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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

    Quote Originally Posted by Knorp View Post
    Speaking of "Peculiarities"...

    By Fujirumors - BREAKING: Big Fujifilm Kaizen Firmare Announcement Coming Soon

    Apparently there's a Fuji X marketing event today and Fujirumours claim announcement of a new film simulation "Classic Negative" I hope this will be available in a firmware update for the 50R as well.

    I'm not normally a JPG shooter but its fun to do it with the 50R, though I'd always be doing RAW as well, its just great to have jpg available out of the camera for many purposes, especially online use.
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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

    This is a question fro 32-64 users, in particular on the 50R.

    When I turn the camera on, and almost continually thereafter, there's a noise that's similar to the focusing noise for the lens. This happens when the shutter button is not depressed and when the autofocus is not set to continuous. This happens with 2 different copies of the lens.

    So 3 questions: Does your 32-64 do this? What's causing it? Is it "normal"?

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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

    Apparently this only happens in the southern hemisphere.

    If mine does it I do not hear it.

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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

    Ahh I see, that explains it all

    Somebody did suggest that it was the OIS....which this lens doesn't have


    Quote Originally Posted by algrove View Post
    Apparently this only happens in the southern hemisphere.

    If mine does it I do not hear it.

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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

    In the manual, quote:

    Regardless of the option selected, manual focus will be used when the lens is in manual focus mode.
    If ON is selected for AF/MF SETTING > PRE-AF, focus will be adjusted continuously in modes S and C even when the shutter button is not pressed.


    Do you have PRE-AF set too ON or OFF?
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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

    Thank you...I'm impressed on a number of levels. Firstly you appear to have read the manual, that in itself is an act of steely determination given the poor quality of the manual. Secondly you appear to have hit on at least part of the issue.

    PRE-AF was ON and turning it OFF _limits_ the amount of action by the lens, without eliminating it entirely.

    So thank you for that. The search continues. I'm really interested if others are hearing anything from their 32-64 when not focusing. Both copies of the lens that I have tried have emitted noise when not focusing.

    Quote Originally Posted by k-hawinkler View Post
    In the manual, quote:

    Regardless of the option selected, manual focus will be used when the lens is in manual focus mode.
    If ON is selected for AF/MF SETTING > PRE-AF, focus will be adjusted continuously in modes S and C even when the shutter button is not pressed.


    Do you have PRE-AF set too ON or OFF?
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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

    Mine does a very faint intermittent tick if I move the camera around but not if held still. (That's in m,c or s).
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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

    Thanks Alan, I think that's what mine now does with PRE-AF OFF.

    Quote Originally Posted by AlanS View Post
    Mine does a very faint intermittent tick if I move the camera around but not if held still. (That's in m,c or s).
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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

    I have pre-af off too so I would say it is normal function and give it no more thought.
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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

    I tend to just turn the music up louder. At least, that's what I do when the car or truck starts making an unfriendly noise. Works every time.

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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

    For those who may not have seen this, it gives some insight into the development of the GFX100

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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

    Hi All,

    I suspect this lens is going right back to B&H. GF 250/4 on GFX 100 As I turn the aperture ring between 5.6 and 16, the reported apertures to the camera are very weird. Here's the sequence of 1/3 stop clicks from 5.6:
    5.6
    5.6
    5.0
    5.0 (should be 8)
    4.0
    4.0
    13 (should be 11)
    13
    14
    16

    Worse, the camera shoots at the weird number, not where the ring is set.

    Anyone seen this before? I'm updated to latest firmware on camera and lens. Doesn't happen with other lenses.

    More minor problem - the rear control wheel is very hard to turn without pushing it in and activating its button, i.e., magnified view. Is this a common difficulty?

    Thanks,

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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

    Matt, thanks. Is the camera or the lens or both at fault?
    With best regards, K-H.

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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

    Quote Originally Posted by k-hawinkler View Post
    Matt, thanks. Is the camera or the lens or both at fault?
    I don't see this behavior with other lenses, so I'm guessing it's the lens.

