09 Jul Is the Fuji X-T2 dynamic range really that good? – A personal analysis

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The new Fujifilm X-T2 was announced two days ago and as usual the hype at the moment is really high. The new camera is making the cover of many websites, magazines and blogs. One of the articles that went viral was published on Thursday by Petapixel. It shows a 2 full stop recovery in Lightroom of a beautiful landscape shot taken by Fuji ambassador and popular travel photographer Elia Locardi.

Many were impressed by this result, while others were more sceptical, saying that the same is possible with other (even cheaper) APS-C cameras. I decided to dig a little bit more into the matter to see if the most recent X-Trans sensor is really that great or if similar results can easily be obtained with other cameras as well.

Important note: this article is a personal analysis inspired by Elia Locardi’s post (you can also check his X-T2 review on his website). I don’t mean to discredit his words in any way or trigger some sort of “battle” between blogs.

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I haven’t had the chance to try a Fujifilm X-T2 yet but the sensor and image processor are exactly the same as the ones found inside the X-Pro2 that I currently own and that I reviewed in-depth on this website. So I am going to analyse some of my X-Pro2 images, knowing that the results are identical to the X-T2.

First I would like to say that the dynamic range performance

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