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I am contemplating whether it’s time to upgrade to the X-T3

Fujifilm X-T2 + Fujinon XF27mm F2.8 — Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM @ (200 mm, f/4.0, ISO25600), Copyright 2019-02-18 Khürt L. Williams
Fujifilm Releases Firmware Updates For X-T3 and X-T30 (FujiLove)

Fujifilm dropped the highly-anticipated firmware update ver. 3.00 for Fujifilm X-T3 and a small incremental firmware update ver. 1.01 for the Fujifilm X-T30 this week.

I typically update my electronic equipment when the vendor no longer provides firmware or OS software updates for a product. My experience is that for an iPhone or iPad, iOS updates can be expected for 3-4 years, for macOS, Apple will provide updates for Macs that are up to 7-8 years old. I bought my…

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Point-and-Shoot Cameras are Dead

Looking ... — FujiFilm X100F + Fujifilm @ (23 mm, f/3.2, ISO3200), Copyright 2018-06-23 Khürt L. Williams
Are Point-and-Shoot Cameras Dead? by Take Kayo (fujilove.com)

Don’t try selling to us camera nerds, as we’re buying less and less cameras. The sales numbers are reflecting this trend. To grow the market, manufactures must appeal to a larger consumer group that loves taking photographs. They need to appeal to the younger photographer, and to accomplish that the camera has to be a connected device, as well as offer features that smartphones don’t have or can’t do better.

The article started strong (the virtues of Point-and-Shoot cameras) but then went sideways with a feature list that seems silly when compared to a smartphone. With exception to sensor size, the smartphone checks ALL of the boxes in Take's feature list. The smartphone is compact, light, stylish (hundreds of cases and other items to add…

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