Steve Huff reviews X-T1, loves it (mostly)

Started Mar 10, 2014 | Discussions thread
fotophool Veteran Member • Posts: 4,331
Re: Some of his results

SaltLakeGuy wrote:

That having been said, I also am a "definitive" kind of guy. I don't mix words and I frankly tend to NOT make light of a given weakness in a product I feel diminishes it's ability to do it's job. In as much as many who have the Micro 4/3rd system would love to ignore or want to go away, as yet nobody has been able to wish or design away the laws of physics that are STILL at play here, meaning that sensor size WILL in the end have the single largest impact on light gathering capabilities. So if all you wish to do is argue that there is "very little difference" or "they are so close as that it doesn't matter" go right ahead. I'm sure that 4 cylinder Kia will go just as fast as the 6 cylinder Porsche all day long. No worries. I haven't failed to notice as well, you have this penchant for following my posts and making sure to (in your mind) correct me. I guess if you've got the time (and the money as you obviously must owning every camera made today) go right ahead. I've been at this too many years to give up trying to steer people in the right direction. As for my suggestion to would be grow up! P.S. try a little perspective edit on that photo, buildings don't lean that much if they plan on staying erect

[fotophool wrote:]

Jeez, guy, get a grip and let it go!

Has a day gone by here this year that you haven't made some disparaging remark about the m/4/3 system and noise?

We get it. You switched to Fuji and couldn't be happier. We don't need to be reminded of it on a daily basis.

You switched to PhotoNinja from LR and couldn't be happier. Good for you! But do we have to be reminded of it everyday?

Here's what the Huff review highlights and what so you seem oblivious of:

Different strokes for different folks.

Coupled with the fact that most of today's cameras are probably better than 95% of their users:

I assume that you're primarily a landscape photographer, whereas Huff seems to be mainly into street stuff.

Is it any great wonder then that your gear preferences might differ from his and his from yours?

You seem to want some either/or world, when you need look no further than to Ray Sachs here who uses different systems for different situations and doesn't see any need to disparage one over the other.

The fact of the matter is, with gifted photographers like Ray Sachs and Jim Radcliffe currently posting here on a regular basis, this board is particularly blessed.

Take advantage of it and do what they do: Post more pictures and less contentious verbiage re this system or that. Milk them for all their worth re photography and post processing skills while they're here.

For now they're on the Fuji board. Don't let the opportunity go to waste.

As for anyone who wants to call me a troll, I'm Ben Hermann's offspring. I've got one of almost everything and a couple or more of most.

Here's a Ricoh GR pic just for the heckuva it.


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Old Red

If you're in any way suggesting that I'm stalking you, the answer is NO.

(Thanks for the all CAPs tip, btw, I'll try to use it more often. What next bold?)

The fact of the matter is that I can't escape your posts, because you're here on a daily basis proclaiming the same two memes in almost every thread:

1) Fuji greatest thing since sliced bread.

2) m/4/3 demonstrate noise at EVERY ISO (One wonders how you managed to suffer it so long.)

To which you've now added a third meme:

3) Fuji focuses faster and more accurately in low light than the latest Olympus.

You are the ONLY photographer on Planet Earth who makes that latter claim that I am aware of, btw.

Enjoy your gear.

No one is arguing otherwise.

Just come up with some fresh angles.

Maybe more picture posting and less gear bashing.

You know, like Jim and Ray?

I'll thank you and so will everyone else on this board.

Because I don't have the time to respond to your every post.


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