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Re: I'm having high fever for Mirrorless- Retro - Design(X100s)
« Reply #15 on: September 23, 2013, 05:10:02 PM »
I know what you mean.  I feel nostalgic just looking at those cameras.  I can't let myself look at them too much or I get the "itch" to want to buy one ha ha. I know I'll never be able to afford a Leica, so the X100S might have to be my next best thing.

Me too ;)
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« Reply #16 on: September 23, 2013, 05:12:09 PM »
i think you would love it more when using both build in neutral density (nd) and graduate nd filter for landscape.  one of my friend has this one and it is kinda fun to play around with.  the draw back is that you can not do much with candid type since this one is a fixed lens camera.

Haven't try that yet....I prefer not to come back to camera store to try it ;D
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« Reply #17 on: September 23, 2013, 05:13:59 PM »
The past couple weeks I have had a definite itch for this camera.  Always liked the look of the rangefinder and it would be a fun camera to shoot with.  Dylan777, you are right!,  Love the nostalgic look. FF would be even better! I can’t afford a Leica,..maybe to new M will be a rangefinder style?,……probably not….

If it was FF retro style, I'm willing to sell my rx1 for it ;)
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« Reply #18 on: September 23, 2013, 05:17:55 PM »
Any pics of the pink bag?

Not at this moment. It was a custom-fit case at local leather shop in Orange County, California. $235 out the door. I'll post some pics of this pink case sometime next week.

The wife offically owns the RX1 :-\
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« Reply #19 on: September 23, 2013, 08:21:33 PM »
Me too ;)

Hi Dylan777, have been reading this thread with interest, I had a Leica M9, several Leica Lenses, sold the lot after about 12 Months, just didn't like the M9, mostly because of the rangefinder system, my eyes just aren't up to it, but I disliked the poor menu system (1950's Camera look I like, 1950's tech I dislike), pricing is ridiculous, but, and there's always a but, I liked the feel of the Camera, the size and the Look.

So, I've been looking at the Fuji X-Pro 1, but I may wait for the Pro 2 which I believe is an early 2014 release (and hope it's FF), could be a decent system, smallish, lot of great 3rd Party lenses available, discreet (compared to the 1Dx), takes a reasonable Image, up to date tech from the Japanese, all round looks like a great walk about Camera (which the 1Dx, again, is not).

Interested in any comments from anyone that has the Pro 1 and normally shoots DSLR.

I'm also glad Dylan777 that you qualified who (your wife) was the owner of the new Pink Camera Cover   ::)

And it's nice to know others have the NGAS (New Gear Acquisition Syndrome), I understand it's hereditary, no cure known.
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« Reply #20 on: September 24, 2013, 12:00:43 AM »
Me too ;)

Hi Dylan777, have been reading this thread with interest, I had a Leica M9, several Leica Lenses, sold the lot after about 12 Months, just didn't like the M9, mostly because of the rangefinder system, my eyes just aren't up to it, but I disliked the poor menu system (1950's Camera look I like, 1950's tech I dislike), pricing is ridiculous, but, and there's always a but, I liked the feel of the Camera, the size and the Look.

So, I've been looking at the Fuji X-Pro 1, but I may wait for the Pro 2 which I believe is an early 2014 release (and hope it's FF), could be a decent system, smallish, lot of great 3rd Party lenses available, discreet (compared to the 1Dx), takes a reasonable Image, up to date tech from the Japanese, all round looks like a great walk about Camera (which the 1Dx, again, is not).

Interested in any comments from anyone that has the Pro 1 and normally shoots DSLR.

I'm also glad Dylan777 that you qualified who (your wife) was the owner of the new Pink Camera Cover   ::)

And it's nice to know others have the NGAS (New Gear Acquisition Syndrome), I understand it's hereditary, no cure known.

Thanks for the info on Pro2 eml58.