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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

    Quote Originally Posted by MGrayson View Post
    Hi All,

    I suspect this lens is going right back to B&H. GF 250/4 on GFX 100 As I turn the aperture ring between 5.6 and 16, the reported apertures to the camera are very weird. Here's the sequence of 1/3 stop clicks from 5.6:
    5.6
    5.6
    5.0
    5.0 (should be 8)
    4.0
    4.0
    13 (should be 11)
    13
    14
    16

    Worse, the camera shoots at the weird number, not where the ring is set.

    Anyone seen this before? I'm updated to latest firmware on camera and lens. Doesn't happen with other lenses.

    More minor problem - the rear control wheel is very hard to turn without pushing it in and activating its button, i.e., magnified view. Is this a common difficulty?

    Thanks,

    Matt
    In regards to the control wheel, yes, it is, IMO, a design flaw. Unless I use my fingernail to turn it there is a tendency for it to click inward, and not provide the desired function.
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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

    Just received the 100 a couple of hours ago and must say I'm impressed. I was originally put off on the size when it was first announced however actually getting it in my hands I feel better.

    Yes, it is large (I'd compare it to when I shot a Canon 1DsII). As large as it is it still feels comfortable in my hands.

    I've updated all the lenses as well as the latest firmware for the body without any issue.

    I've got most of the LCD screens set as I'd like knowing that I'll change them if needed.

    I don't miss not having actual buttons as I rarely used them on the 50s instead using the front and rear wheels.

    I like the top LCD screen which is something I liked on the Phase XF.

    I like the little screen in the rear and have that set to show the histogram.

    I'm sure there will be a learning curve of some sort however the menu appear to be similar to the 50.

    We're currently in the Jackson Hole area shooting the past week and will begin tomorrow with the 100. Looking forward to seeing what this beast can do with wildlife and landscape.

    Almost forgot to add a comment on the burst speed - I believe I'll be able to almost keep up with Sandy's A7r IV.

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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

    Matt, are you able to try that lens on a different GFX body? Either another 100 or one of the 50 bodies? Might narrow the issue down.

    Quote Originally Posted by MGrayson View Post
    I don't see this behavior with other lenses, so I'm guessing it's the lens.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pelorus View Post
    Matt, are you able to try that lens on a different GFX body? Either another 100 or one of the 50 bodies? Might narrow the issue down.
    Matt, Also... though I suspect you've already tried this, but just in case... try cleaning the lens contacts. Perhaps contaminated in some way during packaging?

    It does sound like a wonky lens, though. Hope you get it sorted / exchanged quickly.

    Rand

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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

    Quote Originally Posted by Rand47 View Post
    Matt, Also... though I suspect you've already tried this, but just in case... try cleaning the lens contacts. Perhaps contaminated in some way during packaging?

    It does sound like a wonky lens, though. Hope you get it sorted / exchanged quickly.

    Rand
    Even if that worked, I would wonder what *else* went wrong in its assembly. The AF ring is also looser than on my other GF lenses.

    Quote Originally Posted by Pelorus View Post
    Matt, are you able to try that lens on a different GFX body? Either another 100 or one of the 50 bodies? Might narrow the issue down.
    No, onely the one. My GAS isn't THAT bad... yet...

    Thanks guys,

    Matt

    BTW, the 250mm is a seriously awesome piece of glass: so sharp, the AF isn't good enough and only magnified assisted MF will do. Ditto the 100-200/5.6. I thought it was an ok, not great, lens until I manually focused it.
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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

    Being in NYC, Matt hopefully you shouldn't have too much trouble getting your setup tested and exchanged, no?
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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

    Quote Originally Posted by k-hawinkler View Post
    Being in NYC, Matt hopefully you shouldn't have too much trouble getting your setup tested and exchanged, no?
    Tomorrow morning: Walk into B&H. Explain the problem. Get a new copy on the spot or for next day delivery. They have always taken my word for it on returns. I might bring the camera body along to demonstrate. Oh, another symptom - wiggling the aperture ring can cause big jumps in the reported f-stop. It really is a wonky lens.
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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

    As predicted: lens replaced by B&H. New copy optically and operationally great.

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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

    Quote Originally Posted by Don Libby View Post
    Just received the 100 a couple of hours ago and must say I'm impressed. I was originally put off on the size when it was first announced however actually getting it in my hands I feel better.

