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My Camera Gear: Fujifilm X-E1 Mirrorless Camera

I switched to a Fuji X-E1 mirror less camera from professional Nikon D80 DSLR camera. I bought the new camera during a promotion at Gitex Shopper event. The kit lens of my DSLR broke during a desert safari trip and I’ve been meaning to replace it for quite some time already. I thought if I buy a new kit lens, I would still have to lug around a bulky DSLR camera.

In Dubai, I don’t want to attract much attention when I explore and take pictures of the places. I also want to be subtle when I do photowalks in famous attractions in the city. Hence I decided to invest on a mirrorless camear.

Using Fujifilm Camera in the Middle East

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X-E1 Fujifilm Kit plus freebies

Another thing that caught my eye why I bought the X-E1 model was the offer that came with it during the Gitex event. Aside from the camera body, it came with an 18-55mm kit lens, a FREE 50-230mm zoom lens, FREE tripod, FREE camera bag, FREE 8gb SD card and Free training voucher.

All of these items were valued at 2200 AED versus a retail price of about 5000 AED for the camera and kit lens alone! It was such a huge deal that I couldn’t refuse it and had to get it.

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Fuji X-E1 in Dubai

Now I’m using my Fujifilm XE1 whenever we go out and explore places, eat in restaurants or simply practice my photography in Dubai. I hope I can hone my skills some more as I use photography on my Dubai blog projects.

Author Bio

I love to explore places in Dubai and take photos of attractions & food trips and share my adventures in this blog. I curently use a Fujifilm X-E1 mirrorless camera and a GoPro Hero4 Silver when taking pictures. Feel free to browse through the archive!

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