Manual Focus shooters...check this out.

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by DriveShaft, Jan 11, 2013.

  1. DriveShaft

    DriveShaft Long timer

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    Split image focusing gets a 21st century treatment.
    Fuji wows me again.
    I mean...it's kind of a forehead slapping moment, really. Just didn't occur to me.


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  2. anotherguy

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    meh,I've always used the ground glass.
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  3. Grainbelt

    Grainbelt marginal adventurer Super Moderator

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    That's really sweet. :thumb I sold my DSLR gear, kept my old film stuff.

    And I do love my Fuji X10, but that is going to make it hard not to upgrade. Fuji is really getting the 'not a pro, but knows what they are doing' market figured out.

    If I fall into a pile of money, the X Pro 1 or its replacement will be mine. Oh yes, it will be mine. :D
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  4. elmontanero

    elmontanero Practicing...

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    Love my x100. I was at the point of deciding either Photo or Moto... that little x100 says BOTH in ways nothing else does.
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  5. DriveShaft

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    Anyone who lives in the dslr age has only used the ground glass...to a lousy standard of ability. Unless, of course, you go out of your way to install a screen. Stopped down, it's fine. But at f/1.4...it's literally impossible to judge with any degree of precision. I like the fact that there's no light loss on this variety.
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  6. anotherguy

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    There are no large format digital cameras. And it's not likely I'll own a DSLR anytime soon. I do have a 4MP point and shoot for 'net use.
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  7. DriveShaft

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    Ah, certainly...large format is definitely its own ball of wax. But dslr shooters aren't quite so lucky.

    Digital back or straight up film?
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  8. anotherguy

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    Good old B&W courtesy of Harman Technology LTD. And a few others when I have issues with supply. But I don't shoot much ($$$$) LF,mostly 35MM.
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