Our friends at FujiRumors have caught a little snippet of Fuji X100 successor talk in the latest edition of F11, an online photography magazine catered to the professional and hobbyist photographer which mentions the possibility of an X200 release next year, bringing with it the addition of an X-Trans sensor.
I must say, as a Fuji X100 owner myself, there have been times where I’ve wanted to dismantle my photographic weapon of choice for reasons other than what James Maher’s motives were for the dissecting of his unit shown above. While my personal reasons stem from the sometimes frustrating experiences the quirky sides of Fuji’s point and shoot can evoke, Maher’s story originated from a much more unfortunate source – water damage.
Fujifilm Announces the WCL-X100 0.8x Wide Angle Conversion Lens For the X100 – Firmware Updated to Version 1.30
Fujifilm has just announced a 0.8x wide-angle conversion lens for the X100 today – an adapter promising to extend the X100′s 35mm equivalent focal length to a wider 28mm without jeopardizing the overall image quality the retro-inspired point and shoot is known for.
Adorama is one of the first major online retailers to list display availability of the very sleek-looking, all black, Fuji X100, listing the Limited Edition Premium Set for $1,699.95.
The kit includes many of the X100 essentials that were previously sold separately with the original X100, Including the all black lens hood, filter adapter, and genuine black leather case, a sign that Fuji didn’t skimp of the limits of their “Limited Edition.”
Although Fuji’s overall company outlook has been adjusted, resulting in lower operating and net profit expectations going forward, the company’s digital camera front continues to remain its area of strength, thanks in part to the success of 2011′s premiere X-series point and shoot releases.
In the company’s latest financial report, Fuji has revealed that over 100,000 X-100′s have been sold as of December 31st, 2011, exceeding initial expectations and…
Quick News – That wonderfully blurry image you see above is the once rumored but now confirmed limited edition Fuji X100. The all black beauty will remain identical to the original with just a new fresh coat of paint, packed with an equally limited black Fuji case and strap. No details were given on price, but it was mentioned that only 10,000 will be made.
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With the success and regard of the X100, X10, and the soon to be unveiled LX10, Fuji has revitalized the way we look at compact point and shoots and surely the interchangeable lens mirrorless market as well.
Aside from the blogs and such around the inter-webs touting the X100′s prowess as an amazing point and shoot, television advertising, especially in Japan, is a key way for camera companies to make a lasting impression on potential adopters of their product. While TV-spots in the Japanese market primary stick to the tried and true methods of cutesy, abstract, or incredibly artistic forms, Fuji decided to take the latter to a whole new level in a production one could categorize as X-rated (no pun intended).
A New York native scurrying home through the crowds of tourists, a small child clinging to the arms of his mom unsettled by roars of cars zooming by, fellow photographers enjoying the picturesque night and capturing the scenery, one shutter click at a time. These are just some of the sights experienced through the lens of the Fuji X100 this past weekend on the 1.1-mile structure that connects Manhattan with NY’s most populous borough – the Brooklyn Bridge.
Didn’t like the look, or the price, of the special-edition Fuji FinePix X100? Wish there were more options for personalization and customization? Fear not, these skins may just be what your X100′s been looking for.
Spotted by a PetaPixel reader, these skins contain a wide variety of textures and colors ranging from the animalesque: camel, lizard, and crocodile, to your more basic: cherry and walnut wood skins. Head over to Aki-Asahi Custom Camera Coverings to check the eclectic mix of coverings for yourself. (Website translated to English for your convenience)