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13 Apr Fuji X-Pro2, A Love-Hate Relationship

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Fuji X-Pro2, A Love-Hate Relationship 13th April 2016 written by Joel Wolfson Fuji X-Pro2, A Love-Hate Relationship A Pro’s Story of the New Fujifilm X-Pro2

I didn’t have high expectations for auto focus speed and focus tracking but was pleasantly surprised by the accuracy and speed of the X-Pro2. Some elk came through my yard and I grabbed the X-Pro2. Not only did it accurately track the elk jumping the fence but is capable of 8 fps and the large buffer allows for more than enough raw frames for a burst of this type. X-Pro2 set on continuous auto focus and wide/tracking with Fujinon XF 55-200mm f3.5-4.5 zoom at 200mm (300mm FF equiv) f10, 1/320 sec. ISO 2500

This is a brief bottom line story from my perspective as a full time professional photographer. I won’t go into every feature and setting as there are many solid reviews out there covering this. I want to address some aspects of real life use of the camera and especially aspects I haven’t seen addressed much in other reviews or profiles of the X-Pro2.

I have always loved using rangefinders. Though mostly Leica, I’ve owned and used  many rangefinder cameras over the years. The Fuji X-Pro2 is an absolute pleasure to use. I love the OVF (optical viewfinder) when using lenses up to 56mm (85mm full frame equivalent.) And you can’t beat the ingenious “ERF” (electronic rangefinder). This is a small picture-in-picture window with a magnified view of the focus area in the

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