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Fujifilm GFX100S

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Fujifilm GFX100S: Why I Bought It

See also: Essay and Reader Comments: Sony A1 vs Fujifilm GFX100S: Real Achievable Capture Resolution, Effort Level, Enjoyment

This essay sets aside my own business need to have a camera body to cover an increasingly popular platform to my satisfaction.

The Fujifilm GFX100S is a somewhat frustrating mix of wonder and disappointment.

Frustrating because a number of things could have been done better. The EVF is mediocre, the menu system design is a tiered grab-bag mess, and the whole shooting experience feels dated and clunky compared to a state of the art camera like the Sony A1. The white stripes problem for monochrome images is a real bummer. The lens selection is limited and with some performance disappointments, and there are no top-grade manual-focus prime lenses.

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Granite View to Unicorn Peak et al Dusk
f8 @ 10.0 sec electronic shutter focus stack 12 frames, ISO 100; 2019-08-02 20:31:14
Fujifilm GFX 100 + Fujifilm GF 45mm f/2.8 R WR @ 36.9mm equiv (45mm)
ENV: Pothole Dome, Tuolumne Meadows, altitude 8600 ft / 2621 m, 60°F / 15°C
RAW: LACA corrected, distortion corrected, vignetting corrected, diffraction mitigating sharpening

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