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  • Ben Herrmann wrote: I think you are onto something regarding the quantity of glass: the XF1 lens has fewer elements, and a higher proportion of ED glass and aspheric surfaces, than the X10 lens, ...
  • Replied in X10 in Brugge
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  • CAcreeks wrote: Sony DSC-RX0 It looks like the perfect replacement for my no-longer-functional Kodak Brownie Hawkeye, Basic model, at left, without flash. . . . which I left on the shelf under the ...
  • What is that shiny object over there?
  • CAcreeks wrote: For my RAW-converted image in this thread, I used Luminar, which has some serious flaws, but a very easy-to-learn user interface.  (Shockingly, as far as I have been able to ...
  • CAcreeks wrote: That was a skill that I once had in the Eisenhower Administration. These days, I am much more fluent in Japanese than French, but not many of my North American colleagues understand ...
  • CAcreeks wrote: -*AHEM*- moi aussi. I am tempted to shoot RAW with the S3 Pro DSLR, but the processor is so slow, I could make a sandwich in between shots.  With the X10, my inexperience processing ...
  • Snapsh0t wrote: Or, to expand on that, unless the shooter is a pro, the likelihood of running out of card space with a 2 GB card in an S7000 camera during any day’s outing — or even over a full ...
  • CAcreeks wrote: The Fujifilm official explanation for how to coordinate file numbering sequences among memory cards undoubtedly is accurate, but it not only fails the Flesch Test:  it probably ...
  • Snapsh0t wrote: That makes sense; I was making the set of photos with the X10 on a tripod, and there is a lot of hand manipulation of the camera body when using the adjustments of the ball head on ...
  • Created discussion thread [X10]: O.k., so what happened here?
    I took seven shots today with my Fujifilm X10. When I transferred the image files to the computer for post-processing and cataloguing, here is the number sequence of the consecutive image files ...
  • Ben Herrmann wrote: Based upon the dimensions of the real-world Fujifilm XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 lens (maximum zoom extension to 84 mm equivalent at f/4 ), which has an external diameter of 65 mm and ...
  • Replied in X-10 vs X-S1
    Ben Herrmann wrote: All three of those cameras have 2/3" sensors; the total area of a 2/3" sensor is 58 mm². The X-A1 and X-A3 have APS-C sensors, the area of which are 370 mm²; that is, that the ...
  • Ben Herrmann wrote: Substitute a Bayer sensor for the EXR sensor, and you lose the dynamic range advantage that EXR (in hardware) can provide. A RAW converter that can process both halves of an ...
  • Created discussion thread How fast the seasons do change
    View from Nikko Kirifuri Onsen (in Nikko National Park) on Tuesday afternoon, October 24, mid-afternoon View from same location as above 41 hours later, about 08:00 a.m. October 26.
  • I agree that the lower (RawTherapee) image is superior to the SOOC version; I have two questions: (1) Where did the extra pixels come from?  Do all camera-produced JPEGs crop the image?
  • CAcreeks wrote: Starting with the last first, the new evidence is contrapositive as to a conclusion that the problem was stuck aperture blades. As to Raw Digger and dcraw, I am barely scratching ...
  • Commented on article Fujifilm X-A10 sample gallery

    My speculation, also. I have yet to see an image taken through the XC 16-50 lens — by anybody, mounted on any Fujifilm body with any sensor — that I would be proud to show off from a technical...

  • CAcreeks wrote: A big plus-one, and a big THANK YOU to basyl1891 and CACreeks!. Last year, my beloved XF1 started to exhibit symptoms of (what at that time I became completely convinced was) the ...
  • Dean66 wrote: The HS550EXR is better than the S9600 in almost every aspect of comparison.
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