shooting conditions, on general use AUTO Iso is fine ). On DSLR’s you can set much faster shutter speeds on AUTO ISO setting, why the X100 (and the “s”) have this big restriction ? …Hopefully it will addressed on some future firmware updates on both: the X100 as also the X100s .
still no changes in the bracketing range stuck into useless +/1 1 EV. I bought this camera do do HDR picture and reverted to my 3 year Pentax which can bracket in increments of 1 / 2 /3 & 5 apertures. I can't believe that they have not adressed this major omission yet on such a pricy camera
when will they finally update the firmware of the X-E1 to allow backeting in more than the useless +1EV/-1EV increments.I bought this camera for HDR pictures and it does not have this basic bracketing range!
Please relesase software to allow camera to take a minimum of 3 exposures in 2 EV steps which is the strict minimum for HDR photography. my 3 year old Pentax can do up to 5 exposures with +/- 2 EV steps