Fujifilm X-mount Image Thread
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jj_glos
Registered: Apr 11, 2010
Total Posts: 1344
Country: United Kingdom

Jman13 wrote:
How old is she? I agree that the time flies. I can't believe my daughter is 6 and my son is already 1.


She's 5, and it seems like only yesterday that she was still crawling around the front room! The teenage years are approaching too fast!



cputeq
Registered: Jun 25, 2008
Total Posts: 6046
Country: United States

BuLuT wrote:
I am new to Fuji... Just got my X-T1 + 23 + 56...
I am still tring to figure otu the PP with the RAF...
Long time Canon/Sony user here...



Set looks great and so does the post work. If you're using LR to PP, just be careful to avoid too much sharpening, at all, and you'll be fine. LR's algorithm likes to make watercolor / patterns pretty quickly, most readily apparent in foliage. If you need to sharpen a lot, I'd recommend doing it all in Nik's plugin. Others use C1 or PhotoNinja, but I don't like moving out of the LR/PS workflow.

Up to around Amount 35ish, Radius 0.5-0.7ish, though, LR seems fine to me.



johnahill
Registered: Jan 08, 2006
Total Posts: 3390
Country: United Kingdom

Bob - Great shots from Shanghai, do I see a bit of a reflection in the third one? Having just been up the Shard in London, I know the reflections can be a b!tch.

Joeri89 - Great portrait, love the colours espectally in the eyes, did you bump up the saturation?

jj_glos - Great series, love the determined look on her face on the first one, classic .



Jman13
Registered: May 02, 2005
Total Posts: 13008
Country: United States

cputeq wrote:
BuLuT wrote:
I am new to Fuji... Just got my X-T1 + 23 + 56...
I am still tring to figure otu the PP with the RAF...
Long time Canon/Sony user here...



Set looks great and so does the post work. If you're using LR to PP, just be careful to avoid too much sharpening, at all, and you'll be fine. LR's algorithm likes to make watercolor / patterns pretty quickly, most readily apparent in foliage. If you need to sharpen a lot, I'd recommend doing it all in Nik's plugin. Others use C1 or PhotoNinja, but I don't like moving out of the LR/PS workflow.

Up to around Amount 35ish, Radius 0.5-0.7ish, though, LR seems fine to me.


I've actually found that X-Trans files respond better to higher radius sharpening. ~1.4 radius, 30-40 amount and 30-40 detail, depending on the image. This works pretty well most of the time. I use 0.5 radius and 50 amount for my bayer cameras.



johnahill
Registered: Jan 08, 2006
Total Posts: 3390
Country: United Kingdom

I had the pleasure of going to the view at the Shard in London on Friday.
In fact I had planned a london sunset through to sunrise shoot, but my buddy who was accompanying me was sick and we had to cut the trip short. As well as that, shooting in some of the dimly lit streets, my X-A1 was not able to lock on focus and the image on the lcd was too dim to focus manually.

I had heard that the reflections were a big problem for photography at the Shard, so I constructed a box to hold against the glass to cut down on reflections. On the indoor viewing gallery there are 2 panes of glass approx 8 inches apart so I was unable to cut out the reflection from the outer most pane. The outdoor viewing gallery only has one pane of glass, so I was able to cut out most of the reflections. The attendants stop me using my mini tripod (6inch) so that was a bit of a bummer.



cputeq
Registered: Jun 25, 2008
Total Posts: 6046
Country: United States

Jman13 wrote:
cputeq wrote:
BuLuT wrote:
I am new to Fuji... Just got my X-T1 + 23 + 56...
I am still tring to figure otu the PP with the RAF...
Long time Canon/Sony user here...



Set looks great and so does the post work. If you're using LR to PP, just be careful to avoid too much sharpening, at all, and you'll be fine. LR's algorithm likes to make watercolor / patterns pretty quickly, most readily apparent in foliage. If you need to sharpen a lot, I'd recommend doing it all in Nik's plugin. Others use C1 or PhotoNinja, but I don't like moving out of the LR/PS workflow.

