Fujifilm X-T1. Review from the reader Radozhiva

Fujifilm X-T1 review specifically for Radozhiva prepared Misha mieshcherinov.

Fujifilm X T1

Fujifilm X-T1. increase.

Fujifilm X-T1 is the flagship mirrorless camera with APS-C type sensor, introduced in January 2014. The camera is the older brother of Fujifilm x-t10 (the differences will be described in this review) and Fujifilm x-e2 (which looks almost the same as x-e1 and x-pro1). These three cameras form the second generation of Fujifilm mirrorless cameras and have the same matrix (X-Trans II) and processor (EXR II). All subsequent models have a different processor and a different matrix.

First impression

Lightweight, stylish, durable metal case leaves a pleasant impression on itself. There are two color options for the camera - black and metallic. Externally, this camera can not be distinguished from the classic film range finder. The case is made of magnesium alloy with the addition of rubber pads. The body is made very well: nothing creaks, backlash, bends or staggers. In general, at first glance it is clear that this is the flagship of its series. The screen is underneath a tempered safety glass. The grip of this camera is not very large, so fans of huge DSLRs will be difficult to get used to it. I really liked this grip and, despite the long fingers, I do not feel any inconvenience in using this camera. It is also worth mentioning that the x-t1 / x-t2 / x-t3 / x-t4 series has the largest grip, all other models have much less grip (except for the x-h1, which looks like a hybrid between the DSLR and the standard Fujifilm design). The disadvantage of this model is that the rubber pads were fragile and swell and peel off very quickly, like the old Nikonov. Interestingly, only this model suffers similar. Other models use soft plastic instead of rubber. Fujifilm has officially recognized that it is their fault and for all comers it carries out free replacement of rubber inserts in official service centers, the main thing is that the guarantee does not end. My copy was bought a long time ago and I got it with a little swollen gum. Unfortunately, replacing the rubber bands in an official service center would cost half the cost of the camera. You can order rubber bands with aliexpress, but there they cost a quarter of the cost of the camera, so I can only pull back with gasoline, which I will spend soon.

Fujifilm x-t1 has dust and moisture protection (which is not the case with the younger model), of course, subject to the normal condition of the rubber pads. Another difference from x-t10 is the presence of a separate slot for a memory card on the right side panel of the device (for x-t10, the slot for a memory card is located in the battery compartment). In addition, x-t1 supports uhs u2 cards, while the younger model is limited to uhs u1. The x-t1, as before, uses one connector for the remote control and an external microphone (2.5 mm jack). If you want to shoot video with an external microphone, then you will have to look for a 3.5 mm jack adapter (from my own experience I will say that the cheapest Chinese adapter purchased on the radio market performs this task perfectly). The next generation of cameras already has a separate microphone jack. Also, the camera has Micro USB and mini HDMI connectors.

Fujifilm X T1

Fujifilm X T1

Buttons and control levers.

First of all, it is worth mentioning that in this camera there are 9 programmable buttons (yes, exactly 9). It’s hard for me to recall a camera where you can adapt the interface for use so flexibly. Such a solution greatly facilitates life and accelerates the change of important settings during shooting, completely eliminating the need to go to the quick menu, not to mention the main settings menu. Unlike the x-t10, two new wheels appeared in this camera - controlling the ISO parameter and setting the exposure meter's operating mode. Also in this generation, a separate button for recording video appears (in the first generation it was not there, and starting from the next generation, video is shot as a separate mode of operation).

Screen and viewfinder.

On board this model has a 3-inch LCD display with the ability to tilt 45 degrees down and 90 degrees up. A nice bonus is the screen resolution - 1.04 megapixels, unlike the previous generation, where it was only 0.46, and x-t10, where 0.9 megapixels. The picture on the screen is bright, in the afternoon under the bright sun the photograph is clearly visible. With this screen, I almost stopped using the viewfinder.

The viewfinder of this model has also improved. Firstly, it is now at 2.36 megapixels (unlike the first generation, where it was only 1 megapixel). Also, the viewfinder of this model has a large size (like the sony a7), a 0.77x extension, which makes the viewing process a complete pleasure. EVI made by OLED technology, has good color rendering (the picture on it is juicier than on the main screen). A nice bonus is that EVI you can consider the footage (which will help on a sunny day). The x-t10 has a much smaller viewfinder (for which they sacrificed the presence of a built-in flash. Instead, it comes with a simple external flash).

Screen refresh rate and EVI is 60 fps (which is a nice bonus after 20fps of past models). The second generation is much less likely to catch the strobe from poor lighting, but, nevertheless, sometimes the strobe is visible. The mirrorless feature is that in the electronic shutter mode (which I use in 80% of cases), the matrix reads the information line by line, while catching the entire strobe of poor lighting. In 95% of cases, this is corrected by switching to the mechanical shutter mode, the main thing is to notice the strobe in the photos in time. Also in the electronic shutter mode, a rolling shutter is noticeable, and quite strong (the wind blows, or pull your hand, and your photo will float right away). It also corrects the transition to a mechanical shutter.

Fujifilm X T1

Fujifilm X T1

The technical component

Matrix and brains

Inside this unit is a second-generation X-Trans matrix and an EXR II processor. A feature of this matrix is ​​the use of a non-traditional Bayer filter (a filter on the matrix, thanks to which modern cameras receive a color photograph), and instead a filter developed by fujifilm stands.

The company says that this filter allows you to get rid of the moire effect and remove the low-pass filter (which degrades the sharpness of the picture). It is also claimed that thanks to this technology, the camera gives a less noisy picture at high ISO values ​​and the similarity of noise to the film grain (instead of traditional color noise). What gives such a mechanism to ordinary users:

  1. The picture is really sharp. True, the sharpness is also affected by the quality of the lenses, which, however, is high on the Fijifilm.
  2. Noises really look like grain. Color noise appears only with strong post-processing captured on high ISO photographs. If you correctly expose the photo, and initially set the color options that you want, then you can forget about color noise.
  3. On this camera you can easily work on ISO 3200. This is a very good result. The grain is visible, but the picture does not lose much in quality. On ISO from 200 to 1000, the difference in the quality of the photo and the amount of noise is almost not noticeable. The camera is noisier than modern full-frame cameras (2014 or later). At the same time, if you compare Fujifilm x-t1 with all the DSLRs and mirrorless lenses of different companies (Nikon, Canon, Sony, Panasonic, Olympus), it’s out of competition (I’ll just add this to the photo. I’ll mention separately for the video). In this segment, the Fujifilm surpassed everyone, and in a fairly short time. Especially when you consider that now this camera on a used market costs $ 250-300 (which is equal to the price of a used Nikon d5400 / d7000 and Canon 750d / 70d), which show significantly worse noise results.
  4. Colour. Many people remember fujifilm for the unrivaled colors of Finepix s3pro and s5pro. And the new mirrorless ones retained these juicy, tasty colors. Personally, I, first of all, chose Fujifilm for this. Also, on-camera jpeg files give an excellent result, preserving all the charm and variety of colors. So if you are looking for a camera with a good jeep - this is your option.

ISO range: 200-6400 standard, 100-51200 advanced. At the same time, the extended range is available only for shooting in jpeg format and only with a mechanical shutter. Such a high minimum ISO is not always practical, and often you have to cover the aperture (removing blur), but, over time, you get used to it (or buy an nd filter).

Burst shooting and clipboard

Regardless of the physical or mechanical shutter, there are two options for burst shooting: CL (3 frames per second) and CH (8 frames per second). The clipboard contains 22-23 RAW files (raw Fujifilm format is designated .raf), 21 RAW + JPG. The write speed to the card directly depends on the card, the slot for memory cards in this model is high-speed.

Image compression

Fujifilm x-t1 has a 14-bit rav with quite gentle compression (the ravas from a 16-megapixel matrix weigh 31-34 megabytes). Interestingly, the Sony a7 II, with a 24 megapixel sensor, and without compression, files weigh approximately 48 megabytes. If you reduce the reading area of ​​Sony to 16 megapixels (which is 34% less than that of Fuj), then the ravs weighed 32 megabytes (although they seem to be without compression). Perhaps due to such weak compression, the ravines of x-t1 are quite easy to edit, and the shadows can be edited by more than 3 stops. In general, the dynamic range of x-t1 seemed to me the same as that of the aforementioned Sony a7 II (and somewhere on the expanses of the English-speaking Internet I saw confirmation of this), though if we compare the value to ISO 1600.

Jpeg files retain all the taste and richness of colors. When photographing "for myself" I sometimes leave only the on-camera jpeg. True, it is worth mentioning that the camera has a noise reduction function that starts soaping the jeep from the ISO 3200 level. Although the settings have the ability to adjust the power of noise reduction algorithms, it seems to me that there isn’t much difference when changing this parameter. In raw format this problem is absent.

Color profiles

Instead of the usual “landscape, portrait, room” styles and adjusting contrast, saturation and color tone, the Fujifilm company inserted color profiles of the company's most famous and popular films, such as provia, astia, velvia classic chrome, etc. into their devices. In total, Fujifilm x-t1 has 11 film profiles, each of which gives its own unique color reproduction. It is also possible to adjust four parameters: all the usual sharpness, then color saturation, and, in a way, unique brightness settings for light and dark portions of the image. This way you can smooth out the difference between the contrasting areas of the image.

Another feature of Fujifilm cameras is the dynamic range function, with the ability to set to 100%, 200% and 400%. In fact, it is familiar to all active d-lighting, but, unlike all other manufacturers, in fuji this function also works in raw mode. With its help, shadows and highlights of the image are better processed, and also the difference in the image itself is less. With this function turned on, when shooting up to 400 ISOs, there will be standard 100%, 400% can be put on ISOs over 200%, and 800% can be put on ISOs over 400.

White balance

When shooting outdoors, I use automatic white balancebecause it is almost always accurate. Whatever lens I use (natively with a chip, or the old manual through an adapter without chips), for the year of using this unit I very rarely noticed a miss on white balance. In the room, of course, there are already mistakes (interestingly, the other day I shot one scene on my native 27mm and on Soviet Jupiter 8m, and there was a miss on my native lens bband with jupiter an exact hit. Usually for cameras with native glasses bb taken much more accurately, but Fujik and broke this rule). Indoors, of course, it is better to use manual tuning. bb, although personally, I still often take pictures on the machine. Fortunately, even with a miss in 2000-3000 K, and even at high ISO, the ravs can be easily corrected without loss of details, colors and with minimal added noise (I somehow missed 3200K at ISO 3000, and, surprisingly, upon amendment white balance in lightroom, the photo has not deteriorated in quality. Perhaps this opportunity is provided due to weak compression of photos). It is also worth mentioning that when setting the capture mode white balance, it is possible to adjust the color tone, including for automatic mode. The Japanese even thought up such a trifle.

Auto focus

Fujifilm x-t1 has 77 contrast AF points and 15 phase (located in the center of the frame). Autofocus has two modes of operation: tracking and single. It is also possible to use all AF points, autofocus zones (7x7 grid selection), or one AF point. It is worth mentioning that when using phase autofocus points, focusing is many times faster and quieter. I almost always use either zonal autofocus or point by point. In poor lighting conditions, even when choosing a central area where there are phase sensors, contrast AF points are used in 85%. After some updates in this camera, autofocus appeared on the faces and eyes (yes, initially there was no such option). Autofocus on faces works well, with it the number of frames with a defocus will decrease dramatically. In good light, it almost always catches faces, in poor light it catches less often, and is more sensitive to turning and tilting the face. Focus on the eyes is possible in three ways: on the right, on the left, or on both eyes. It is worth noting that the camera sees the eyes only at larger sizes than the pectoral one, and not always (this was the first Fujifilm experiment with autofocus on the eyes. Autofocus has improved significantly in subsequent generations). Also, sometimes autofocus sees faces where they are not (but it is literally for a moment, and then the face detection is removed). Most likely, this is due to incomplete mechanisms for determining persons. In tracking focus mode, face tracking is possible (which makes life much easier). There is also a tracking focus function on each frame in the series, but this feature is only available in the mechanical shutter mode. I would not say that there is a focus on all frames, but I succeeded in shooting tricks with jumping on bicycles, and I received a series of sharp frames of cyclists in flight, and this is enough for me from my camera.

I will not argue that here is the most tenacious and accurate autofocus that I have seen. At the same time, autofocus copes with all 100 tasks in performing in its price category, in principle, there are no competitors in performing ordinary tasks (individual photo shoots, shooting weddings, sequential shooting of non-sports events and shooting of non-high-speed sports events).

