The Fabulous Fuji X owners thread

I wonder how many orders in the backlog are being taken up, and how many people have already got the camera from elsewhere/decided against it.
 
A lot of those would put an order in because they were caught up in the hype and fan fare and after a cooling off period waiting they come to their senses that they don’t really need one.

One can hate LCE wanting a deposit but at least it remove a lot of those time wasters.
 
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A lot of those would put an order in because they were caught up in the hype and fan fare and after a cooling off period waiting they come to their senses that they don’t really need one.

One can hate LCE wanting a deposit but at least it remove a lot of those time wasters.
I confess I’m one of them

I ordered a silver one mid March from Clifton Camera with only a £5 deposit. I waited patiently for 6 weeks but after seeing the latest expected delivery being August I caved in and bought one from eBay.

The order is still alive and I’ll leave it so. Before cancelling I’ll ask here if anyone wants one at cost.

Jake
 
X-T50 is £1299 for those interested
 
X-T50 is £1299 for those interested

This price level is changing the playing field for Fujifilm, I think we have seen the last of the days where we get a new camera released with a 3 figure price tag.

That said we all know that within 6-9 months the X-T50 will be on a cashback/trade in promotion deal...........................................
 
So how does the X-T50 compare to the X-T5...? Anyone know anything yet?

View: https://youtu.be/yRtHAOTKBB8?si=nzo3y8FzlRWBE5Ad

Personally.....

Pro
Same sensor
IBIS
Added Film sim dial (Although not sure why they can't use the custom dial like in X-S10/20)

Con
No weather seal
1 card slot
Slower burst speed (about half)
EVF not as good as X-T5
Old W126S battery

Should have bought a X-T5 if at photography show if you were waiting for the X-T50.

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This price level is changing the playing field for Fujifilm, I think we have seen the last of the days where we get a new camera released with a 3 figure price tag.

That said we all know that within 6-9 months the X-T50 will be on a cashback/trade in promotion deal...........................................
That might be me waiting then. Loved the T20 and thought it would be good to finally get a new version... but that price....
 
£1299 is body only.
Damn. That's a shame.

Having watched a couple of reviews now, the only compelling feature really is the IBIS. That dedicated Film Sim dial is a swing and a miss. I hope for their sake they upgrade the firmware to make it customisable.

Of more interest is that 16-50mm kit lens; looks like a much more manageable size than the 16-80mm. I'd be more tempted by an X-T30II with the new kit lens
 
Damn. That's a shame.

Having watched a couple of reviews now, the only compelling feature really is the IBIS. That dedicated Film Sim dial is a swing and a miss. I hope for their sake they upgrade the firmware to make it customisable.

Of more interest is that 16-50mm kit lens; looks like a much more manageable size than the 16-80mm. I'd be more tempted by an X-T30II with the new kit lens
£1649 with the 16-50.
 
Damn. That's a shame.

Having watched a couple of reviews now, the only compelling feature really is the IBIS. That dedicated Film Sim dial is a swing and a miss. I hope for their sake they upgrade the firmware to make it customisable.

Of more interest is that 16-50mm kit lens; looks like a much more manageable size than the 16-80mm. I'd be more tempted by an X-T30II with the new kit lens
Definitely hope they make it customisable. It's basically useless to me as it is.
 
Thoughts on the 23mm f2? I got an itch :ROFLMAO:
 
Thoughts on the 23mm f2? I got an itch :ROFLMAO:

IMO not as good as either 23mm F1.4 lenses at F2, but if you want a relatively compact lens with WR and not worry about it too much wide open then it will fit the bill. My wife has one on her X-T20, it was better than my X100F at F2, but not as good as my 23mm F1.4 Mk1 at F2 - stopped down its fine.
 
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IMO not as good as either 23mm F1.4 lenses at F2, but if you want a relatively compact lens with WR and not worry about it too much wide open then it will fit the bill. My wife has one on her X-T20, it was better than my X100F at F2, but not as good as my 23mm F1.4 Mkl1 at F2 - stopped down its fine.
Thanks mate.
It would only be mostly f4 and above. I mainly was looking for something small and light. Sometimes the 16-55 can get too lumpy. Plus I have the lovely 35 1.4R for wide open stuff. I did have the 23 1.4 a while ago, but wasn't too keen on the close focussing (or lack of). But as I say, maybe try the older one as I don't need to focus close with it.
 
Thanks mate.
It would only be mostly f4 and above. I mainly was looking for something small and light. Sometimes the 16-55 can get too lumpy. Plus I have the lovely 35 1.4R for wide open stuff. I did have the 23 1.4 a while ago, but wasn't too keen on the close focussing (or lack of). But as I say, maybe try the older one as I don't need to focus close with it.

No WR on the older one (if thats important)
 
Thanks mate.
It would only be mostly f4 and above. I mainly was looking for something small and light. Sometimes the 16-55 can get too lumpy. Plus I have the lovely 35 1.4R for wide open stuff. I did have the 23 1.4 a while ago, but wasn't too keen on the close focussing (or lack of). But as I say, maybe try the older one as I don't need to focus close with it.
Got the f2 version just to have the old f1.4 as well and if your shooting at f4 and above I can't see the point of getting the old f1.4 one as don't think you see any difference.
 
tbh I normally have it set to C and use the front dial on the Fuji. It feels a bit like rolling the front dial to fine tune the shutter speed in then.

Which is strange, because on the Sony's I DO use the exp comp dial :ROFLMAO:

Well C gives you +/- 5 stops (even if the EVF only manages to display +/- 3 stops - it’s the way I used the camera as I found the Exp Comp dial quite stiff. On the Leica I have no choice, but then the dial has a perfect German engineered resistance to it!!!!
 
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