Up to around Amount 35ish, Radius 0.5-0.7ish, though, LR seems fine to me.


I've actually found that X-Trans files respond better to higher radius sharpening. ~1.4 radius, 30-40 amount and 30-40 detail, depending on the image. This works pretty well most of the time. I use 0.5 radius and 50 amount for my bayer cameras.


Yeah I may have to go back and try that, I'd tried high radius before briefly, but never explored it thoroughly. Once I got a "recipe" down in Nik I pretty much kept to that for X-trans.



TimArruda
Registered: Jun 21, 2004
Total Posts: 155
Country: United States

Shot shortly before dawn this morning.

A Spectacular Morning by TimArruda, on Flickr



rtallent
Registered: Jan 02, 2005
Total Posts: 617
Country: United States

Very pretty light. I like your perspective from the gift shop side of the light.



TimArruda
Registered: Jun 21, 2004
Total Posts: 155
Country: United States

rtallent wrote:
Very pretty light. I like your perspective from the gift shop side of the light.


Thanks. I had not intended on shooting from this side, but when I arrived there were already two shooters over where I was initially headed, and I did not want to crowd anyone. Needless to say I was not disappointed with the view.



Joeri89
Registered: Jun 19, 2012
Total Posts: 139
Country: Canada

johnahill wrote:Joeri89 - Great portrait, love the colours espectally in the eyes, did you bump up the saturation?

Thanks! There is a slight bump in the saturation for sure, but nothing that completely changes the look. Her eyes were out of this world, with or without post processing

Jman13 wrote:
Impossible. We all know APS-C can't be used for shallow depth of field or pro grade portraiture. Great shot! I assume with the 56?

56 indeed
Have to admit it was the 56mm that dragged me a bit more to my Fuji again. Didn't really use it the last 6 months before that lens was released and was mainly playing around with MF film for the shallow DOF

Posted a shoot with the same girl in the People Photography section a week ago if anyone in interested: http://www.fredmiranda.com/forum/topic/1300708



4G63
Registered: May 18, 2014
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Cuban Cigars by Joey_porma, on Flickr



Yudhi
Registered: Apr 08, 2013
Total Posts: 499
Country: Indonesia

Marina Bay
OOC JPG



johnahill
Registered: Jan 08, 2006
Total Posts: 3390
Country: United Kingdom

X-A1 + 14mm, near tower bridge.



Jman13
Registered: May 02, 2005
Total Posts: 13008
Country: United States

Just some shots of the kids....X-T1 and 56/1.2 wide open:













johnahill
Registered: Jan 08, 2006
Total Posts: 3390
Country: United Kingdom

X-A1 + 14mm
Late night cabbie



mawz
Registered: Sep 11, 2005
Total Posts: 9150
Country: Canada

I Love Churros by Mawz, on Flickr
X-E1, XF 18/2 R



rtallent
Registered: Jan 02, 2005
Total Posts: 617
Country: United States

X-E1, S-M-C Takumar 50mm f/1.4






tigerbalm
Registered: Apr 21, 2012
Total Posts: 201
Country: United States

Shots of my newborn girl @ five days old...X-T1 + 56mm wide open



RSSmith
Registered: May 28, 2005
Total Posts: 425
Country: United States

22JUN2014
X-T1 + XF14/2.8
Farmington Hills, Michigan

[url=https://flic.kr/p/o4Rie1]
20140622 042b[/url] by Ronald S. Smith, on Flickr



mjbetch
Registered: Dec 22, 2008
Total Posts: 366
Country: United States

Just a few shots from Georgetown.

X-T1 - 23mm

GBRL6255.jpg by gbrldz, on Flickr

GBRL6257.jpg by gbrldz, on Flickr

GBRL6259.jpg by gbrldz, on Flickr



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