Fujifilm GFX Crop Factor and GF Lens 35mm Full Frame Equivalent Focal Lengths

The Fujifilm GFX mirrorless medium format system has gone from strength to strength in recent years. What was once a limited lens selection has now been filled out with focal lengths from 23mm all the way up to 250mm, with no gaps along the way. What’s more, there are now specialist lenses amongst the lineup, such as the GF 120mm macro and the stunning GF 80mm f/1.7. The launch of the original 50MP GFX 50S was something of a revolution in the industry. Never had there been a more affordable way to get into digital medium format photography. While Pentax …

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Common Digital Sensor Sizes and Crop Factors

I was recently writing about the Fujifilm GFX System sensor size and crop factor, and I thought I’d create this resource to compare the most common digital sensor sizes and resulting crop factors on the current market. Visual Digital Sensor Size Comparison On the left side of the diagram you’ll also see the crop factor of the sensor as compared to a full frame 35mm sensor. This is useful for calculating equivalent field of views for lenses on different sensor formats. For example, a 23mm lens on a medium format camera with a crop sensor (crop factor 0.79), would actually …

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Hasselblad X System Crop Factor and XCD Lens Full Frame Equivalent Focal Lengths

Medium format mirrorless systems are a great way to get into photography with a sensor that’s larger than a full frame 35mm sensor, so long as you can afford the higher price point. Whilst cameras like those of the Hasselblad X System, and the Fujifilm GFX Format are pricey, they are still less expensive than traditional “full frame medium format” cameras which use even larger sensors. When moving from a full frame (or perhaps APS-C) DSLR, one of the confusing things to understand can be the focal lengths of lenses for a medium format system. We are so used to …

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