Fujifile X-E2-- First Impressions

Started Dec 7, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: Fujifile X-E2-- First Impressions

Caerolle wrote:

As Naki said, the 1:1 format is nice for framing. I used to use that a lot, was awesome. One of the many things I loved about an EVF.

Everyone, just keep in mind this is essentially an in-camera crop of JPEGs. So, 1) you lose some pixels, though if you were going to crop it square anyhow, it is same-same-like-like, and 2) the RAWs will still be 3:2, so don't be surprised when you open them!

I often crop to square ("guesstimating" through the evf) with my V1 and can still easily print an 18x18 print; and the V1 sensor is much smaller than the Fuji, so I don't worry too much about the lost pixels. 

I also like to shoot in 16:9. I call it the "poor man's" panoramic format! The new Sony RX10 has the 1:1 and 16:9 format so hopefully it may appear in a new V3.....  Cheers 

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