14 Mar Fujifilm GFX 50R review: Hefty and unwieldy, but it takes some cracking photos

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The 50R produces astonishing images, but it will cause you no shortage of pain in the process.
Pros 
Phenomenal image quality
Packed with features
Cons
Weighty and tiring to hold
Irritatingly difficult to use

Previously the reserve of well-heeled studio photographers, mirrorless technology is beginning to make medium format photography available to a much broader swathe of photographers. Indeed, at a shade under £4,000 (admittedly before you add a lens), the Fujifilm GFX 50R is within the grasp of moneyed enthusiasts with a taste for huge sensors. If that sounds like a stretch, just compare it to the Hasselblad H6D, a medium format competitor that starts at £14,000.

Fujifilm GFX 50R review: Price and competition

The GFX 50R presents competition not just to its traditional medium format competitors, but also to high-end, full-frame DSLRs such as the Canon 1DX MKII and Nikon D5. The big difference is that sensor – it measures 44 x 33mm, which compares nicely to full-frame’s 36 x 24mm. Home to more widely-spaced pixel-sites, it offers greater light-gathering capabilities, and slimmer depth of field….

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