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    Fujifilm X100V

    This beast of a camera was announced on February 4th 2020 and I cannot believe that there is so less interest here .....

    so at least a funny video about it and it's use

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=av5zG_YnBXY

    Well, for me this fifth iteration of the X100 seems to tick all the boxes I want and was waiting for. I am very intrigued by this camera finally - while the original X100 was far too slow for me and also the successors left many wishes open for me, this X100V finally represents almost 98% of what I want from an everyday, always with me camera. I could even see myself taking it as the only camera with me for my next big vacation - of course where I will not do sports or wildlife shooting or safari etc., but even then it would be a great complement to whatever main camera I am using.

    I especially really like the Fujifilm attitude lately and how they design their cameras brave with their hearts and also lot of brain and know how.

    At least a clear thumbs up from me on this camera
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    Re: Fujifilm X100V

    Indeed, it is a great looking camera. Were I in the market, I'd be interested. Especially as the Dpreview tests show that the sharpness of the new lens formula is very much improved.

    I have higher priorities to spend my money on and also I prefer the 28mm fov from the GRIII.

    One thing that might have convinced me would be if they had included twin card slots. It would be ideal for reportage but with a single slot there is always that nagging concern about card failure. I do use the GRIII but only as a backup/adjunct to what I am doing, not as a main camera.

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    Re: Fujifilm X100V

    I wouldn't mind having one, but it's not on the top of my list. Here's the video that Fuji pulled. I don't know what to say about his approach, but the images are great:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wy2YzUvHDq0

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    Re: Fujifilm X100V

    I have a X100F and take it almost everywhere with me. It is incredibly useful. For a fixed lens travel camera, the focal length is perfect for me.

    Being the camera tart that I am, I have already placed an order for the X100V
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    Re: Fujifilm X100V

    Quote Originally Posted by Jorgen Udvang View Post
    I wouldn't mind having one, but it's not on the top of my list. Here's the video that Fuji pulled. I don't know what to say about his approach, but the images are great:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wy2YzUvHDq0
    I'm surprised he has all his front teeth

    Having said that, the camera is a street shooter and I wish I had the [email protected] to do that.

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    Re: Fujifilm X100V

    I had the original X100 which I quite enjoyed until the lens issue (which lost me some good pics from Paris) and destroyed my confidence in it. I have been looking at some of the files from it and they are rather nice, so much so that I am toying with the idea of maybe this new version or more probably the F version.
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    Re: Fujifilm X100V

    Nice camera, very nice Youtube clip, however after viewing that clip, it's clear to me that this is not the camera for me...I cannot shake my arse the way the girl in the clip can. Clearly you need to be able to do that to own this camera

    Quote Originally Posted by ptomsu View Post
    This beast of a camera was announced on February 4th 2020 and I cannot believe that there is so less interest here .....

    so at least a funny video about it and it's use

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=av5zG_YnBXY

    Well, for me this fifth iteration of the X100 seems to tick all the boxes I want and was waiting for. I am very intrigued by this camera finally - while the original X100 was far too slow for me and also the successors left many wishes open for me, this X100V finally represents almost 98% of what I want from an everyday, always with me camera. I could even see myself taking it as the only camera with me for my next big vacation - of course where I will not do sports or wildlife shooting or safari etc., but even then it would be a great complement to whatever main camera I am using.

    I especially really like the Fujifilm attitude lately and how they design their cameras brave with their hearts and also lot of brain and know how.

    At least a clear thumbs up from me on this camera
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    Re: Fujifilm X100V

    Quote Originally Posted by Jorgen Udvang View Post
    I wouldn't mind having one, but it's not on the top of my list. Here's the video that Fuji pulled. I don't know what to say about his approach, but the images are great:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wy2YzUvHDq0
    I would not work as he does, this is not what I am. And I am confident you can also get pretty nice shots being a bit less obtrusive.

