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That is the rub. The X-T1 is a "photographer's camera," in my opinion. It is set up in every way–size, weight, construction, quality, controls, handling–every way, to be very pleasurable to use and experience. It is like the finely made saw in the hands of a competent carpenter. It is like the perfect airplane for a pilot who loves to fly. It is like the sports car that effortlessly does all that is asked by the avid racer. Using the X-T1 is like the words to a great novel just freely pouring out of you and onto paper. The camera does everything it is supposed to do in a very competent and smooth way. It works in one's hands so naturally.
For some balance, the camera is not perfect. But it does so many things right that one will readily forgive its shortcomings. As Olympus did with the E-M1, I suspect Fujifilm will take the feedback they get to heart and, when they put out v.2 of the X-T1, the small deficiencies will have been corrected.
As for the lenses, the ones I bought and tried worked as well as any lenses I have owned in the past. Fujifilm has done a marvelous job in planning, engineering and creating a wonderful set of lenses to compliment the X-T1.
I envy those who are using it now to create the types of images that don't have the issues I saw. I will wait patiently for the siren song of the X-T1 to call to me again in the future when the demosaicing issues are fully resolved. And when she does, I will be sending in my hard earned money for another one. In the mean time, I hope all of you out there that have one appreciate the special camera that Fujifilm has made for you. I will be practicing patience and biding my time, however impatiently.
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