All were shot in either AF, S Mode, or Manual Mode using Back Button Focusing, and I used the Joystick to place the Focus Point exactly where I wanted it to be. Hi Robert, Thank you for all of the great information I love this camera. Correcting by data is the only reliable way of producing correct colors so it doesn’t matter what your monitor can display in the end. AUTHOR’S BONUS: As a bonus, the author (hey! You will notice that I have pushed the ISO around quite a bit and especially so in the lead image of the Lincoln Memorial. Focusing: I switch between S, C, and Manual focus depending largely on what I am shooting. The C Focus Mode continually seeks focus and is good for moving objects. So the question which is simply this; I shoot in manual mode only and I use vintage lenses/ B&W. Can other Xh1 owners share tips and tricks for how to set up the camera, including button/dial setup, etc. Supplied Accessories. The Power of “T”, Back Button Focus, and the Distance Focus Scale Now, let’s take a look at some other incredible components built into the Fuji X cameras. !” – Wayne Sorensen, “Your books are a great help. And you can try it risk-free – read on for details! A sixth set is available for storing the photographer’s preferred settings. Attachment Dieser sorgt für eine hohe Detailtreue, auch bei wenig Licht. * Includes a 22 page Condensed Guide to the Basics of modern digital photography. I’m trying to entice you to buy my book! Inspirational, thanks for sharing! Thanks” – Bob Rogers, “I have finished skimming Tony’s book and it was totally worth the investment and time…I so appreciate Tony putting things together and moving on a faster learning curve towards getting the camera mastered and out of the way.”  – David Yeiter, “I owned the x100 for a few years and upgraded to the x100s about 9 months ago. Finding all kinds of helpful info on settings, etc. I almost always shoot in Manual Mode, and to be clear I set the Aperture, the ISO, and the Shutter Speed. RivkiLocker's gear list: RivkiLocker's gear list. Setting up a preset to balance a series of images is quite easy, and because I shoot specifically RAW I can make WB adjustments quite easily and too taste. You will know you are locked in when you see the AF-L and the AE-L indicator in the lower left corner. Since Adobe RGB is a large color space, why not shoot in that and then convert down to sRGB before editing if you know your output is web? Utilizing the information in the Focus Distance Scale and Focus Peaking you can achieve some amazing depth of field images, such as the Datura and Cabin image below. The maximum upload file size: 96 MB.You can upload: image, audio, video, document, spreadsheet, interactive, text, archive, code, other.Links to YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and other services inserted in the comment text will be automatically embedded. In the next section, we will take a deep dive into the camera menu in order to set it up optimally. Support us by shopping at Amazon. As always thanks for stopping by and I appreciate your support. The only real difference comes from my all-manual process when shooting landscapes. Then in Post you can pull back the strong reds to an sRGB Range. This will wreak havoc when trying to get matching skin tones in a photo series! Card Slots: Both my X-T2 and the X-Pro 2 have dual card slots, one of the endearing features I love about these cameras. Fuji X cameras have a lot of technology under the hood but once you have settings established you rarely have to go back to the menus for anything. Hopefully not too stupid a question. White Balance: Auto. The Drive Mode on the X-T2 is just under the ISO Dial. For street work I will periodically check the meter readings using the Exposure Compensation Scale and set it to 0. The Depth of Field Scale has two options – Pixel Basis, and Film Format Basis. Many of us thought it would be called the X-T40 (similar to what happened between the X-T3 and X-T4), but Fujifilm is very particular about their camera body design … I was pretty familiar with the camera, and have many years of (amateur photographic) experience, but your Complete Guide to Fujifilm’s X100s Camera has expanded my knowledge in many ways.” – Paul Rogers, “As an ebook it’s rather good, written with the more experienced hobbyist in mind and not just a re-write of the manual. If you’re uncertain in any way about even one thing your X-H1 does, then save time and money and grab this book. In case of Mac (Safari / Google Chrome), hold down the “Command” key and “R” key. And, I love your writing style too. Many thanks! Required fields are marked *. Thank you