Other features

  1. This model has a 2.5mm jack input, while it can be used for both a microphone and a remote control. Its operation mode is regulated in the settings menu, in the video settings tab
  2. In a mechanical shutter, the shutter speed range is from 30s to 1 / 4000s + bulb, in the electronic shutter, from 1s to 1 / 32000s.
  3. This model can use flash from any manufacturer and under any system, the main thing is that the central sync contact is. I used on it canon speedlight of various versions, Nikon sb700, copies of yongnuo and make for different systems, and even an incomprehensible flash from the nineties. But there are two features. The first is that in order for the flash to work, it requires you to turn on the mechanical shutter and turn off silent mode (in general settings, on the first page). At the same time, you can muffle system sounds to 0 so that nothing distracts you with unnecessary barking. If the mechanical shutter can still be understood, then the second thing I am not destined to understand.
  4. You cannot listen to the sound from the video in silent mode. At the same time, it is written, and there is sound on the video.
  5. This model has a booster (the x-t10 does not have it). In Ukraine, only the original is sold (with a price of $ 180), on ali express I found copies. This booster makes it possible to use an additional one battery, and has a shutter button and bracketing autofocus. And that’s it. For x-t2, for example, a turbo mode opens with a booster (the camera accelerates, the video recording length is extended), a headphone jack, and two batteries can already be accommodated in the booster. Another feature of the boosters is that you do not need to remove the battery from the camera, and the booster is connected to additional contacts on the bottom panel. Thus, xt1 with a booster has two batteries, xt2 has three. Also, the booster battery is used first, then the camera, and there is the possibility of replacing the battery in the booster without turning off the camera.
  6. I have an original Japanese battery with an autofocus lens withstanding 900 frames raw + jpeg. Chinese counterparts, of course, live much less.
  7. Through adapters, it becomes any optics. Kenon, Nikon, m42, m39 - everything can be attached. It works with rangefinder lenses. For example, I have Jupiter 8m from the rangefinder Kiev 4, which I calmly use on my Fujifilm.
  8. Guaranteed shutter life - 250 thousand shots. This is enough for a very long use. That and, in general, you would rather break the case, drown the camera, break all the keys, kill the matrix, than wait for the shutter to die.
  9. The thread for the tripod is not located under the center of the mount, as is usually done in cameras, but near the battery compartment. If you want to change the battery while the camera is attached to a tripod, you have to remove the tripod stand.
  10. Fujifilm has applications for mobile devices (android, ios) and computers (windows, mac os), which allows Wi-Fi to transfer materials from the camera and provides full remote access to the camera, with the ability to change all the basic camera settings. I used remote access when photographing stars (to remove possible shaking from pressing the shutter button). By default, photos from the camera are transmitted in reduced quality. This is easy to change in the remote connection settings. But there is one limitation - only jpeg files are transferred through the application to mobile devices. Perhaps this is due to the low data transfer rate, and it takes several minutes to transfer a 34-megabyte rav. Also, the data transfer speed greatly depends on the distance between the camera and the phone (even an extra couple of centimeters can affect the transfer speed).
  11. In addition to wireless control, and a 2.5mm jack, on the front of the camera there is a slot for a remote shutter release. This socket is tightly closed with a plastic plug.
  12. A sloppy user (whom I must admit to being) can easily damage the decorative metal coating of the case (thanks to which it gets its black color). At the same time, the last owner of this camera (I took it on the secondary market) for five years of operation has kept it in an almost perfect appearance.
  13. There is no built-in flash in the camera. Instead, it comes with a small external flash, which, however, is 60% more powerful than the x-t10's built-in flash.

Sample Photos

Shooting video

Fujifilm x-t1 allows you to shoot video in the quality of 1280x720 (hd) and 1920x1080 (full hd) with a frame rate of 24, 25, 30, 50 and 60 frames per second. The bitrate is 38 Mbps. One of the pluses is that to change the frame rate you just need to click on it in the menu. For other manufacturers, to switch between 25/50 to 30/60 fps, you must first change the profile from pal to ntsc, and often then the camera will need to format the memory card.

And now about the sick. The video codec that uses the Fujifilm x-t1 has striking disadvantages:

  • A fairly small transition from light to overexposure, from shadows to disastrously black. And then it doesn’t correct in any way
  • The minimum possible ISO value for shooting video is 400. It is impossible to shoot without a strong nd filter on a sunny day
  • Loud noise at ISO above 800
  • Strong contrast on the video, which can hardly be removed in the settings of the camera
  • Low bitrate gives no chance for edits
  • The picture is a bit soapy on the video.

Of the pluses, it is worth noting the presence of a built-in stereo microphone, and the presence of autofocus on the video, including following the person. On the video, the speed and tenacity of autofocus is not the same, but still - there is autofocus.

Shooting a video on it during the day is a very difficult task, which requires a lot of extra effort. At the same time, shooting indoors, with the presence of playing light (apartments, concerts), on the contrary, helps to reveal the corporate color of the fuji (and then you get great pleasure from shooting the video). But, despite this, Fujifilm x-t1 / x-t10 is a story about a photo, not about shooting a video. Starting with Fujifilm x-t2, the situation with video has changed dramatically, and now many bloggers and videographers have liked x-t3 / x-30 / x-t4 / x-h1.

All Fujifilm X interchangeable lens digital cameras

All Fujinon lenses for these cameras

Fixes:

  1. 14mm 1: 2.8 XF R
  2. 16mm 1: 1.4 XF R WR Nano-gi
  3. 16mm 1: 2.8 XF R WR
  4. 18mm 1: 2 XF R
  5. 23mm 1: 1.4 XF R
  6. 23mm 1: 2 XF R WR
  7. 27mm 1: 2.8 XF
  8. 35mm 1:2 XC
  9. 35mm 1: 2 XF R WR
  10. 35mm 1: 1.4 XF R
  11. 50mm 1: 2 XF R WR
  12. 50mm 1: 1.0 XF R WR (expected in 2020)
  13. 56mm 1: 1.2 XF R
  14. 56mm 1: 1.2 XF R APD
  15. 60mm 1: 2.4 XF Macro R
  16. 80mm 1: 2.8 XF R LM OIS WR MACRO
  17. 90mm 1: 2 XF R LM WR
  18. 200mm 1: 2 XF R LM OIS WR

Zuma:

  1. 8-16mm 1: 2.8 XF R LM WR Nano-gi
  2. 10-24mm 1: 4 XF R OIS
  3. 15-45mm 1: 3.5-5.6 XC OIS PZ
  4. 16-50 1: 3.5-5.6 XC OIS
  5. 16-50 1: 3.5-5.6 XC OIS II
  6. 16-55mm 1: 2.8 XF R LM WR Nano-gi
  7. 16-80mm 1: 4 XF R OIS WR
  8. 18-55mm 1: 2.8-4 XF R LM OIS
  9. 18-55mm T2.9 MKX Cinema
  10. 18-135mm 1: 3.5-5.6 XF R LM OIS WR
  11. 50-140mm 1: 2.8 XF R LM OIS WR Nano-gi
  12. 50-135mm T2.9 MKX Cinema
  13. 50-230mm 1: 4.5-6.7 XC OIS
  14. 50-230mm 1: 4.5-6.7 XC OIS II
  15. 55-200mm 1: 3.5-4.8 XF R LM OIS
  16. 100-400mm 1: 4.5-5.6 XF R LM OIS WR

Legend:

  • XF - Advanced Fujifilm X Lenses
  • XC - budget, lightweight and compact lenses for Fujifilm X mount
  • SUPER EBC (Electron Beam Coating) - Electron Beam Coating Optics
  • Nano-GI (Nano Gradient Index) - a special nano-enlightenment optics that changes the refractive index at the junction of glass and air
  • OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) - built-in optical image stabilization
  • R (Ring) - a separate ring for iris control
  • LM (Linear Motor) - linear focusing motor
  • WR (Weather Resistant) - all-weather lens type
  • Ashperical - aspherical elements in the optical scheme of the lens
  • Macro - Macro Lenses
  • APD (Apodization) - a lens with an internal non-removable gradient filter
  • PZ (Power Zoom) - electronic zoom
  • Cinema - lenses designed for movie shooting
  • II - the second version of the lens

Conclusion

Fujifilm x-t1 - a camera with which hands themselves reach out to take photos. Good autofocus, tasty colors, a huge number of small options that facilitate the shooting process - all this forces you to make another masterpiece in your collection. This camera is suitable for beginners and experienced amateurs who want to get great colors, as well as professionals who want to simplify the process of creating good photos as much as possible. And the low price of the device in the secondary market makes it affordable for anyone.

