First Image Samples from the Fujifilm X30

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer Fujifilm X30 first image samples (1 of 28)ISO 4001-80 sec at f - 2.8

This weekend, we got a lot of gear in for review. But from what we saw on our Instagram, many of you are really interested in seeing results from the new Fujifilm X30. We just got the camera in yesterday and so far it has been impressing us quite a bit. The image quality is very good overall, though the RAW files aren’t supported as of the publishing of this article. Instead, we’re relying on the JPEG output which tends to render images a bit too cool for our liking–but still offers nice colors overall.

Using the camera is a bit weird. At f2, you can’t shoot at above 1/1000th and instead you’ll need to stop the lens down. We wish that the control ring around the lens had clicks as you turn it so you can intuitively feel how many stops you are manipulating. Instead, it is really smooth. The back exposure wheel feels great, but we instead believe that this camera should have had a dedicated shutter dial. When using it in aperture priority though, you won’t pay most of this any mind.

We love the EVF, though sometimes it can stutter to switch from the LCD screen to the EVF. For my eyes though, I wish that the diopter went deeper into the negative range. However, this won’t really matter because of the relatively small sensor and the fast autofocusing. Additionally, you can increase or decrease the size of the focusing point.

Other than that, the WiFi transmission is smooth and simple. More photos from the camera are after the jump.



Chris Gampat The Phoblographer Fujifilm X30 first image samples (2 of 28)ISO 4001-550 sec at f - 2.2

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