Well, I hear tethering should also come to the Fujifilm X-Pro2 via firmware update :)
Well, I hear tethering should also come to the Fujifilm X-Pro2 via firmware update :)
A trusted source dropped me an email and confirmed what we first published here: the Fujifilm X-Pro2 Kaizen 4K video Firmware update is coming “soon”.
And in order to manage my impatience until September 7, I had some fun making a little trailer you can see below :)
Fujifilm recently launched “Shacolla”, a a double-side self-adhesive foam panel that can be used several times to attach new pictures. You can read more about it at fujifilm.eu and you can find it at AmazonUS here, bundled with the Instax SP-2 printer.
Angelo Pelle leather case for Fuji X-Pro 2 at gambofoto.
Thanks to all of you for your carbon fiber travel tripod recommendations. I ordered and just now received the most recommended one, the Sirui T-025X. If the weather allows it, I plan to hike tomorrow… and so I can immedialy test it on the field :)
Goodbye Fuji X-T2: Why I FINALLY had to let it go at LivingVertical Youtube
I love the Fuji system.
And yes, sometimes I just can’t contain my enthusiasm and excitement for the Fuji X and G systems, which brings me to write long emotional articles when a camera gets discontinued or lose myself in a frenzy of happiness for a rumor, when I could have said everything with 1 headline and saved a lot of my spare time.
That’s who I am… can’t change it… deal with it ;)
However, this is FujiRumors… and I know that this blog is a big source for all things Fuji for many of you guys.
That’s why my number 1 priority will always be to deliver honest, good, fair, fast and accurate service to you… even if it means that sometimes we have to talk “bad” about Fujifilm.
So here on FujiRumors we are are free to…
I’ll just quickly add, that I can do this only because I have absolutely 0% contacts with (and zero favours/money/support from) Fujifilm, which gives me an immense freedom to write whatever I want.
You guys, the FR-readers, are my only boss… and all I want to do is to deliver you the best content and rumors possible.
The Fujifilm X-System is not for everybody. Depending on what your needs are, you may be more or less satisfied with it. Some people love the X-system so much, that they can live with minor issues (maybe waiting for a Kaizen Firmware to fix it), some others just have to return their Fuji camera, just like LivingVertical did with his X-T2 (video above) or alastairarthur did with his X-Pro2 (link below).
But there are also many very happy Fuji users out there, who keep up producing great work with their Fuji gear (such as Kevin Mullins’ recent wedding Photographs)… and I’m happy to share them in this roundup, too.
Heay gsiys I AMSMAZING casnT BNelive…
* * Dutch vegetable break * *
Sorry, I was too excited to type… but now I’m more calm… so let me try again to write it down for you ;)
Dear Fujifilm Shooters,
some of you might remember, when back in 2013, the godfather of the Fujifilm X-series, Mr. Kawahara, said in this interview of 2013 that they are committed to improve their cameras via firmware updates because “we want you to use our camera longer and longer in your life.” (Note: Kawahara left Fujifilm in 2016, as reported here).
And indeed, we have seen many huge Kaizen firmware updates for many cameras in these years.
The FW updates were so big, that Fujifilm had to re-write entire camera manuals several times and Rico had to republish updated versions of his Fuji Tips and Tricks ebooks. And (unless you are an X100S/T) owner, you had the pleasure to feel what it means to “download a complete new camera… for free“.
Well… today I’m very excited to tell you, that there will be Kaizen love again… also for the Fujifilm X-Pro2!
I hear from trusted sources, that Fujifilm is working on a major firmware update for the Fujifilm X-Pro2, which will, among the others, give X-Pro2 owners 4K video and more.
Here on FujiRumors, the community asked for 4K on X-Pro2 multiple times, in dedicated articles and comments, and finally also Fuji Guy Billy joined Fujirumors critics on February 2017, when he said here he is also “fighting with Japan” to implement 4K on X-Pro2.
Well… it seemed all this pressure helped ;)
So, dear X-Pro2 shooters… be patient, and you will get your Kaizen Love.
4K is sure. But what else would you like? Tethering? And maybe the ability to adjust ISO via command dial? Anything else? Well, then say it here in the comments… you know those guys at the Fujifilm headquarter read us and X-ray your comments :)
Can Fujifilm ignore a unique community on the world-wide web that is able to drop 11,000 votes in a single poll within 2 days? Nope, they simply can’t :)
And if there is a reason why Fujifilm’s most known top manager, Toshihisa Iida, “loves” FujiRumors, then it’s because you guys provide Fujifilm an umatched amount of (free) feedback every single day in your comment and poll votes.