    Having said that the X100V seems pretty much what I want from an everyday P&S, even topping most requirements I have. I would have loved to see a PenF2 but unfortunately that does not happen anymore. So I need to look elsewhere and this camera is by far the next camera covering all I would have liked to cover with the PENF2 but just that bit more in every discipline. I do not even mind not having IBIS or IS in this type of camera because with my shooting style I will not need it for 35mm equivalent lens - never needed it so far in my life. And even some short video clips will work out fine without IS.

    This video is Japanese but it again shows the proud people that designed that camera!

    FUJIFILM X100V 宣傳影片 (120Sec.)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqeahMB6ssA

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    Re: Fujifilm X100V

    Thanks for starting the thread Peter,

    The X100V is a definite buy for me. I enjoy the one camera one lens ideal and generally rely on the Ricoh GR for that. However I am lately wanting a VF of some kind, not sure if its age or lazy-ness but having grown up with film cameras and OVFs I guess old ways die hard. The add on OVF on the GR does help but I've had the original X100 and an X100T in the past and enjoy having that wonderful clear view and data in the VF. Also as a past Medium Format film user having a tilt screen WLF option on the X100V is now too good to pass up.

    My biggest gripe right now is the crappy AU dollar so the X100V is quite stratospheric in price. My only question is not if I buy but when.

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    Re: Fujifilm X100V

    Although I am heavily invested in Fuji, I am not a fanboy but it does fascinate me that the most innovative camera companies are the 'cinderellas' to Nikon and Canon, like Fuji, Panasonic, Olympus and Ricoh.

    What has Nikon or Canon come up with recently which is in any way innovative?

    Not wanting to start an argument but just a passing thought first thing in the morning :-)

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    Not my style to photograph street the way the guy in the video did/ ( does ). And obviously neither the way the lovely lady in the other video does!
    Having said that, this camera interests me. My 100S is still working fine but needs a bit of maintenance. The battery door is busted. Else not really much to complain about that.

    But I am in no hurry.

    Well done Fuji.

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    Re: Fujifilm X100V

    Quote Originally Posted by biglouis View Post
    Although I am heavily invested in Fuji, I am not a fanboy but it does fascinate me that the most innovative camera companies are the 'cinderellas' to Nikon and Canon, like Fuji, Panasonic, Olympus and Ricoh.

    What has Nikon or Canon come up with recently which is in any way innovative?

    Not wanting to start an argument but just a passing thought first thing in the morning :-)

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    For Canon I have some hope when they will announce their next gen R bodies, as I am specifically interested in some RF lenses that as a lens I was always lusting for or already owned it in EF mount, like the beautiful 1.2/85. But then they still need to proof first they develop their R system before I jump into that.

    Fuji currently ticks much more boxes for me, especially with the X100V and the X Pro3 and the soon to be announced X-T4 hopefully as well.

    Hard to get back into Nikon and Canon again - actually I always said that already years ago when I left their DSLR systems.

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    Re: Fujifilm X100V

    Quote Originally Posted by biglouis View Post
    Although I am heavily invested in Fuji, I am not a fanboy but it does fascinate me that the most innovative camera companies are the 'cinderellas' to Nikon and Canon, like Fuji, Panasonic, Olympus and Ricoh.

    What has Nikon or Canon come up with recently which is in any way innovative?

    Not wanting to start an argument but just a passing thought first thing in the morning :-)

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    I can be enthusiastic about a brand if they have "the goods". The Fujis deliver on ergonomics where the others not as good IMO. I'll slide to whoever works for me best and that includes price.

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    Re: Fujifilm X100V

    I bought a used X-T3 in like new condition from mpb.com
    for $1159. The price for the X100V is $1399.

    That leaves $240 to buy a lens and it CAN be done, Not only that but you're not stuck with just one lens. So I don't see the attraction

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    Re: Fujifilm X100V

    Quote Originally Posted by DougDolde View Post
    I bought a used X-T3 in like new condition from mpb.com
    for $1159. The price for the X100V is $1399.

