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FujifilM X100V – In Bloom

The X100V delivers some great colors when photographing flowers and plants. It has a pretty decent close focus distance of about 4 inches / 10cm. The 26mp sensor has some room to crop if you want to get in a bit closer. I purchased some cheap old Tiffen close up filters from keh.com, and I’ll do a post about how useful they are down the road.

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Camera Obscure Huh? – Fujifilm Finepix Real 3d W3

FujiFilm W3 3D
FujiFilm W3 3D

FujiFilm released the Finepix W3 3D in 2010. I purchased my camera in 2014 on Amazon for $190 as a brand new import from Japan. The 3D TV craze had pretty much died by then, and while according to WikiPedia, the camera initially sold well, it was eventually discontinued and a FujiFilm never released a follow up model. While there have been various cameras with 3D capability since then, like the Lenovo Mirage and the Vuze XR 3D VR nothing has really surpassed the FujiFilm camera for 3D photography in my opinion.

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FUJIFILM X100V – First Steps

It’s hard to talk about the X100V and other Fujifilm cameras, and not talk about film.

Essaouira, Morocco 2000
Essaouira, Morocco 2000. Taken with Nikon D60

Over the years in the 90’s and early 2000’s, I shot with various negative films from Kodak and Fujifilm, not really with any intention besides picking the ISO rating and color vs. B&W. I paid a local lab to develop it, and occasionally would get pictures blown up to hang on a wall.

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