I got out for my first walkabout downtown with my new Fujifilm X Pro 2. Being not that used to shooting primes, I had a hard time with it and didn’t get many shots with which I was really pleased, but that’s my fault entirely, not the camera. In time once I get used to the focal lengths (23mm & 14mm – full frame that would be 35mm & 21mm), I’m sure I’ll have better results. I did, however, get a few I liked, like this one.
I shot this with the 14mm @ f5.6. I let the camera decide on the ISO and shutter. For some reason it selected 1/1000th of a second and ISO 400. I have the auto ISO parameters set to 200-6400 with a min. shutter of 1/320th for street. There’s no reason the camera couldn’t have met those parameters by cutting the ISO one stop to 200 and dropping the shutter a stop to 1/500th. I probably should have simply flipped the ISO from auto to 200 and only allowed the camera to play with the shutter speed. Oh well, live and learn.
So far I love the camera, but that’s not news, since I did have a loaner for three days on two occasions last spring. I do have a couple of things I’m not all that keen on, but that’s no different from any other camera, I suppose. There’s no such thing as perfect, right?