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Dog and Duck with Fuji X100

Discussion in 'Fuji Cameras' started by soundimageplus, May 1, 2011.

  1. soundimageplus

    soundimageplus Top Veteran

    Jul 6, 2010

    One of the advantages of the optical finder of the optical finder on the X100 is the ability to see beyond the limits of the frame and anticipate whats going to happen. Here I saw the dog coming towards the duck, focused on the duck (using f/16) and waited until the dog was in the right place, and pressed the shutter.

    Needless to say the duck escaped!

    More on the camera at:- http://soundimageplus.blogspot.com/2011/05/fuji-x100-user-experience-7-more.html
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  2. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus Subscribing Member

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Bill Shinnick
    Neat photo.
  3. Herman

    Herman The Image Stimulator

    Jul 11, 2010
    The Netherlands
    Well captured David. Do you like your X100 ? Is it worth it's price?
  4. soundimageplus

    soundimageplus Top Veteran

    Jul 6, 2010
    Its frustrating! Its wonderful quality yet there are menu and control issues which cause problems. Is it worth the money? Overall I think the answer is yes. The lens is top quality, the sensor is one of the best I've ever used in terms of IQ and, particularly, high ISO perfomance, and its put together (mostly) very well.

    I'm doing a user experience report on the blog which should be finished tomorrow.
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  5. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    Ooo, that fellow has a lean and hungry look to him - his ancestry was surely showing! Glad the duck escaped!

    David, I'm enjoying "traveling" along with you on your blog very much!
  6. he he!! Well caught!
  7. chromatin64

    chromatin64 Veteran

    Apr 26, 2011
    A Leekist in York, UK
    Far more difficult to catch than the Bull and Bush but you'll struggle with the King's Arms at the moment.
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  8. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    David, again - I'm really enjoying your blog - great pictures and I find the "score card" and your analysis very interesting. So far it seems that the frustrations are outweighed by the image quality - even with that mishap with the jpegs!
  9. soundimageplus

    soundimageplus Top Veteran

    Jul 6, 2010
    There's apparently one in staffordshire called the BULL AND SPECTACLES which might prove a bit tricky too.

    (For those who are wondering what all this is about, these are English pub names amongst which the DOG AND DUCK is fairly common)

    There's even a flickr group:-
    Flickr: Unusual Pub Names
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