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Comments: 86, on the topic: Fujifilm X-T1. Review from the reader Radozhiva

  • Vladimir

    With the advent of Z 6, the meaning of buying crop from Fuji with such a price is somehow lost ...

    • Pokemon

      You would at least look at the prices of the current model, and then you would say something.
      Then, the camera itself does not take pictures. Under it you still have to buy lenses.
      And if you compare the prices of lenses with the corresponding mounts and cameras, then not everything is so simple.
      And let's drag in the Prices for TWICE, since we decided to compare sour with soft.
      TWICE-CROPS, after all, are so small and light, and cameras and glass for them should also cost cheaply, and they are something OH ...

      • Vladimir

        As I understand it, are you comparing the NEW Z 6 and the old XT-1?

      • Vladimir

        FUJIFILM X-T4 Mirrorless Digital Camera (Body Only, Black) - $ 1,699.00
        Nikon Z 6 Mirrorless Digital Camera (Body Only) - $ 1,796.95

        The difference in price just kneels ...

        • Pokemon

          Vladimir, are you adequate now?
          X-T3 / X-T4 has a direct focus on video, on video bloggers.
          X-Pro3 is the same, in fact, as X-T3, but more for those who take pictures and cost other money.
          X-T4 is a hot novelty that has been released and is being sold without discounts.
          Then, Vladimir, why Z6, and not the new D780 ?! Let's compare the X-T4 with the D780 for the price or not kosher? Then, to Z6 you need to buy an adapter for beggarly glasses from the F mount.
          Without an adapter you have to buy only the original expensive glass for the new system.
          Then, I repeat, I don’t know who and where what price “knocks down”. Any system is nothing without glass. You compare one and the second system with the price of a camera + lens.
          At the same time, you can also compare with the Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S + Panasonic 12-35mm f / 2.8 II ASPH. OIS Lumix GX Vario. But comparing things for the price is strange.
          Here's how things are in the Russian Federation: 144 rubles. the starting price of the X-T990, which will also fall over time, like the X-H4 (recently they were given for 1K new in Mvideo at a discount). X-T70 sold for less than a month. Is the X-H4 worse than the X-T1 by half? Hardly.
          Naked Z6 without an adapter in the Russian Federation costs from 134 990 ₽ and discounts have already begun on it, maybe it's not a novelty.
          The new D780 costs 154 rubles. And in your opinion it turns out that this is the most profitable system, since you can hang a trash lens 990 years ago under the F mount on it and it will work.
          In fact, these are 3 different systems and 3 different cameras with different positioning and orientation.

          • Vladimir

            Do you seriously call Sigma Art a F mount lens with trash lenses?

            • Pokemon

              No.
              Above, I wrote about a used budget from a flea market.
              Good: compare the purchase price of the X-T4 + XF 16-55mm f / 2.8 R LM WR, as an option X-T3 + XF 16-55mm f / 2.8 R LM WR with the purchase price from scratch z6 / d780 with any new 24-70 /2.8.
              If price is the most important factor, then the new d610 and d750 are sold with significant discounts.

              • Pokemon

                I honestly don’t understand why many people cling to x-t3 / x-t4 when there are good x-h1 or x-pro3. X-T3 / X-T4 have the same positioning as the Sony a6500 / a6600, but they don’t often complain about Sony for their prices.

              • Michael

                As an analogue of the XF 16-55mm f / 2.8 R LM WR, you need to take 24-70 f4

          • Michael

            Well, crop matrix is ​​worse than FF, that's a fact.
            If, in addition to video, you also need the best quality in the photo - it is better to take the Z6.
            About F mount you shouldn’t be so, the last glasses under F mount are definitely better than Fuji, the most discussed Fuji 56mm 1.2 in sharpness on an open one, for example, will give way to Sigma 85mm 1.4, and the flu will be worse.
            And fuji lenses are clearly with an extra markup.
            So yes, not everything is so simple.
            Fuji is not for those who count money) It is bought because “like it and that's it” and cool “twists” =)

            • Pokemon

              Some models are bought for video (x-t3-4), others for photos (x-pro, xh, x100t / f / v).
              There are pluses for the photo - Fuji has a 26MP back-illuminated sensor. The matrix is ​​about as good as that of the Samsung NX-1, which sold at the price of Nikon d750 or a little more expensive and was often used for video shooting, as it coped well with it.

              • Vladimir

                Once again:
                With the advent of Z 6, the meaning of buying crop from Fuji with such a price is somehow lost ...

              • Pokemon

                Vladimir: and again, these are different categories of customers. Who is shooting the video on Nikon?
                What are you clinging to the price of the camera? Systems must be compared complete with glasses. And not if you compare, then the starting prices. The price of the X-T4 will fall in six months. This also happened with z6. I don’t understand that this is how they hitched to starting prices for haste. No money? Go to work.

              • Vladimir

                @ Pokemon
                No money? Go to work.

                Hint that these cameras are only for rich morons?

              • Pokemon

                No, Vladimir.
                I have already written several times for whom and for what this camera is.
                It will not be useful to you, pass by.

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            Fujilub - Detected)

            • Pokemon

              Hde?
              I have two Units from Canon, another Canon EOS 50E film, Fuji S3 Pro, Fuji S5 Pro, Fuji X100T, Nikon D4, Nikon D3x (coming soon), was D750 (recently sold, which I am very happy about), Sigma SD-1 Merrill
              In general, it is interesting to hear allegations of love for a particular brand - before that there were D90, D700, D3s. Blame what you want.

  • Andrei

    Z6 for $ 2t? Yes, already lost 😀

    • Sergei

      Exactly, exactly😁

    • Gregor

      Haha, to the point!

  • witness

    I don’t understand why everyone is so drowning for Fuji, whose lenses are sometimes more expensive than Canon L-ki!
    And yes, I have not seen a single wedding photographer or school photographer filming in Fuji!
    And about the video - try to shoot a 1,5 hour concert on the camera!))
    I’ve downloaded videos on YouTube with a 1,5-hour concert of the Leningrad group, shot on a normal Canon camcorder!

