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X-T3
« on: March 23, 2019, 15:48:53 »
I had been lusting over the Fuji system for quite a while,
An opportunity presented itself in amazon mexico to purchase the body with convincing conditions so I ordered it
an inconvenience is that it was offered as a body only, the lenses are sold at quite a premium in the local market,
so I'll be ordering them from other geographies.

The new toy arrived last night!
I had already received a metabones adapter for my F mount lenses and a new SD card, an extra battery should arrive shortly

Upgraded to the latest firmware
Found the option to shoot without lenses
Setup the focus peaking
Took a couple of shots in the backyard

Detail shot with the V1 :)
Armando Morales
D800, Nikon 1 V1, Fuji X-T3

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Re: X-T3
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2019, 17:39:22 »
Always fun to have a new toy.  I can personally recommend the Fujifilm 23/1.4 and 14/2.8 lenses if your interests include the 35mm- and 21mm-equivalent 24x36 angles of view. 
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Re: X-T3
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2019, 17:54:05 »
I had been lusting over the Fuji system for quite a while,
An opportunity presented itself in amazon mexico to purchase the body with convincing conditions so I ordered it
an inconvenience is that it was offered as a body only, the lenses are sold at quite a premium in the local market,
so I'll be ordering them from other geographies.

The new toy arrived last night!
I had already received a metabones adapter for my F mount lenses and a new SD card, an extra battery should arrive shortly

Upgraded to the latest firmware
Found the option to shoot without lenses
Setup the focus peaking
Took a couple of shots in the backyard

Detail shot with the V1 :)

Yes sympathize with your choice, unfortunately this forum is mute beyond consensus.

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Re: X-T3
« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2019, 18:06:18 »
Congratulations on your new toy!
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Re: X-T3
« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2019, 18:52:07 »
A nice 'Panda' version of the T3. Hopefully it'll bring back some great images.

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Re: X-T3
« Reply #5 on: March 23, 2019, 19:07:51 »
Thanks for the comments, choosing lenses is always an interesting phase of buying a new camera, first I want to see how I get along with the camera and workflow before any larger expense

Here is a shot of my eternal test model
shot with the 105 f2.5 ais lens

I find very useful the ability to have a small view of the focus point to the side of the full image , vs having the whole screen replaced by a zoom of the focus area, that is through the view finder

Square crop and a bit of brightness added

Using captureone fuji express to develop the raws, so far there is no advantage vs using the jpgs, guess I'll have to shoot something with more dynamic range
Armando Morales
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Re: X-T3
« Reply #6 on: March 24, 2019, 01:41:56 »
Kudos Armando.

I wanted smaller- succumbed  and have the X-T30 on order.

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Re: X-T3
« Reply #7 on: March 24, 2019, 05:23:31 »
Hi Armando

I am sure you will like it. And the Nikoor 105mm still shines on Fuji, don’t worry!

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Re: X-T3
« Reply #8 on: March 24, 2019, 08:22:59 »
Congratulations with the new Fuji Armando !

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Re: X-T3
« Reply #9 on: March 24, 2019, 09:22:30 »
Thanks for the comments, choosing lenses is always an interesting phase of buying a new camera, first I want to see how I get along with the camera and workflow before any larger expense

Here is a shot of my eternal test model
shot with the 105 f2.5 ais lens

I find very useful the ability to have a small view of the focus point to the side of the full image , vs having the whole screen replaced by a zoom of the focus area, that is through the view finder

Square crop and a bit of brightness added

Using captureone fuji express to develop the raws, so far there is no advantage vs using the jpgs, guess I'll have to shoot something with more dynamic range

Lovely.

Pricewise,
you can get 3 fujis for 1 z7 or 2 for 1 z6.
Nikon is too expensive.

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Re: X-T3
« Reply #10 on: March 24, 2019, 13:35:02 »
Fons, and the same is probably true for the lenses as well.

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Re: X-T3
« Reply #11 on: March 24, 2019, 14:05:14 »
Seems the 105 will make any camera shine  :)

3/24 before sunrise

With the nikon 70-300 wide open @300mm
Converted to 16bit tif with captureone plus a bit of fun in ps lab mode

Focusing in the fuji is so much easier than the liveview in the d800 or the v1, now with the moon I would use AF on the nikons but still got a decent result doing manual focus
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Re: X-T3
« Reply #12 on: March 25, 2019, 00:05:27 »

Well done tweaking out so many color nuances on the moon surface, Armando.
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Re: X-T3
« Reply #13 on: March 25, 2019, 01:12:17 »
Thanks Øivind

Went for a walk and found an orchestra, shot from within the crowd

50mm f1.8 series e lens
somewhat heavy crop

Armando Morales
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Re: X-T3
« Reply #14 on: March 25, 2019, 02:17:34 »
Good start, Armando!

Am looking forward to seeing which XF lens you will get at first!
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