Ghosthunter goes all X-Pro 1!!!

Discussion in 'Fuji X Forum' started by Ghosthunter, Nov 3, 2012.

  1. OK yes I was going to buy a X-E1 but If I did I felt that I still wanted to keep the X100 and I'm trying to get down to 1 main camera and a compact (I'm not sure this will ever work!!:biggrin:). My reason for the X-Pro1 was that it fit's my big hands much better and is more comfy to hold plus having the optical viewfinder means it can totally take over from the X100 and the money I get from that will go towards a 23mm f1.4 next year. I have the 18mm f2 lens with the X-Pro and can claim for the wonderful 35mm f1.4 which is free!!!!

    So the X100 will go eventually but I will be happy that the Xpro will produce even better quality images than the X100. Happy Days!

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    Brothers in Arms, Fuji XPro1 by andywest1, on Flickr
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  2. stanleyk

    stanleyk SC Top Veteran

    May 23, 2011
    Taylor, Texas
    Where did you get that great case for the X100?
  3. Luckypenguin

    Luckypenguin SC Hall of Famer

    Dec 24, 2010
    Brisbane, Australia
    It must be next month already, Andy's got a new camera! But seriously, congrats. They do look quite good together...
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  4. flysurfer

    flysurfer SC Top Veteran

    Aug 31, 2011
    You should get the optional handgrip - and my book Mastering the X-Pro1, once it is out in English end of November. :)
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  5. I got it off ebay for £14..bargain!

    Yes...another month...another camera!!:biggrin:

    Yes I have one in the cabinet at work so I'll have a play and see how comfy it is. Trouble is finding a 1/2 leather case that takes the grip. I will get your book when it's out. Keep us updated :2thumbs:
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  6. Ray Sachs

    Ray Sachs SC Legend

    Sep 21, 2010
    Not too far from Philly
    you should be able to figure it out...
    Congrats Andy. If you like the OVF on the X100, there's no reason to get the X-E1 over the X-Pro other than cost, which you've worked out. Great camera.


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  7. winginkris

    winginkris SC Veteran

    Dec 15, 2011
    Congrats! You'll love the X-Pro!
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  8. Briar

    Briar SC Hall of Famer

    Oct 27, 2010
    Congrats Andy. Hope you have fun with your new camera.
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  9. Herman

    Herman The Image Stimulator

    Jul 11, 2010
    The Netherlands
    Congrats andy on your new gear!
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  10. Pelao

    Pelao SC All-Pro

    Jul 11, 2010
    Ontario, Canada
    Wow. Cool. Congratulations.

    My most used camera. Incredibly fluid tool, and the more I use it the more I enjoy it.

    As for the grip thing: I have one, but rarely use it. Overall, I found a thumbs-up to be more useful for how I hold the camera.
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  11. Andy I am sooooo jealous. Was that x100 case the Horusbennu one?
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  12. Landshark

    Landshark PhotoDog

    Jul 15, 2010
    Congrats, the XPro is a great camera, also I second the "Thumbs Up" recommendation over the grip
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  13. Hi

    I have no idea, I got it for £14 from ebay so it's not going to be anything decent although it does feel very well made.

    Thanks everyone!
  14. Armanius

    Armanius Bring Jack back!

    Jan 11, 2011
    Houston, Texas
    So you did get a Xpro1! :) Congrats mate!
  15. northernsouluk

    northernsouluk SC Regular

    Nov 4, 2012
    I got the X100 and that has knocked my socks of with the quality of the images of this camera. I have now purchased the x10 and presently looking at the x1pro as my next purchase as Fuji has a deal just now in the uk. Buy a x1pro and lens and get a second one free from them. They are offering either a 18 mm or 35 mm lens with it as a gift.

    looking good there together. Just an amazing set of cameras
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  16. Yeah I have applied for the 35mm f1.4!! They extended the offer for an extra month. I will prob get the 18-55 too when it comes out. Having just had a brief play (rain all day!!) I must say the X-Pro is a fantastic camera. IQ is outstanding and the feel of the camera is fab! It is the X100 and so much more!
  17. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    Congratulations, Andy!! Of course in my heart of hearts I am just a tad jealous. However, I'm thrilled for you!

    Yes, flysurfer - please let us know about this upcoming book and any others that have already been published. Just start a new thread so they'll be easy to find.:thumbup: