19 Mar 30 Days with the Fuji X100F: Day 13

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Today’s shot provides a great excuse to talk about two of my favorite updates to the X100F: the joystick and the autofocus. I raved about these two features a lot during my 30 Days with the X-T2 series, and I couldn’t be happier that they’ve (mostly) arrived to the X100F as well. I can honestly say that the joystick and improved autofocus have changed the way I shoot on the streets.

After seeing this scene develop while walking behind this man, my workflow for taking the image looked like this: frame the composition, use the joystick to move the autofocus box to the bottom right “rule of thirds” zone where I knew the man would walk into, take the shot when the man walked into the autofocus box. Easy. Without the joystick, I wouldn’t have been able to move the autofocus box quickly enough. And without the improved autofocus speed, the camera would have hunted for too long that it wouldn’t have taken the image at the exact right time and the composition would have been ruined…

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