If you needed more evidence that Fuji has created a monster film product, look no further than the fact that a twin pack of Fuji Instax Mini Instant Film was the best seller during the Holidays at Amazon.com. [Read more…]
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.
I don’t really have a whole lot to say about the new Fuji XF 35mm f/2 R WR lens other than its even smaller than I expected it to be. As you can see it mounted on the Fuji X-T10, it’s pretty compact – the X-T10 is already a pretty compact camera and the 35mm is a perfect walk-around lens at 53mm equivalent field of view. [Read more…]
The Fujifilm Instax 210 is one of the few wide-format instant film cameras on the market today. I picked one up a couple months ago for around $80 with the intent of capturing some fun analog photos this summer.
And it’s been a real hit all around. Every time I break it out around friends or family, I get nothing but positive vibes. In today’s world of a bajillion Instagram photos on everyone’s phone, there’s something special about handing your friend or family a physical print that exists only as that single print. [Read more…]
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…]