TESTED: Does Fujifilm’s IBIS or OIS Impact Negatively Image Sharpness When Used on Tripod?


Does IBIS or OIS impact negatively on image quality, when working on a tripod?

Let’s see what Fujifilm says:



  • Fujifilm officially says in their X-H1 and GFX100 owner’s manual, you should turn off IBIS when using a tripod

So the conclusions would be:

  • you don’t have to turn OIS off, on the contrary, in some cases it is beneficial to keep it on
  • turn always off IBIS

Well, fellow FR-reader David partially investigated this over at his blog, and here are his findings:

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Viltrox 85mm f/1.8 Fuji X Mount Autofocus Lens Review Roundup


The Viltrox 85mm f/1.8 AF is definitely the hottest non Fujinon lenses of the moment, alone for the reason that, besides the Zeiss Touit Fuji X trinity, it’s the only autofocus lens for the Fujifilm X system.

But, unlike the Zeiss Touit Trinity, it is the only reverse-engineered lens AF lens for Fujifilm X.

Moreover, it is pretty affordable!

So far the reviews have been very positive, and while it can’t match the Fujinon XF quality, it is definitely great value for money.

Hence, we keep up covering this lens in dedicated roundups here on FujiRumors.

The good news?

There will be more!

As we reported here, the Fuji X mount Viltrox 23mm f/1.4, 33mm f/1.4 and 56mm f/1.4 are coming within 2019 with seriously aggressive price tag.

It’s great to see competition coming for our beloved Fujinon XF23mm f/1.4, XF 35mm f/1.4 and XF 56mm f/1.2.

Viltrox 85mm f/1.8 Roundup

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Canon Shooter Tries Fujifilm X-T3 for the First Time: “Intuitive and Inspirational! No Other Digital Camera is so Fun to Use, But…”


Despite the second youth the Fujifilm X-H1 is experiencing due to the massive deals, the Fujifilm X-T3 is and remains the king in the Fujifilm line-up.

As such, we keep up dedicating it roundups here on FujiRumors. So check out the latest one down below.

X-T3 Roundup

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It Was Inevitable: I am Leaving Lightroom for Capture One Pro


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Leaving Lightroom

It was inevitable, because:

  • I use Lightroom standalone
  • Adobe now offers only subscription model
  • Newer cameras are not supported on LR standalone
  • I don’t want to join a subscription model

So I had to look for alternatives, and although my lovely Fujifilm X-E3 is still supported in Lightroom standalone, I figured out that, since I am going to leave Lightroom anyway at some point, I better do it now.

Luckily we live in times, where there are a lot of valuable alternatives, such as:

And after a summer spent at home hiking my mountains (you can see my wife and me caching sunrise at 8,200 feet here) and editing pictures with a mix of different software, I decided to make Capture One Pro my main software of choice.

I will leave Lightroom, use Capture One Pro 12, but always keep an eye also on Luminar 4, Picktorial and ON1 Photo RAW…. but especially on Luminar 4.

And yes… X-Trans files and Capture One do get along very well :).

The learning curve?

Well, that actually went faster than I’d have expected, as Capture One is just a very good software overall, but there are also lots of quick tip C1 youtube videos you can check out for help.

We have shared Capture One tutorials and quick tips already in past roundups:

  • read here – Migrating from LIGHTROOM to CAPTURE ONE Free Video Tutorials Online
  • read here – Capture One Pro Workflow Tips and Tricks
  • read here – Capture One for Fujifilm: Tips and Tricks, Quick Guides, C1 vs Lightroom and Luminar
  • read here – Capture One Pro 12: Sharpening Fujifilm Files, New Features Overview, Jonas Rask Capture One 12 Coverage and More
  • read here – TESTED: Capture One Pro 12 Improved Fujifilm X Trans Support
  • read here – Best RAW Converters for FUJIFILM Files in 2019, Why Capture One is Better than Lightroom (Sometimes) and More Comparisons

And today, down below, you’ll see a few more of them.

Farewell Adobe… I am out… and just a recommendation: treat your customers better than this ;).

New Capture One Roundup

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