    That leaves $240 to buy a lens and it CAN be done, Not only that but you're not stuck with just one lens. So I don't see the attraction

    https://www.mpb.com/en-us/used-equip...series-lenses/
    The allure of the XV like its predecessors is as about the hybrid viewfinder Doug - the closest thing that people can get to a real rangefinder from Leica - well close isnt the word I'd use more like a distant salute followed by a sigh....

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    Quote Originally Posted by PeterA View Post
    The allure of the XV like its predecessors is as about the hybrid viewfinder Doug - the closest thing that people can get to a real rangefinder from Leica - well close isnt the word I'd use more like a distant salute followed by a sigh....
    Not to forget the built in flash, leaf shutter and flash sync speed.
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    Re: Fujifilm X100V

    I use Leica Rangefinder cams.

    And I bought into the Fuji xp and x100 systems because they gave me something Leica M lacked....autofocus.
    And of course the perceived value of a system eco..by me. I have a stable of M lenses.

    So,as far as I am concerned, I don’t have a ‘ sigh ‘ so to speak. I buy and use what I like and can afford.
    And Leicas I can afford. But I have outgrown them. With affection.

    I have not found Fuji lenses to be any less desirable than say Leica M lenses. More likely due to my untrained Leica eye. I am sure I can find 3D rendering or some mythical glow in all lenses n systems...I can see fairies dancing on pin heads or virgins in an OVF. If I look hard enough.

    Each system has its ardent users. Some look beyond brands and look for utility for their use.
    The Fuji X100 series is a very viable camera for me.
    Not least coz I don’t think it is only for wannabe Leica lust.
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    Re: Fujifilm X100V

    Quote Originally Posted by rayyan View Post
    I use Leica Rangefinder cams.

    And I bought into the Fuji xp and x100 systems because they gave me something Leica M lacked....autofocus.
    And of course the perceived value of a system eco..by me. I have a stable of M lenses.

    So,as far as I am concerned, I don’t have a ‘ sigh ‘ so to speak. I buy and use what I like and can afford.
    And Leicas I can afford. But I have outgrown them. With affection.

    I have not found Fuji lenses to be any less desirable than say Leica M lenses. More likely due to my untrained Leica eye. I am sure I can find 3D rendering or some mythical glow in all lenses n systems...I can see fairies dancing on pin heads or virgins in an OVF. If I look hard enough.

    Each system has its ardent users. Some look beyond brands and look for utility for their use.
    The Fuji X100 series is a very viable camera for me.
    Not least coz I don’t think it is only for wannabe Leica lust.
    Thanks for the clear annunciation of your feelings, experiences accumulated wisdoms and anecdotes - after reading this - I'll have to investigate Fuji cameras and see if they have anything worthwhile on offer to add to my kit.

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    The allure of the XV like its predecessors is as about the hybrid viewfinder Doug - the closest thing that people can get to a real rangefinder from Leica - well close isnt the word I'd use more like a distant salute followed by a sigh....
    I have bought an x100f one year ago. The complete package is what attracts me. Leaf shutter for fast flash sync, built-in flash, a viewfinder which lets me see around the frame, a compact lens, excellent IQ and good AF, ready fast start time, film simulations if this is your thing. Kind of the Swiss Army Knife for street and travel light. Also great second camera if your first one is something large and complicated. The viewfinder is great - even on the F.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DougDolde View Post
    ... Not only that but you're not stuck with just one lens. So I don't see the attraction
    With the wide or tele conversion lenses, technically you have 3 focal lengths.

    I had the X100F and sold it a year ago anticipating the V. Since picked up a used Sony RX100 VI and as much as I like the size, versatile zoom range and images, really don't like the experience.
    Considering the X100V to accompany my X-T2, which is still a really nice camera. The only thing the XT-4 could do to entice me to upgrade is substantially more megapixels; I like to print large.

