NIKON Shooter About FUJIFILM: “Fujifilm’s Passion is Evident or They Could Never have Produced Something Like the X100F”

Fujifilm X100F

Did you invest in DSLR’s or any other non-Fujifilm system?

Well, then let your fingers from the Fujifilm X100F, since the perfidious Fuji Guys conceived this camera as the “gateaway drug” into the X world.

In fact, I often hear of Nikon or Canon shooters, who just got and X100F as a secondary camera for everyday shooting. But once they felt the pleasure, inspiration and quality of shooting with Fujifilm, they started to buy an X-Pro2, or an X-T2, a few lenses, and ended up ditching their DSLR system completely.

Today we report about another hardcore Nikon shooter, who made the error to get an X100F as a secondary camera: very popular youtube photographer The SnapChick.

She says about the X100F:

  • She tried the Nikon DF, which never fully embrace its inner “analogueness”
  • X100F hits the sweet spot between old school feel and modern features
  • X100F solidly build and  super clean, classic design
  • it’s all about the basics
  • intuitive menu. Coming from other brands, she felt like she already knew how to use 90% of the functions without needing the menu or manual
  • Sony mirrorless felt like a computer for her, but Fujifilm is doing it right
  • she liked to use film simulations a lot
  • this was the first time in a long time, that she was excited to look at photos later on
  • she thought that the X100F would make an occasional guest appearance in her camera bag, but after a couple of months with “this gem” and the Fujifilm X100F was almost always in her bag, and often no other camera
  • high quality images that rival anything else out there
  • Fujifilm’s passion is evident, or they could never have produced something like this, where the features and the functions are so well geared to help you do that one thing really well: capturing great images with the least distraction while giving you full creative control

I doubt she will end up ditching their Nikon system, since most of her followers on youtube are Nikon shooters. But it’s nice that she captures in words so nicely what’s about to be a Fujifilm X shooter: enjoying the pictures just as much as the process to take them.

Check out the full video Enjoy Photography Again! Fuji X100F Review at The SnapChick Youtube

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Fujifilm X100F: BHphoto, Adorama, AmazonUS, Focuscamera

TIPA Awards 2017: Fujifilm Most Awarded Camera Company. Prizes to GFX, X-T2, X-T20, X100F and XF23mmF2

If you were lucky enough to attend the Photokina 2016 (like me), you will have noticed that the by very far busiest booth was the one of Fujifilm. So it was clear to me, that Fujifilm must have done many things right over the last year, in order to attract all these people.

So it’s not really a surprise, that the latest Fujifilm products are highly awarded. I’ve already reported how:

  • the Fujifilm X-T2 got the Gold Award at DPReview (story here)
  • 14 Fujifilm products won the IF Design awards (story here)
  • the Fujifilm GFX got the DPReview Gold Award (story here)
  • the Fujifilm X100F earned the DPReview Gold Award (story here)
  • 17 Fujifilm products won the red dot design award (story here)
  • the Fujifilm X-T20 got the DPReview silver award (story here)
  • Only the Fujifilm X-System broke the DSLR Hegemony at World Press Photo Awards (story here)
  • at the DPReview Awards 2016, DPReview declared the Fujifilm X-T2 and Nikon D500 “Way in Front of the Rest” (story here)
  • the Fujifilm X-Pro2 Best Professional CSC and XF100-400 Best CSC Zoom Lens won the EISA Awards (story here)

Well, Fujifilm now sets another record. At this years’ TIPA Awards (2017), it is the most awarded camera company out there, with a total of 5 awards for:

As usual, at such competitions, there is an award for basically every brand out there. But it might be still significant, that Fujifilm is the most awarded brand.

Check out all the 2017 TIPA winners at tipa.com

Lightroom CC 2015.9 / 6.9 Now Available with Fujifilm GFX, X100F, X-T20 and X-A10 Support and X-T2/X-Pro2 Bug Fix

After the release earlier today of Adobe Camera Raw 9.9 it was just a matter of time for Lightroom to be come out with GFX, X-T20, X100F and X-A10 Support. And it just happened!

You can update to Lightroom CC 2015.9 (the creative cloud version) or to Lightroom 6.9 (standalone version).

In addition to the camera support, it also fixes the following bug that occured with X-T2 and X-Pro2 cameras:

  • Unable to import compressed raw files from Fujifilm X-T2 and X-Pro2

Read all the details of the update here!

So You Got Yourself a Fujifilm GFX or X100F? Tell Us Which System You Are Coming From – FACEBOOK POLLS

So you guys got yourself a Fujifilm GFX or X100F? Well, then feel free to join the polls launched over at our facebook groups and tell us from which system you are coming?

Vote and see the results of the GFX poll here (just launched) and of the X100F Poll here.

** NOTE 1** For those who have no facebook or do not want to join the group, as soon as I wake up tomorrow I will give you an update on the results.
** NOTE 2** Poll Results updated on February 28

And once you get your hands on the GFX or X100F, feel free to share your impressions/review using the guest posts feature on FujiRumors here.

Fujifilm GFX: USA BHphoto, Adorama, AmazonUS
Fujifilm X100F: USA: BHphoto, Adorama, AmazonUS

Interesting: A vast majority didn’t have an X100 before buying the F, and the number of people coming from other brand (as side camera mostly) is quite high. (thanks K. :) )

Fujifilm X-T20, X100F and XF50mmF2 Owner’s Manual Available

X-T20 & X100F & 50/2 Owner’s Manual

Fujifilm just uploaded the official Fujifilm X-T20 Owner’s Manual as well as the Fujifilm X100F and XF50mmF2 owner’s manual. (thanks to the FR-reader for the link)

P.S.: written with love at 5:20 AM… just to let you know I still care a lot about APS-C and not only about the GFX ;)

Fujifilm X-T20: USA: BHphoto, Adorama, AmazonUS EU: AmazonDE, AmazonUK, WexUK, PCH AUS: CameraPro
Fujifilm X100F: USA: BHphoto, Adorama, AmazonUS EU: AmazonDE, AmazonUK, WexUK, PCH AUS: CameraPro