The Fujifilm X100S Is The Perfect Constant Camera Companion For Photography Fans

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If you want a rangefinder-style camera with classic styling and relative affordability, Fujifilm’s X100, and its successor, the X100S are some of the very few options out there. But the X100 had quirks around autofocus that made a niche camera even more specialized. The X100S zaps some of those issues, resulting in a camera that, while still quirky, is much more lovably so, for amateurs and enthusiasts alike.

  • 16.3 megapixels, APS-C sensor
  • Fixed, F2 maximum aperture 23mm (35mm equivalent) lens
  • ISO 200 -6400 (100 to 25600 extended)
  • 6.0 FPS burst mode shooting
  • 1080p video recording
  • Hybrid electronic view finder
  • MSRP: $1,299.95
  • Product info page

The X100S retains almost exactly the same classic styling as its predecessor, which features a leatherette body with metal accents, and it looks excellent. This is a camera that you’re actually proud to wear around your neck, even if it does make you look slightly like a tourist, and one that resembles the Leicas that cost oodles more money.

The X100S might be a little bulky for a camera with a fixed lens that isn’t a DSLR, but it’s actually a good size. It won’t quite fit in a pocket as a result, but it gives photographers plenty to hold onto, and offers up lots of space for its ample buttons and physical controls without resulting in a cramped feeling. Plus the thing oozes quality; it’s a $1,300 camera, but it feels even more solid and well-designed than its tidy price tag would let on, and it’s durable to boot – I’ve carted it literally around the world with minimal protection and it’s as good as new.

Functionally, the control layout is the real star of the X100S. A physical dial for exposure compensation and for shutter speed, as well as an aperture ring on the lens and quick access to ISO settings programmable via the Fn button on the top of the camera make this a manual photographer’s dream – and possible an automatic photographer’s overburdened mess. But that’s part of the quirk, and the real appeal of this unique camera.

The X100S offers a lot in the way of features, including the excellent hybrid viewfinder that can switch instantly between optical and electronic modes thanks to a lever on the front of the camera within easy reach from shooting position. It’s the best of old and new, giving you a chance to frame with true fidelity optical quality and also with a preview akin to the one you’d see on the back of the camera via the LCD screen. You can preview exposure that way, and white balance as well as depth of field. The EVF also offers 100 percent coverage of the image, meaning what you see is what you get in the resulting photo.

Manual focusing also gets a big improvement with the X100S, which is great because focus-by-wire is traditionally a big weakness on non DSLR advanced cameras. It uses a new Digital Split Image method that works with phase detection to adjust focus with a high degree of accuracy, and it works remarkably well. To my eye, which is generally very bad at achieving consistently reliable level of focus accuracy on full manual lenses with my DSLR, the split image trick (along with the inclusion of existing focus peaking tech) works amazingly well.

The X100S is a much better camera in all respects than its predecessor, the X100, and that was a very good camera. Its “Intelligent Hybrid Auto Focus” that switches between phase and contract AF automatically to lock as quickly as possible works very well, though it does struggle somewhat in darker settings and at closer ranges still. It’s heaps and bounds better than the original, however, and makes this camera a great one for street shooting; a task which, to my mind, it seems almost perfectly designed for.

Combining a camera that looks suitably touristy, with a short, compact lens and a 35mm equivalent focal lens, with great low-light shooting capabilities and fast autofocus makes for a great street camera, so if that’s what you’re after I can’t recommend this enough. It performed less well as an indoor candid shooter, owing to some leftover weakness at achieving focus lock close up, but it’s still good at that job too. In general, the X100S is a great camera for shooting human subjects, in my opinion, thanks to its signature visual style that seems to compliment skin especially well.

The X100S is a photographer’s everyday camera. It might frustrate newcomers, unless they’re patient and willing to learn, but it’s a joy to use if you have any kind of familiarity with manual settings, and the fixed focal length is a creative constraint that produces some amazing results. This isn’t the camera for everybody, but it’s a more broadly appealing shooter than the X100 ever was, and it’s also even a steal at $1,300 – if, that is, you have that kind of disposable income to spend on photography tools. Know that if you do spend the cash, this is definitely a camera that will stay in your bag and/or around your neck for a long time to come, and a worthy upgrade for X100 fans, too.

first2savvv new leather digital camera SLR hand strap grip for Canon EOS 70D with UV lens filter protection bag case

first2savvv new leather digital camera SLR hand strap grip for Canon EOS 70D with UV lens filter protection bag case

  • Attaches via the tripod socket (dual-thread still allows use of a tripod)
  • Fits most Digital SLR camera(all makes), secure mounting design firmly mounts onto your camera base
  • one size fits all, adjustable strap and micro-fiber padding ensures a solid and comfortable grip
  • cushioned camera grips fits around your hand and stabilizes your cameras while shooting
  • designed to fit any hand size, camera grip allows the photographer to control the camera with greater ease and accuracy

It is designed to fit any SLR camera body, full-bodied pro camera, camera with battery grip, or regular size camera using a standard tripod hole. A touch fastener locking strap quickly and securely adjusts to fit hands of all sizes. There is a large pad that hugs the hand providing a rock solid grip on the camera. it provides a secure, one hand grip to your SLR camera, stabilizing your shot and alleviating fatigue during extended photo shoots. It attaches via the tripod mount. You may still use

3 in 1 Camera Lens Kit Designed for Apple iPhone 4 4S iPad (Fish Eye Lens, Wide Angle + Micro Lens)

  • It will not cover the flash of your iphone4
  • Strong: Made of top-grade Aluminum
  • Brand new, bulk packaging
  • Two kinds of rings to fit different camera-phone: the rings for camera-phone with lens smaller than 9.5mm and lens specially designed for iphone4
  • Lens only, no iPhone or iPad included.

