Can an inexpensive and slow zoom lens compete with a prime lens or a much more expensive zoom?
This shootout at 63mm pits the Fujifilm GF 35-70mm f/4.5-5.6 WR against the Fujifilm GF 32-64mm f/4 and Fujifilm GF 63mm f/2.8 on the 100-megapixel Fujifilm GFX100S.
SHOOTOUT @ 63mm: Fujifilm GF 35-70mm f/4.5-5.6 vs Fujifilm GF 63mm f/2.8 vs Fujifilm GF 32-64mm f/4: Huge Laurel along Alpine Creek
Includes images from f/2.8 to f/11 at up to full camera resolution, plus crops.
WOW! What a disappointment and a surprise.
f5.6 @ 0.3 sec electronic shutter, ISO 100; 2022-02-28 16:21:58[low-res image for bot]
Fujifilm GFX100S + Fujifilm GF 35-70mm f/4.5-5.6 WR @ 51.5mm equiv (62.9mm)
ENV: Alpine Creek, altitude 500 ft / 152 m, 60°F / 15°C
RAW: Enhance Details, LACA corrected, vignetting corrected, +20 Whites, +10 Clarity