Test the limits of your creativity with this Fujifilm X-T30 digital camera. The 15-45mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS PZ lens has a focal length that ranges from wide-angle to portrait, and a powerful processor allows fast, accurate face detection and autofocus while capturing high-resolution stills or recording 4K video. This Fujifilm X-T30 digital camera has built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth for instant photo and video sharing.
This fantastic brush aluminum camera is a classic beauty to behold and even more thrilling to use.
The physical - One of the captivating aspects of this camera is that it's built with button dials, so if you wanted to adjust your shutter speed, exposure, or shot profile setting, you can do so with a satisfying turn of a button. This kinesthetic interaction really gives you a feeling of involvement and adds to the photography/videography experience, there's just something so alluring and satisfying with being able to physically change your photographic settings.
This camera is definitely stylish, lightweight, and compact. It has a retro design that's sure to catch the eye of your clients and your heart. Though I will say, the brushed aluminum design is quick to scratch so I'd recommend being extra careful where you place/store it. I'd recommend purchasing an individual case just for the camera itself.
The photos - whether you choose to shoot in JPEG or RAW (or both), the quality of the photos will never disappoint you. Every image (using both the kit lens and a 7artisan 24mm 1.8 prime lens) comes out wonderfully sharp and with true to life colors. The autofocus on the lens is fantastic, capturing your subject in focus even if they're moving around all over the place. I prefer to take pictures using manual settings, but even using the auto setting I'm never disappointed. Color reproduction and details are great.
Fujifilm also comes with an extensive menu that allows complete control and customization of almost anything you can and can't think of. As a matter of fact, there are so many settings that it can definitely feel overwhelming. I primarily take pictures using a prime lens, however, in order to take pictures with a prime you have to search through a mountain of setting and find "shoot photos without a lens." I had to go to Youtube in order to find this setting, it was pretty hard to find.
Videos - I haven't shot videos using this cam yet, however it does shoot in 4k and if it's anything like the photos it takes, you won't be disappointed. One note, however, this camera LCD screen flips down but does not flip up, which may be a deterrent if you're a vlogger.
Overall - If you're looking for a lightweight, stylish, and capable camera that gives you full control of your photographic experience at a great price, look no further.
If you are looking for a small camera that you don’t have to struggle carrying it get this. There are some nice mirrorless cameras out there but this one you will never be disappointed. I have sony twice and returned it. I looked for something that will please me like my samsung NX 300. But samsung killed the game. But after research and reading reviews most and a lot of em wants the x T30.
This is a great camera for stills, and the included lens does an excellent job, but the real strength of this - in my eyes - is the video. It's not just 4K video - it's up to *200 Mbps* 4K video with an option to stream to an external recorder for even better results. I've attached a screenshot of a frame of fireworks video I took at Epcot (Walt Disney World) on New Year's Eve. Just look at it. A screenshot of a frame of video - not exactly the best way to show it and yet it looks that good. Nighttime video that looks like that? How can you go wrong?
Again, the camera is great for photos. It's just that it's pretty much best in class for anything in this price range for video, and the ability to shoot 4K will be sufficient for many, many years before it's outdated. 8K is coming, sure, but 4K is more than enough for most households for a long time.
My only gripe is the Q button on the back. It's nearly impossible not to hit it by mistake.
I did a lot of research before choosing the Fujifilm X-T30. Even though I am a seasoned film photographer, I have no experience with digital other than my cell phone.
Some high points:
- Great retro-feel with dials similar to my Canon AE-1
- Excellent and fast AF
- The “bargain” XC lens has bet put to the test, and while limited, creates beautiful and sharp photos within its abilities.
- Ability to bracket in film simulations is a bonus!
- Ergonomically comfortable.
- Would I buy this again? Absolutely!
- Would I buy it from Best Buy? The curb side pick-up took three minutes total. Great service and wonderful experience. Thanks!
I've been loving this camera! I've been watching it for a while! I've taken so many pictures! Personal and professionally with the 18-45mm lens it comes with! And I just love the body! It really does look like a vintage camera! Its one of the things that caught my eye! And its not too big either so its great for travel!
Best 2nd camera I’ve ever owned. Some calls it for beginners but for me it’s also for pro. Nice to carry around not heavy and bulky. Takes great pics. Even with the kit lens looks nice already. imagine using a nicer lens then you’ll probably be with your camera 24/7
The X-T30 is a great camera especially is someone is trying to convert from DSLR to Mirrorless or if the person wants that old school feel that Fuji Film provides with their selections. What I love most about this is the "Film Simulation" which is a critical component that when used correctly, immitates the different types of film rolls that are used like the PORTRA 400 ISO for example.
I do feel like with the price, it should at least come with a starter SD Card or a spare battery as $1000 is quite much but it is definitely for someone who wants the same capability as the X-T3 without spending that extra $500 just for weather sealing.
The analysis of all aggregated expert reviews shows that the reviewers are positive about focus, exposure, lens and color. Editors are less positive about stabilizer and viewfinder. Using an algorithm based on product age, reviewers ratings history, popularity, product category expertise and other factors, this product gets an alaTest Expert Rating of 96/100 = Excellent quality.
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