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Old Tuesday 18th July 2017, 22:31   #1
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new system

I've just moved over from nikon to xt2+100-400 and have just had first day out. to say I'm impressed is ....
I took a lot more shots than normal as I wanted to test and wasn't sure about anything !
I now have so many keepers I don't know which to bin .
Weather helped and we were at bempton cliffs where all the birds love photos especially the gannets.
The af I ended up with was continuous single point which worked well when I got used to it. The evf ( I do have battey grip ) was much better than anything I've used before .
Fuji colours - just stunning
some examples
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Old Friday 28th July 2017, 02:39   #2
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Les,

I note from another thread that you were previously using a Nikon D500 with 300mm PF VR, 1.4 TC and 200-500.

Am I correct in understanding that you'd completely ditched the DSLR kit in favour of the Xt2?

I'd been thinking about replacing my D7100 with a D500, whilst acknowledging that this might be my last ever DSLR purchase as the mirrorless technology is making so many advances. All I have read about the Xt2 intrigues me and makes me think that moving to that instead of the D500 is a realistic option.

I will watch this thread with interest.

Best wishes,

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Old Friday 28th July 2017, 13:22   #3
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I fancied a change !
Birding isn't as important as it was and I decided that d500 is now overkill . I am still not as happy with the sensor as with the d7200 but majority of people prefer it .
Fuji sensor is great - still getting to grips with camera .
100-400mm lens is superb and seems to take extender well .
this tern could be sharper but still getting used to camera.
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Old Tuesday 29th August 2017, 21:46   #4
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System now gone due to this thread : www.dpreview.com/forums/thread/4193099
High contrast seems to be the main problem and for birds just not up to it.
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I wonder what would have happened with alternative raw decoders.

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I'm not sure what you mean by alternative raw decoders but I tried it on LR6 and ON1 and the guy on the web used a different one as well, so has to be the system to me.
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