18 Dec X-T2 Setup guide (Ver.2.10)
Source: Fujifilm Insider
PREPARING THE CAMERA
NOTE: If you haven’t already done so, check that you have the latest firmware installed. Press and hold the DISP.BACK button while at the same time you switch the camera on. The rear LCD will display the current firmware version for both the X-T2 and the attached lens. If not up to date visit Fujifilms firmware page , download the firmware and copy it to the root directory of your SD card. Once inserted, press and hold the DISP.BACK button again and this time follow the on-screen instruction for updating your firmware. Basically all you do is hit the OK button, wait for the completion and then switch the camera OFF – and you’re done.
IMAGE QUALITY SETTING
The 3:2 aspect ratio is the same as traditional 35mm film while 16:9 is the ratio of HD devices such as modern TV’s and smartphones. Selecting an aspect ratio of 1:1, which is square is reminiscent of some old medium format cameras (Hasselblad, Bronica, etc) and is a nice choice for B&W portraits or just to make an artistic statement.
NOTE: This setting is pertinent to JPEG files and does not affect RAF files.
I personally know off a lot of pro photog’s who use JPEG exclusively for all their paid assignments. Most of them are belong to an older age bracket, are less computer savvy and are very meticulous with their camera and lighting adjustments. They also will argue that they get the images they need faster and with less hassle and don’t see a need for expensive and time consuming RAW files. I myself use FINE+RAW while a lot of you may probably prefer just RAW.
NOTE: If you do decide to go the JPEG route, please know that you can toggle RAW image quality ON or OFF for a single shot, by assigning RAW to a function button or adding it in the Q menu. …
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