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Fujifilm GFX

Fujifilm Medium Format Shooting Formats / Aspect Ratios

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:

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Fujifilm GFX aspect ratios available for shooting
Fujifilm GFX and Hasselblad X1D sensor size,
s with estimated Zeiss Otus image circle

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