21 Jan Hands On with the Fujifilm GFX 50S

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Last month I had the opportunity to use a pre-production model of the upcoming Fujfilm GFX 50S Medium Format camera. This is not a full in-depth review, but rather some of my observations as I experienced the camera along with some sample photos I created.

My first impression of the camera is that the camera body and lenses is much larger than my Fujifilm X-T2, which is to be expected of a camera with such a large sensor. However, when you look at some of its DSLR medium-format counterparts, the size is actually quite small in comparison. And in terms of body size only, the camera felt very much like a DSLR (with a different “balance” to it, though). The lenses are quite large, which again, is to be expected. With a giant sensor, you need a lot of glass. I didn’t do any hand-held photography with this, but instead used a tripod (as I typically will do), and most of my images were longer exposures (either due to the low light or intentionally to add blur), and photographed at its lowest native ISO setting. (Scroll to the bottom of this post to view full-resolution sample images from this camera.)…

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