11 Aug Why I use the Fuji X100 series for travel and documentary work

Source: Fujifilm Insider

When Fujifilm announced the first X100 series model back in 2010, it was clear it was going to be a revolutionary camera.

I bought my very first X100 camera in the spring of 2011 and, since then, the models in the series have been a daily companion, becoming my number one cameras for documentary and travel photography.

I think it’s important to set the scene. Back in 2011, I was looking for a more portable and accessible camera for everyday use, a camera I could carry with me at all times so that no photographic opportunity could be missed.

Throughout 2009 and 2010 I had tried a few pocket cameras, but there was nothing on the market that could match the image quality and performance of my DSLR. Whether it was down to shutter lag or image quality, the resultant images simply weren’t good enough to be used professionally.

The Fujifilm X100 camera was a new chapter and its evolution through the X100S, X100T and the latest X100F has seen it become a little powerhouse of a camera. And, at only 469g with the battery and memory card installed it’s exceptionally comfortable to carry around all day, even hanging around your neck…

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