Fujifilm One Year On… | Dave Nash

Well It’s hard to believe I know, but it’s been a year since I sold my Canon 5D MkII and 50D and moved over to Fujifilm. I already had an X-E1, but it wasn’t until I went to the Birmingham Photo Show and got my hands on an X-T1 that I made up my mind. When I held that solid little black box and looked through the Tardis of a viewfinder I instantly fell in love with it. What was it about the X-T1? It’s compactness, its size, it’s usability, it’s functions, and above all it’s ability to capture such high quality images. I shoot RAW, always. but every time I have experimented with SOOC Jpegs I have been hugely impressed, in fact more than that, they are outstanding. I remember taking a photo of my wife on the beach in Spain. it was about 9.30 in the evening, so it was dark. I had the ISO on 6400 and I took a few shots hand held. That night when I had a look at them on the computer I just couldn’t believe the quality. So why do I shoot RAW now. To be honest, I don’t know. I could easily switch the dial to high quality jpegs, and be able to take thousands more shots on a card. But I have an inherent nagging feeling that one day it will be a mistake. That and, although I don’t do it much any more, but sometimes I like to play around with images, so having the RAW’s there would be a good idea. I love the layout of the camera as well. Love, love, LOVE it. Everything I need is there at my fingertips. No hunting through layers and layers of menu options. I have a physical dial at my fingertips. My first camera was a Russian Zenit B, so I blame them for my dial fetish……..

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Fuji X-T1

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