Fuji Rumors Recap : X-T4, X100V, X-T200, GF 45-100mm f/4 R LM OIS WR, XC 35mm f/2

Here is an updated Fuji rumors recap. There will be several product announcements from Fuji soon. First wave of these announcements include the Fuji X-T200 entry-level X-series camera, GF 45-100mm f/4 R LM OIS WR and XC 35mm f/2 lenses.

The second wave of Fuji announcements are expected on February 4th and the products to be announced are the Fujifilm X100V  and Fujifilm X-T4. Check out the list below to find out the latest Fuji rumors recap.  Continue reading “Fuji Rumors Recap : X-T4, X100V, X-T200, GF 45-100mm f/4 R LM OIS WR, XC 35mm f/2”

Hasselblad XCD 45mm f/4P announced – the world’s lightest medium format lens

Hasselblad XCD 45mm f/4P medium format mirrorless lens is now officially announced. At 320g and 47mm, this is the world’s lightest medium format lens. The US price is $1,099 (pre-orders open at Adorama and B&H).

  • 36mm (35mm equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/4 to f/32
  • Two aspherical elements
  • Sample photos can be found here

Hasselblad currently has 10 different XCD lenses – see pricing and availability at Adorama and B&H Photo. Continue reading “Hasselblad XCD 45mm f/4P announced – the world’s lightest medium format lens”

Fujifilm GF 45-100mm f/4 R LM OIS WR Lens to be Announced Soon

According to latest rumors, the Fujifilm GF 45-100mm f/4 R LM OIS WR Lens will be officially announced in late January.

Check out the previous press release of this upcoming medium format lens: Continue reading “Fujifilm GF 45-100mm f/4 R LM OIS WR Lens to be Announced Soon”

Fujifilm GFX 100 Firmware Update Version 1.02 Released

Fujifilm has released the new firmware version 1.02 for Fujifilm GFX 100 medium format mirrorless camera (Amazon/B&H Photo Video/Adorama)

Download link: Fujifilm GFX 100 Firmware Version 1.02 Continue reading “Fujifilm GFX 100 Firmware Update Version 1.02 Released”

Phase One XT Announced : Price, Specs, Release Date

Phase One XT medum format camera system incorporates the company’s IQ4 series of digital backs with up to 151MP of resolution and marries them to a line of Rodenstock lenses using the new XT camera body. The US price for XT IQ4 150MP Camera System, including a lens of your choice, is $56,990.

The lenses were developed with its partner, Rodenstock, and include:

  • The XT – Rodenstock HR Digaron-S 23mm f/5.6
  • The XT – Rodenstock HR Digaron-W 32mm f/4
  • The XT – Rodenstock HR Digaron-W 70mm f/5.6

Each XT lens uses Phase One’s new digital, electromagnet X-Shutter. The XT Camera System also takes full advantage of Rodenstock lenses with 24mm of shift on both the X and Y axis. See press text. Continue reading “Phase One XT Announced : Price, Specs, Release Date”

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”

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”

Hasselblad X1D II 50C Medium Format Mirrorless Camera

Hasselblad X1D II 50C Medium Format Mirrorless Camera officially announced with improved handling, faster responses and lower price. The US price is $5,750, and it is now available for pre-order at B&H Photo Video/Adorama. Shipping is scheduled to start in Mid July, 2019. Continue reading “Hasselblad X1D II 50C Medium Format Mirrorless Camera”

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”