Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Choosing the best media cards, part of Fuji X-T1: Tips and Techniques.
- The X-T1 uses SD format cards,…including the latest UHS-II standard,…which offers fantastic speed.…While any card will work, your camera…will be much more useful if you choose a card…that offers at least 80 megabytes per second write speed.…The faster the speed, the quicker the camera…will be able to empty out its buffer,…which means you'll be less likely to…overrun the buffer and end up with…a camera that won't shoot for a while.…This is particularly important…when you're burst and bracket shooting.…If you're a Mac user then you might…want to avoid 64 gigabyte cards.…
There's a very odd bug in the X-T1…that prevents it from properly time-stamping image files…on 64 gigabyte cards; they'll be off by eight or nine hours.…So if you're shooting early in the morning…or late at night then that means…that the date might be off also.…The date and time stored in the image's EXIF metadata…will be fine, so the images will sort properly…in your image editor.…I find this to be a drag because sometimes,…I want to stick a card in my computer…
In this course, photographer and educator Ben Long demonstrates a set of customization strategies aimed at making the Fuji X-T1 far more responsive and effective. That way, you can focus on composition and creativity, and let your camera handle the rest.
- Using the viewfinder and LCD
- Understanding the F and E locks
- Improving focus on the Fuji X-T1
- Choosing third-stop shutter speeds
- Exploring shallow depth of field
- Spot metering
- Exploring autofocus modes
- Controlling JPEG and RAW image results
- Customizing menus and buttons
- Working with lenses and accessories