Fuji XE-2 Firmware Update: Wow!

Now that my XE-2 is finally back from having the dreaded ‘dust embedded in sensor assembly’ problem fixed, I’ve finally been able to update the firmware to the latest version. I’m hugely impressed.

Most camera companies release firmware updates rarely, and when they do, you get vague things like ‘improved auto-focus’ which you can’t really measure. Not Fuji. Here’s a short list of the big ticket items in the v4.0 update for the XE-2 (the full list is massive, and here):

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GF1 Low Light Video Stress Test

The moon was particularly pretty through the winter trees last night, so I thought I’d use it as an opporunity to test out the low light video capabilities of the Panasonix Lumix Gf1. The results are, well, as you can see, they’re quite rubbish really.

It’s nice to know the limitations of your equipment however.