Some people just prefer Fuji

Discussion in 'Street, Documentary, and Portrait' started by ahuyevshi, Jun 6, 2013.

  1. ahuyevshi

    ahuyevshi Mu-43 Veteran

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    Berkeley, CA
    OM-D PL25

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  2. Livnius

    Livnius Super Moderator

    Jul 7, 2011
    Melbourne. Australia
    Joe
    Brilliant !
     
  3. Hyubie

    Hyubie Unique like everyone else

    Oct 15, 2010
    Massachusetts
    Herbert
    and i thought it was another one of those :horse: threads :)
     
  4. ahuyevshi

    ahuyevshi Mu-43 Veteran

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    Berkeley, CA
    Lol... It's not, I love my X100 and OM-D both, just differently...
     
  5. Iansky

    Iansky Mu-43 All-Pro

    Dec 26, 2009
    The Cotswolds, UK
    Snap - I also love my OMD & X100, 2 great cameras that are fun to use and good in different ways!
     
  6. cmpatti

    cmpatti Mu-43 Veteran

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    Berkeley, CA
    So this is a serious inquiry, not an effort to start an argument. I've been very interested in the X100s, but every time I consider buying one, I have trouble answering the question, why not just use my OMD with Panasonic 20mm f/1.7? The one thing I've come up with is that the high sync speed permitted by the leaf shutter would allow some use of daylight flash that I can't do with the OMD, but so far, that hasn't been enough to justify the purchase of an entirely new camera. (I don't do much daylight flash.)

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  7. ahuyevshi

    ahuyevshi Mu-43 Veteran

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    Berkeley, CA
    So I toyed with the idea of upgrading to the S but I have an XE-1 and it's essentially the same sensor. The leaf shutter is awesome for high speed sync and a fixed 35mm F/2 is amazing but it's not for everybody. 35mm is my favorite Focal length, so I'd compare it to the 17mm 1.8

    I have the old X100 and I do a lot of street type shooting with it and fill flash with the built in ND filter produces amazing results.

    Yesterday on my daughters field trip as usual I had both and I shot primarily with the X100 and had the OM-D with the 25 mounted for a few shots..

    There is just something about the X100 that no other digital body has done for me, can't explain it.. I didn't upgrade to the S because the X-E1 IQ to me isn't the same as the X100. I think it will be the first body that I never sell

    I haven't used the 20mm in years, and I remember selling it because AF on the GF1 and EP2 was horrible and slow.

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  8. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    Bob
    I've always been fond of Fuji - I love the colors and IQ. I'm sticking with :43: now because I have a good bit invested in lenses and I would prefer to spend money on an UWA or the 75mm than invest in another camera. Great shots!:thumbup:
     
  9. Bhupinder2002

    Bhupinder2002 Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Superb shots P3310311.
     
  10. ahuyevshi

    ahuyevshi Mu-43 Veteran

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    Feb 9, 2010
    Berkeley, CA
    Love it!!! I don't like getting into this or that threads, everybody is different and everybody has different styles. Since I got the XE-1 I almost stopped using my 5D2 completely, then with the X100, stopped using the XE-1.

    The OM-D complements the X100 for me..
     
  11. Luke

    Luke Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jul 30, 2010
    Milwaukee, WI
    Luke
    the young lady has excellent taste. And a beautiful smile, too.