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Date: 26/04/2013 | By: Mathieu


  • Mathieu

    Hi Brian. The X20 pictures were all taken with the Super Macro Mode that lets you focus at a very short distance (1cm). It will only work at its shortest focal length (28mm), so you will have distortion. Hardly noticeable with flowers but noticeable if you are using it on other subjects. I didn’t use any flash as I wanted to test the full potential of the camera’s sensor.
    The X100s has only one macro mode that lets you focus at a distance of 10cm. For the use you described, the X20 would be a better choice as it is more versatile.
    The X100s has of course the advantage of a bigger sensor and much better low light performance but you could find its fixed prime lens limiting in some situations.

  • Brian

    Was this picture taken with the onboard flash or any flash? I am looking at the X20 and the X100S specifically for lots of macro / low light work as well as everyday portraits of my family and landscapes.
    It would be helpful to know which macro mode you were in on these X20 shots to better understand the differences between the two macro modes.
    Thanks for posting all these beautiful pics from both cameras by the way.

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