ashwinrao1

ashwinrao1

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Joined on Jan 25, 2009
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Leica M
Canon Digital SLRs
D-Lux 4

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On Just Posted: Fujifilm X-E1 hands-on preview article (277 comments in total)

I think there's report of contrast detect AF in the X-E1 vs phase detect in the XPro-1...that could be a huge deal....possibly enough to warrant a "downgrade" to the XE-1, should the OVF be optional to the interested photographer....

I also got the sense that DPReview was satisfied, but not blown away by AF speed improvements....They key is whether this camera can focus on relatively fast-moving action....therein lies the challenge.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 6, 2012 at 05:47 UTC as 71st comment | 2 replies

personally, at the sacrifice of size, this lens can effectively replace both the 18 mm f/2 and the 90 mm f/2.8 for typical use (with loss of macro and some speed). It's not much bigger than the 90 so wouldn't take up that much space. For fast AF (wonder if it's as fast on the XPro-1, which doesn't have contrast detect AF), I'd snag it....

Direct link | Posted on Sep 6, 2012 at 05:45 UTC as 27th comment | 4 replies

Though Fuji, if you are reading this, please make us a 135 mm f/2 equivalent...an 85 mm f/2 would give people a classic 35/85/135 lineup option as well....

Direct link | Posted on Jun 26, 2012 at 03:53 UTC as 38th comment | 5 replies

This is how you build a system...Great work...The zooms are icing on the cake, even though I'm not sure that they are for me....the 14 & 23 mm f/1.4 are must buys...not sure about the pancake, as it's not really a pancake system. That 56 mm might be a drop dead awsome portrait lens!

Direct link | Posted on Jun 26, 2012 at 03:37 UTC as 40th comment

Wish I coiuld have shot with you here in Seattle...Looks liek you guys have quite the set up of Seattle photogs shooting Leica...great caps...

Direct link | Posted on May 11, 2012 at 04:36 UTC as 123rd comment
On L1000492-DNG photo in dpreview review samples's photo gallery (5 comments in total)

M9M in seattle....wish I could have met up with you!

Direct link | Posted on May 11, 2012 at 04:35 UTC as 4th comment

Yup, agreed that high ISO rocks, but base ISO, it appears a bit mushy...

Direct link | Posted on May 8, 2012 at 00:54 UTC as 41st comment
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