    • Pokemon

      X-T3 has been one of the mustbuy cameras for foreign video bloggers since its release.
      Together with a couple of TWICE Olympus and Panasonic TWICE.
      I do not know about the lenses for Fuji, which are more expensive than L-from Canon.
      Write a list of AF-S L-k from Canon, which are more expensive than the corresponding glasses for Fuji.
      If it is only money and they are the main criterion, take a look at your leisure prices for this technique:
      Panasonic Lumix DC-G9, Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II, Panasonic Lumix GH5, Olympus OM-D E-M1X, Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S, Olympus ED 12-40mm f / 2.8 Pro, Panasonic Vario-Elmarit 12- 60mm f / 2.8-4.0 ASPH. OIS Lumix G Leica DG, Panasonic 12-35mm f / 2.8 II ASPH. OIS Lumix GX Vario.
      Comparing systems at a price is strange. Native lenses for Canon mount for the new ff UPC of this brand also cost a lot of money. Native lenses for the new Z mount also cost a lot of money. Sony’s native aperture glasses also cost a lot of money. And prices are rising (and will continue to grow), because the target audience is choosing iPhones (and some new 108 (!) Mp Xiaomi phones due to lack of money).

      • witness

        I have never heard in your arguments for Fuji that they are being removed by top wedding men and sports journalists at the Olympics.
        And so, for Instagram - one pampering.

        • Pokemon

          I have seen weddings with Fujas. I do not know if they are top or not - the coronavirus equalized everyone.
          I know that they take sports journalists and photo correspondents at opposition rallies, as I participated in this, this is a different market and a different category of clients.
          Fuji tried to enter this market with X-H1, but with the release of X-T3 she killed X-H1 and now Fuji is developing a new top. Maybe someone uses a Sony a9, but I have not seen them yet.
          I would not say that X-T3 / X-T4 for instagram. People make money on them on youtube. For photos, these are also good cameras, like the X-Pro3.
          For serious work, Fuji has medium-sized GFX (the same GFX100), which not many people know about and even less who held in their hands.

          • Andrei

            I know about the GFX100, I held the GFX100 - this is space! A device of alien origin!
            I own T3, switched from D750, which was wildly brittle (google NIKON D750 err issue). I have XF16-55mmF2.8 R LM WR - can not be compared with F4 lenses, because the aperture does not change, and the depth of field is noticeable only in the laboratory or pixel shredding :-)

            Fujifilm T3 is not just a camera, it's a sex camera)) That moment when you shoot masterpieces for a masterpiece) IMHO of course.

            • Pokemon

              “D750, which was wildly brittle (google NIKON D750 err issue).”
              Yes, I don’t need to google anymore. He got rid of the d750 and crossed himself.
              At one English-language forum, there was such a phrase: “If Nikon wants to self-destruct, do not bother them, this is their business, just go away from their cameras.” I won’t go to Z. I will leave D4 for now, maybe I will catch D3x in Japan with minimal mileage. And that’s all with Nikon. I don’t plan to buy their cameras anymore.

  • B. R. P.

    “Externally, this camera cannot be distinguished from the classic film rangefinder.” - Apparently, it meant from a SLR?

  • Pokemon

    "Colour. Many people remember fujifilm for the unrivaled colors of Finepix s3pro and s5pro. And the new mirrorless ones retained these juicy, tasty colors. Personally, I, first of all, chose Fujifilm for this. Also, on-camera jpeg files give an excellent result, preserving all the charm and variety of colors. So if you are looking for a camera with a good jeep, this is your option. ”
    Here I do not agree with the author, maybe I have S3Pro, S5Pro, Fuji X100T and I can borrow X100F.
    X100T (and I think other Fuji cameras on this matrix) have their own color profiles, they are very, very nice and do not require intervention. Even if something does not suit you - everything is flexibly regulated in the camera. Both Provia and Velvia and Classic Chrome are very good. Classic Chrome is especially good in sunny weather when shooting streets and architecture.
    I also regularly review flickr photos from other Fuji cameras.
    S3Pro and S5Pro have camera jpg and original RAF converted to 16-bit TIFF using the original Hyper Utility V3, they are different from each other and differ from modern Fuji cameras. Frames with S3Pro have a slightly lower DD than S5Pro (DD was twisted to the maximum both here and there, and the minimum possible was set). S5Pro reproduces colors more precisely - the shades of red, yellow, and blue work especially well. I would venture to say that the color reproduction of the S5Pro is more accurate than that of the GFX series cameras. Everything you saw with your own eyes, everything that the visual memory remembers, you have. The main thing is to hang the lens sharper and faster at the camera.
    At S3Pro, the photo is brighter, AutoBB is not as correct and is often entered, DD is not as wide as that of S5Pro. The colors are pleasant in the photo for the eye, but not quite accurate as he himself saw them live.
    S3Pro / S5Pro frames do not need to be edited exactly. On S3Pro, the frames sometimes turn out even atmospheric than on S5Pro (for example, I was at an exhibition in Sokolniki and the frames received in the pavilion reminded me of the frames that I received on film in the late 90s (I heard similar words from several photos with the Classic preset Chrome at X100T)). The cameras, of course, are not perfect and are now outdated, but they are still able to please the photographer.
    PS> I bought the legendary Nikkor 28-70 / 2.8D from the owner of one of the restaurants in Moscow.
    And we suddenly started talking about Fujah. He bought an X-T3 and decided to sell his Nikon and all the lenses to it. A man under 50, we are standing in the kitchen of his restaurant in the center of Moscow, his subordinates are scurrying around, and the man says that after selling Nikon and seeing Fuji, especially the Classic Chrome preset, he remembered his old passion for photography, which faded after switching to Nikon .
    I know that haters will come and talk now, but now how do I get my sour crop (or D800 ...) and how to wrap the color ... Go guys. Go and twist. God help you.

    • Andrei

      GI know that haters will fly in and talk, and now how do I get my sour crop (or D800 ...) and how to wrap the color ... Go guys. Go and twist. God help you. ”

      S: ka handsome! xD Straight for the soul! (was the owner of the D750)

    • Not a bot

      Oh, these fairy tales about colors ....)))))

      • Pokemon

        I recommend looking at photos from cameras that praise the color out of the box.
        Of course, a TN monitor 10 years ago or a cheap laptop can stand at home.
        And then there is no color and never will be.
        I notice from Arkady, in the comments everyone praises the color from Pervopiatak or CCD cameras.
        And when it comes to color, so right away “Oh, these fairy tales about colors ....)))))”
        Here, even going to church and washing your eyes with liters of holy water will not help. Only practice.

  • Basil

    I have this device from the first “hours” after it appeared on sale. I rent them everything. Including weddings, schools, etc. Still. Great camera, great optics. I had the full frame before him - parted without regret. Surprised in a review about gum. There is no such problem and is close. However, on any cameras in my hands such a jamb was not observed. From here I begin to agree with someone expressed the idea of ​​a different composition of sweat-fat secretions on the hands. Receptions of various substances and fluids into the body (medication) or the use of external therapeutic and cosmetic ointments-creams can also affect. The problem was still discussed with the Nikons, where it also appeared not without exception, but selectively. It is interesting to record a survey on the site.

    • witness

      Well, and how much did you pay money interestingly when buying from the "first hours" on sale? In 2014?
      Given that now, on May 16, 2020, the Yandex Market XT3 costs 108000 rubles, and the XT4 -405000 rubles with two lenses (18-55 and 50-135).
      Are there people who agree to pay from 1500 euros to 5000 euros for crop ???