Your diligent (and massive) participation allowed Fujirumors to become the privileged channel that connects Fujifilm to its customers… this is more that I could have ever hoped for this blog! Thanks guys :)
Now, to keep our feet well set on the ground, I will also say that I’m aware we can’t always influence Fujifilm’s decision…
… however, sometimes, we can :)
In fact, it was your feedback and negative poll results, that killed the monochrome X-Pro1 and your positive pressure that revived the X-E3 plans and made Fujifilm say here “we are aware of the many X-E3 request”. The feedback you give in polls makes it to internal Fujifilm meetings with the Press and, as said before, even Fujifilm top manager Toshihisa Iida “Loves” FujiRumors.
So guys, never stop it and keep up sharing your daily feedback to Fujifilm :)
Fujifilm just released new firmware that fixes the following issues:
The following cameras can be updated:
Don’t forget… big Fuji Party on September 7… these will be great weeks here on Fujirumors… so stick around ;)
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and don’t forget the
Fujifilm USA made the start, by offering a nice $650 bonus discount on the Fujifilm GFX 50s, if you trade in your camera. BHphoto and Adorama have a dedicated Fujifilm GFX Trade in site here. Check it out for all the details.
Now Europe is following, and is offering the trade in deal not only for the Fujifilm GFX 50s, but also for the Fujifilm X-Pro2 and X-T2. Go the the Fujifilm EU promotion page and select your country for all details.
Fujifilm X-T2: USA: BHphoto, AmazonUS, Adorama, Focuscamera, BestBuy CANADA: AmazonCA EUROPE: AmazonDE, Calumentphoto DE, AmazonUK, AmazonITA, AmazonFR, AmazonESP, PCHstore, WexUK AUSTRALIA: CameraPro
Checking out the 7Artisans 50mm f:1.1 for Leica M-mount lens at J.L. Williams youtube. In his email to me, J.L. Williams writes: “I also tried it out on my Fuji X-Pro 2 camera and did a brief comparison to the Fuji 56mm f/1.2. One key finding: the lens gives an interesting look, but it doesn’t play nicely with Fuji’s focus assist features in backlit or side-lit conditions…”
A Review-holic X-mount Lens Roundup
my name is Patrick…
… and I have a problem…
… I’m a review-holic.
Just for buying a simple multi-tool like my [shoplink 49081 ebay]Leatherman Juice CS4[/shoplink] I’m able to read reviews for an entire day (or 2) about it.
But things start to get really bad, when I want to buy a new lens. In that case, I spend really many weeks pondering about it, reading and watching reviews until late in the night.
I don’t know why I do that.
Maybe it’s because I always read reviews that say “Fujinon glass is so perfectly awesome“, and something in me tells me “impossible… where is the catch“. It seems like sometimes I’m not really satified in my research, until I find some problems, bugs, downside… something negative.
I went to my therapist for that problem, and he told me that it is normal.
He told me, that since the very beginning of the human existence, the “pessimistic” thinking prevailed over the “optimistic” one: it was a strategy to survive in the wild. Happy people, who didn’t care about anything and run lighthearted through the jungle got eaten by some bear. But those, who remained in the cave, suspicious, pessimistic and overly careful, those guys survived… and we still have a bit of their DNA in us.
This is why it takes me so long to decide to buy a new Fujinon glass… because I spend infinite hours and days suspiciously looking for the “catch“… and it’s pretty damn hard to find one when it comes to Fujinon glass.
My therapist told me I should accept it. I just should enjoy the beautiful and perfect Fujinon glass. And he also recommended me to share the joy of shooting Fuji with other people.
And therefore… here you have it guys, another awesome X-mount lens roundup :)
Cover Stories & Comparisons
Fujinon XF 50mm/2
Non Fuji X-mount glass
landscapes with fuji x shared by Enzio
shared by petergabriel Why do I prefer my x-pro1’s images over my x-pro2’s?
shared by godspeed 35mm f2 vs f1.4
shared by TopDownDriver Help! How to Remove Small Scratch from Rear LCD
shared by dbenyakar 18-55 kit lens softness
shared by mvlow Need help choosing third prime lens
shared by Talia Fuji XT-2—Pink snow when shooting in jpg?
shared by Patrick FR IBIS (in body image stabilization) Coming to Future Fujifilm X Cameras
shared by macrograFX 56mm f/1.2 – Aperture stopped clicking
shared by Enrico XT2, strange problem, black frames.
shared by pez Accidents to the loved one Fuji
shared by quincy Wollensak Dumont Cro 50 MM f/1.5 Raptar
shared by Sebastian Wpoint Recommandation for a >85mm landscape lens
shared by bitbonk adapting to Pentax K mount
shared by JLP External Field Monitor FEELWORLD 7″ FW760 and the X-Pro2
shared by Jellicle New x100F firmware
shared by RonReed68 How do I install the JJC Ef-XTL eyecup on the Fuji XT2
There’s Always That One shared by ericdraven
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