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  1. I shoot both RAW and JPG, but mostly use JPEGs when sharing. And here's my reasoning. My film sim of choice on my X-T2 is Acros+R. Street, landscape, portraits, are almost always in B&W for a couple of reasons. I find i just see better in black and white and can focus on composition. I know I have the RAW file if I want color or to make adjustments. And I typically use the phone app to pull JPEGs immediately to post to Instagram or to email to the subjects of events or street portraits. When I shoot with adapted lenses and manual focus, the black and white rendition allows the red-outlined focus peaking highlight to be easily visible enabling faster focusing. And ISO 3200 noise in B&W looks just fine to my eyes. Also, I encourage you to explore faster apertures and topping out at f/8. A more shallow depth of field aids the viewer and even at f/8 there should be plenty in focus and sharper images.
  2. I think the new standard cup is a great upgrade from what was on the XT-1 by default. And it likely causes less issues for eyeglass wearers. I had the extended on the X-T1, but sold that with the body. Don't think I'll upgrade the standard X-T2's eyecup.
  3. Based on your subject preferences: 10-24mm 23/1.4 90mm - some might think this is an odd choice for landscape and street, but I don't!
  4. Waiting for this one! It will complete my prime lineup.
  5. Wanted to pick up a 16-55, but saw a 10-24 used, locally, so that was my first lens purchase for a newly acquired X-T1. I'm pretty happy with it so far! I shoot a lot of street and some landscape. I've had it for less than a week and haven't used it for street yet, but I did shoot some landscapes: I also picked up a 18-55 for a steal, but don't have it yet. The 50-140 and 56mm are next on my list. I'd be a happy camper with those. As an aside, I have also tried a Leica Summilux 50mm, Summarits (35/75mm) and they all work pretty well. The 50 Summilux is holding me back from the 56mm purchase as the IQ is very nice, but I'm not convinced I want to manually focus anything on the X-T1...
  6. From this past Sunday with the XT-1, XF 10-24mm and 10 stop ND filter and more
  7. I got one in a trade for a lens recently. Couldn't sell the Sigma macro lens for Nikon, so I took the trade. And am happy I did - It's a pretty fun camera. The layout of the controls is pretty good. The buttons are a little hard to press - but you won't press them by accident! Some recent shots from my first trip out with it:
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  9. Have used a lot of systems over the years, but just got into Fuji. Wasn't planning on it, but was offered a X-T1 in a trade on a macro lens for Nikon and took it. Liking things so far, but don't have any native lenses yet. Contemplating trying to trade a Leica Summarit 75mm f/2.4 for some native lenses, but the lens performs great - although slower then AF. https://www.flickr.com/photos/segedi/ The latest are shot with the X-T1 and either Voigtlander 28mm (nikon mount, nikon to leica m adapter + m to fuji adapter) or the Leica Summilux 50mm - the EXIF says 40mm but I forgot to change the setting. Looking forward to this community, Kevin http://segedi.com/ https://500px.com/segedi https://www.flickr.com/photos/segedi/ https://www.instagram.com/kevinsegedi/ https://twitter.com/SegediPhoto http://segedi.tumblr.com/
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