so very much A convenient, fully hyperlinked 38 page Phone Companion booklet covering all camera settings with EASY explanations for each menu item. I can take any of my camera bodies out of the bag, and with confidence, know that I can be shooting within seconds of turning the camera on. This book is the perfect resource for me. As the light comes up a bit I can switch to using the focus distance scale that I mention in the article. I’m new to Fuji after a decade plus of shooting Nikon DSLR’s. One question, looking at many of your landscape images, how can you setup an image on flip screen if it’s dark? Christopher Harland, I have been talking your book up. You can also use FUJIFILM X Acquire to save and load Fujifilm X-H1 settings, allowing you to reconfi gure the X-H1 in an instant or share settings with other camerass of the same type. I had the same thoughts you did about sRGB vs Adobe RGB. In my honest opinion, and largely one of the reasons I made the switch to Fuji, the beauty of the X System is that they have engineered cameras for photographers, that once set-up properly, magically get out of the way of making images. My name is Jakub Gráf, but you may find me as @zahorizont and @grafworks_leathergoods on Instagram. The May 2018 firmware updates added the new Focus Bracketing feature to the Fujifilm X-T2 (which is currently $500 off) and X-H1.First introduced in the GFX earlier this year, and [now included in the X-T3 and X-T30], Focus Bracketing has been one of the most talked about and alas, one of the most confusing features since it was released into the two top shelf X Series models. In photographic terms, almost nothing is worse than missing the key moment because you were not able to respond to the changing conditions or were buried within the camera settings. (Find out how to obtain these bonuses in the book. The last thing you need to be doing during the moment of capture is to fumble with your camera or the settings. The index is well done to quickly reach the function you are interested about. * Shows how, why, when to use IBIS. A graphic designer, architect, landscape photographer, and teacher, he works as a media designer for the National Park Service. There’s more…. I see you have an X-Pro2 and X-T2 in your camera bag at the same time and you say both cameras are set up the same way. I do not wish to use video and if possible would like to delete it’s option. Why on earth? The X-H1: Built like a tank! I will drop you a note, quite a few questions. * Explains why all glass (Fuji lenses) are not born equal. Aside from the usual things you might want such as AF Mode, Film Emulation, and File Type, the four items that are set on each of my cameras, both in the Viewfinder and on the Live View Screen, is the Electronic Level; the Exposure Compensation, set to Scale; the Histogram; and the Manual Focus Scale, set to Feet. So glad the article helped you out. The best one I’ve seen regarding Fuji X settIngs. Then you still have the option of Adobe RGB. Fuji’s Distance Scale is nothing short of brilliant. Cheers NOTE: This e-book is available in 2 different formats: 1)  As a bundle of 3 electronic formats: A full-color .pdf file (with the nicest-looking layout ), a .mobi file for your kindle, and an .epub file for your Nook or other e-reader. I needed this book desperately.” – Fabian Longo, “Thanks, Tony. I will often switch to C Focus Mode and select Continuous Low CL, or Continuous High CH Modes which fires the shutter in high speed bursts when shooting sporting events. Power your camera by AC power if possible. Fujifilm X100V Fujifilm GFX 50S Fujifilm X-A10 Fujifilm X-H1 Fujifilm XF 18mm F2 R +7 more. He is recommended by MirrorLessons as one of 6 Authors of Mirrorless Camera Manuals Whose Books You’ll Actually Enjoy Reading. Mac. It is idiot proof. The Fujifilm X-H1 is the company's newest flagship X Series camera. Having these set in a similar fashion for both cameras just keeps the mental gyrations while shooting to a minimum. Hi Fuji people. Master Fuji flash with confidence! ), gives everyone who buys his book a PDF copy of “Phone Companion Settings”. 