Fujifilm X-Pro3 Beats X-T3 and X-T30 Low Light PDR Performance

Photons to Photos added the Fujifilm X-Pro3 to their database. As a result you can now compare  the dynamic range and low-light performance to all other cameras in their database.

When compared with the two X-series cameras; Fujifilm X-T3 and Fujifilm X-T30, the Fujifilm X-Pro3 shows a better performance over the X-T3 and X-T30.

So with having the same processor and sensor, does the X-Pro3 has better dynamic range?  Continue reading “Fujifilm X-Pro3 Beats X-T3 and X-T30 Low Light PDR Performance”

Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2x Macro Lens Price, Specs, Availability

Laowa have released price, specs and availability information for the 65mm f/2.8 2x macro lens.

The Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2X Macro APO will be available for Canon EOS M, Fujj X and Sony E mirrorless camera systems. The price of this manual lens is $399. Laowa lenses are listed at B&H Photo and Adorama.

Venus Optics claims that this is the only APS-C mirrorless lens currently on the market capable of achieving a 2:1 magnification.

The 65mm f/2.8 is a compact macro lens available for Fuji X, Sony E and Canon M mount cameras. Venus Optics say they specially designed this lens for use with mirrorless cameras which use APS-C sensors.

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Fujifilm XC 35mm F2 Prime Lens Announced

Alongside the X-T200, Fujifilm has announced the Fujinon XC 35mm F2 lens. The Fujifilm XC 35mm F2 lens gives an equivalent to 52mm on a 35mm format.

Weighing just 130g and measuring 46.5mm in length, this new prime lens has nine elements including two aspherical lens elements in six groups, producing sharp and crisp images. AF operation is quick and near silent thanks to the use of an internal focus system, which uses a stepping motor, making it drive the focus lens elements fast and accurately.

The lens produces creamy bokeh while offering excellent portability and high-speed AF.

The price for Fujifilm XC 35mm f/2 lens is $199, now available for pre-order at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon, release date on February 27th, 2020. Continue reading “Fujifilm XC 35mm F2 Prime Lens Announced”

Fujifilm X-T200 Camera Comes with 4K/30p and Costs $800

The Fujifilm X-T200 is an affordable mirrorless camera that uses the company’s X-mount. Boasting a wide range of improvements over its X-T100 predecessor, the X-T200 uses a 24MP Bayer sensor but uses copper rather than aluminum wiring, which provides 3.5x faster readout and had allowed Fujifilm to extend the high ISO by one stop, to 25600.

The X-T200 is lighter than the X-T100, weighing in at 370g / 0.8lb. The T200’s touchscreen is larger (3.5″ vs. 3″) and inherits a more touch-friendly menu from the X-A7.

The price for Fujifilm X-T200 body is $699, now available for pre-order B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon, release date on February 27th, 2020. See press release here. Fujifilm X-T200 product page, reviews and comparisonsContinue reading “Fujifilm X-T200 Camera Comes with 4K/30p and Costs $800”

Fuji Rumors Recap : X-T4, X100V, X-T200, GF 45-100mm f/4 R LM OIS WR, XC 35mm f/2

Here is an updated Fuji rumors recap. There will be several product announcements from Fuji soon. First wave of these announcements include the Fuji X-T200 entry-level X-series camera, GF 45-100mm f/4 R LM OIS WR and XC 35mm f/2 lenses.

The second wave of Fuji announcements are expected on February 4th and the products to be announced are the Fujifilm X100V  and Fujifilm X-T4. Check out the list below to find out the latest Fuji rumors recap.  Continue reading “Fuji Rumors Recap : X-T4, X100V, X-T200, GF 45-100mm f/4 R LM OIS WR, XC 35mm f/2”

Fujifilm X100V Rumored to Feature Two-Way Tilt Screen

According to latest rumors surfaced over the web, the Fuji X100F successor is expected to arrive in February 2020. The model name is not confirmed yet but the upcoming Fujifilm X100V is rumored to fetaure two-way tilt screen.

So as mentioned earlier the upcoming Fujifilm X100V will not have the same reversible touch screen from the new X-Pro3 (AmazonB&HAdorama).

The model with two-way tilting touchscreen and 26MP BSI CMOS sensor is set to be the successor of X100F camera (Amazon | B&H | Adorama). Continue reading “Fujifilm X100V Rumored to Feature Two-Way Tilt Screen”

Fujifilm X-Pro3 Dura Silver now in Stock & Shipping in the US

The new Fujifilm X-Pro3 mirrorless camera (Dura Silver) is now in stock and shipping at major US stores.

Fujifilm X-Pro3 ($1,799): B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama

Latest rangefinder style mirrorless camera designed with a film ethos, the FUJIFILM X-Pro3 is a unique mirrorless camera characterized by its distinct viewfinder design, a hidden LCD screen, and its stylish, rangefinder-inspired design with a dura silver finish. Continue reading “Fujifilm X-Pro3 Dura Silver now in Stock & Shipping in the US”

Updated Fujifilm LUT for F-Log Now Available

Updated Fujifilm LUT for F-Log Now Available online.

This LUT file is to edit the movie data below when the data is edited by a movie editor on your PC or Mac.

  • 4K movie data of X-T2 recorded in external HDMI devices with the mode of the “HDMI F-Log” under the “4K MOVIE OUTPUT” in the “MOVIE SETTING”
  • 4K and Full HD movie data of GFX100, X-T30, X-T3 , X-Pro3 and X-H1 recorded on SD cards or in external HDMI devices with the mode of the “F-Log RECORDING” in the “MOVIE SETTING”

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Fujifilm X100V Coming with Improved 23mm f/2 lens

Fujifilm X100V  premium compact camera is rumored to be announced on February 4, 2020. The good news is that the successor to the Fujifilm X100F (Amazon | B&H | Adorama) to feature improved 23mm f/2 lens.

Fujifilm’s goal with the X100-series is to achieve the best image quality without compromise and design it to fit in a slim, compact body that you will take everywhere.

This was achieved through the incorporation of a non-interchangeable, non-collapsible, fixed focal length lens. So with the Fujifilm X100V, the company will offer an improved version of 23mm f/2 but with better close focusing and weather-resistant (WR)  feature. Check out the Fujifilm X100V specifications rumored so far.  Continue reading “Fujifilm X100V Coming with Improved 23mm f/2 lens”

Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye Lens Announced for Sony E, Fuji X, and Canon EF-M

Venus Optics announced the Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye lens for Canon EF-M (EOS M), Sony E, Fuji X mounts.  The lens has a good price tag at $199.

Featuring a one-of-a-kind 210° field of view, Laowa 4mm f/2.8 fisheye lens can create a circular fisheye perspective on Micro Four Thirds (M43) cameras. Photographers can create a 360° full panorama image with a maximum of 2-3 shots. The lens  weigh only 4.8 oz (135 g) which makes it extremely portable and allows photographers to have creative shots anywhere, anytime. The lens can also be mounted on DJI Inspire X5 cameras for creating a unique perspective you have never seen before.

Laowa lenses are sold at Adorama and B&H. See Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye lens announcement. Continue reading “Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye Lens Announced for Sony E, Fuji X, and Canon EF-M”