If the recipient of the photo is happy with the result, whether he is a paying customer or not, then we have to consider success. For those who are claiming this REAL or NOT real, too bad life goes on and we must accept it. How many times have you sold some of your work and not modified it using any type of software. Even in film photography, all kinds of processing tricks are used to make a customer happy !
meltdown117: I don't care about the Instagram... Just get rid of that stupid Timeline!!!
It's easy to spend other people's money Mr. Suckerbird !!
Do they work in Adobe Camera Raw ??????
Maybe it's so expensive cause they have to give Sony and Canon $100 each to start with ? Ridiculous.......
Francis Carver: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FEfzbpOpPTM
Pretty good zoom range, I guess the fellow in Mockba used the AF function, which seems to be a bit slowish. Because in MF, this should not have happened. Unless the guy zooomed first, then re-set focus, then zoomed again, and re-set focus again. Any clue what has happened here? I am trying to deconstruct this zoom shot. Yes, the Canon and Nikon have longer ranges, but they are 1/2.3-inch sensor. And the new Fujinon 770 & 750 have 30x zoom range but only a 1/2-inch sensors.
What I think might have happened.... camera was on a tripod, that is obvious in the extreme tele shot at the very end, but the operator was clumsy or the fluid head was not good, if there even was one. You cannot really pan/tilt the camera at these extreme focal lengths AND operate zoom ring AND pull focus. Not by yourself, you would need a 2nd person for ZOOM and/or focus.
Maybe he didnt have it on AF-C, but on AF-S, means he has to re-press halfway to set the focus again. I know my Nikons do that during video.
inevitable crafts studio: super update nikon !!
it shows how far the d3 was, and the d700, when you consider the minor updates after nearly 3 years.
also i like the 16Mp
only thing i dont like is no screenprodector, dont tell me how tough the glass is, no screenprotector is no screenprotector.
The glass might be made of the Corning glass on most cell phones...CANNOT be scratched !!
Schweet, I was gonna get the older style AF-Dfor $449, but now this one for $499, woohoo.....
Jeff Harper: I just installed this update. The main thing I was looking for was the auto bracketing using the self timer. After the update, the self timer worked and it took 3 shots but it did not bracket the shots, they were all the same. Has anyone else tried this?
Jeff, I just tested and it worked. The bracket gave me 3 different exposures !!! Superb !
Merry Christmas to Christians and Happy Holidays to all others taking a break at this time of year !!
Looking forward to more reviews and how-to's in the New Year !!
Just picked a P7000 new from a local store. Runs pretty neat with the update. I am shooting RAW(NRW) and it doesn't seem too slow at all. Enjoying the little thing, especially love the in camera B&W results.
Has anyone tried the update yet and can you let us know if it makes it better/faster ? I have a choice to make between the Fuji X10 the P7100 or the $150 cheaper P7000 ??
HEEELLPP xmas is next week !!!!!!!!!
Francis Carver: X-S1 video capabilities (CON't):
Other specs of the Fuji X-S1 cracked me up a bit. Apparently the camera can do "HIGH SPEED MOVIE RECORDINGS." Great, right? Well, not so fast. It can shoot at 70fps but only in 640x480 pixel. It can also shoot at 120fps at 320x240. Finally, it can shoot at 200fps at 320x112 pixels. What a cruel joke on the part of Fujifilm, hmmm?
The Fuji X-S1's EVF is only 0.47-inch in size and the usual lower resolution (not like the Sony SLT a65/a77 OLED), and the LCD screen is also the low-rez 460K type. Light years from what Sony is giving you with their a65/a77, in other words.
Specs also fail to state whether the recording of video is at 30p or 60i. Also the manual fails to state whether you can play out the footage on both NTSC and PAL TVs?
Final assessment: camera looks okay for taking stills, although there are many larger sensor cameras out there now, at least of the M4/3 sensor type. But if the aim is mostly to shoot video -- pass on the X-S1.
Come on Francis, you can't really be comparing this Fuji to the A65/A77 are you ?? The Sony with a decent lens will be $1500. The street price for the Fuji here in Canada will be around $749. Pretty nice when you compare the HS-10/20 at $599 when they came out. Specs for video is only 30fps.
For me having had 2x HS-10 and 3x HS-20, the 3 big factors will be a useable EVF, IQ and low light noise. Other than that I loved the HS-10, it had better optics than the HS20 although the 20 was a little faster and cleaner at higher ISO. And yes I do own real DSLR, Nikon D7000 and many lenses.(had D80, D200, D3100, D5100).
The XS-1 could be the backup camera I have been after for a long while.
Excellent article. Just went thru all of my lenses and tuned them to my liking !!
I don't get it. I understand the shortcut keys, but the 1-0 to vote does not work !
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