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Fujifilm GFX100

Fujifilm GFX100S: Horizontal White Stripes with Monochrome Images aka PDAF Banding

See how awful the problem can be for monochrome landscape imagery in The Futility of Using GFX100S for Monochrome Landscape Images.

Bad news for monochrome shooters hoping to shoot the Fujifilm GFX100S as a substitute for a monochrome-sensor camera by beating 'em with more pixels... the horizontal white stripes seen in the Fujifilm GFX100 have not been fixed with the Fujifilm GFX100S.

Many people have claimed the issue is fixed. But I reproduced the problem with the very first frame I shot to test for it*. The issue is thus not only present with the GFX100S but almost certainly not fixed in the Fujifilm GFX100, which has an identical sensor.

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Variants BWMixer,ACROS_R,RGB available in full article
f8 @ 1/15 sec EFC shutter, ISO 100; 2021-04-30 08:18:35
Fujifilm GFX100S + Fujifilm GF 30mm f/3.5 R WR @ 24.7mm equiv (30mm) + polarizer Zeiss
RAW: push 0.35 stops, +20 Whites, +15 Clarity
14-bit, BWMixer: Blues=-76

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