EDITORIAL NOTE: I wrote this review as soon as I got the X-Pro2, and then I abandoned the blog for a while (too much to do!) so I forgot to post it… Maybe even if now the X-Pro3 is about to come out, someone might still find it useful!
Me and the Sony A7r were in a pretty good honeymoon again these last months, but as some of you might remember for a long time I was sorely tempted to ditch it and going for a full Fuji setup.
Giving the boot to Sony? A7r vs Fuji X-T10
The quality, with the 16Mp sensor of the XT-10 I bought to test the waters, was already quite comparable for small-ish prints (small-ish = less than 1 meter wide). The difference showed, but not as much, not with most subjects and most of all almost exclusively doing a side-by-side shooting, not in “real” prints.
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It is not everyday you get to review, in advance of the actual publication, a true classic.
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Oh my! After I published the Nikon F review I noticed that I had never written a review about my favorite camera – film or digital – ever: the mighty Nikon F4s. So here we are!
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This started out as the satisfaction of an old, almost ancient!, whim of mine. The Nikon F, the camera that jumpstarted the SLR revolution in the professional field, has been on my radar since I was a kid (and, at the time, a Nikon shooter).
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Maybe because, given my age, I grew up in a world already dominated from television sets and magazines full of pictures; maybe because I still remember when I was a little kid my grandma telling me, every time we watched a Western together that «these cowboys and indians aren’t really dying, you know, it’s just for show». But I have never been particularly confident in the power of cinematography, and by extension photography, of telling the truth.
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