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Adapt to Native

“But I thought that adapting the best 35mm lenses to the Fujifilm GFX made sense!”

Leica M on Sony sounded good but with very few exceptions it turned out to be an awful combination (unless one has very low standards).

Yet there was some hope that a DSLR lens on medium format might be different: “look guys, it covers the frame, oh yeah” makes great clickbait. I ain’t gonna do that to you.

My initial impression proved to be right on the money with only one exception out of eight top-flight lenses I shot tonight. The vignetting seen below is one issue but one of the minor ones. I sure wish Zeiss would develop manual focus lenses for the GFX.

“But I thought that adapting the best 35mm lenses to the Fujifilm GFX made sense!”
f2.8 @ 1/25 sec, ISO 100; 2017-04-25 19:23:45
GFX 50S + Zeiss Milvus 50mm f/2M @ 41mm (50mm)

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