Medium Format Tag Archive

Fuji GFX 100S and GF 80mm f/1.7 R WR Announcements

Another big set of camera gear announcements this week comes from Fujifilm, which released its GFX 100S and X-E4 camera bodies, along with a few G and X mount lenses. The Fuji GFX 100S is basically a mini-GFX 100, minus the grip and slightly inferior features at a price point...

Fuji GF 30mm f/3.5 R WR Announcement

Today Fujifilm unveiled yet another addition to its line-up of excellent GF lenses with its GF 30mm f/3.5 R WR lens. With a total of 13 elements in ten groups, which includes two aspherical and two extra-low dispersion elements, this lens is designed to be sharp, with exceptional levels of...

Fuji GFX 50R Announcement

Fuji just announced their rumored (comparatively) affordable medium format mirrorless camera, the GFX 50R, a 51.4 megapixel camera with a rangefinder design, due in November 2018. The retail price is $4500, which, though not cheap, makes it the least expensive medium format digital camera ever upon launch. The GFX 50R's...

Hasselblad X1D-50c Review

Hasselblad created quite a bit of buzz when it released the Hasselblad X1D-50c in June of 2016. With its 44x33mm image sensor, 2.36 MP electronic viewfinder (EVF), dual SD card slots, 3" touchscreen LCD, built-in Wi-Fi, leaf shutter, a super lightweight construction weighing only 725 grams with a battery and...

Fuji GFX 50S Medium Format Camera Announcement

Today is a big day for Fuji because the company unveiled its first digital medium format mirrorless camera with a 51.4 MP sensor, the Fuji GFX 50S. And not only that, but also a total of 6 medium format "G" mount lenses specifically designed for the new GFX 50S: GF...

Rolleiflex 2.8 FX Medium Format TLR Review

The Rolleiflex 2.8 FX Medium Format Twin Lens Reflex camera is an intriguing tool - a long list of inspiring and master photographers considered it one of their favorites. Some famous Rolleiflex camera users include Richard Avedon, Robert Doisneau, Diane Arbus, and Vivian Maier, among others. This was my first time using the...

Is Hasselblad Lunacy About to End?

Hasselblad Lunar is a camera that many have heard about, many have seen images of, yet we never spoke about it here at Photography Life. We have not compared it to any other camera nor even let you know about the announcement as we usually do with high-end cameras. And...