by adam mathes · subscribe · RSS · archive
The Fujifilm X-Pro 1 is the most interesting mirrorless interchangeable camera I’ve seen.
I’d write about it for decommodify but I tend to only write about things I own and recommend. And I haven’t quite convinced myself to spend the money on this.
What’s interesting about this camera is that it’s one of the first affordable (in comparison to a Leica) interchangeable lens cameras with proper manual controls that is more like a rangefinder in size than an SLR.
If you care about taking photographs, you need to be able to change the shutter speed, aperture, and ISO quickly and easily with muscle memory, and fewer and fewer cameras outside the big bulky SLR category offer the right tactile, manual controls anymore.
And that it looks really good — fashion and design seems consistently undervalued in modern cameras.
Cameras are a very visible accessory you wear — why have them be ugly?