Fujifilm X-T5: Pocket Guide


You can now pre-order the new “Fujifilm X-T5: Pocket Guide: Buttons, Dials, Settings, Modes, and Shooting Tips“.

As a reference, there is also the Fujifilm X-T4 pocket guide (customer reviews) as well as the Fujifilm X-T3 pocket guide (customer reviews).

Designed for photographers who haven’t memorized every button, dial, setting, and feature on their Fujifilm X-T5, Rocky Nook’s handy and ultra-portable quick reference Pocket Guide helps you get the shot when you’re out and about.

  • Confirm that your camera is set up properly with the pre-shoot checklist
  • Identify every button and dial on your camera
  • Learn the essential modes and settings you need to know
  • Dive deeper with additional features of your camera
  • Execute step-by-step instructions for shooting multiple exposures, in-camera HDR, time-lapse movies, and more
  • Follow tips and techniques for getting great shots in typical scenarios (portrait, landscape, freezing action, low light, etc.)

Fujifilm Revolutionizes X100VI Distribution With Spectacular Pop-Up Shops in Iconic Locations

Fujifilm has just announced what I consider a brilliant solution to the immense request of the Fujifilm X100VI and also a great way to make sure that scalpers won’t get their greedy hands on it.

They have now completely stopped selling the Fujifilm X100VI via regular stores and have announced there will be pop-up stores set up in these 225 stunning locations all over the world.

The 225 location have been selected together with National Geographic.

Once sold out, Fujifilm will open 1,000 more new pop-up shops here.

This ensures that only those truly dedicated to obtaining an X100VI will have the opportunity, as acquiring one will require traveling to various locations rather than simply ordering online or finding it at a local store.

Now your X100VI journey will start with a great adventure!

Press Release

Fujifilm Revolutionizes Camera Distribution with Spectacular Pop-Up Shops in Iconic Locations Worldwide, Combatting Scalpers Along the Way

[TOKYO, April 1, 2024 ] – FUJIFILM Corporation (President & CEO, Representative Director: Teiichi Goto) is thrilled to announce a groundbreaking shift in its distribution strategy with the introduction of stunning pop-up shops set amidst some of the world’s most breathtaking landscapes.

These immersive pop-up shops, located in iconic destinations ranging from serene mountain peaks to sun-kissed beaches, will offer enthusiasts the opportunity to collect their coveted Fujifilm X100VI cameras in person, adding an unforgettable element of adventure to the purchasing experience.

“By creating these unique pop-up shops in awe-inspiring locations, we’re not just selling cameras; we’re creating unforgettable memories for our customers,” said Teiichi Goto, CEO at Fujifilm. “We believe that picking up your new X100VI camera should be as extraordinary as the photos you’ll capture with it.”

In addition to providing customers with an unforgettable experience, these pop-up shops serve as an innovative solution to combat scalpers. By requiring in-person pickup in remote locations, Fujifilm aims to ensure that genuine photography enthusiasts have access to the X100VI without falling victim to scalping practices.

Fujifilm has collaborated with National Geographic to pinpoint these 225 locations for these pop-up shops, ensuring that each site offers a truly remarkable backdrop for the camera pickup experience. Additionally, once the initial batch of X100VI samples is sold out, Fujifilm plans to launch 1,000 more new pop-up shops, further expanding accessibility to the coveted cameras.

This pioneering distribution strategy underscores Fujifilm’s commitment to innovation and customer satisfaction, providing photography enthusiasts with an unforgettable opportunity to experience the magic of Fujifilm firsthand.

About Fujifilm
Fujifilm is a global leader in imaging technology, providing a wide range of products and services to meet the needs of photographers and enthusiasts around the world. With a commitment to innovation, quality, and customer satisfaction, Fujifilm continues to push the boundaries of what’s possible in the world of photography.

Warranties for Fujifilm X100VI Limited Edition are Non-Transferable in UK (UPDATE – also in USA)

UPDATE: In USA every Fujifilm camera/lens/accessory has a non-transferable warranty – see document here.

A FR-reader had an exchange with a Fujifilm UK employee regarind the warranty for the limited edition Fujifilm X100VI.

And I think this is an important bit of information for those of you who plan to buy any of the X100VI LE that will soon pop up in UK on eBay.

Warranties for Fujifilm X100VI Limited Edition are non-transferable in UK. Here is what Fujifilm UK said:

I don’t know what the policy in the US is but over here [UK] when people register to purchase the camera the warranty won’t be transferable and we’ll have people signing up to a ballot. So it’s a randomised system on who’s getting the opportunity to buy one.
Unfortunately we won’t be able to stop the people reselling them on eBay but at least we can make it more difficult as whoever purchases it from eBay won’t be able to get it serviced under warranty from Fujifilm UK.

Another good move by Fujifilm UK.

Strict Rules Can’t Stop Fujifilm X100VI Madness: Instant Sold Out in Japan, Causes Website Crashes and Order Suspension Issued

Back in early March, Fujifilm announced that the Fujifilm X100VI will be for sale in Japan starting today, March 28.

Well, today the sale started, and the Japanese Fujifilm webstore crashed due to “heavy access”.

Moroever, the first batch of X100VI cameras already sold out and hence Fujiiflm Japan issued an order suspension. Fujifilm writes:

Both “X100VI” Silver and Black have exceeded the planned number of sales, so we have temporarily suspended the acceptance of orders. I’m very sorry. We will post the future sales schedule as soon as we know.”

And all this despite Fujifilm Japan having set strict purchasing rules such as restricting sales to individuals with a purchase history at their store and limiting purchases to one unit per person/household.

Apology due to heavy access to Fujifilm official shopping site “Fujifilm Mall”

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Scalpers Possibly Grabbed 92% of Limited Edition Fujifilm X100VI Cameras in USA thanks to This Bot

A FR-reader found some clues as far as the bot goes that people used to purchase multiple Fujifilm X100VI limited edition.

The scalpers seem to indicate in their Discord server that their checkout software (bot) secured 92% of orders on day 1.

This assertion appears credible, especially considering the notifications of successful purchases visible in the Discord server. In fact, as shown by the video below, hundreds of X100VI LE units seem to have been ordered through this bot.

One guy claims that he was able to grab four X100VI LE and he was planing to snatch a 5th model (screenshot above).

Also, below I will share a video that shows which software was used and how it works.

The video shows the time stamp of when those hundreds of orders were placed (for March 21/22). As far as the order for March 23 goes, I share them as screenshot here and here.

My hope is that the time stamp will help Fujifilm to track down every single scalper, cancel their order and find a better way to distribute the X100VI LE to make sure it falls into the hands of enthusiasts and not scalpers.