      • Basil

        Paid how much sellers asked at the store. Moreover, having shot them, he merged the FF along with the L-kami and bought the M1 to help, and now I have another Pro-1. Which is quite happy. :)

        • witness

          They did not answer the direct question how much it cost

      • Konstantin

        “There are people who agree to pay from 1500 euros to 5000 euros for crop ???”

        There is) I almost became such an idiot ... I bought a Sony A6500 kit + 50mm fix for it that week for almost 2000 euros to replace my Nikon D5100. As a result, I took it back to the store after 2 days.

        I did not see the point in Sony for myself. You can forget about compactness, the video is very cool, but only with manual focus, the camera is not able to keep the child in focus on the machine (I really have GoPro for shooting a child).

        Focusing on the photo is good, with the whale very fast during the day, but at the D5100 level in the dark. The colors are not bad, but there isn’t much difference with the D5100. Yes, 24mp is very cool, you can crop a third of the frame and still get an image of 10-12MP.

        Returned and do not regret. The D5100 doesn’t do much worse with the photo, and for the video (not staged, Sony is just a beast) GoPro is better. It is clear that with a manual focus and a shallow depth of field, Sony has a picture like in a movie, but for a family video shooting where everyone is actively doing something, running around and reshooting there is no way Sony's autofocus is not suitable.

        • Pokemon

          The a6500 and a6600 have exactly the same purpose as the X-T3 / X-T4 or GH5 / GH5s.
          They are taken for video in 90% of cases.
          Sony has cheaper models a6300 / a6400.
          Sony crop prices are such that it makes sense to look at the A7m2 or A7m3.

      • Pokemon

        The X-T3 for 108.000 is sold complete with a Kit XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS kit lens.
        X-T3 Body can be found from 89 315 rub.
        The whale lens included with the X-T3 is pretty good.
        After the release of the X-T4 in the Russian Federation, Fuji said she would leave the X-T3 on sale, simply lowering the price.
        Perhaps, up to the level of X-H1, which costs less than 70 thousand rubles (at the start, they also asked for a lot, but everyone has forgotten about it now).
        Now the X-T3 kit with XF 16-55mm f / 2.8 R LM WR and XF 50-140 f / 2.8 R LM OIS WR costs:
        89 315 + 62 990 + 92 990 = 245295, not 400 thousand indicated by you.
        Now the X-H1 kit with XF 16-55mm f / 2.8 R LM WR and XF 50-140 f / 2.8 R LM OIS WR costs:
        69 990 (if you pay by card and there are points, there will be a minimum 5% discount in Mvideo) + 62 990 + 92 990 = 225970 rubles

        • witness

          “- and not 400 thousand indicated by you.”
          Watch your hands, Dear Pokemon!
          400 thousand rubles were indicated by me for the XT-4 camera (IKS TE Four), which now costs at YandexMarket for such a price - on May 16, 2020, namely
          Fujifilm X-T4 Digital Camera Kit XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS + MKX 50-135mm T2.9
          at the price of 405980 rubles. And it was-475908 rubles. Discount - as much as 70000 rubles.
          Total
          The total cost was 6014 euros.
          Now at a discount-5129 euros.
          Show me the line of those people who are able and willing to pay such denyushki for “beautiful colors” like Velvia’s film! :))

          • Pokemon

            You first google for whom the MKX 50-135mm T2.9. Just google what he is for and then write. Pay attention to the letter T. She will prompt.
            For ordinary people there is the XF 50-140 f / 2.8 R LM OIS WR. Lenses with the letter T for filmmakers, the audience of this lens does not sit on Radozhiva and does not discuss what is better than d5100 or 600d and what is better than Helios or Zenitar.
            Now the X-T4 kit with XF 16-55mm f / 2.8 R LM WR and XF 50-140 f / 2.8 R LM OIS WR costs:
            144 990 + 62 990 + 92 990 = 300 970, and not 400 thousand specified by you.
            As an option: Now the X-T3 kit with XF 16-55mm f / 2.8 R LM WR and XF 50-140 f / 2.8 R LM OIS WR costs:
            89 315 + 62 990 + 92 990 = 245295, not 400 thousand indicated by you.

            • witness

              300970 rubles to date at the rate of 3803 euros.
              I am begging you!
              Those who buy Fuji XT3 and XT4 for themselves probably do not count money and do not sit on Radozhiva!
              For an example - compare how many reviews about these cameras on the same Yandex Market, although this is not an indicator, but still!
              90 reviews for Canon Mark3-Mark 4 and 10 reviews for Fuji XT3!

              • Andrei

                Here is my review - 11:
                T3 is just a bitten camera that came to replace my fragile D750 (google NIKON D750 err issue and we’ll understand everything at a glance). As a photographer, he also took it for his girlfriend's heart, who wants to get involved in video.

                1. Steeper in terms of photo / video capabilities and price, no one has.
                2. Having figured out the camera settings in terms of color / imitation of films, I can say that I forgot what photo editors such as Lightroom and Kapchurvan.
                3. The photo, even at ISO12800 (the limit is not extended), has a grainy noise and is in no way colored.
                4. Video capabilities are amazing, the video can be painted even with an imitation of film and not be lost in quality, AF can be customized to the style of the future movie (dynamic or soft).
                5. Lightness and size, as one person said about DSLRs: “The moment when you work with a Ruby TV, in the case of which you can hide money.”
                6. The depth of field of lenses in no way depends on their aperture ratio, i.e. if 2.8 is written, then 2.8 means, but the depth of field will certainly be closer to 4 (3.5 approximately), but this is almost not noticeable on the frames.
                7. The price of optics is actually nicer than the prices of the optics of potential competitors (Z, R, E), Sonevsky so in general is something incomprehensible, incredible ...

              • Michael

                1. It’s debatable, the z6 is about the same level, since the photo is better and the video is normal.
                2. Personally, I always shoot in RAW, because in addition to imitations, DD is sometimes needed, and there is more information about the colors.
                3. Now there is not much color noise on other systems, and it is much easier to choke in the editor than brightness.
                5. T3 would not say that it is very easy.
                6. Depends, 2.8 * 1.5 (crop factor) = 4.2, on the frames there is a difference between 24-70 f2.8 and 24-70 f4, that is, quite noticeable.
                7. And here it is, Fujinon 56mm 1.2 costs even more than Sony FE 85mm 1.8 percent by 50%, but for example, on an open softer. (O_o)

    • Ivan

      About the gum. When Arkady spoke about Nikon D90, that she had a “disease” - falling off gum, he also believed with difficulty. I considered this to be some kind of extreme operating conditions, until after 11 years of use the same problem got out of me. My hands do not sweat, I handle the camera with care and keep it clean. Apparently, over time, the properties of the glue change. When I cleaned it before gluing, I noticed that the glue remains still sticky, but not enough to hold the gum. So far, only one gum has peeled off, the one under the thumb.

