New Firmware for the Fuji X-E2

Fujifilm has made available a new firmware update for the popular X-E2. Ver.2.00 offers an enhanced EVF including shortened display lag-time, selectable colors for outlines for th focus peak highlight and added new functions that can be assigned to the Fn (Function) button.

New From FujiFilm


Fujifilm has released today the much-anticipated X100/X100s teleconverter along with a few other handy accessories for the popular X-T1.

The TCL-X100, is a 1.4x teleconverter that will extend the focal length of your X100 or X100s to 33mm (50mm equivalent), and along with the WCL-X100 wide-angle converter, gives you the ability to shoot at 28mm, 35mm or 50mm.

MHG-XT Small and Large

In addition to the teleconverter, Fuji also announced a set of accessories for the X-T1, including two new grips — the MHG-XT Small and Large, a grip strap that lets you hold the X-T1 securely with one hand, and an extended eyecup

All of the accessories, including the teleconverter, have been slated for a May release with prices TBA. For more info :


Service Advisory from FujiFilm

Fujifilm USA has issued a service advisory for owners of the X-T1 who are experiencing light leaks and flare issues.

Fuji USA says the light leak and flare issue occurs on a “limited number of early production X-T1 cameras” with serial numbers below 41A05201 (serial numbers 41A05201 and higher are not affected). Fujifilm is asking anyone concerned about their camera to contact a Fujifilm Repair Center at 1-800-659-3854 (ext. 3461) to get their camera looked at and, if needed, repaired free of charge.

Firmware Updates from FujiFilm

Fujifilm has announced firmware updates for five cameras and a three lenses, bringing extra lens compatibility to the cameras, and improved optical image stabilization to the lenses, among other features.

The five cameras that have new firmware are the X-Pro1, X-E1, X-E2, X-M1, and X-A1. The update provides them with compatibility with the Fujifilm XF 56mm f/1.2 lens:

  • Addition of compatibility with XF56mmF1.2R.
  • Improvement of AE accuracy with XF56mmF1.2R
  • Improvement of AF accuracy with XF56mmF1.2R (only for X-E2)

As for the lenses, people who shoot with the XC16-50mm, XF18-55mm, and XF55-200mm will see:

  • Improvement of OIS function for movie shooting when panning and tilting a camera.
  • Improvement of OIS function for still image shooting.
  • Fixed a bug where the maximum aperture always displays F5.6. (only for XC16-50mm. )
  • Improvement of AF response during continuous shooting with X-E2 and X-T1. (for XF18-55mm and XF55-200mm)

Fujifilm has Officially Announced the X-T1

The new mirrorless camera uses the same 16.3-megapixel APS-C X-Trans CMOS II sensor and EXR Processor II as their X-E2 and X100S cameras. In addition, the X-T1 has a die-cast weather-sealed aluminum body, a huge electronic viewfinder, and super-fast auto focus with continuous burst shooting up to 8 frames per second.

Fujifilm X-T1 Key Features and Specs:

  • 16.3 Megapixel APS-C X-Trans CMOS II sensor
  • EXR Processor II
  • Lens Modulation Optimizer technology
  • 1920 x 1080 60p full HD video
  • 3-inch 1.04-million-dot tilting LCD display
  • Sensitivity: ISO 200 to 6400, expandable to ISO 100 and 25,600
  • 8 FPS burst in continuous AF mode (JPEG)
  • 75 points of weather sealing
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Freezeproof
  • Built-in intervalometer
  • Compatible with super-fast SDXC UHS-II memory cards