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August 2016

Photography

First Impressions: Fujifilm X-T2

For the past three months, I’ve been testing the new Fujifilm X-T2, which in the mirrorless camera world, has been one of the most highly anticipated¬†cameras to be released this year.

Announced in July, the X-T2 is the latest addition to Fujifilm’s X Series lineup and as I’ve found out through initial real-world testing, is a significant leap forward, not only on the company’s flagship X-T1 model, but also the recently released X-Pro2.

While the X-T1 and X-T2 may look nearly identical side-by-side, there have been some massive upgrades made “under the hood” that has put the X-T2 in a league of its own.

The X-T2 utilizes a 24.2MP X-Trans CMOS III sensor, and while the same sensor and processor from the X-Pro2, it’s the first X Series model to feature 4K video recording, at speeds up to 60fps.

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Automotive

TEST DRIVE: Cadillac ATS-V Coupe

As a millennial growing up in the ’90s, there were car brands you associated with your grandparents. Oldsmobile, Buick, Lincoln and Cadillac were some of the most luxurious cars on the market, but ones you wouldn’t necessarily have as posters plastered on your bedroom walls.

While exotics from Ferrari and Lamborghini and even American muscle from Ford, Chevy and Dodge were the favorites for many young automotive enthusiasts in America, the trend in the last ten years has changed significantly.

In 2004, Cadillac set out to change its image of being a company just for those on Social Security by launching a high-performance division called V-Series.

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