Saturday, February 12, 2011

Fujifilm FinePix X100 Film Simulation Modes

These are jpeg files with no photoshop tweaking - they are not from a production camera and are for overall impressions not intense analysis of the film simulation modes.  I do not have a raw converter yet for the files so everything posted is jpeg.  The files are labeled, and the camera shoots 3 files from 1 press of the shutter release.  Instantly capturing a film simulation bracket in Provia, Velvia and Astia modes.  Our popular professional chrome films.  You should be able to see differences in contrast and saturation - but the software is still being worked on for final file results.  brandon1@aol.com


Astia Image
Astia
Velvia
Provia Image
Provia


Velvia Image

8 comments:

  1. Thanks. Have you tried shooting in high ISO? Can you post some samples?

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  2. Nice Brandon, hard to tell the subtle differences on the web-posted images, but it looks like some of the reds are less saturated in the different versions. Have you tried any experiments with shadow details on contrasty shots?

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  3. Anonymous11:25 PM

    Very nice colors. Astia is the best for PP. Velvia's greens look a little bit warm IMO. Provia is good for normal mode. Thanks a lot!
    Could you post more samples: how about portraits / bokeh samples @F2 - F4 and cityscapes / landscapes at smaller aperture?
    Thanks again for your time!

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  4. Hi, what do you think of the camera as a 'street camera' as Steiglitz, Bresson might have used it? How does it handle and feel for quick discreet shots? Something you can take out of your pocket, observe and grab a shot, feel like you're part of the environment rather than standing out with fifty pounds of gear :-)

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  5. Anonymous7:59 AM

    Look this Photos..
    http://www.popco.net/zboard/zboard.php?id=slr_fuji_forum&page=1&sn1=&divpage=1&sn=off&ss=on&sc=on&select_arrange=headnum&desc=asc&no=566

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  6. Appreciate these very much, Brandon - and many thanks Anonymous for that link - very nice to see!

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  7. Anonymous2:02 PM

    Thanks. That did the trick. I always have like Velvia film and now I like the digital version as well. Great Demostration.

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  8. Thanks for these photos. I am considering whether to buy an X100 or not. Of all the photos from it that I have seen, these are the best so far in helping me with my decision. I would appreciate more photos of street scenes if possible. The Velvia mode photo seems the most pleasing to me.

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