    Yes, it is large (I'd compare it to when I shot a Canon 1DsII). As large as it is it still feels comfortable in my hands.

    I've updated all the lenses as well as the latest firmware for the body without any issue.

    I've got most of the LCD screens set as I'd like knowing that I'll change them if needed.

    I don't miss not having actual buttons as I rarely used them on the 50s instead using the front and rear wheels.

    I like the top LCD screen which is something I liked on the Phase XF.

    I like the little screen in the rear and have that set to show the histogram.

    I'm sure there will be a learning curve of some sort however the menu appear to be similar to the 50.

    We're currently in the Jackson Hole area shooting the past week and will begin tomorrow with the 100. Looking forward to seeing what this beast can do with wildlife and landscape.

    Almost forgot to add a comment on the burst speed - I believe I'll be able to almost keep up with Sandy's A7r IV.

    Don
    Thanks Don.

    It will be interesting to compare high ISO capabilities between the 100 and the A7rIV mainly with respect to banding which some are talking about where the 100 is worse than the Sony. I refer to Jim Kasson's thoughts, but must carefully read his actual analysis. Digiloyd makes banding complaints.

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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

    Techart EF-GFX adapter. It almost works on the GFX100. It communicates aperture properly. I didnt check AF as I would use it with the 24 TS-E.

    But (you knew there was a but), IS is jumpy, weird, and worse than useless (yes, I registered the lens/adapter just in case). Now the weird part. If I turn the adapter past vertical, the IS works, but the lens aperture is no longer recognized.

    Ill wait until the bugs get worked out before jumping back in. Id worry about my camera, but every other lens, save the first 250/4, works perfectly.

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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

    The Bluebirds are Back (October - February)



    Fuji GFX 50S + Fujinon GF250 mm F4 R LM OIS WR + 1.4X WR TC @ 350.0 mm (277.0 mm in 35mm), f/5.6, 0.001s (1/1000).
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    Fuji GFX 50S + Fujinon GF250 mm F4 R LM OIS WR + 1.4X WR TC @ 350.0 mm (277.0 mm in 35mm), f/5.6, 0.001s (1/1000).
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    Fuji GFX 50S + Fujinon GF250 mm F4 R LM OIS WR + 1.4X WR TC @ 350.0 mm (277.0 mm in 35mm), f/5.6, 0.001s (1/1000).
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    Getting Along ...





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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

    If we compare a
    Sony A9, 5.90 m + 400 mm lens with a
    Fuji 50S, 5.31 m + 1.4x TC + 250 mm lens we find
    (400/350) * (5.31/5.90) = 1.03, so about 3% more detail or resolution for this A9 system.

    And if we compare a
    Sony A9, 5.90 m + 400 mm lens without or with a + 1.4x TC with the
    Fuji GFX 100, 3.75 m + 250 mm lens without or with a + 1.4x TC we find
    (400/250) * (3.75/5.90) = 1.02, so about 2% more detail or resolution for this A9 system.
    (560/350) * (3.75/5.90) = 1.02, so about 2% more detail or resolution for this A9 system.

    The subject image size we get is linear with respect to lens focal length and the inverse of the camera pixel pitch.

    So in terms of detail or resolution captured, replacing the 50S with the GFX 100, is about the same as adding a1.4x TC to the 50S.

    Similarly the A9 + 400 mm lens resolves about the same detail as the 50S + 250 mm lens and with a 1.4x TC.
    For the same lenses mentioned above, A9 and GFX 100 compare detail resolution wise both without or with a 1.4x TC each.

    I find it reassuring that the two systems considered here, Sony A9, and Fuji 50S, GFX 100, potentially can extract the same level of detail from a scene.

    For static scenes I would give the nod to Fuji


    Fuji GFX 50S + Fujinon GF250mm F4 R LM OIS WR + 1.4X WR TC @ 350 mm (277 mm in 35mm), f/5.6, 0.002s (1/500), ISO 320.

    and for dynamic scenes to Sony, in particular for dimly lit scenes like these.






    Fuji GFX 50S + Fujinon GF250mm F4 R LM OIS WR + 1.4X WR TC @ 350 mm (277 mm in 35mm), f/5.6, 0.002s (1/500), ISO 1600.
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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

    Really interesting and worthwhile statement of logic and rationale behind choosing an excellent long telephoto and putting it on the right body.

