Following on from yesterday’s post about Fuji’s X-Trans files I’ve made a JPEG image using my X-T1 and Fujinon XF 16-55mm ƒ2.8 zoom lens. My aim was to see just how good the Fuji X-Trans JPEG files could be.
The image below was shot hand-held at 1/180 sec & ƒ8; the lens was set to 53mm. After capture I downloaded the images into Lightroom v.6.3, where I cropped it slightly to reduce some dead space to the right. Next, I removed any chromatic aberrations in the Lens Correction module and… that was about it! No need for any tweaking but please bear in mind that this is a very low resolution image.
Here’s the result:
I then took the image a stage further by adding a tonal contrast preset to the image. With just one click of the old mouse, the image was transformed into this:
The additional detail from the preset really sets off the image, I think. Total time processing the images was about five minutes for all four.
It’s not a scientific experiment but I do feel that it shows just how good the Fuji X-Trans files can be.
Comments and questions most welcome on this post…
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