23 Sep My Blossoming Romance with a Fine Young Fuji, the X-T2

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I was once torn between a 10 year love affair with my Canon and a blossoming romance with a newly acquired pre-production model of the Fujifilm X-T2. After posting my initial thoughts on the X-T2 I decided to give it a proper go, leaving the Canon sitting in the drawer, rather than shooting with both throughout sessions. It was scary at first but after just a few more weeks playing around with my new toy I can honestly say I’ve found a clear winner.

The Fuji has the edge over the Canon in ways that leaves the Canon rather unappealing. Returning to it provides no thrill or excitement which is not how I want to feel when picking up a camera.

My Canon 5D MKIII is solid and reliable I’ll admit. Its been everything I needed since I bought it. I began with the MK I and upgraded to the MKIII. I thought I’d want nothing else but a Canon. I thought I’d stick with it right to the very end. It had everything I needed and could ever need. Or so I thought.

Fujifilm X-T2, 50-140mmF2.8 R LM OIS WR, ISO 200, f5 1/200sec

I’d been hearing a lot about mirrorless cameras and how wonderful they are for being smaller and lighter. Great for a wedding photographer I thought. But I am studio based so had little need to worry about weight and size. All that mattered to me was quality. Weight and size was never really an issue.

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