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Fuji Showcase XF27mmF2.8 Samples


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Jun 20, 2012
Hood River, OR
We go cross country skiing each Sunday right now, with my daughter taking lessons there from 10:30-Noon. That means the Mrs. and I finally get to ski as hard as we want for 90 minutes, which otherwise never happens. Given that this time (yesterday) it was going to be snowing the whole time, I figured…

… XE3 + XF27 = Tiny enough to ride on a strap inside my jacket?

And I was right. It’s an improbably tiny setup to have a 24MP APSC sensor and a sharp 2.8 on tap, considering the camera is interchangeable lens instead of fixed. It rode happily under the front of my coat, never annoying me. What DID annoy me was the touch screen. Anytime the strap, or a fingertip from my gloves got near the edge of the rear LCD, the focus point jumped there. And I couldn’t double-tap the joystick to re-center it without my thumbs glove finger overhanging, putting it right back at the top right corner. So …

… Damp gloves + Touch screen = Murder.

by gordopuggy, on Flickr

by gordopuggy, on Flickr

by gordopuggy, on Flickr
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