Fuji announces two new GF lenses and adapter G for GFX 50S

Apr 19, 2017

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Fuji announces two new GF lenses and adapter G for GFX 50S

Apr 19, 2017

Dunja Djudjic

Dunja Djudjic is a multi-talented artist based in Novi Sad, Serbia. With 15 years of experience as a photographer, she specializes in capturing the beauty of nature, travel, and fine art. In addition to her photography, Dunja also expresses her creativity through writing, embroidery, and jewelry making.

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Fujifilm made me happy today with the announcement of their analog-digital instant camera. But they’re not done with the announcement for today. It’s time they make their medium format users happy with the release of two new lenses: Fujinon GF 23mm f/4 R LM WR and Fujinon GF 110mm f/2 R LM WR.

GF lenses are Fujifilm’s finest class of lenses. They were designed by amassing various technologies of Fujifilm and made fully unlock performance potential of the GFX 50S.

Fujinon GF 23mm f/4 R LM WR

The Fujinon GF 23mm f/4 R LM WR lens has a focal length equivalent to 18mm in the 35mm format. It’s perfect for landscape and architectural photography. Despite the super-wide angle of view, distortion is kept to a minimum. With the high-resolution performance extending all the way to the edges, you can achieve sharpness as if looking at an actual landscape. These are the specs of the lens:

Type

GF23mmF4 R LM WR

Lens Configuration

15 elements 12 groups (includes 2 aspherical ,1 Super ED , 3ED elements)

Focal Length (35mm Format Equivalent)

f=23m (18mm)

Angle of View

99.9 degrees

Max. Aperture

F4

Min. Aperture

F32

Aperture Control

Number of Blades: 9(rounded diaphragm opening)
Step Size: 1/3EV (22 steps)

Focus Range

14.96″ / 38cm – Infinity

Max. Magnification

0.09x

Filter Size

82mm

External Dimensions (Dia.x L)

Approx. 3.54 x 4.05″ (89.8mm x 103mm) – distance from camera lens mount flange

Weight

Approx. 29.8 oz (845g)

You can preorder the Fujinon GF 23mm f/4 R LM WR at the price of $2,600. As for the shipping, it’s estimated to begin in late June 2017.

Fujinon GF 110mm f/2 R LM WR

The Fujinon GF 110mm f/2 R LM WR lens is a medium telephoto lens for portraits. With a focal length equivalent to 87mm in the 35mm format, it achieves maximum of f2.0 and delivers beautiful bokeh. The high resolving power of the area in focus, together with the rich bokeh, creates portraits with a realistic three-dimensional feel. Take a look at the specs:

Type

GF110mmF2 R LM WR

Lens Configuration

14 elements 9 groups (includes 4 ED elements)

Focal Length (35mm Format Equivalent)

f=110m (87mm)

Angle of View

27.9 degrees

Max. Aperture

F2

Min. Aperture

F22

Aperture Control

Number of Blades: 9(rounded diaphragm opening)
Step Size: 1/3EV (22 steps)

Focus Range

35.43″/ 0.9m – Infinity

Max. Magnification

0.16x

Filter Size

77mm

External Dimensions (Dia.x L)

Approx. 3.71 x 4.94″ (94.3mm x 125.5mm) – distance from camera lens mount flange

Weight

Approx. 35.62 oz (1010g)

The Fujinon GF 110mm f/2 is available for preorders, and it costs $2,800. The shipping also begins in Late June 2017.

Fujifilm View Camera Adapter G for GFX 50S

The GFX View Camera Adapter G allows the GFX 50S to be used as a digital back. The view camera adapter allows the GFX 50S to be mounted to the standard graflock-type back of a view camera. Keep in mind, however, that in some cases the adapter cannot be mounted, depending on the shape of the view camera.

This adapter allows the use of FUJINON large format camera lenses, such as the CM-W FUJINON lens series. The camera or lens shutter can be triggered, allowing the user to choose the optimum method. The large image circle and the bellows of the view camera can be used with tilt, shift and swing movements, effective for product and architectural photography.

The adapter is available for preorders at the price of $399. Just like the lenses, it’s expected to start shipping in late June 2017.

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Dunja Djudjic

Dunja Djudjic

Dunja Djudjic is a multi-talented artist based in Novi Sad, Serbia. With 15 years of experience as a photographer, she specializes in capturing the beauty of nature, travel, and fine art. In addition to her photography, Dunja also expresses her creativity through writing, embroidery, and jewelry making.

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