25 Mar Fuji GF 100-200mm f/5.6 OIS WR Field Test: Fuji’s new GF telephoto zoom delivers excellent image quality

Source: Fujifilm Insider

As Fujifilm continues to expand their GF lens lineup for the GFX medium-format system, photographers have more options than ever. Until the new Fuji GF 100-200mm lensdebuted, however, there was only a single zoom lens for the system, the GF 32-64mm f/4. While this new 100-200mm zoom isn’t as fast as the GF 110mm f/2 or GF 250mm f/4 lens, the new GF 100-200mm f/5.6 mid-telephoto zoom occupies a unique role by offering a fairly flexible 2x zoom range in a weather-sealed and well-balanced form factor. During my Field Test with the GF 100-200mm lens, I was particularly impressed with its versatility and image quality.

The lens is well-suited to landscape and nature photography in particular, although its maximum aperture of f/5.6 can be somewhat limiting when shooting in low light. I had some apprehensions about how a 100-200mm zoom lens would perform on the high-resolution GFX 50S, but my fears were unfounded as the Fuji GF 100-200mm proved to be very sharp throughout its entire focal length range, even when shooting at f/5.6. There are a few issues with corner sharpness, although they are minor….

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