For many of us, the news of the Polaroid Land Camera turning 70 years old this year will be one that brings back some nostalgia. But others don’t necessarily know what the Polaroid Land Camera was. You need, the Land Camera was designed to shoot an instant photo and worked with a rangefinder focusing system to do just that. Most of them have an old-timey vintage feel with a proper bellows, aperture, shutter, etc.
We’ve been spending a bit of time getting to know the new Fujifilm X-T20 ( $899.99 ) and so far we’re pretty impressed with it’s capabilities. Today, we’ve added sample photos to our first impressions. When shot the right way, the Fujifilm X-T20 can do something absolutely special.
Today Fotodiox Pro quietly announced five new lens adapters for the forthcoming Fujifilm GFX 50S mirrorless medium format camera. Interestingly enough, the five new Fotodiox adapters for Fujifilm’s GFX camera include three full-frame to G-mount adapters for Nikon’s F-mount, Canon’s EF-mount, and Olympus’s legacy OM-mount (35mm) lenses. Rounding out the current lineup, Fotodiox also announced adapters for Contax and Mamiya 645 lenses as well.
It’s been years since Fujifilm and Panasonic teamed up on developing an organic CMOS sensor, and over the years the teams have taken turns in releasing updates on the development of the sensor technology. This week Fujifilm released a new update on the technology, noting they are making strides towards mass production of the sensor for a wide variety of applications. Continue reading…
Fujifilm shooters find themselves in an interesting dilemma of late with there now being two clear prime trinity setups that one could choose from. On one hand you have the newer, weather sealed, and smaller F2 variants in 23mm, 35mm, and 50mm. On the other hand, you have the F1.4 23mm and 35mm, and the F/1.2 56mm.
Each trinity has its pros and cons, and each has uses that work better for some niches of photography than others. So today we wanted to look at Fujifilm’s two prime trinities and sort of break them down to share which you should be considering based on what you shoot and what you are looking for from your prime lenses. Continue reading…
It has been a bit since we did a full cheap photo post, mostly thanks to myself being in Vegas for WPPI last week. So today we kick off your week with some great savings on everything from Instant prints to incredible cameras and lenses. Check it out!
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If you’ve even decided to click on this article then you’re probably aware of some of the frustrations some of your fellow photographers feel. Let’s preface this: four or five years ago you may have purchased a Fujifilm X Pro 1. Last year it was updated, giving it a sufficient four year life span. Now you want to upgrade, and you’re finding they’re still going for at a ridiculously low price brand new and only a few hundred used. But the newer cameras like the Fujifilm X Pro 2 costs around $1,699. Fujifilm isn’t exclusive to this: so too is Sony and the Micro Four Thirds coalition.
Now if you look at some of the film camera bodies, you’ll start to realize just how well they hold their value–especially if the system is still current.
Photographers who use the Fujifilm X series system professionally (or are interested in doing so) will be amazed to know there are a number of fantastic lenses available to use for the system. Of course, despite the fact that the company’s system hasn’t been around for as long a period of time as some others, they’ve been able to do quite a bit in a short amount of time. The Fujifilm X series system has a lens for nearly every single type of photographer–and the system is just going to continue to grow.
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