I see M9 at local camera store for many-many times, but never want hand-on it. It just one of those things I don't want to touch ::)

Believe it or not, my wife knows when to use Av and Tv on the RX1 now :o

She took some great photos from the kids. Yup, the only missing accessory for her was a "pink" case for RX1.
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Re: I'm having high fever for Mirrorless- Retro - Design(X100s)
« Reply #21 on: September 24, 2013, 08:54:17 PM »
Thanks for the info on Pro2 eml58.

I see M9 at local camera store for many-many times, but never want hand-on it. It just one of those things I don't want to touch ::)

Believe it or not, my wife knows when to use Av and Tv on the RX1 now :o

She took some great photos from the kids. Yup, the only missing accessory for her was a "pink" case for RX1.

Does she shoot it with either optical or digital viewfinder, or just the screen?
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« Reply #22 on: September 24, 2013, 11:10:28 PM »

Does she shoot it with either optical or digital viewfinder, or just the screen?

Just back screen for now
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« Reply #23 on: September 26, 2013, 04:41:12 PM »
i think you would love it more when using both build in neutral density (nd) and graduate nd filter for landscape.  one of my friend has this one and it is kinda fun to play around with.  the draw back is that you can not do much with candid type since this one is a fixed lens camera.

Haven't try that yet....I prefer not to come back to camera store to try it ;D

Went out for lunch with some co-workers today, I stopped by the camera shop to try build in ND + grad filters --- well the last 2 x100s were sold :-\
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« Reply #24 on: September 26, 2013, 05:03:09 PM »
I brought my wife to local camera store last week. She wanted a "pink" camera bag for the RX1. While I was there, I got a chance to play with x100s.

I'm NOW having a high fever for it ::) ::) ::)

Just surrender, you won't regret it.  Warning, your DLSR will gather dust.

If you get it and want to shoot raw, get Iridient Developer for raw conversion.  Capture1Pro7 is really good too.  LR, not so much.

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« Reply #25 on: September 26, 2013, 06:34:15 PM »
I brought my wife to local camera store last week. She wanted a "pink" camera bag for the RX1. While I was there, I got a chance to play with x100s.

I'm NOW having a high fever for it ::) ::) ::)

Just surrender, you won't regret it.  Warning, your DLSR will gather dust.

If you get it and want to shoot raw, get Iridient Developer for raw conversion.  Capture1Pro7 is really good too.  LR, not so much.

Thanks for the tips jaduffy007.

I plan to keep my 5D III and L lenses for another 4-5yrs. Hopefully by then, Sony, Fuji or Olympus will have much faster AF system and better tracking AF system for mirrorless.

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« Reply #26 on: September 26, 2013, 07:46:57 PM »
I got rangefinder fever once. Bought a Bessa R3A, Nokton 40mm f/1.4, Apo-Lanthar 90mm f/3.5, and a few 100' rolls of Tri-X 400 for about $800 all up. GAS solved.
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Re: I'm having high fever for Mirrorless- Retro - Design(X100s)
« Reply #27 on: September 26, 2013, 07:47:49 PM »
I brought my wife to local camera store last week. She wanted a "pink" camera bag for the RX1. While I was there, I got a chance to play with x100s.

I'm NOW having a high fever for it ::) ::) ::)

Just surrender, you won't regret it.  Warning, your DLSR will gather dust.

If you get it and want to shoot raw, get Iridient Developer for raw conversion.  Capture1Pro7 is really good too.  LR, not so much.


This ^^

Ever since I got it (999€  :o ) my 5D3 has seen very little of the outside world (okay, maybe just a little cause the 24-70II deserves it too).

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« Reply #28 on: September 27, 2013, 12:10:22 AM »
Went out for lunch with some co-workers today, I stopped by the camera shop to try build in ND + grad filters --- well the last 2 x100s were sold :-\

You just made me sad I forgot about the built-in ND filters when I had the X100s rented.  :(
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« Reply #29 on: September 27, 2013, 09:35:29 AM »
Went out for lunch with some co-workers today, I stopped by the camera shop to try build in ND + grad filters --- well the last 2 x100s were sold :-\

You just made me sad I forgot about the built-in ND filters when I had the X100s rented.  :(

Opppsss ???

I didn't know about the build in filters until ishdakuteb mentioned.
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