EXCERPT page containing first few paragraphs. 2021-06-13 01:34:29
UA_SEARCH_BOT_null @ 220.127.116.11
For a general understanding of format equivalence, see Format-Equivalent Depth of Field and F-Stop.
The Fujifilm GFX can shoot in different aspect ratios, a nice space-saving efficiency if one knows in advance that a particular shape (aspect ratio) is desired. Photographers accustomed to the 3:2 aspect ratio of DSLRs lose only 6 megapixels (51 => 45). Old-timer 4X5 shooters see only 2 megapixels loss (51 => 48).
In general, unless one is certain that the aspect ratio is desired, it makes little sense to use any of these cropping modes; shoot the whole frame and crop to taste after. That said:
Article continues for subscribers...
Diglloyd Medium Format is by yearly subscription. Subscribe now for about 33 cents a day ($120/year).
BEST DEAL: get full access to ALL 8 PUBLICATIONS for only 68 cents a day ($249.95)!
These systems are hugely expensive, so make the right choice for your own needs (full frame vs medium format).
- In-depth lens evaluations covering behaviors not likely to be found anywhere else, based on real-world field shooting.
- How to configure menus and buttons and best operating practices, gotchas and how-to.
- Real world examples with insights found nowhere else. Make sharper images just by understanding lens and camera behaviors.
- Jaw-dropping image quality found nowhere else utilizing Retina-grade images up to 100 megapixels filling up to 5K display, plus large crops.
- Aperture series from wide open through stopped down, showing the full range of lens performance and bokeh.
- Optical quality analysis of field curvature, focus shift, sharpness, flare, distortion, and performance in the field.