      • Michael

        And they sweat me) And the gum of the flu has become 2-3 mm larger in 5 years. So I think to trim or rinse with gas

        • Basil

          All alive are sweating. More or less, but sweating.

          • Alexey

            - Did you sweat the patient before death?
            “Yes, doctor, I sweated a lot.”
            - It's good.

  • Ilyas

    Of course Fuji is not bad, but I agree with the commentators on the question “for the money who needs this crop.” Why am I: the theme of the site is photography, why the swamp for the video?) You mixed up the battlefields)))
    And about the alternative: Olympus OM-D 10mk3 + 12-35 2.8 from Panas and happy ... ... judge strictly by the picture! Well, by the adequacy of the cost) IMHO

    • Michael

      The main thing is that the camera would like to take with it and everything else is garbage)
      Someone likes to carry top, heavy FF cameras, with the sharpest glasses and feel the power)
      And someone likes to go “light” with an olive or some kind of crop)
      Carry the main camera more often!)

      • witness

        To drag the main camera more often - I have Sony RX100 Mark 5 with me every day.
        And for the soul - Canon 1 D Mark4

      • Vladimir

        And you compare the weight and dimensions of Z 6 and XT-4.

        • Trueash

          What about weight and size?
          https://www.apotelyt.com/compare-camera/fujifilm-x-t4-vs-nikon-z6

          • Vladimir

            Nothing. They are almost the same.
            And if they are almost the same (by weight, dimensions and even price) - what is the point of acquiring crop?
            Love for the brand is an undeniable argument. But objectively ...

            • 1

              As has been repeatedly written above in the price and weight of the SYSTEM. It is pointless to compare carcasses in terms of dimensions, because Sigma showed perfectly that if all the mechanics were thrown out of the camera, leaving essentially only a senor, a lens mount and a shutter button, then a fullframe carcass is easily the size of a compact double-crop model, and Panasonic showed perfectly that a double-crop It can be the size of a full-frame DSLR if you put convenience at the forefront. But the glass ...

              • Arkady Shapoval

                Rather Olik, with his M1X

              • Michael

                Samyang 75mm 1.8 for FF weighing 230g hints that manufacturers can if they want)
                Still re-released the light and compact Sony a7 mark 1 with an updated matrix, it would be possible to assemble a wonderful lightweight FF kit ..
                Oh dreams ...

              • Vladimir

                FUJIFILM XF 56mm f / 1.2 R Lens - $ 999.00, 73.2 x 69.7 mm, 405 g

                Nikon NIKKOR Z 35mm f / 1.8 S Lens - $ 846.95, 73 x 86 mm, 370 g

                And again for those who fucked googled.
                The systems are comparable in size, Fuj is not cheaper than Nikon, despite the fact that Nikon is FF. Plus - Nikon has an adapter with a giant optics park.

                But if you love Fudge, are willing to pay more, do not want to process photos and enjoy the film simulator - to the rescue. And I have a film simulator in DxO built-in. :)

              • 1

                Answer to:
                Vladimir
                17.05.2020 in 15: 04

                Of course, you very beautifully compared the top fudge portrait glass to the average Nikon landscape painter. You, I suppose, have no doubt that when Nikon releases glass with parameters 85 / 1.2 on the z mount, it will cost like a cast-iron bridge?

              • 1

                And weigh about the same

                PS: I do not have fujah.

            • Andrei

              Not the same ones, unfortunately comparisons are made in T4 from the gum of the viewfinder, and in Z6 from the edge, which is incorrect. Add another cm, and there’s a difference there 0.5cm there 1cm ... And the weight is almost 70 grams. To everything else, we add to this the weight and size of the lenses ;-)

            • Andrei

              I’ll add about the reviews of NIKON Z6 cameras, which for some reason have problems with stubs)) As always, NIKON. What is my former D750, what is Z6 ... They don’t learn anything)

  • Oleg

    When went Fujimaniya purchased this camera. After Nikon D610, the colors were very acidic, but after getting used to it. The compactness simply inspired and the neck no longer ached. But let the adherents of Krop trample on - there are not enough full-frame images on Krop. And, realizing how many advantages were in Fuji, he still sold and bought Nikon d750. And, oh gods, again the picture pleases, very juicy, deep. But at home, near (photographing a hobby, no one talks about the studio) rushing with a DSLR, rushing again became lazy, and driving somewhere is hard and sorry. And then the Fujimanas at that time passed, the prices went down and again bought the same Fujik xt1. Now, it was not a pity to take a Fujik on a trip, and if for the soul / quality - Nikon d750 just right. But again, the problem is the eternal dilemma of what to take in Kiev - it’s hard to walk with a DSLR, it’s already “fashioned” for DSLRs (to me, to fashion, of course, to a light bulb) and a person with such a bandura in his hands again doesn’t look foolish like once upon a time. And taking Fujik you catch yourself thinking that it would be possible to make a better photo with Nikon (personal opinion, I personally have that). In the end, Fujik only sworn to travel. But here again the trouble - something the Fujik began to fail: it hung, the backlight was on all the time, the turn of the switch did not give anything - only the physical removal of the switch. And again, thoughts enter my head - but this has never happened with DSLRs, wear it on all day - a photo in a split second, no lags, the battery does not really discharge. But size and weight ...
    Total. I sold everything and bought Nikon Z6. Far from perfect, there are a lot of stocks in it. But the photos are cool (now no compromise), the sizes are more or less compact (with native lenses of course, no FTZ) and, pah-pah, until it fails. Of course, anyway even less, anyhow soup was able to cook. But our whole life is in some way a compromise;)
    Noah

    • Oleg

      “Removing the battery”
      Olepyatki - author's style))

    • Evgeniy

      I agree, I’ll hang my ears when I heard about the “excellent color” I was seduced, in reality everything is quite acidic, I adapted, at the very same xt10.

  • Dim

    There is a feeling, possibly false, that a rather large number of unsubscribed are either bots or members of some sect. In all their posts, literally one or two thoughts are repeated in different ways and even through the Internet there is some kind of obsession or something. For me, marketing is not a specialty, but rather a diagnosis. The most surprising consequence is that the cameras that choose seem to feel this atmosphere, created not on purpose, that not all the owners of the earthly mind are present. ;)

    • Koba

      Marketers are successfully introducing certain “positive” aspects of their products into the heads of customers, Fuji is no exception, their marketing dedicated works fine, I also have it, and I'm even going to buy Fujifilm 55-200 for my many lenses. Each camera is good in some ways, it really is. But then users also successfully repeat what they paid money for, and considerable. Actually, a large number of people are sitting here on joy because they are not ready to pay big money for equipment, they don’t have that much money, and professionals will certainly pay and pay, they earn this and they should have top-notch equipment. And the photos, which are excellent, depend little on the camera or system, even on the top-of-the-lens nature, although the top ones allow you not to lose frames where others “lose” them.

      • Pokemon

        Koba, the marketing department of any company works for its benefit.
        This is normal.
        I have a question for you - you used different Fujas.
        Have you often had to sit at night, correcting the color in the pictures with Fuj?

