22 Jan Fujifilm – My Journey From Frustration To Competency

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I decided sometime in late 2015, to cautiously stick my toes in the water and just dabble back into the Fuji World again.  In November of 2016, I took my wife for a surprise anniversary trip to Bali for a week.  The only camera I took along was a newly acquired X-T1 and a 35mm F2 and 18-55 kit lens.  I was very impressed with the X-T1 and even though it had some limitations, I began to think that perhaps FujiFilm was coming of age.  I kept using the Nikon gear for local photoshoots, but I began turning more and more to the lighter system.  The acid test was 12 months ago – I had a long planned trip of over 5 weeks to Myanmar – which system would I take?

I bit the bullet and bought one of the first copies of the newly released X-T2, ‘strapped’ an 18-135 to it, put the 35mm F2 on the X-T1, and I was off to Myanmar.  You can read in detail on my blog discussing all of my findings on those cameras, the lens combinations I chose and lots of other interesting stuff.  Suffice to say though (other than a few minor quibbles and the limitations of the X-T1), I was rather happy with the results from that trip and the reliability of my expanding Fuji kit…

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