Fuji X-T1 Firmware Update v4.0 Delivers Advanced AF Performance and Other Improvements

Fuji X-T1

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…]

Fuji X-T10 Specs Leak Out Ahead of Official Release

X-T10-Rumors

It looks like the Fuji X-T10 should be announced soon. Detailed specifications for the new camera have leaked online, revealing a 16.3MP camera with 8 fps frame rate with continuous AF and a max sensitivity of ISO 51,200.

The Fuji X-T10 is expected to be a lower-end complement to the popular Fuji X-T1. Expect few dials and controls on the camera, as well as a lower price point. [Read more…]

Fuji XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR Lens Announced

Fuji XF 16mm f1.4 Lens

Fuji has announced its new XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR lens. It has two aspherical and two extra-low dispersion elements with a nine blade rounded diaphragm. Fuji claims autofocus speeds with this lens as fast as 0.11 second. It is weather sealed for pairing with the Fuji X-T1.

The aperture ring gives you 1/3 step adjustments between the marked full f/stop points. The lens is comprised of a total of 13 elements in 11 groups and contains Nano GI coatings for reduced ghosting and flare.

The new Fuji XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR lens retails for $999.95 and should ship in May 2015. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

The Fujifilm X-T1: 111 X-Pert Tips – New Book

The Fujifilm X-T1 111 X-Pert Tips

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.