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Discussion in 'Creative Pursuits' started by H8R, Jun 15, 2013.

  1. H8R

    H8R Cranky Pants

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    I sold my D3 for it, and....it rules. Zero regrets. That is all.

     

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    stevew unique white person

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    i like.
     
  3. H8R

    H8R Cranky Pants

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    Got $2100 for the D3, and with the bundle discounts on the Fuji stuff right now, I got the X-Pro body, a 35mm f/1.4 and a 18-55mm f/2.8-4 for less than $2k. Not too shabby.

    My shoulder loves me right now. Just the 28-70mm Nikon I sold weighed as much as the entire Fuji kit.
     
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    Now...scoot yourself over to Steve Huff's site and peep on the Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.5 for that bad boy. Beautiful lens....I drool over the .95 hyper prime....but not the hyper price!! :eek:
     
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    fro biker Monkey

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    Definitely scan some of the negatives/photos and show us what you get. Film is amazing, I just wish it wasn't so pricey/I had a dark room bc I'm tired of paying people to develop my stuff for me...
     
  6. H8R

    H8R Cranky Pants

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    I am very much in love with the Fujinon 35mm right now, but eventually I'm going to dive into adapters. Fuji makes only one official adapter, an M-mount, (which leaves the sky open for good glass) but their are third party adapters for pretty much every lens out there. The Metabones speed booster looks intriguing.
     
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    Polandspring88 Superman

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    Nice! I've started liquidating my DX stuff to get a mirrorless camera. As much as I'd love the Fuji its too rich for my blood with an impending move and unemployment on the horizon. I'm leaning towards an NEX6 at this point.
     
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    stevew unique white person

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    that be one of them thar digital doohickeys.....uses black majick to take picshures....
     
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    Polandspring88 Superman

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    :stupid:

    I'd like an EVF. That desire has me waffling between an NEX and an OM-D. I think I might pull the trigger on the OM-D once all of my stuff sells. It seems to have a better array of lenses available.
     
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    bean Turbo Monkey

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    Have you looked at the GX1? You can get them for under $250 now.
     
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    dante Unabomber

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    stevew unique white person

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    i can't live without a viewfinder.
     
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    Polandspring88 Superman

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    Good call. Just bought one of those today. GX1 + 14-42 OIS lens for $550. I really wanted the OM-D but couldn't justify the extra $500 for the EVF. Arrives on Tuesday.
     
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    dante Unabomber

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    For me everything has a price, and a VF isn't worth *that* much...

    Trigger pulled, no clue when it'll be back in stock. Website says the 11th, so we'll see.
     
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    Polandspring88 Superman

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    Arrived Saturday but back it goes! I tried the 14-42 with the power zoom and do not like it. Feels a lot more video camera like. Not to mention the lens extends once powered up and is not nearly as compact as it appears. To the regular 14-42 we go!
     
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    #18 -   Jul 13, 2013
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    HardtailHack used an iron once

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    #19 -   Jul 14, 2013
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    Oh and I would look at the Fuji X-E1. About $1k with the 18-55mm lens.

    Or if you already have a bunch of M4/3 lenses from the GH2, stick with M4/3. There are a ton of options out there.
     
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    syadasti i heart mac

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  23. H8R

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    Yep. They are implementing features that have come out on other, newer models like the X-M1 and X100s. Pretty much the ONLY camera mfr that consistently releases updates and fixes. They've taken the original x-pro and made it vastly better since it's release. Other camera makers need to take note, it's a great way to win over some customers. Instead of releasing new incremental hardware updates, squeeze the max out of the "older" hardware via firmware. (the x-pro is only 1.5 year out). That way late adopters (like me for example) won't feel buyers remorse when the newest model rolls out.

    But they could even leave it alone and it would still rule.
     
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    LOLs...