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    • I liked some of the photos and thought they looked very artistic, but I'm curious why such a large format is producing such grain?

    • I have a new X100F and I'm experiencing a behavior that I can't explain. I have my display set up "eye sensor" so that the electronic viewfinder triggers when I put my eye to the viewfinder. So far, so good. But as I look through the viewfinder, the information display shows for about a second, and then it disappears. The standard display continues to show on the LCD screen when I pull the camera away from my eye. 

      Is there some setting that I triggered to make the information display disappear? I did a reset and the standard display returned to the viewfinder and stayed there, but today, after a few days of "normal" behavior, and after playing with some settings, the display started disappearing again.

      My apologies if I'm describing normal behavior of the viewfinder, but something tells me this isn't right. I'd appreciate any insights!

       

    • Bella,she's a lovely sumatran elephant,she is 24 years old this year.

      Their status till now is critical endangered.The population is around 2400-2800 left in the world.

      By 2008, the elephant was locally extinct in West Sumatra and highly risk being lost from North Sumatra too.

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    • 13 hours ago, Christopher said:

      Welcome @razibus

      Sorry to hear about your trouble. Does this happen when using your camera on a tripod, or handheld as well?

      @huck222 Were you ever able to find a solution?

      Hello @Christopher ! 

       

      I use it handheld (traveling light). I never had such problems with my fuji X100 (first gen) last year on a 3 months bike trip... I have to wait until mi october to send it back to Fuji.... it is very fustrating

       

      Thanks for your answers !

    • oh my sounds awful. Sounds like they dont test the gear after assembling it.

      Note that the 18-55 has many bad samples. I returned 2, before i got a sharp one. Now i'm very happy, because it is way sharper than the heavy old canon 24-70. Also note that the 18-55 has quite some field curvature, look it up on photozone.de. If you want the Fuji system, or those features (....) then it might be worth while having the camera serviced - in my case they resolved the focus issues. Cost me months of anger, but hey, also had quite a few terrible experiences with Canon "repairs". I sure hope they improve big time..



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    • Very few people understand how difficult it is to photograph a black dog. They often become a 'blob' with no ability to see the details. I have such a dog, so well done. 
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