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    Re: Fujifilm X100V

    I wouldn’t mind having one but my issue with the X100 line has always been the price. If it were around $800 or so I’d snatch one up in a minute. For $1400 I’d rather buy a lens or lenses of an existing system camera I own. It would never be more of an auxiliary or side camera for me and they’ve always cost more than I’m willing to spend on one. Just my opinion for my own uses though. Now that being said if Ricoh GR series weren’t a 28mm then I’d snatch one of those up as well... in either case they’re great cameras but I fail to see the complete value of them for me personally. I’ll look forward to the pictures that others take with them though.
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    Re: Fujifilm X100V

    Apparently everybody forgot about hordes of other intrusive street photographers, like Garry Winogrand, or, let's say, Bruce Gilden. Latter was using flash right into people's faces

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qcgEnC3bLY
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RM9KcYEYXs
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kkIWW6vwrvM


    Quote Originally Posted by Jorgen Udvang View Post
    I wouldn't mind having one, but it's not on the top of my list. Here's the video that Fuji pulled. I don't know what to say about his approach, but the images are great:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wy2YzUvHDq0
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    Re: Fujifilm X100V

    It makes me think. Firstly it's clear from Garry Winogrand's photos that MP don't matter a damn!! I couldn't photograph like those guys, but that doesn't matter a damn either


    Quote Originally Posted by olegkin View Post
    Apparently everybody forgot about hordes of other intrusive street photographers, like Garry Winogrand, or, let's say, Bruce Gilden. Latter was using flash right into people's faces

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qcgEnC3bLY
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RM9KcYEYXs
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kkIWW6vwrvM

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    Re: Fujifilm X100V

    Really I should sell everything else and just shoot with a X100V. My life would be less cluttered! So would my mind. Retire the GFX100 to studio and tabletop work and use the X100V, which would replace my X100F, as a travel camera. I did that for a while with the Sigma DP2m and 1, such brilliant cameras, albeit deeply flawed.

    The new X100V looks uncannily like a Leica to me, more so than its pedecessors. Anyone else notice the similarity?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Quentin_Bargate View Post
    Really I should sell everything else and just shoot with a X100V. My life would be less cluttered! So would my mind. Retire the GFX100 to studio and tabletop work and use the X100V, which would replace my X100F, as a travel camera. I did that for a while with the Sigma DP2m and 1, such brilliant cameras, albeit deeply flawed.

    The new X100V looks uncannily like a Leica to me, more so than its pedecessors. Anyone else notice the similarity?
    I exactly have the same thoughts since the X100V introduction.

    I was photographing "Holiday on Ice" today in Vienna with my iPhon 10SMax and I really like the results. I just used the iPhone because easy to carry and simple and while the results are stunning for a phone they would have for sure been much better with the X100V.

    Also thinking back to my last vacations where I carried an m43 camera with 2 zoom lenses, most of the really great shots did actually come from around 28-35mm equivalent focal length.

    I am again and again coming to the conclusion that for casual and holiday photography the X100V would just be more than enough. This is why I will most probably order one. And use it as my main all around camera from then on.

    WRT looking like Leica M - same feeling here, pretty close and with the additional advantage that it has AF and is still much cheaper while even having more resolution and above all a meanwhile excellent AF and AFC.

    What is not to like about this camera ....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Quentin_Bargate View Post
    Really I should sell everything else and just shoot with a X100V. My life would be less cluttered! So would my mind. Retire the GFX100 to studio and tabletop work and use the X100V, which would replace my X100F, as a travel camera. I did that for a while with the Sigma DP2m and 1, such brilliant cameras, albeit deeply flawed.

    The new X100V looks uncannily like a Leica to me, more so than its pedecessors. Anyone else notice the similarity?
    Like Peter mentioned abobe this is exactly where I have been going. I had been like this for a while with the Ricoh GR series BUT the Ricoh is sometimes limited too much. I miss the VF either OVF or EVF but the X100V with that WLF option is just too much to pass up. I have used a GR on recent trips to Japan. I took a RX100 IV but it only got used once.

    I've followed a lot of your DP2m work and it did work well for you.

