29 Aug Portrait synthesis

Source: Don Craig

GF110mm lens reflections and GFX follow up

Over the past couple of months, I have integrated the new Fujifilm GFX 50S into my work photography. It has become my portrait camera of choice and I use it for large group photos. I still rely upon the X-T2 and X-Pro2 for on-the-move photography, but, gradually, the GFX is finding a place in my work photography. And with good reason.

Portraits, portraits and more portraits

Portrait photography is a likely reason for anyone to invest in the GFX 50S. Fujifilm offers a few lens options that will work for portraiture. However, in my opinion, the best lens for the job is the GF110mm f/2 lens. Fujifilm Canada kindly loaned me the lens for photographing the new B.C. cabinet portraits. I have also been using it for personal projects and for shooting on the street.

A few of the portraits of the new B.C. cabinet and executive captured with the Fujifilm GFX 50S and GF110mm f/2 lens.

In short, the GF110 is fantastic. I have used it in studio and on location. I have shot at f/2 to f/16 and every aperture in between. In studio, I shoot between f/5.6 to f/8, to give me enough sharpness and depth of field to work for executive portraits. Away from the studio, I have shot extensively at f/2 and beyond.

This is one amazing lens!

The GF110 is also one big lens. But, it feels well balanced on the GFX. Like the XF56mm f/1.2 lens, it…

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