Metabones launches Nikon F to Fuji G-mount (GFX) Expander 1.26x

Metabones has announced the Nikon G Lens to Fuji G-mount (GFX) Expander 1.26x, which allows users to use Nikon F mount lenses on Fujifilm GFX bodies. The Metabones Nikon F to GFX mount adapter will be priced at $519.

The mount adapter is compatible with Nikon F-mount lenses with mechanical aperture lever, but can also be used DX lenses; however, Metabones warns this will cause severe vignetting in most conditions. See the press text of Metabones Introduces Nikon G Lens to Fuji G-mount (GFX) Expander 1.26x below. Continue reading “Metabones launches Nikon F to Fuji G-mount (GFX) Expander 1.26x”

New 400MP Images Coming to Fuji GFX 100 Camera System

Fujifilm announced it’s working on adding a 400 Megapixel ‘pixel shift’ mode for its GFX 100 ($9,999.95 at Amazon/B&H Photo Video/Adorama) medium format mirrorless camera system.

With this announcement, the Fujifilm GFX 100 will be getting a firmware camera update to improve the In-Body Image Stabilisation (IBIS) that will mean the medium format mirrorless camera can capture 400MP images.

The news was announced at the Fujifilm X Summit in London which the company unveiled the X100v with new 23mm lens and revealed the X-T4 announcement dateContinue reading “New 400MP Images Coming to Fuji GFX 100 Camera System”

New Fuji GF Lens Roadmap : GF 80mm f/1.7 R WR Lens and GF 30mm f/3.5 R WR Lens

Along with the launch of the standard zoom Fujifilm GF 45-100mm f/4 R LM OIS WR Lens, Fuji also announced the new GF lens roadmap.

Two new lenses have been added to Fujifilm’s medium-format lens roadmap: the Fujinon GF 80mm f/1.7 R WR Lens and GF 30mm f/3.5 R WR Lens.

The 30mm F3.5 provides a 24mm equivalent focal length and will slot in comfortably between the existing GF 23mm F4 and 45mm F2.8.

The 80mm F1.7 will provide a 63mm equiv. focal length and, at F1.34 equivalent, becomes the brightest lens that Fujifilm has developed for its GFX system. Fujifilm promises it will match the optical performance of its excellent 110mm F2. Both lenses are weather-sealed.

The introduction of these two additional lenses to the roadmap will bring Fujifilm’s total number of GF lenses to 13. No pricing or availability is given at this time. Continue reading “New Fuji GF Lens Roadmap : GF 80mm f/1.7 R WR Lens and GF 30mm f/3.5 R WR Lens”

Fujifilm GF 45-100mm f/4 R LM OIS WR Lens Price $2,300

Fujifilm announced the launch of the standard zoom Fujifilm GF 45-100mm f/4 R LM OIS WR Lens in late February 2020. The US price for this lens is $2,299, now available for pre-order at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon.

This weather-sealed zoom covers an equivalent range of 36-79mm and includes image stabilization rated at 5 stops.

 is sealed at 11 points to promote dust- and moisture-resistance, and will continue operating in temperatures as low as -10°C (14°F). It weighs 1005g (2.2lb). Continue reading “Fujifilm GF 45-100mm f/4 R LM OIS WR Lens Price $2,300”

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”