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Fuji Press Conference

Fujifilm has a press conference scheduled for January 7, 2013 (next Monday) just prior to CES 2013. Photo Rumors is reporting that the Fuji X100s and X20 will be announced that day and will both be similar to the X100 and X10, respectively.

The Fuji X100s should contain the same leaf shutter as found in the X100, which is great news. The X100s should also offer focus peaking as an additional feature to aid in manual focusing.

I’ll have more on this from CES 2013 (hopefully live).

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Fuji X200 Coming to CES 2013?

by on December 18, 2012

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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. [click to continue…]

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The Fuji X100 has a crazy-high flash sync speed thanks to its 4-leaf shutter.  The Strobist crowd is really going to dig this thing.  Talk about killing the Sun…

Using an old Nikon SB-26 in manual mode connected via a Pearstone 6′ extension cable, I did some backyard experimenting with the X100.  [click to continue…]

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