    • Pokemon

      Fuji has a representative office in Ukraine: FUJIFILM Ukraine LLC [Subsidiary]
      Business Field (s): Digital Cameras, Photo Imaging, Medical Systems
      Address 11, Borysoglibska str. 04070, Kiev, Ukraine
      Phone: +38 044 390 75 42 and +38 044 390 75 43
      Fuji usually loyally gives his cameras for tests even to little-known youtube bloggers.
      If they give Arcadia X-T3 / X-T4 / X-Pro 3 it will be excellent.
      With great pleasure I read the test of Arkady on any of the above cameras.
      In the end, m. someone from Kiev would lend him one of these cameras for a couple of days.

  • Koba

    “The camera is noisier than modern full-frame cameras (2014 or later).” Unfortunately, I have to upset the owners of this camera - I have a camera released before 2014, as well as a Fuji camera with the same sensor (X-E2s) and I also used X-T1, X-Pro1, X-Pro2 for several days. And my camera surpasses them many times, especially at high ISO, especially if you look not only at the noise itself, but also at preserving the dynamic range (real, and not by processing inside the camera curves), I’m not saying anything that Fuji is tricky with the concept of ISO (much has been written about this on the Internet, and there are videos), getting fairly low noise by lengthening the shutter speed. So do not write what you yourself have not experienced. And so, the camera and this sensor are really excellent for their class, although I have complaints about the camera and lenses - it is often impossible to work with them at all in manual mode, the electronic twist ring gets knocked down at the slightest touch (in real life 30-40% of the marriage from the shooting day!), There is another minus - the rear wheel of the diaphragm change also spins at the slightest touch, hands or bags, if removed incognito, the amount of marriage also exceeds 30-40 percent! Further, the autofocus in the new cameras was fixed, accelerated, and this is the trouble. Next - working with the battery for a long time does not work out, it will sit at the most unnecessary moment. Fuji has some wonderful lenses that you can work with manually (they have an aperture ring and therefore the aperture twist will no longer jump from touch), as well as with a full range of distances, but such lenses cost more than similar full-frame (!), but they are excellent, first of all it concerns 16mm / F1.4, though for the price of this you can buy masterpieces Zeiss 25/2 or 21 / 2.8 for full-frame DSLRs (used, of course, but they will serve for many years, which can not be said from autofocus lenses from f G or other companies). I almost forgot about my main camera (I have 5 of them, five different systems even, so I can personally judge them), with which, as I already wrote, this and all subsequent cameras from Fuji, and not only, fail when we are talking about high ISO - this is the good old Nikon D3s (I’m not saying anything about how you can work with it and at what speed in almost any conditions, losing no more than 2-3% of the frames). I repeat - in this Fuji, the seosor is really excellent, and you can get excellent results with it, but you won’t be able to work with it at the level of Nikon D3s or similar cameras from Canon, so I work with Nikon D3s, and I always have Fujifilm X- E2s for those occasions, if you need to hide a large camera (about 10% of cases in real life). I can also note one specific area of ​​application of Fuji cameras with this sensor - digitizing books - there are large megapixels - this is superfluous information and a slowdown in the processing process, but you need a lens with a very high resolution across the entire field of the frame. The ideal option (after checking more than 100 different combinations!) Turned out to be this particular sensor with a Fujifilm 27 / 2.8 lens, which is also not very expensive. Another option is the Pentax K5iis (it also removed the AA filter) with a Tamron 17-50 / 2.8 zoom lens (not VC !!).

    • Pokemon

      Koba, with all due respect, but not kosher to compare D3s even with the X-T3 / X-T4.
      Different price level. I had D3s. This is a great camera, it's hard to find fault with it, except that the D4 is better than it in many ways. These are great cameras for shooting in extreme conditions. These are very tenacious cameras that you can work with at rallies.
      Fuji had only one attempt in this segment - X-H1, it failed, due to internal cannibalism, this camera became unnecessary after the release of X-T3 on a very successful matrix.
      Now the X-H1 is being given for less than $ 1000. And soon, the X-T3 will also be sold.
      The current 26MP back-illuminated matrix is ​​very good, but it’s not FF and comparing them stupidly just “for the price” is not correct.

      • Koba

        By the way, I somehow tested the X-H1 for myself and decided for myself that after my X-E2s I will buy it, as soon as it gets cheaper, it is really a good camera, and convenient to use, its autofocus works 10 goals better than that of my camera, and general X-H1 is made so that the chance to work anything anywhere does not jump, the company apparently took into account the sad experience of the older cameras. By the way, today I found out that my X-E2s shoots video and does it well, in any case, more than a good memory. Fuji cameras have another hidden advantage - they look beautiful, that is, they look like classic cameras, especially with a silver top.

        • Pokemon

          X-H1 has already seriously fallen in price and can be considered as a purchase.
          Fuji in the development of this camera really tried to make a solid camera.

          • Koba

            Today I called back a familiar and trusted seller, but he fell in price, but less than $ 730 he still got it. I think that in a year the price will be around $ 580, and then the thought of buying will appear. If the company release X-H2 then the price will drop even faster.

  • Basil

    I’ll throw a little “objectivity”:

    • Michael

      Wow, JPEG is good in Fuji.
      But from RAW with FF the result will be better.

      • Basil

        4

        • Evgeniy

          aggressive noise on xt1, you will not say anything

  • Basil

    2

  • Basil

    3

    • Gregor

      briefly and clearly!

  • Michael

    Have I always been confused by Fuji artifacts in the image, the result of phase sensors on the matrix?

    • Michael

      Or maybe the result of the demo curve in ACR ...

      • Pokemon

        With any (old on CCD or new) Fujas, as well as with Sigma, it is better to process them with equal native converters.
        Perhaps that is why DXOmark does not have tests of modern Fuji or any Sigma on Foveone.
        Not because money is not brought in with suitcases (though ...), but something else prevents testers from adequately evaluating the result of the same GFX100.

  • 1Ds_mk3

    Canon vs FUJI
    Canon EOS Rp vs Fuji X-T3 Blind Testing
    This is a comparison of color profiles in RAW and JPG (from 3:56):
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ap0gQz2A88k
    Not pixel hunting, but a comparison of the output result.
    At the output it is necessary to say very norms, comments also make you think.
    There is no scream, like fanboys too, the blogger is just normal.

  • Peter Sh.

    From Fuji, I only have s5 pro. I love her very much and will never part with her.
    I use Nikon for work. By the way, D3s is almost no different from D4 / D4s. But it doesn’t matter.

    Fuji has its own unique charm. If the photographer is delighted with her, this is the most important thing. So he will drag her everywhere and take more photos. Good and necessary.
    After 10 years, the family will look at them and sob with emotion. The wife will call him smart girl and gently look into the eyes.
    That's it.

    For example, I still do almost all the most important family photos on the Nikon D70s, with the cheapest lens. The rest on vacation is either a pity or simply not convenient. And so the grown children have already learned to shoot them.

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