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The X100 has serious frustrations when it comes to shooting portraits, namely focusing speed and accuracy.
First, an assessment from another professional
I handed the X100 to a friend, whose professional interest is in a smaller/lighter camera for portraiture. He’s after the short-lived postures and facial expressions that make instant-exposure mandatory.
In less than 30 seconds of failing to take my picture when he wanted to, he concluded the camera was unusable for his purposes— the 1/3 second or so delay in focusing and exposure meant that every fleeting facial expression was long gone by the time the X100 got its act together.
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