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The X100 has a built-in flash, always a plus for slow-sync fill-flash, which is generally the ONLY reason I use a flash.
Fundamentally flawed fill-flash
Yet the X100 is fundamentally flawed for fill flash, because it does not offer a slow-sync option without also forcing the use of a red-eye reduction preflash.
The preflash means that it’s impossible to take a picture without the 1/3 second or so delay from the pre-flash. This is incredibly irritating— yo press the button and sometime later the picture gets takes.
The good news is that Fuji should be able to fix this in firmware. The bad news is will they?
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