Fuji X20 review

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At the widest point of the Fuji X20's optic, the lens offers a 28mm equivalent angle of view.

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The zoom lens, which is operated manually by twisting the lens, rather than via a switch, offers 112m (equivalent) at its furthest reach.

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The Fuji X20's super macro mode enables you to get as close as 1cm to the subject, enabling the subject to fill the frame.

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A number of digital filters are available, such as this Dynamic Tone effect, which reproduces the effect of a high dynamic range image.

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The Fuji X20 copes reasonably well with artificial lighting when using the automatic white balance setting, producing images with generally accurate colours.

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Lots of detail is captured by the 2/3 inch sensor on the Fuji X20.

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Colours are bright and vibrant straight from the camera. If you want to boost the contrast further for images that really pop, you might want to consider using the Velvia film simulation setting.

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Several film simulation settings are available, including this, which is Monochrome with a Red Filter. Film bracketing is available to shoot three images with different simulation effects.

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Pleasing shallow depth of field effects can be achieved with the Fuji X20.

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Different panoramas can be shot with the Fuji X20, including this 180-degree one.

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A full 360 degree panorama can also be shot. Panoramic options can be found under the Advanced mode.

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Here we can see that noise has been well controlled even when shooting at a high sensitivity setting such as ISO 3200.

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This image was shot in a very dark environment, and the camera has struggled slightly more with the noise reduction at ISO 1600. However, it's still retained a good amount of detail and considering how minimal the light is, the fact that the camera has produced a useable picture at all is pretty impressive.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Head of Testing, Cameras

Angela (Twitter, Google+, website) is head of testing for Future's photography portfolio, writing and overseeing reviews of photographic equipment for Digital Camera, Photography Week, PhotoPlus, NPhoto and Practical Photoshop as well as TechRadar's cameras channel. Angela has a degree in photography and multimedia and prior to joining Future in October 2010 was Amateur Photographer magazine's technical editor.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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Amy (Twitter, Google+, blog) is a freelance journalist and photographer. She worked full-time as the News Reporter / Technical Writer (cameras) across Future Publishing's photography brands and TechRadar between 2009 and 2014 having become obsessed with photography at an early age. Since graduating from Cardiff Journalism School, she's also won awards for her blogging skills and photographic prowess, and once snatched exhibition space from a Magnum photographer.