25 Jan Fuji X: Two years after moving from the world of DSLR

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Storks: X-T2 and 100-400 f/4.5-5.6 plus 1.4TC

It is now two years since I moved over from my heavyweight DSLR system to the (relatively) lightweight delights of Fujifilm. This is the story of what happened and why.

I sold my Canon gear (5D Mk2 and 6D) to purchase the Fuji X-T10 in January 2016, followed by the acquisition of the X-T2 in September 2016. Using the diminutive 16 MP X-T10 as my sole camera, while awaiting the launch of the 24 MP X-T2, was an illuminating experience. I soon realised that I was having more fun with my photography than ever before. In later 2017, I sold the X-T10 to replace it with the 24MP X-T20.

Walkway: The odd one out, but would you notice? — one of my last shots with the Canon 6D and 70-200 f/2.8 before selling up and moving over to Fuji

My lenses now comprise three primes, the XF 16mm f/1.4R WR, the XF 23mm f/1.4R and the XF 56mm f/1.2R, and two tele zooms, the XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR and the XF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR. I also have both the 1.4 and 2.0 tele-converters for added reach on both these lenses.

Onagers, X-T2 and 100-400 f/4.5-5/6

So what do I like about Fuji and how does the system compare with my previous DSLR life?

The most obvious change is that the weight of camera bodies and most lenses is substantially lighter than their DSLR equivalents. Since I often carry two cameras…

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