Fujifilm XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR Lens Becomes Official

Fujifilm officially released the new Fujifilm XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR lens with 5x zoom and constant f/4 aperture.

The lens, for Fujifilm’s X-Series cameras, has a minimum shooting distance of 35cm over the entire shooting range. It is lightweight, at 440g and Fujifilm say when paired with the X-T30 the total weight is 823g, making it an ideal travel lens choice.

Fujifilm XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR lens will start shipping from late September with a price tag of $800. Check availability at Amazon / B&H Photo Video/Adorama.

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Fujifilm GF 50mm f/3.5 R LM WR Lens Announced

Fujifilm has officially announced the Fujinon GF 50mm f/3.5 R LM WR lens for its GFX medium format system.

When mounted on a camera like the GFX 100, the lens is equivalent to 40mm and, according to Fujifilm, can handle the resolution of that 100MP camera with ease. This compact (relatively speaking) lens is just 48mm (1.9″) long and weighs in at 335g (11.8oz), making it the smallest and lightest GF-mount lens at time of launch.

The GF 50mm f/3.5 R LM WR will be available in late September for $1000. Check availability at (B&H Photo Video/Adorama). Continue reading “Fujifilm GF 50mm f/3.5 R LM WR Lens Announced”

Fujifilm GFX 100 Now Shipping in the US

All the Fujifilm USA authorized retailers have started shipping the new FujiFilm GFX 100 medium format mirrorless camera in the US. You can check the availability at Amazon/B&H Photo Video/Adorama

FujiFilm GFX 100 body: $9,999.95 at Amazon/B&H Photo Video/Adorama Continue reading “Fujifilm GFX 100 Now Shipping in the US”

Best Memory Cards for Fujifilm X-T20

Here is our guide to get the top recommended and best  best SD memory cards for Fujifilm X-T20? Check out the list below for the fastest SD cards for Fujifilm X-20 mirrorless camera.

Compact and lightweight, the Fujifilm X-T20 is a very versatile and affordable mirrorless camera that is great for photography as well as videography, making it a perfect travel companion. Featuring a 24.3MP APS-C X-Trans CMOS III sensor and X-Processor Pro image processor, the Fujifilm X-T20 supports a 14 fps continuous shooting rate when working with the electronic shutter, and it has the ability to record UHD 4K/30p and Full HD 1080/60p video.

The Fujifilm X-T20 (AmazonB&HAdorama) has only one SD card slot that is limited to UHS-I speeds. This means the X-T20 can’t take the advantage of the extra write speed of UHS-II cards. For still photography, 14 fps burst shooting and UHD 4K/30p video recording, the UHS-I SD card is already more than enough. So you don’t need to pay extra money on the UHS-II cards unless you require fast transfer speeds (read speeds) from your card to your computer.

Below are our top recommended & best SD cards for Fujifilm X-T20 camera based on the speed and price.  Continue reading “Best Memory Cards for Fujifilm X-T20”

Fujinon GF Lens Firmware 1.10 Now Supports Fujifilm GFX100 Phase Detection AF

Fujinon GF lens firmware version 1.10 released. With this  upgrade all GF lenses now support Fujifilm GFX100 Phase Detection AF.

Fujifilm has put a hybrid autofocus system on the GFX 100 medium format camera with 3.76 million phase-detect pixels spread across nearly 100% of the frame. The company claims that AF speeds are 210% faster than on the contrast-detect-only GFX 50R. Continue reading “Fujinon GF Lens Firmware 1.10 Now Supports Fujifilm GFX100 Phase Detection AF”

Fujifilm X-T30 Firmware Update Version 1.10 Released

Fujifilm released the firmware update version 1.10 for Fujifilm X-T30 mirrorless camera.

Don’t own the Fujifilm X-T30 yet? Get it at AmazonB&HAdorama for $899.

The firmware update Ver.1.10 from Ver.1.01 incorporates the following issue: Continue reading “Fujifilm X-T30 Firmware Update Version 1.10 Released”

Best Memory Cards for Fujifilm X-T30

Looking for the best SD memory cards for Fujifilm X-T30 mirrorless camera? Here are our top recommended & fastest SD cards for Fujifilm X-T30.

Compact and lightweight, the Fujifilm X-T30 is a very versatile and affordable mirrorless camera that is great for photography as well as videography, making it a perfect travel companion. Featuring a 26.1MP APS-C X-Trans BSI CMOS 4 Sensor and X-Processor 4 with Quad CPU, the X-T30 is capable of continuous shooting up to 8 fps with a mechanical shutter, 30 fps shooting at a 1.25x crop and electronic shutter, and internal UHD 4K30 video recording at up to 200 Mb/s as well as Full HD 1080p120 recording.

The Fujifilm X-T30 (B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama) has a single SD card slot that supports UHS-I cards, including SD, SDHC and SDXC cards. In addition, the UHS-II cards can also be used in Fujifilm X-T30 in UHS-I mode at the fastest write speed of UHS-I cards. So you can take advantage of the read speed of UHS-II cards, especially when transferring photos from the card to a computer.

Fujifilm X-T30 is able to stream at speeds up to 75MB/s. A fast and reliable SD card is a must for X-T30 users. You can find our top recommended SD cards for Fujifilm X-T30 mirrorless camera based on the speed and price. Continue reading “Best Memory Cards for Fujifilm X-T30”

Sony vs Fujifilm – Which Camera has the Best Colors?

Max Yuryev published a video review to see the side by side color science comparison for skin tones and landscapes between Sony Camera and Fuji Camera.

In the video below, he compared the Sony A6400 and Fujifilm X-T30 in regards to video color science shooting 4K.

Fujifilm X-T30:B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama

Sony A6400 : Amazon |B&H Photo Video | Adorama

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Video Review: Fujifilm XF 200mm F2 R LM OIS WR Lens

DPRTV published a short film about the Fujinon XF 200mm F2 R LM OIS WR lens. The whole episode was filmed on the Fujifilm GFX 100, while attending Fujikina in Japan using a pre-production model.

DPRTV now published a short test of this lens (video below). The whole episode was filmed on the Fujifilm GFX 100.

Fujifilm XF 200mm F2 R LM OIS WR Lens – $5,799 at
B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama

You can find the video below and some excerpts from the quick look: Continue reading “Video Review: Fujifilm XF 200mm F2 R LM OIS WR Lens”

Fujifilm INSTAX Mini LiPlay Instant Camera, Price $159.95

Fujifilm Instax Mini LiPlay is Fuji’s latest smallest, lightest hybrid instant camera. The hybrid instant film camera combines the features of an analog instant film camera with digital camera convenience in the smallest package possible.  The US price for this camera is $159.95, you can check pre-order options at B&H Photo Video/Adorama.

It doesn’t shoot straight to instant film like analog Instax cameras, but instead uses a very small 1/5-inch digital image sensor that captures 2,560×1,920-pixel images (about 5 megapixels). The prints are small like those from other Instax Mini cameras at 3.4 by 2.1 inches (86 by 54 mm), though the actual image size is 2.4 by 1.8 inches (62 by 46 mm). Continue reading “Fujifilm INSTAX Mini LiPlay Instant Camera, Price $159.95”