sold my ff gear..what next ?

Started Apr 2, 2014 | Discussions thread
Cogset Senior Member • Posts: 1,659
Re: sold my ff gear..what next ?

Tommot1965 wrote:

to be honest anything less than the D800 that I owned with the trinity of F2.8 glass and 50mm1.8 prime is a step backwards....but now my photography is taking a backseat to all the other things in my life right now I could get used to a much simpler set up doesn't get much simpler than a fixed lens I guess...but yes a zoom would be helpful.

just been looking through flicker at sample x100s does look like a tight ii camera head shot will give me the land of big noses and perhaps this isnt the camera for me...

toomanycanons wrote:

Tommot1965 wrote:

the x100s is now a front runner..I like leaf shutter and high flash sync speeds that it brings to the the inbuilt 3 stop ND only concern is the fixed 28mm lens ( 35mm on ff)...not really a people portrait lens concerned it will distort people's features too much for a decent head and shoulders image ?

Opting at this point for a fixed lens seems like a real step backwards. Maybe it's what your inner photographer has been lusting for all this time "and look, Martha, only one focal length! How cool and liberating!!" but it would drive me nuts. Lots of choices out there with at least a 3x optical zoom.

Fuji announced a 50mm equiv lens adapter, the 28mm (wider conversion lens) is already available

info on the not-yet-avail 50mm adapter

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