    Of course - if we standardise focal lengths between the two - the results are different yes?
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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

    Has anyone gotten useful results adapting a longer lens than the native 250mm + 1.4x? I got my Canon 400/5.6+1.4x to work, but it wasn't a great experience. I suppose a Canon 600/4 would work, but that would be extreme. Any luck with older telephoto lenses (Pentax 645, Canon FD, etc..)?Manual aperture ring would probably be necessary.

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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

    Thanks Peter, I don’t understand your question.
    Please explain more what’s on your mind.

    Upon reflection I had shot the above images in continuous shutter mode C.
    That’s probably a bad idea. I get much better IQ results using S mode like this.



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    Fuji GFX 50S + Fujinon GF250mm F4 R LM OIS WR + 1.4X TC @ 350 mm (277 mm in 35mm), f/5.6, 0.001s (1/1000), ISO 400.
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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

    Reflections on 32 days of using and carrying the GFX 50R daily in Japan.

    I don't know whether anyone will find this useful, but for what it's worth here it is.

    I travelled exclusively by foot and public transport. Those who know Japan will know you inevitably walk serious urban miles every day.

    I carried the 50R and the two zooms in an Ortlieb 25 litre Atrack with a FStop Small Pro ICU. the camera and lens kit weighed in at 2.6kg and the 50R with the 32-64 is just over 1.5kg. It's a real lump to carry around all day. I have large hands and I found I had to use a "finger tip" style grip to hold the camera. The camera grip is simply too small. I also had to disable the Q button otherwise I was continually activating it.

    The image quality and in particular the DR is outstanding. The Fuji colour representation is made for Japan and particularly Japanese skin tones.

    I used a Peak Design Leash or whatever it's called and one of their hand straps. On the Leash the camera and lens just attracted too much attention - It screamed "look at me" and in the latter part of the trip I abandoned it for the wrist strap. That worked really well except when you had to conduct a transaction - where do you put the camera? Late in the trip I added the Click or whatever it's called - the clamp that can go on your belt to hold the camera. That worked well to "holster" the camera during a transaction.

    One big gripe that really shits me is the 32-64: If the lens tilts down at all whilst moving around then it "walks" out to full zoom extension very quickly. It makes the lens vulnerable to being bumped. It really, really bugged me. Fuji really need to up the friction a little. It's interesting how small things like that make a big difference.

    And whilst we are on things that bug me: The lens shades are a great big PITA for a walk around camera. I abandoned the shade completely on the 32-64...in fact I'm just wondering where it is. They are just too big and clumsy. An already big lens turns into a monster. There has to be a better way.

    Changing lenses is a pain. These lenses are big. I found myself needing to find a flat surface to change lenses and the whole rigmarole was a pain. I didn't change lenses as much as I'd have liked to.

    Having said that I really like both these lenses but I particularly like the way the long zoom renders. I think it's spectacular.

    I really like the weather resistance. I used it at various time in light and heavy rain. In heavy rain I tried to shield the camera, but I had huge confidence which seemed to be well founded.

    The one time I found myself leaving the camera at home was going out for food at night. In the tiny cramped places I ate it was just too big and impractical. That meant I missed some great opportunities. I can see a baby brother joining the family ;-)

    I also took with me a big Gitzo monopod and an Arca ball head. They never left my hotel room.

    The Ortlieb Atrack was fantastic. I got so used to carrying it I became unaware of it - until I turned and swiped a small Japanese lady or something!! The 25 litre tucks well inside your body track. It carried the complete kit in the ICU, plus a jacket, water bottle, rail pass, umbrella, notebook.... On the first weekend I was in Japan we had torrential rain as a typhoon slid by. My "waterproof" coat was not, an umbrella was useless and the backpack was completely exposed to the torrential rain - water rain off it in sheets. I'm convinced a standard camera backpack would have let water in. I have had water into a Billingham in those circumstances - the zips and closures are the weak point. This thing was completely and utterly waterproof. The central full length zip against your back was also fantastic. A single pull on the zip and the whole contents was exposed and accessible. It was also impossible for anyone to get at whilst you had the backpack on your back.

