28 Sep The Fujifilm X100T – not just any old camera!
Source: Maclean Photographic
Reigning FIA World Endurance Champion Mark Webber being interviewed during the event in TexasIn November 2014 I had the opportunity to test the Fujifilm X100T alongside my original X100 Black Limited Edition (CLICK HERE to see the blog). At the time I thought the X100T was a big step up from the X100 and that I might be persuaded to upgrade from the camera that started my X Series journey.
However I never did. Not because the X100T wasn’t the leap forward that I eluded to in my test, it was just that funds needed to be spent on my X-T1s and XF lenses for my work and I couldn’t justify the expense when the X100 was still a great camera to use (it still is!).
Anyway, nearly two years later I have finally got an X100T and it is still superb. The small body, the build quality, the 16mp X-Trans sensor and that sublime Fujinon 23mm f2 lens all go together to make the photographic experience a joy.
Yes, compared to my X-Pro2 and X-T2 the AF is a lot slower and the newer cameras have the new 24mp sensors compared to the older 16mp X-Trans in the X100T, but that is not the be all and end all as far as I am concerned. Taking photographs is more than just spec sheets and stats, it is about how you feel when you pick up a camera and that translates into how you approach your subject. I liken it to when…