VIDEO Fujinon GF 50mm F3.5
Fujinon GF 50mm f/3.5 is not only the newest, smallest, lightest and most affordable lens in the GF lens line-up, but it’s also the currently best selling G mount lens.
But what do you give up in exchange for the small size?
According to Chris from DPReview, not much. Here is what he says in his Fujinon GF 50mm F3.5 review:
smallest and lightest lens for the Fujifilm GFX system
manual focus ring is buttery smooth
linear motor AF. Tested on
Fujifilm GFX100 the AF speed is very impressive. From near to far focus is quick lens design is relatively complicated compared to other “pancake” lenses, and it’s amazing that Fujifilm was able to keep it that small
can easily handle the resolution of the
GFX100 the GF50mm f/3.5 is a full frame equivalent of 40mm f/2.8
very good center sharpness even wide open
surprising the corners, which hold up very well too
optically a very sharp lens
very minor and very well controlled color fringing
you are going to like the bokeh, maybe a little bit of a darker edge, but very smooth interiors and very nice round shape even stopped down
the lens is a bit too wide for portraits. the
GF63mm is a better choice, or the best overall is the GF110mm f/2 macro capability is not amazing, but you will use it on high resolution cameras, so you can crop the hell out of it
Chris still prefers the 63mm focal length, but if you want to save money, size and weight, the GF50mm is great
Looks like Fujifilm crafted yet another winner. Well done, Fuji!
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