    I got off the plane last night and would happily have turned around and gone back to Japan for another month...and taken the same kit with me. I do hanker for something like an XE3 with a single prime for night carry.

    My right hand and forearm are also bigger than they were a month ago. At the end of some days I was very glad to set my gear down. For me this is the limit to a walk around kit.

    Anyway, that's my $.02
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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

    Daily use of 50R - Postscript.

    The other thing I meant to say in the post above was about operating mode. Brief context, this is my first "automated" camera since a Nikon F3!! Between times I have, like most of us, used an iPhone camera but also Leica M film cameras and MFDB.

    I hate stuffing around with menu settings and camera settings. I like to set the camera and then concentrate on the scene. I'd had the camera for only a short period before I went to Japan - it's actually my wife's not mine

    This is how I ended up setting it:

    • Turned off the Q button as a nuisance
    • RAW - no JPEG - and therefore no capacity to download single images to a device
    • No film simulation - no point with no JPEG
    • ISO on the front "speed dial"
    • Aperture automated
    • Shutter speed on the rear speed dial
    • Histo, focus distance, EV etc all in the EVF and on the LCD
    • Image briefly shown after taking it
    • Horizontal level tool shown in the EVF
    • AF on the smallest area
    • Exposure Comp permanently on -1EV


    That was it. I tended to set ISO for the circumstances - that is so I could get a decent shutter speed whilst getting the apertures I wanted. What tended to happen was that I'd aim for F8-16 and a minimum of 1/100s with the 32-64. If I wanted to isolate the subject I'd hold shutter speed and run the ISO down to get wider apertures, and if I wanted to get motion in the shot I'd run the ISO and the SS down. I found it hard to get a really steady shot at the beginning without quite high shutter speeds with the short zoom. Later that improved.

    The long zoom it's totally easy to get sharp shots with slow shutter speeds because of the OIS. I like the long zoom a lot.

    This style of shooting might not suit the purists but I found it removed most of the distractions and made life simple.

    My remaining $0.01
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    Thanks for sharing. Interesting approach to the 50R.

    As a left-eye dominant vision person I never considered the 50R.
    The tilt-adapted EVF made my decision easy for the 50S.
    All my cameras have a battery grip with a Peak Design clutch on them.
    The extra bulk doesn’t bother me even when walking around.

    The 2 lenses with OIS that I have - GF120 and GF250 - make it easy to get sharp images handheld.

    The GF23 lens is probably most impressive IMHO.
    For walking around I have used the GF23, 45, 32-64, 110, 120, and 250.
    Most convenient of my lenses for that is the GF45 that is also incredibly sharp.

    I find shooting the camera in M and S mode fine.
    C node sucks shockingly for multiple shots even for EFCS.

    Focus tracking/stacking of landscapes is a challenge for even slightly windy conditions with grass, leaves in the frame.

    Overall my GFX 50S system is a joy to use.



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    Quote Originally Posted by k-hawinkler View Post


    Thanks for sharing. Interesting approach to the 50R.
    Ahh I thought this was the words thread and Mt Fuji Active was the pictures thread

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    You!! You over there with the Leica!!....

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    Thanks Pelorus for the nice and cheerful image!
    With best regards, K-H.
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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

    Following up a bit on

    Quote Originally Posted by k-hawinkler View Post
    If we compare a
    Sony A9, 5.90 m + 400 mm lens with a
    Fuji 50S, 5.31 m + 1.4x TC + 250 mm lens we find
    (400/350) * (5.31/5.90) = 1.03, so about 3% more detail or resolution for this A9 system.
    we compare

    Fuji 50S, 5.31 m + 1.4x TC + 250 mm lens, FL = 350 mm
    Sony A9, 5.90 m + FE 100-400 mm lens, FL = 100-400 mm

    for two scenarios, namely

    for which FL of the Sony lens do we get the same FoV
    for which FL of the Sony lens do we get the same linear resolution.

    In this 50S image I have shortened the vertical image length so that we have an aspect ratio of 2:3.



    Fuji GFX 50S + GF250mm F4 R LM OIS WR + 1.4x TC @ FL=350 mm (277 mm in 35mm), f/8, 1/18 s, ISO 100 with 2:3 aspect ratio.

