x100 Portrait shots, yes or no? I say yes

Started Jan 21, 2013 | Discussions thread
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MrChristopher Senior Member • Posts: 1,296
x100 Portrait shots, yes or no? I say yes

I was taking photos of a few models today and this was the first time I used the x100 for close up portrait style work. I think it passed the audition.  I was very pleased with the sharp focue and clarity, even though you might see a little movement or soft focus in one or two of the images below.  Any soft focus you see below is me and not the camera.  Additionally I processed these in LR 4 (which I don't like compared to LR 3).

The x100 is not fast like my DSLR (we all knew that) so I'm forced to slow down and compose better.  This is making me a better photographer in some respects and also I'm taking fewer shots because each shot represents a bit of work.  With my DSLR I can put on a blindfold and wave my hand around clicking in the air, with the x100 I am forced to act like a photographer.

So my x100 journey is paying off in more than way way for me. Increasingly every shot counts.

ps: I'm kind of new to this forum and realize the x100 is arguably old news these days but it's new to me so I'll be posting about mine around these parts for the foreseeable future


 MrChristopher's gear list:MrChristopher's gear list
Fujifilm FinePix X100 Fujifilm X-E1 Fujifilm XF 35mm F1.4 R Fujifilm XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS Fujifilm XF 56mm F1.2 R +1 more
Fujifilm FinePix X100
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