Feature:
180¡ã Fish Eye Lens
1.Fish-eye lens 180 degree angle
2.Lenses range between 15.8mm-25mm diameter x 6.5mm-15mm length
3.Specially designed for iphone4,and also compatible with any phone camera with lens smaller than 8.5mm
4.Will cover the flash on an iPhone4

Wide Angle Lens (+ Macro Lens)
1.Specially designed for iphone4,and also compatible with any phone camera with lens smaller than 8.5mm
2.You can use this conversion lens to make the wide angle shots as 0.67X.

Package Include
1 X Wide Angle + Macro lens
1 X Fish eye lens
2 X Lens hood
2 X Strap
4 X Ring designed for iphone4 4S
2 X Ring designed for camera-phone with lens smaller than 9.5mm

Price: $6.17

NB-4L Battery & Charger Kit Canon PowerShot Elph 100 Elph 300 Elph 310 HS SD1100 IS SD1400 IS Digital Camera Includes NB4L Battery + AC/DC Battery Charger + LCD Screen Protectors + Micro Fiber Cleaning Cloth

NB-4L Battery & Charger Kit Canon PowerShot Elph 100 Elph 300 Elph 310 HS SD1100 IS SD1400 IS Digital Camera Includes NB4L Battery + AC/DC Battery Charger + LCD Screen Protectors + Micro Fiber Cleaning Cloth

  • NB-4L NB4L Li-ion Rechargeable Battery + Rapid AC DC Charger for Canon PowerShot Elph 100HS Elph 300HS Elph 310HS SD1100IS SD1400IS Digital Camera
  • Battery Specifications – Energy Storage Capacity: 900mAh /Voltage: 3.7 volts, Chemistry: Li-ion
  • 100% Memory Free, Super Long Time Recording
  • battery has a one-year warranty
  • This kit icludes: NB4L Li-ion Rechargeable batterey + PT23 Rapid AC/DC Battery Charger + LCD Screen Protectors + Cleaning Cloth

Bring your digital camera back to life with a new battery. Make sure you never miss another once-in-a-lifetime moment by having a new NB-10L battery specifically designed for your Canon PowerShot Elph 100 Elph 300 Elph 310 HS SD1100 IS SD1400 IS digital camera. BM Premium rechargeable batteries are engineered to meet or exceed OEM specifications and feature the latest battery technology, including advanced circuitry, voltage regulation, and thermal circuit protection. BM Premium batteries includ

Olympus Nylon PEN, OM-D & E-Series DSLR Camera Case for E-5, E-3, E-30, EVOLT E-600, E-620, PEN E-PL1, E-PL2, E-P3, E-PL3, E-PM1 & OM-D E-M5 Digital Cameras

Olympus Nylon PEN, OM-D & E-Series DSLR Camera Case for E-5, E-3, E-30, EVOLT E-600, E-620, PEN E-PL1, E-PL2, E-P3, E-PL3, E-PM1 & OM-D E-M5 Digital Cameras

  • Accommodates Olympus DSLR, PEN & OM-D Digital Cameras, plus up to 2-3 lenses and accessories
  • Padded Ballistic Nylon
  • Two adjustable velcro dividers
  • Large, zippered front pocket
  • Interior Dimensions (WxHxD): 8 x 5 x 5 in.

Every photographer needs portable storage for their gear, and if you’re looking to keep your Olympus cameras and lenses well-protected when you’re on the go, then the Olympus gadget bag is the perfect fit! This bag features a padded interior capable of fitting nearly any camera body with up to two standard-size lenses or flashes. Two adjustable velcro dividers keep your gear free from scratches. A large, zippered front pocket provides room for small accessories. This bag comes with a padded ad

Camera Viewfinder Eyecup Eye Cup for Olympus (E-3 E-30 E-300 E-330 E-400 E-410 E-420 E-450 E-500 E-510 E-520 E-620) + Super Fine JB Digital Microfiber Cleaning Cloth Reviews

Camera Viewfinder Eyecup Eye Cup for Olympus (E-3 E-30 E-300 E-330 E-400 E-410 E-420 E-450 E-500 E-510 E-520 E-620) + Super Fine JB Digital Microfiber Cleaning Cloth

  • Includes: 1 x Rubber Eyecup / 1 x JB Digital Microfiber Cleaning Cloth.
  • The Eyecup It works as a cushioning around the camera eyepiece, which provides a protection for the camera’s eyepiece.
  • The Microfiber Cloth is a perfect tool for cleaning HD and Dslr’s digital cameras, etc.
  • The cloth is made of an extremely densely woven microfiber.

* New Eyecup replaces Olympus EP-7
JJC EO-1 Eyecup replaces Olympus EP-7
It works as a cushioning around the camera’s eyepiece, which provides a protection for the camera’s eyepiece.
No matter you wear eyeglass or not, The hollow rubber of the eyecup is comfortable for your eyelid contact and your glasses.
It impress you a comfortable feeling following a pleasant experience.
Compatible with the Following Cameras
OLYMPUS E3 E30
OLYMPUS E400 E410 E420 E450