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    Re: Fujifilm X100V

    The XPro cameras are a better answer to the single lens question for me anyway - which is why I was so disappointed in certain aspects of the latest incarnation of the XPro - disappointment that may have to be swallowed anyway - because as I replied to Doug's initial query, and as is evident in both XPro and X100V - you get the amenity of an optical viewfinder as well as an EVF. Nothing stopping anyone just using an excellent 23 or 35 from Fuji - and they are excellent lenses - as a single lens of choice, there is no rule which says one has to have multiple lenses if the camera has that facility is there?
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    I am definitively trying one in store or otherwise. Need to see how good the digital teleconverter does along with AF/operation speed/response.

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    Re: Fujifilm X100V

    I took delivery today of a silver X100V. First impressions are of an X100F on steroids. The camera appears to be more solid, as if carved from a piece of aluminium. Image quality seems to be step up, but I have not really had enough time to check it out.

    What I need to know is when Capture One 20 will support X100V RAW files.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Quentin_Bargate View Post
    I took delivery today of a silver X100V. First impressions are of an X100F on steroids. The camera appears to be more solid, as if carved from a piece of aluminium. Image quality seems to be step up, but I have not really had enough time to check it out.

    What I need to know is when Capture One 20 will support X100V RAW files.
    It does as of today ...

    Capture One 20.0.3
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    Capture One 20.0.3 is a service release for Mac and Windows with important bug fixes and added camera and lens support.

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    Re: Fujifilm X100V

    Well having tried the X100V for a few days off and on, the Jpegs are very nearly as good as the raw files. I'm slightly blown away by how complete a camera this is.

    I have purchased a new small leather carry case to take the X100V and lens adapters I will see how I get on using this travel set up (picture shot with a Samsung Galaxy Z Flip, amazing phone!).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Quentin_Bargate View Post
    Well having tried the X100V for a few days off and on, the Jpegs are very nearly as good as the raw files. I'm slightly blown away by how complete a camera this is.

    I have purchased a new small leather carry case to take the X100V and lens adapters I will see how I get on using this travel set up (picture shot with a Samsung Galaxy Z Flip, amazing phone!).

    Quentin,

    Whose leather case is this? Make, model? I'm very interested. I am just now setting up my X-100V (sold my Merrills to fund it! :-) ).

    Rand

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    Re: Fujifilm X100V

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    Quentin,

    Whose leather case is this? Make, model? I'm very interested. I am just now setting up my X-100V (sold my Merrills to fund it! :-) ).


    Rand
    Hi Rand

    Here is a link to the bag style

    https://www.barbershopbags.com/en/sm..._bbs-sb-5.html

    Its expensive, but of exceptional quality, in Italian leather. I have only just had mine delivered but I already think it is a perfect choice for the X100V and the two small wide and tele screw in adapters.
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    Re: Fujifilm X100V

    Quote Originally Posted by Quentin_Bargate View Post
    Hi Rand

    Here is a link to the bag style

    https://www.barbershopbags.com/en/sm..._bbs-sb-5.html

    Its expensive, but of exceptional quality, in Italian leather. I have only just had mine delivered but I already think it is a perfect choice for the X100V and the two small wide and tele screw in adapters.
    Very nice! And not a bad price for quality goods. Thank you . . .

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    Re: Fujifilm X100V

    A couple of X100V observations, with a sample picture. lightly tweaked in Capture One 20, (20.0.3 Pro).

    This was an in camera jpeg shot in monochrome, along with a RAW file. ISO160, 1/100 sec, F/4, with TCL-X100 II adapter, so equivalent to 50mm in full frame terms.

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/152830...39357/sizes/o/

    First, when I looked at both the jpeg and the Raw in Capture One 20.0.3, although this version of C1 has been updated to recognise X100V files, it was plain that geometric distortion had not been corectred in the raw file as displayed in Capture One whereas the out of camera jpeg had been corrected by the X100V. This is probably because C1 does not know the adapter has been fittted, whereas the X100V reconises the adapter automatically..

