06 Dec My Fujifilm Journey…

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At this point I admit to finding myself in quite a quandary. A quandary that lasted weeks, rather than days, and I am sure many other photographers have found themselves in the same situation. I really wanted to explore the Fujifilm system a lot more, I wanted more lenses, another camera body! I wanted to travel with it and use it a lot more in the field. As I researched my options, it was painfully obvious I could not afford to invest in a second system. Plus, it’s not practical to carry two camera systems when flying abroad, especially in Africa. Despite being incredibly impressed by the Fujifilm gear, my Nikon gear was my security, much like a comfort blanket.

I spent a few more days using the X-T2 and 100-400mm combination, with and without the teleconverter. I dabbled in the more detailed AF settings, experimented with the power boost mode and enjoyed looking at the film simulations.  The more I used it, the more I enjoyed it. I felt I was using a camera again, not just taking photographs. In comparison, my Nikon bodies just felt like tools. I know cameras are just tools but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t enjoy the user experience, does it? My reliance on my Nikon security blanket was slowly but surely sliding away[…]

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