I rented a Fuji X-E1 and Fujinon XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS to play around with during a recent family vacation to Sandbridge in Virginia Beach. Although I was disappointed in the camera I did capture decent images for the few days I had the X-E1.

The following have been lightly processed in Adobe Lightroom; auto tone, some cropping, and auto levelling.

The first two images are very similar but one is an HDR from three bracket images combined in Photomatix Pro.

This is the Fuji X-E1 + Fujinon XF18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS.
Rodanthe Beach, Outerbanks, Rodanthe, North Carolina

Fuji X-E1 + Fujinon XF18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS @ 24.3mm, ISO 200, 1/480s at f/11

Fuji X-E1 + Fujinon XF18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS @ 24.3mm, ISO 200, 1/480s at f/11

My brother-in-law took this portrait of me with my wife and kids. I wanted to capture some sunset images from the nearby nature preserve. I was concerned that I wouldn't make it to the preserve in time. I handed the camera to my brother-in-law. He still shoots his DSLR in full auto mode.

Fuji X-E1 + Fujinon XF18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS @ 37.4mm, ISO 640, 1/60s at f/5.6

I found it challenging to photograph the flying gulls. I've done it before with my Nikon but found it quite challenging with the Fuji. It was difficult to track the birds using the electronic viewfinder.

Fuji X-E1 + Fujinon XF18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS @ 55mm, ISO 200, 1/160s at f/8

Fuji X-E1 + Fujinon XF18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS @ 55mm, ISO 200, 1/400s at f/4

The X-E1 has a panorama mode. In this mode, I held the shutter down while panning slowly from right or left. It took several tries but I felt I got the hang of it.
Fuji X-E1 + Fujinon XF18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS @ 18mm, ISO 200, 1/600s at f/8

Fuji X-E1 + Fujinon XF18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS @ 55mm, ISO 200, 1/500s at f/7.1

I love this photo!
Fuji X-E1 + Fujinon XF18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS @ 52.7mm, ISO 200, 1/750s at f/8
Fuji X-E1 + Fujinon XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS @ 55mm, 190 sec at f/22, ISO 200
Fuji X-E1 + Fujinon XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS @ 18mm, 1140 sec at f/22, ISO 200
Fuji X-E1 + Fujinon XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS
Fuji X-E1 + Fujinon XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS @ 55mm , ISO 200 , 1/550s , ƒ/8
Fuji X-E1 + Fujinon XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS @ 18mm , ISO 200 , 1/450s , ƒ/9
Fuji X-E1 + Fujinon XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS
Fuji X-E1 + Fujinon XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS
Fuji X-E1 + Fujinon XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS @ 55mm, ISO 200 , 160 sec at ƒ/4
Fuji X-E1 + Fujinon XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS @ 55mm , ISO 200 , 1/300s , ƒ/4
Fuji X-E1 + Fujinon XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS @ 55mm, ISO 200 , 1/450s at ƒ/4
Fuji X-E1 + Fujinon XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS @ 55mm , ISO 200 , 1/250s , ƒ/4

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