Monthly Archive: November 2013

Nov 25

Review: Fujifilm X-E2

Fuji has released a rather large number of bodies in 2013, and they conclude the year by issuing their first X-Series upgraded camera, the X-E2.  When the X-E1 (reviewed here) was released only a little more than a year ago, it was the second entry in the X-System.  A scaled down X-Pro 1 without the optical …

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Nov 19

Review: Fujifilm Fujinon XF 23mm f/1.4 R

Fujifilm X-E2 with Fujinon XF 23mm f/1.4

When Fujifilm first created the X-System, they came out of the gate with three outstanding prime lenses…a unique decision in today’s world where zooms are considered the bread and butter of a system, especially in the consumer market.  It set a note for what the X-System would become. As Fuji fleshed out the system, shooters …

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Nov 17

Review: Olympus OM-D E-M1

When Olympus released the first member of the new OM-D line, the E-M5, there was considerable buzz over the retro styled powerhouse.  Ultimately, that camera gave Micro 4/3 a shot in the arm and showed just how capable a small camera could be.  Serious amateurs and even many professionals added the E-M5 to their arsenal. …

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Nov 03

Review: Metabones Speed Booster (Canon FD to Fuji X)

After what was for many an excruciating wait, Metabones has released their generally well-regarded Speed Booster in Canon FD and Minolta MD mounts.  As someone with a rather extensive stable of FD lenses (thanks partly to my father), I was extremely excited by this news.  If you’re a frequent visitor to the site, you may …

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