Excerpt: I am not a professional photographer but I have remained passionate about photography for a long time now. I am currently using Nikon SLR gear primarily for indoor architectural shots. I wanted a compact camera which had a fast zoom lens, which looked good and had the manual features which I required. It also needed to produce acceptable image quality.
Summary: As a professional camera repairman for over 40 years as well as having been involved in the professional photography world I find this to be an amazing camera. Well built, easy to use and fantastic results.
Summary: Have been extremely happy with this camera. Trying to take pictures of our young kids with our old point and shoot was nearly impossible, but the shutter speed on the X10 has made it so much easier!
Excerpt: Bought it 9 months ago. I started serious amator photography in 1969 with a Pentax Spotmatic. I shoot mainly vacation landscapes and family portraits or social occasions. And I prefer to avoid flashes: direct flash is ugly, except in sunny backlight, and bounce flash is bulky. I own a Sony DSC-V1 (expert compact with razorsharp vario-sonnar len 33-132 f2,8-4) since may 2004 and a Pentax IST-DS DSLR with quite a bunch of lenses (transtandard and telezooms, plus 1,7-50 FA,...
Summary: OK For A Very Long Time Taking Photos..From The Good Ol' Film Days To Digital..Had Many Top Of The Line 35mm Cameras,Starting With The Canon F-1 In 1975..My 1st Digital Camera Was A Inexpensive Fujipix A610 That Was My "Knockaround" Camera Which Took Quite Decent Photos..My Current Stable Now Are Sony DSLRs As I Still Had Several excellent Minolta Lenses..So If You Are Wondering Why i Ramble On..Heres My 2 Bits On The Fuji X-10.
Excerpt: Strengths: Beautiful build for the eye and the hands. Gorgeous colors straight out of the camera. Wonderful in-camera raw conversion. Dynamic range far beyond its class. Weaknesses: No information in OVF (solved with X20). Steep learning curve if one wants to explore full capacities of hardware and software dynamic range settings. Now to my story: Last year I gave this camera a four star review.