Morten Byskov

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Volleyball 2.0 X-Pro1

Published September 18th, 2012

Fujifilm upped the ante today with a firmware upgrade for the X-Pro1. AF and general operation speed of the camera has been improved. I took the camera to a volleyball game tonight and was actually surprised to feel the difference. AF seems snappier although I didn't venture into continued tracking. Write times to the SD card has been improved and you feel it right away. Scrolling through your images is a breeze. The first three frames below were shot in single shot AF. The remaining shots were shot at 6 fps. bursts. For some shots I used manual focus. I would use the AE-L button to lock focus and then fire away. I also wanted to check the auto white balance and ISO performance. I have always found it challenging to shoot these games in poorly lit gyms with my SLR. I think the X-Pro1 did a decent job. Mind you I only had one lens, the XF 35 1.4.

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