    The second point is that the camera, with the new 23mm lens and the TCL-X100 II adapter, is very sharp. I added 10 structure and also corrected keystone by -16.83 in C1, no additional sharpening. There appears to be no moire in the fabrics on the chair, a significant benefit I guess of the X trans sensor. The subtle tonal gradations are great. This looks like an excellent monochrome camera.

    Having compared out of camera jpegs with raw files, the jpegs are excellent, just as good as the raw files if you get the exposure reasonably right and use the right colour profile.
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    Re: Fujifilm X100V

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    ...

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/152830...39357/sizes/o/

    First, when I looked at both the jpeg and the Raw in Capture One 20.0.3, although this version of C1 has been updated to recognise X100V files, it was plain that geometric distortion had not been corectred in the raw file as displayed in Capture One whereas the out of camera jpeg had been corrected by the X100V. This is probably because C1 does not know the adapter has been fittted, whereas the X100V reconises the adapter automatically...

    .
    An update on this

    Raw files remain uncorrected for geometric distortion in C1 despite recognising the camera and the focal length with the adapter fitted. This means that a shot taken with the wide angle adapter WCL-X100 II suffers from barrel distortion, particularly close up. However, the same raw file IS corrected in Camera Raw (and I assume in Lightroom). Given the data identifying the adapter having been used is baked in to the file, this must be an oversight on the part of Phase One.

    Another way to check this is to shoot in both RAW and jpeg, and compare the jpeg with the raw file in C1. The in-camera jpeg is corrected, whereas the RAW decoded in C1 is not. The RAW file decoded in Camera RAW is, however, the same as the jpeg - corrected.

    So C1 needs a further upgrade properly to decode the X100V raw files shot with one of the two Fuji adapters.

    UPDATE: I have found a solution to the geometric distortion issue: select "Manufacturer Profile" from the "Profile" drop down menu. That works perfectly, although the light falloff has to be corrected manually.

    Weird that the X100V profile applied by C1 does not correct this automatically.
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    Re: Fujifilm X100V

    Moving in.

    A fairly radical crop at high ISO evening shot from the X100V

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    Re: Fujifilm X100V

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    Moving in.

    A fairly radical crop at high ISO evening shot from the X100V

    Nice shot Quentin!
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    Re: Fujifilm X100V

    Quote Originally Posted by Quentin_Bargate View Post
    A couple of X100V observations, with a sample picture. lightly tweaked in Capture One 20, (20.0.3 Pro).

    This was an in camera jpeg shot in monochrome, along with a RAW file. ISO160, 1/100 sec, F/4, with TCL-X100 II adapter, so equivalent to 50mm in full frame terms.

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/152830...39357/sizes/o/
    I have looked and looked at your sample BW here as I am quite taken with the subtle BW tones that this X100 makes. While different to the DP2Ms it is kinda of similarly as rich as the Merrill's has its own special charm IMO.

    I think this image alone has convinced me to buy. Keen to see some prints from this.
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    Re: Fujifilm X100V

    Good light this morning. Heavily cropped picture accross the fields

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    Moving in.

    A fairly radical crop at high ISO evening shot from the X100V

    HI Quentin- what's the ISO and, F-stop and shutter speed for this shot? Just so I get the idea of the strain the camera is dealing with.

    thanks,

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    Re: Fujifilm X100V

    Quote Originally Posted by Quentin_Bargate View Post
    Well having tried the X100V for a few days off and on, the Jpegs are very nearly as good as the raw files. I'm slightly blown away by how complete a camera this is.
    This is one of the attractions to me- how "complete" it is. I wish it did just two more things
    - digital tele-crop *with* raw support like Ricoh GR / Leica Q
    - When I tried it, I found I wished the AF was faster.

    The later put a stop to me. If I was getting one, I feel I need to get rid of whatever else I have. That said, maybe it would be good to just have/use the Fuji.

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