For the 4-6 months prior to purchasing my Hasselblad H6D-50c, I'd been keeping my eye on the Hasselblad CPO (Certified Pre-Owned) List, and watched what was available while weighing my options and constantly comparing the pros and cons to an older system versus the brand-new, yet-to-be-proven, Fujifilm GFX.Read More
If you've been keeping up with the blog over the last month, you know it's been a long road to my transitioning into buying into a Medium Format system — lots of back and forth, and lots of uncertainty on what I actually wanted or needed. Well, I made my decision about a month ago today. Read on for my first impressions on the Hasselblad H6D-50c.Read More
Over on the Fujifilm GFX Facebook group, there's been a lot of talk about VF blackout and what to expect from the GFX. I recently came across an excellent article from 2014 over on "Promit's Ventspace" that tested the VF blackout on a Sony A77 Mark II. This immediately prompted me to test the VF blackout on my X-Pro 2 using the same method, and applying what I found to what we might expect from the new Medium Format GFX.Read More
As part of their road show for the GFX-50S, Fuji brought the camera to the Samy's Camera Pasadena location today. Unfortunately, it was a pre-production model and the rep would not let us take photos home with us.
I spent about an hour with the camera and here are my takeaways in my short time handling and shooting the camera.Read More
Ahead of the GFX-50S release later this month (or the first week of March, depending on who you want to believe — we choose the former), Fuji has launched the GFX-50S microsite containing more information the the GFX's heritage, along with photo and video samples, Fuji ambassador clips, and the product brochure.Read More