B&H has a great deal on the popular Fuji X-T1 mirrorless camera with the XF 35mm f/2 R WR lens for $799. The camera retails at $1299 and the lens retails at $399. Other X-T1 kit and lens options are available with big discounts as well. Check it out while it lasts here at B&H Photo.
Fuji X-T2 Specs and Images Leaked
The Fuji X-T2 is expected to be announced on July 7 as the successor to the highly-regarded Fuji X-T1. In the mean time, it appears that official specs and images of the upcoming camera have already leaked out. [Read more…]
Fuji X-T1 Firmware ver. 4.20 can cause Freeze-Up
Fuji recently released firmware version 4.20 for the Fuji X-T1 and added several new features and enhancements. According to a new notice from Fuji, however, the firmware also introduced a problem that can “rarely” cause the camera to freeze when shooting in AF-C mode.
As a result, Fuji has pulled the recent version 4.20 firmware from its website and offers a tentative solution for users to upgrade the X-T1’s firmware to version 4.21, which is essentially the same features as rolling back to version 4.10. This means you will lose the new version 4.20 features if you have already upgraded.
Fuji says that it plans on a firmware upgrade in late January 2016 to bring back the features from version 4.20 and fix this bug. you can download the new version 4.21 firmware here on Fuji’s website.
Fuji X-T1 IR Edition Shoots Infrared Photos
Fuji has announced a new X-T1 IR. It is essentially the same camera as the Fuji X-T1 (and looks identical) but adds advanced infrared technology to see light from the ultraviolet (UV), visible and infrared (IR) portions of the light spectrum (approximately 380nm – 1,000nm). [Read more…]
Fuji X-T1 Firmware Update ver. 4.0 Now Available
The previously announced Fuji X-T1 firmware update version 4.0 is now available. The new firmware features an advanced autofocus system for shooting moving subjects with improved AF accuracy for still image and video capture.
Other additions include eye detection during AF, enhanced shutter speed dial operation, exposure compensation in manual mode and finer framing grid lines for enhanced visibility and image composition.
Specific firmware update notes are as follows: [Read more…]
Fuji X-T1 Firmware Update v4.0 Delivers Advanced AF Performance and Other Improvements
Fujifilm has announced firmware update version 4.0 to the Fuji X-T1, which includes features an advanced autofocus system for shooting moving subjects with improved AF accuracy for still image and video capture.
Other additions include eye detection during AF, enhanced shutter speed dial operation, exposure compensation in manual mode and finer framing grid lines for enhanced visibility and image composition. [Read more…]
The Fujifilm X-T1: 111 X-Pert Tips – New Book
The Fujifilm X-T1: 111 X-Pert Tips to Help You Get the Most Out of Your Camera is a new book from Fuji Rumors X-Pert Corner writer Rico Pfirstinger.
The new book guides the reader through “the little-known capabilities of the X-T1, which he’s discovered through months of in-depth research and experimentation with the camera. After a brief overview of the camera’s basic functions, Rico cuts to the chase and provides a plethora of tips and practical instructions not found in the user’s manual.”
The Fujifilm X-T1: 111 X-Pert Tips to Help You Get the Most Out of Your Camera is available for $21.95 here on Amazon.com.
Fuji XF 16-55mm f/2.8 R LM WR Lens Now Shipping
Adorama is now shipping the new Fuji XF 16-55mm f/2.8 R LM WR lens for Fuji X-Series cameras. This new lens was announced at CES 2015 as a weather-sealed lens that makes a great companion for the Fuji X-T1. Check it out here at Adorama.
Fuji Announces New XF 16-55mm f/2.8 R LM WR Lens
A couple weeks back at CES 2015, Fuji unveiled it a new X-Series lens – the Fuji XF 16-55mm f/2.8 R LM WR. It provides an equivalent field of view to a 24-84mm lens on a full frame camera, which sounds pretty great at f/2.8 all the way through.
It’s a weather-sealed lens with 14 sealing points and dust-proof design. It’s made to pair nicely with the weather-sealed Fuji X-T1. [Read more…]
How to Get a Fuji EF-X8 Hot Shoe Flash Replacement for the X-T1
If you have the Fuji X-T1, it comes with a great little hot shoe flash – the Fuji EF-X8. The bad news, however, is that you can’t easily find a replacement to order online should something happen to the little EF-X8 flash. [Read more…]