08 Mar FIRST LOOK: Fujifilm GFX system

Source: Fujifilm Insider

A detailed coverage of the first products released in Fujifilm’s new medium format camera system.

One of the highlights of Photokina 2016 was the announcement by Fujifilm that it was developing a medium format camera system, known as the Fujifilm GFX. Photo Review was fortunate enough to attend the media briefing in Kyoto on 19 January when full details of the new camera, three lenses and accessories that make up the nucleus of the system were revealed. We’ve reported on them in news announcements but have just been allowed some hands-on time with the system.

At its heart is the Fujifilm GFX 50S camera, which is based upon a sensor measuring 43.8 x 32.9 mm with an effective resolution of 51.4 megapixels. Fujifilm Australia supplied Photo Review with an early production quality sample of the camera body, along with three lenses:  the wide-to-normal zoom GF 32-64mm f/4 R LM WR, which offers a 25-51mm equivalent focal length, the GF 63mm f/2.8 R WR, which is a 50mm equivalent standard prime lens and the  GF 120mm f/4 Macro R LM OIS WR, which has a 95mm equivalent focal length and is a medium tele prime lens. We also received the EVF-TL1 tilting adapter for the detachable electronic viewfinder, which enables the EVF to be used from different working angles….

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