    To end up with the same FoV, we apply a crop factor of 0.79 to go from mMF to FF and end up with this image.



    Sony ILCE-9 + FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS @ FL=279 mm (279 mm in 35mm), f/5.6, 1/40 s, ISO 100.

    Of course the above 2 images don't have the same linear resolution.

    In order to achieve this we have to zoom in with the Sony system and will cover a much smaller FoV, ie a smaller section of the 50S image. According to our original computation cited above, an FL=400 mm should give approximately the same linear resolution, about 3% better.



    Sony ILCE-9 + FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS @ FL=400 mm (400 mm in 35mm), f/5.6, 1/40 s, ISO 100.

    Next we compare the same size crop of the first and last image above. That should give us pretty much the same linear resolution, give or take a few %.



    Fuji GFX 50S + GF250mm F4 R LM OIS WR + 1.4x TC @ FL=350 mm (277 mm in 35mm), f/8, 1/18 s, ISO 100. Crop 2528x2528.



    Sony ILCE-9 + FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS @ FL=400 mm (400 mm in 35mm), f/5.6, 1/40 s, ISO 100. Crop 2528x2528.

    q.e.d.
    With best regards, K-H.
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    Bart ...
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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

    GFX 50R with a 50mm f1.4 Super Takumar from the early 1960s. The lens is somewhat legendary and often has a slight yellow tint from radioactive thorium used in the glass. Grass at f1.4.
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    Bushtits are back!
    The Bushtits always appear in a small group of about 8 tp 15 individuals. I noticed them recently hurrying through the trees foraging. A single Bushtit seems constantly on the move, which makes it pretty hard to take a picture. I know from previous winters they like this particular fatty bird feed. So here we go!











    Fuji GFX 50S + Fujinon GF250mm F4 R LM OIS WR + 1.4X WR TC @ 350 mm (277 mm in 35mm), f/5.6, 0.002s (1/500), ISO 2500.
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    Fuji GFX 50S + Fujinon GF250mm F4 R LM OIS WR + 1.4X WR TC @ 350 mm (277 mm in 35mm), f/5.6, 0.002s (1/500), ISO 4000.
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    Processed with Capture One 20


    Fuji GFX 50S + Fujinon GF250mm F4 R LM OIS WR + 1.4X WR TC @ 350 mm (277 mm in 35mm), f/5.6, 0.002s (1/500), ISO 800.
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    Re: FUJIFILM GFX 50S, 50R, 100, etc. ... Peculiarities

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    Processed with Capture One 20
    and...what did you think of it? Are you running Catalina? Is it stable?
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    and...what did you think of it? Are you running Catalina? Is it stable?
    Thanks. I have Capture One 20 running on Catalina and Mojave, the latter being my main system so that I can continue to use CS6 and Nik.

    They changed the UI a bit. Also I have to find out to what degree they improved their noise reduction algorithm.

    So far, so good!
    With best regards, K-H.
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    Fuji GFX 50S + Fujinon GF250mm F4 R LM OIS WR + 1.4X WR TC @ 350 mm (277 mm in 35mm), f/5.6, 0.002s (1/500), ISO 6400.
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    Cute looking Bushtits



    Fuji GFX 50S + Fujinon GF250mm F4 R LM OIS WR + 1.4X WR TC @ 350 mm (277 mm in 35mm), f/5.6,1/1000 s, ISO 100, showing a quarter of the image.

    In the past I have used ball and gimbal heads on tripods. I always felt ball heads were pretty much impossible to adjust precisely. The problem I experienced with gimbal heads were minute adjustments. Couldn't be done by me quickly. As soon as I loosened the horizontal lock, the gimbal would jitter around due to my inadvertent small muscle movements. There got to be a better option.

    I found that in a Manfrotto 504HD Video Head on a Robus RC-5570 Vantage Series 3 Carbon Fiber Tripod with 75mm Half Ball.

    I used this support for the above image.
    With best regards, K-H.
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    My count: 18 Bushtits !



    Fuji GFX 50S + Fujinon GF250mm F4 R LM OIS WR + 1.4X WR TC @ 350 mm (277 mm in 35mm), f/5.6, 1/1000 s, ISO 125.
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