FujiFilm X-Series cameras and lenses have arrived. Camera enthusiast enjoyed being one of the first in Asia to witness the new breed of FujiFilm X cameras.
FujiFilm’s Hiroshi Kawahara, attributed as father of the X100 series, visited Philippines to formally introduce the next generation X-Series Camera.
The Philippines is the first in Asia to launch the new breed of the Fujifilm X-series cameras and lenses, specifically: the X100T, X-T1 Graphite Silver Edition and X30 cameras and the XF50-140mm F2.8 R LM OIS WR and 56mm F1.2 R APD lenses.
Theres also an open forum with the X-Photographers Rommel Bundalian, Randall Cipriano, Niko Villegas, Jan Gonzales and Lito Sy. The event was also graced by performances from Kamikazee, Eevee, Letter Day Story and Lucille Band.
Here are sample landscape shots by Jay Contreras using the Fujifilm X-Series camera.
What new on Fujifilm?
Fujifilm X30 premium compact digital camera
X30 features the newly-developed Real Time Viewfinder – which is the largest, fastest and highest resolving viewfinder in its class – a large 2/3-inch X-TransTM CMOS II sensor 12 megapixel with no optical low pass filter), EXR Processor II image processing engine and a new ‘Classic Chrome’ film simulation mode.
Further additions include a new control ring along with extra dials and function buttons for more control and a tilting 3.0-inch 920K-dot premium clear LCD monitor.
Battery performance has also been improved, with the X30 capable of shooting approximately 470 photos on one charge thanks to a capacity approximately 1.8 times greater than that of previous models and a new, energy- saving design.
Fujifilm X1ooT compact digital camera
The FujiFilm X100T is a premium compact digital camera equipped with the world’s first electronic rangefinder, an APS-C size X-Trans CMOS II sensor, high-speed EXR Processor II image processing engine and a Fujinon 23mm F2 lens. The X100T has a new Classic Chrome film simulation mode.
Fujifilm X-T1 mirrorless digital camera
The FujiFilm X-T1 Graphite Silver Edition is a new colorvariant of the Fujifilm X-T1 mirrorless camera. It boasts of fast real time viewfiender with a display lag-time of 0.005 seconds, highest display magnification (0.77x) and a dust and weather-resistant body.
XF50-140mm F2.8 R LM OIS WR lens
The FUJINON XF50-140mmF2.8 R LM OIS WR has a focal length equivalent to 76- 213mm, and a constant F2.8 aperture throughout the range. With a lens construction of 23 glass elements in 16 groups, which features five ED lens elements, and one Super ED lens element with low dispersion characteristics comparable to a fluorite lens, chromatic aberrations have been substantially reduced. Furthermore, the use of a new Nano-GI(Gradient Index) coating technology ensures this high-performance optic delivers results befitting its flagship XF telephoto zoom lens status.
The FUJINON XF56mmF1.2 R APD is an autofocus lens for digital cameras with APS-C size sensors and provides a focal length equivalent to 85mm*1. The lens has a maximum aperture of F1.2 making it the world’s brightest autofocus lens for digital cameras with an APS-C sensor. In addition, the new apodizing filter makes it the perfect choice for portraiture, with every strand of hair visible and a unique bokeh effect.