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Fuji System

Body pack  
FUJI X-Pro1 - Documentation PDF
7/10
The reasons why I bought it What is missing
  • Optical and electronic viewfinder
  • Shutter speed adjustment by lockable dial
  • Setting of the apertures on the lens ring
  • Size & weight of the body
  • Better visual control of autofocus
  • Telemetric focus with the optical viewfinder
  • Image stabilization in the body
  • Environmentally sealed body
  • Dioptric adjustment dial near the viewfinder
  • Exposure compensation ± 3 IL (at least), with lockable knob
  • Wider speed range and time laps
  • Microphone input (for remote control)
  • Built-in mini flash
  • Remote TTL measure
  • Second programmable button (Fn)
  • WiFi & GPS (coordinates & azimut of sight)
  • Separated compartments for battery and double slots memory cards
  • Articulated and touch LCD screen
Positives in use
  • "Quick" menu
  • Zoom during manual focus
  • High sensibility without looking grainy
  • Film simulation
  • Regular firmware update
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Fujifilm USB cable
Fujifilm battery charger for NP-W126
Fujifilm battery pack NP-W126
Body accessories  
Fujinon Diopter Correction Lens DCL+2
Fujifilm M Mount adapter
Fujifilm Macro extension tubes MCEX-11 & MCEX-16
Novoflex FUX/CO (X - M42) adapter
Focalprice M39-FX adapter
Hama battery pack NP-W216
MAS LCD screen protector for X-Pro1
Abrahamson soft release mini red
SanDisk Extreme Pro 16 (JPEG) / 32 Gb (RAW)
SanDisk Extreme 16 Gb (software update)
Nikon AR-3
Hand-made wrist strap
Lenses
Fujinon XF 35 mm F1.4 R - Documentation PDF
Ergonomics: 8/10
Positives Negatives
  • Solid
  • Large aperture
  • Complete aperture ring (end-stops, A setting, marked stops)
  • Original & efficient lens-hood
  • Focus ring without end-stops
  • No macro
  • Not weather-sealed
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Fujinon XF 23 mm F1.4 R - Documentation PDF
Ergonomics: 6/10
Positives Negatives
  • Solid
  • Large aperture
  • Complete aperture ring (end-stops, A setting, marked stops)
  • Complete focus ring (end-stops, marked distances & depth of field)
 
  • No display of the distances or depth of field on the viewfinder or the LCD
  • Push/pull action of the focus ring is rough and it impedes the focus selector located on the camera
  • Bulky
  • Obstrusive lens-hood
  • Not weather-sealed
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Fujinon XF 56 mm F1.2 R - Documentation PDF Ergonomics: 8/10
Positives Negatives
  • Solid
  • Very large aperture
  • Complete aperture ring (end-stops, A setting, marked stops)

 

  • Focus ring without end-stops
  • No macro
  • Not weather-sealed
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Fujinon XF 90 mm F2 R LM WR - Documentation PDF
Ergonomics: 5/10
Positives Negatives
  • Reasonably solid
  • 2 rings easily operable and smooth
  • Quick AF (relatively)
  • Weather-sealed
  • Nice bokeh
  • Strange & disturbing noises
  • Noisy AF motor
  • Not perfectly compliant with X Pro1
  • Quite bulky
  • No macro
  • No image stabillization

 

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Fujinon XF 16-55 mm F2.8 R LM WR - Documentation PDF
Ergonomics:6 /10
Positives Negatives
  • Reasonably solid
  • Rings easily operable and smooth
  • Weather-sealed
  • Realy bulky
  • No macro
  • No image stabillization
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Fujinon XF 55-200 mm F3.5-4.8 R LM OIS - Documentation PDF
Ergonomics: 5/10
Positives Negatives
  • Reasonably solid
  • 3 rings easily operable and smooth
  • Image stabilization
  • Variable - and very ordinary - maximum aperture
  • Focus ring without end-stops
  • Aperture ring without end-stops
  • Unmarked aperture stops
  • Very bulky
  • No macro
  • Not weather-sealed

 

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Zeiss Touit 12 mm F2.8 Distagon (XF) - Documentation PDF
Ergonomics: 7/10
Positives Negatives
  • Solid
  • Good aperture (though could be better)
  • Complete aperture ring (end-stops, A setting, marked stops) but too responsive
  • Pleasing on the touch
  • Focus ring without end-stops
  • Bulky
  • Obstrusive lens-hood
  • Not weather-sealed
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Samyang 8 mm F2.8 (XF) - Documentation PDF
Ergonomics: 7/10
Positives Negatives
  • 180° (fish-eye) field of view
  • Good aperture
  • Aperture & focus rings
  • Small & light
  • Manual only
  • Not weather-sealed
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Asahi SMC Takumar 55 mm (Full Frame) F2 (M42)

MIR 1 37 mm (Full Frame) F2.8 (M39)
Soligor 35 mm (Full Frame) F2.8 (M42)
Soligor 21 mm (Full Frame) F3.8 (CA)  
Nikkor 35-70 mm (Full Frame) F3.3-4.5 (AF)  
Lens accessories
Fujinon Protective Filter 52 mm & 62 mm (x 2)
Zeiss Filter T* UV 67 mm
Heliopan Polfilter Circular Slim SH PMC ES 62 mm
Cokin Type A filter holder & 49 & 52mm adapter
Cokin A26 Warm (81A), A31 Orange (85C), B58 Parallel
Soligor macro bellows & slide copier (M42)
Other accessories
Velbon VS-3
Joby Gorilla SLR-Zoom + Ballhead
4/10
Positives Negatives
  • Adaptable to many situations "in the field"
  • Light
  • Fixing system of the camera body on the ballhead
  • Insufficient support of the ballhead even under a load less than 1 kg
  • One wheel blocks both the ball and the head rotation in the horizontal plane
Hama LenPEN Digi-Klear II & antistatic cloth
Billingham Hadley Pro
Hakuba Aluminium Camera Case (40x31x14 cm)
Datacolor Spyder 4 Studio
Software Windows
Software iOS (iPad II)
Adobe LightRoom 5.7.1
Light Spectrum Pro
Adobe Photoshop CS 8.0
Photo Soft Bow Pro HD
Fujifilm RawFile Converter EX SILKYPIX 3.2.8.0
Snapseed
Fujifilm My FinePix Studio 4.5.5.1
Digital Grey Kard
Canon EasyPhotoPrint EX 3.2.0
Refboard 1.2.0
Canon MP Navigator
Spyglass 3.5
Anvsoft Funny Photo Maker 2.4.1