Fuji X10 – A Fantastic, great small camera for the enthusiastic photographer! * A CCC Presidential Pick

I’ve been shooting since the age of 11 and now 40 years later still love what I do!  I’m able to enjoy my work and still continue to shoot and be involved with photography.

As the President of Creve Coeur Camera I see hundreds of manufacturer’s cameras yearly.  Most compact cameras are just OK and don’t really get me excited.  Annually, the manufactures even send me a few just because.  Now today with the Micro 4/3rds and the APS size chips I’m seeing some better results.

Last year I played with one of the Olympus Pen cameras and enjoyed it.  But as usual it was a little bigger than what I want (as a travel camera) and I had to carry 2 lenses.

So last week I was viewing the used case at our Creve Coeur location and I spotted a Fuji X10.  It looked almost new.  So I quickly snatched it up and started playing with it.  Immediately I was impressed!

I shot a few images inside the house with the flash and some without.
They looked nice on the cameras screen…but when I looked on the computer….I got really impressed!  Incredibly sharp and balanced.

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Then on Saturday I took it to the transportation museum and the images got even better.

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Here are some of the specs and then my 10 reasons to consider this camera:

  1. 12mp Cmos 2/3″  Chip – Very Sharp
  2. 4X Manual Zoom – Simple and fast zooming
  3. 2.8 – inch Monitor – Just Bright
  4. 12800 ISO – Very low noise
  5. F2.0 lens and great in low light!!!
  6. This camera is full of features including RAW/Jpeg settings.
  7. Plus it even shoots in 10 fps!
  8. It’s really small and light about 12 oz
  9. Movies are HD 1080 at 30/fps
  10. Shoots up to a 4000/second…WOW!

3rd row through the glass!

Stephen Weiss, President