Fuji has announced the TCL-X100 teleconverter for the fixed lens X100 and X100s cameras. The cameras have a 23mm lens, which is equivalent to a 35mm field of view on a full frame camera. The new TCL-X100 teleconverter is a 1.4x converter, which changes the focal length to 33mm, or 50mm in a full frame equivalent. [Read more…]
It looks like the excellent Fuji X100 is finally getting a proper successor. A recent article on the Fuji X-E1, written by Tony Bridge (who is sponsored by Fujifilm), mentioned that the replacement for the X100 is due out “early next year.” Given Fuji’s historically solid showing at CES, there’s a good chance that the next X-series camera with a leaf shutter will show up at CES 2013 in the first few days of January. [Read more…]
Mastering the Fuji X100 is a new book from photographer Michael Diechtierow. As the title implies, the book covers the features and capability of the X100 with an aim to help the reader maximize the potential of the camera.
Mastering the Fuji X100 retails for $29.95; however, it is currently available for $19.37 on Amazon.com.
Fuji’s camera division head honcho spoke out in an interview with Reuters, noting that the company has some lofty goals to be the No. 3 camera maker ahead of Samsung and Nikon. To get to that point, Fuji will re-enter the interchangeable lens camera market with new “luxury” mirrorless models and dedicated lenses developed in house. [Read more…]
As of today, the Fuji X100 stands in a category of its own in terms of features, price and performance. While other manufacturers have attempted to push the envelope, none have succeeded like Fuji has with the X100. Armed with a 12.3MP sensor and a fixed focal length of 23mm (35mm equivalent), the X100 is not your ordinary point and shoot camera. It’s also not a DSLR or what we typically categorize as a “mirrorless” camera even though it has no reflex mirror.
The Fuji X100 stands alone as a game changer in the “pro”-sumer photography realm. [Read more…]