First Shots from the Fujifilm X100T

Posted by on May 10, 2015 in Photography | 2 Comments
First Shots from the Fujifilm X100T

I love my big DSLR. But the problem is just that—it’s big. With a decent zoom lens, a full-frame Canon DSLR is pretty unwieldy.

After umming and ahhing for many months, I finally bought a decent little camera as a daily walk-around. A camera that’s small enough to stick into my rucksack, or even into a jacket pocket, but whose results aren’t too shabby when compared to a good DSLR.

Given my love of the old-school Lordomat rangefinder that I’ve got, it’s no surprise that the Fujifilm X100T—Fuji’s “electronic rangefinder”—was high on my list of candidates. After more research, and seeing some amazing shots by other photographers, I didn’t need to spend long with it in a shop to make my decision.

And I’m having no regrets at all. It’s light, it’s gorgeous—I’ve had a lot of comments about how lovely this camera looks, from photographers and non-photographers alike—and it really does take an excellent picture. The non-interchangeable lens—an f/2 fixed focal length 35mm equivalent—is lush, and it’s given great results in broad daylight (with its built-in ND filter and 1/32,000th electronic shutter) and in low light.

X100T

All I’ve really managed so far is to wander around Bristol in what little spare time I’ve had and take a few snaps here and there, but for what it’s worth, here’s a bunch of my early test shots. Enjoy! I know I have…

Window

Wave Rider

Brushing Up

Stairwell

Love

Snapper

Bristol Blue

Leonard Lane

Teacake

Sundown

Companion

Couple

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2 Comments

  1. Kavey
    May 10, 2015

    Ooh lovely images, really nice collection!

    • Matt Gibson
      May 11, 2015

      Thank you lovely Kavey :) Yeah, I’m quite enjoying being able to take a decent camera everywhere. Now all I need to do is find some places I’ve not not already done to death…