2)  For those of you who prefer traditional printed books, this work will also be available as a printed and bound book that will be mailed right to your door (once the complete work is finished). In case of Mac (Safari / Google Chrome), hold down the “Command” key and “R” key. For Manual Focus I use Focus Peaking. Thanks again!!! there are landscape, street and portrait photos taken with both cameras. In some cases, this ring has marked aperture values, but in others, it doesn’t. In der FUJIFILM X-H1 kommen ein 24,3 Megapixel X-Trans CMOS III APS-C-Sensor ohne Tiefpassfilter sowie der leistungsfähige X-Prozessor Pro zum Einsatz. It trumps Fuji’s camera manual many times over. This usually gets me to within a stop or so of the right reading when I take a shot. The screen set-up is entirely customizable on the Fuji’s and can be accessed in the Toolbox Menu. Framing guides are not shown at default settings but can be displayed using SCREEN SET-UP > DISP. Like the X-H1, Fujifilm is still trying to appeal to both stills photographers and videographers, but in a much smaller package this time. Top of the D-Pad > AF Custom Settings on X-T2, (This is similar to the Drive Mode on the X-Pro 2). There is a good reason why Fuji has so many menu options and customizations. There is no such thing as a "conversion" from Adobe RGB to sRGB - this isn't to be seen as downscaling 4k to 1080p which comes with huge benefits. This was very helpful to me, in particular the parts about setting up for landscape. Many thanks. Auto-WB won’t matter (much) assuming RAW using Lightroom as you can ‘sync’ WB across a series of photos. Hopefully the information contained in this post will give you some insights in to how I set up my cameras and help you see the possibilities for customization. Connecting the Fujifilm X-H1 to a computer via USB automatically enables tethered shooting mode. Check out my gear on Kit: https://kit.co/fredranger A lot of you asked me about the settings I use for shooting stills and video with my Fujifilm cameras. Die X-H1 ist aus mehreren Gründen eine sehr gute Lowlight-Kamera. The reason for this is simple; no matter which camera I grab out of the bag, I know what the settings are and that the two camera bodies will function in the same way. This has five ‘Sets’ with specific values set for Tracking Sensitivity, Speed Tracking Sensitivity and Zone Area Switching. Wayne. In a studio scenario, with lights, I would balance. Cheers Fujifilm X-H1 – XF18mm f/2 – 1/30s – IBIS is great with the primes at night! Plus there’s an XLS spreadsheet listing all camera settings with a brief explanation of each, the author’s own recommendations, and space to note your settings. Right so why start smaller and stay smaller. I’ve been looking at your eBook on the XT2 and liking it a lot! Dynamic Range: I leave this set to DR100 as my default. Changing the color space after editing will change the look of ALL colors including those that lie within BOTH color spaces. The camera will lock focus at that point and you can then press the shutter button as many times as you wish without the camera changing focus. He conducts photographic seminars on the fundamentals of digital photography through to advanced lighting. It is always better to set WB to a fixed value as then all corrections will have to be made just ONCE as they will apply for all shots. So if you’re uncertain about anything your X-H1 does, grab this book! It’s basically the X-T30 but with IBIS ( 30% smaller than the unit in the X-T4 ). Product Info. The one function that sets the Fujifilm X-H1 apart from all other cameras in the X series range is the addition of In Body Image Stabilisation (IBIS), which allows up to 5.5 stops of stabilization. The following list is how I assign my buttons: Front FN Button On my X-T2 it is set for Face and Eye Detection. Bob, Adobe RGB? These can then be set up as specific user profiles in your camera. As a 45 year nikon guy, this was my favorite book on a new camera. It is a far cry easier than my days shooting with a 4×5, lol. George Whitson, “Your X-Pro 2 book just arrived and I am loving it. * Explains how and why to customize all the buttons and menus. So I want the maximum capture of information. In case of Mac (FireFox), hold down the “Command”, “Shift” and “R” keys at same time. His work can be found in private collections, exhibits and publications for the National Park Service, museums, galleries, and internationally for corporate clients. I agree that auto wb is a bad idea in pretty much any situation where you’ll want to edit a series. Again, many thanks for the time you spent sharing your knowledge. On the X-Pro 2 it is set for Bright Frame Simulator and indicates image framing when using the OVF; Right D-Pad > Timer Setting; Having this handy is very useful when I am shooting a longer exposure without or without my electronic shutter release. Sample Images Intro Grip Specs Performance Compared User's Guide Recommendations More Fujifilm X-H1 (23.8 oz./674g with battery and card, $999 new or about $850 used if you know How to Win at eBay) and Fujifilm 16mm f/2.8. 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