Fuji 60mm F2.4 works very well

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  1. Landshark

    Landshark PhotoDog Subscribing Member S.C. Charter Member

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    I have upgrade to the latest firmware, lens focus is right on, very little hunting ,focus locks easily, just make sure your focus dot is completely on the contrasty part of the subject and use the corrected AF selection
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    Nice! I've placed the 60mm in the cart, and then deleted, then put it back in, then deleted again, a few times!
     
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    Country Parson Lounge Top Veteran

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    It is good to hear a positive report on that lens. It has not gotten a lot of good press.
     
  4. Landshark

    Landshark PhotoDog Subscribing Member S.C. Charter Member

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    The thing with this lens is you have to use the corrected AF on SAF and pay attention that the square covers the object of focus, it also worked well tracking in CAF and was near perfect with the AFL button in manual focus.
     
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    Just received my 60, updated the firmware to 1.02--now heading off tomorrow to try it out. I have been photographing for over 45 years, and have been through every format and type of camera, but the X Pro 1 is the perfect fit for me. Thanks, Fuji!
     
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    Landshark PhotoDog Subscribing Member S.C. Charter Member

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    Thanks, the cute dog belonged to some random guy waiting for his car, I love your dog portraits, I need to post some of our's.
     
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    I wish I could afford this camera. I just have to live vicariously through you all. Thanks for sharing!
     
  8. winginkris

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    I'm quite impressed with the pics I'm seeing from this lens.
    I just received my 60 yesterday and have not had a chance to get out and shoot with it yet. I now have all three! So far, with the few pictures I've taken with this camera I LOVE IT! I do wish Fuji would find a way to increase the size of the framing lines when using the optical viewfinder with the 60mm, just a minor glitch I'm sure I'll get used to.
    Have any of you found a lens cap that fits over the 60's lens hood? Trying to put that little pinch cap on with the hood attached is quite a pain!
    Love all the helpful hints and advice I get on this forum!
    Hope everyone has a great weekend!

    Kris
     
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  9. winginkris

    winginkris Lounge Veteran

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    Thanks! I'll hunt one down today.( I probably have one stuck in a box somewhere):biggrin:
    One other question. Any hints on what to use for an sd card? I'm using a 16 gb Lexar Pro 133x, but I'm wondering if an upgrade would make much of a difference in write speed. So far, not an issue but I don't want to find out the hard way that I should have gone with a faster card.

    Thanks again!!:hail:
     
  10. winginkris

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    Thanks for doing my homework for me!
    So far that card has worked fine, but occasionally I find myself using the "6 fps" mode to capture moving animals or something else that might be moving. I know the faster cards are quite pricey, but it would be the last expensive item I'd need to buy for this camera(I hope)!

    Thanks again and enjoy your walk with Ruby and the other pooches, and PLEASE stay out of the vet!
     
  11. winginkris

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    Thanks again for testing for me. I think I'll keep what I've got until I find a reason to upgrade. I did take a few quick shots yesterday in the burst mode and they seemed to write fast enough to not interfere with my shooting, although I was in a hurry and things were out of focus.

    Your dogs look like a happy bunch, glad you survived your outing with them without too much injury!


    Maybe someone can help with this.
    Theses are with the 60mm.
    Here are a couple quick shots I took yesterday while running between jobs. Not good pics, I was in a huge hurry, but maybe someone can explain what I'm doing wrong to correct for paralax.(Other than switching to the electronic view finder).

    I framed the front of the truck in center of the optical view finder, pressed the shutter half way and re-adjusted the frame lines to re-center the truck in the frame and this is what I got. The second is with the camera using the electronic view finder. Minor issue, but I haven't noticed this happening with the 35 or the 18, however I've been so busy with family/work/friends I've had very little time to get to know the camera so it may be happening to some extent with the other two lenses, I just haven't noticed it.

    Again, it's a minor issue, just wondering if I'm doing something wrong and if so, how to correct it.

    Hope everyone's enjoying the weekend! I'm out for a round of golf! Finally a little R&R!
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  12. winginkris

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    Stanley, I just read your post in the "dogs" section. Sorry, but it got me to chuckling quite a bit! Could be a good scene in a movie! Sorry to hear of your mishap, hope your wounds heal quickly!!

    By the way, it looks like you've got a pretty good hold on the xpro, nice shots!
     

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