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Fujifilm GFX

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Autofocus and Manual Focus in the Field

These issues existed at the time of review in March 2017 using the GFX-50R. Some issues might have been improved in firmware and/or with subsequent models. See 2020.06.30 firmware update notes and GFX100 firmware update all versions.

On paper, autofocus looks good, with a very large number of autofocus points, with the size of the focus point area selectable from spot to large—very nice. And in many if not most situations, the AF locks on brilliantly and exactly right. But not always, which means that I have to zoom in to check for critical focus.

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f6.4 @ 1/1800 sec, ISO 100; 2017-03-30 15:44:41
GFX 50S + Fujifilm GF 120mm f/4 Macro R LM OIS WR @ 98.2mm equiv (120mm)

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