Spencer E Holtaway

Spencer E Holtaway

Joined on Jan 3, 2014

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On Fujifilm X-T1 First Impressions Review preview (1657 comments in total)
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itsastickup: No 3.5mm mic socket?!?!

Video hasn't been much of a focus to FujiFilm as of yet, so I wouldn't be too surprised.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 9, 2014 at 04:10 UTC
On Fujifilm X20 Review preview (27 comments in total)
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TheAlexMoore: Sure, we can have debates  about rare-earth scarcity and high cost sensor manufacturer profitability and difficulties finding cheap labour in fringe junge factories to make cheap cameras and optics, as well as  fitting it all in a look-alike traditional film camera platform. 
But aren't image and print  quality and the ability to crop more important?  As is the camera's purpose as a tool to serve a photographer's eye, the picture you perceive in  your mind the instant you decide to trip a shutter and use light to create an image with minimal patchwork PS 'processing'...?
A camera is an instrument. It should measure against an ideal. All else follows, including economics. But, in three simple words this camera has:

Everyone's 'ideal' is different. In your comments you are coming from a perspective of a professional that is meeting technical requirements from news agencies, etc.

I don't see anywhere in any reviews or Fuji documentation that this camera is intended for that purpose. If anything, it's an expensive yet high quality point and shoot for people (probably hobbyists) who appreciate good color reproduction in a small, light body. Maybe it's great for someone who doesn't want to carry their DLSR around all the time, and also doesn't have $2,500 for a full frame compact with no viewfinder.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 3, 2014 at 21:00 UTC
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