FUJIFILM AT CP + 2019 Interview: Fujifilm GFX100Mpx, GFX, Video Lenses, XF lenses, Firmware Updates, Fujinon XF33 f/1.0, and More
Phototrend interviewed Shinichiro Udono, Jun Watanabe, and Takuya Noguchi from Fujifilm at CP+ 2019. Below are some excerpts  and photos from the interview or you’ll be able to read the full interview here:

  • Mirrorless digicam gross sales already make up 48% of annual gross sales in worth
  • Fujifilm thinks that within the second half of 2019 hybrid cameras already exceeded the 50% mark.
  • Fujifilm isn’t the one cause for mirrorless hybrid cameras taking off there’s Canon, Nikon, Sony, Panasonic, Olympus, and many others…
  • This 12 months mirrorless gross sales must be round 55% to 60% of the digicam market
  • Fujifilm launched its first hybrid digicam 7 years in the past in 2012
  • Fujifilm has a well-established system with 31 XF lenses together with these on the roadmap and so they plan so as to add 10 GF lenses.
  • Fujifilm f/1.Four lenses are designed for professionals f/2 or f/2.eight lenses are for photographers that need to stay compact
  • Fujifilm is making lenses for everybody
  • When Fujifilm launched the X-Pro1 in 2012 their precedence was images and never video
  • Newer lenses have options which can be extra appropriate with video
  • Lenses with plenty of shifting glass should not ideally suited for video.
  • The Fujinon XF 16-55mm f/2.eight R LM WR and Fujinon XF 50-140mm f/2.eight R LM OIS WR are good for video
  • Fujifilm recommends their zoom lenses for video work however may make better-fixed lenses for video sooner or later
  • Fujifilm X-H continues to be for professionals and X-T is for lovers however professionals can use it too
  • Fujifilm’s IBIS system continues to be too bigger for X-T cameras
  • Not positive why folks received’t drop desires of a Fujifilm Full Frame cameras since they’ve GFX medium format.
  • The mixture of APS-C and Medium Format is the most suitable choice
  • Full Frame is simply too huge and the lenses are too heavy with virtually no benefit over APS-C
  • Keeping the system small encourages house owners to take the digicam with them extra and to take extra photographs
  • For clients that need a bigger system with larger decision, GFX is their resolution
  • The Fujifilm X-T20 won’t be discontinued and it’ll price lower than the X-T30
  • Fujifilm X-T3 is the most suitable choice for purchasers that need the newest expertise
  • Fujifilm will add IBIS to the X-T line after they can do it with out compromise
  • Fujinon GF50mmF3.5 R LM WR will likely be launched in 2019 and Fujinon GF45-100mm F4 R LM OIS WR will launch in 2020.
  • The Fujinon XF 33mm f/1 R WR is the brightest AF lens and it’s designed to have lovely bokeh and nice broad open efficiency.
  • Fujifilm was ready for the expertise to create an f/1 AF lens.
  • The Fujifilm GFX100Mpx isn’t finalized but, however the total dimension and person interface is sort of closing.
  • The Fujifilm GFX100Mpx may have very quick AF because of the part detect pixels
  • The Fujifilm GFX100Mpx IBIS system was a problem as a result of it’s exhausting to stabilize such a big sensor
  • The Fujifilm GFX100Mpx will report 4k 30p with out cropping, which ought to please skilled videographers
  • The Fujifilm GFX100Mpx is right for skilled photographers working in trend, promoting, portraiture, panorama, and extra
  •  Fujifilm GFX 50R gross sales are greater than anticipated and plenty of superior novice photographers are shopping for it for panorama and avenue images.
  • Fujifilm didn’t put any technical analysis into how they might make a modular GFX
  • There are at present no plans to make the modular GFX, however possibly they’ll sooner or later after they have the expertise to make one.
  • It in all probability received plenty of consideration as a result of it was distinctive and compact.
  • Fujifilm was shocked by the joy from their buyer and photographers a few modular GFX system.
  • Fujifilm received the concept to replace their cameras considerably and regularly from the smartphone business.
  • Fujifilm X-T20 may nonetheless get updates, however they’ll’t copy stuff from the brand new X-Trans sensors Four to the X-Trans three the entire time.
  • Right now their precedence is X-Trans 4
  • The images market is beginning to copy their technique of releasing huge updates
  • Just about each firm is making a hybrid digicam as we speak
  • The SLR market is shrinking by 10-20% a 12 months
  • The Fujinon MK18-55 T2.9 and Fujinon MK50-135mm T2.9 are promoting at anticipated ranges for X-Mount
  • Video professionals are very desirous about Fujinon MK lenses for X and E-mount
  • The two MK lenses cowl many of the wants {of professional} videographers from 18-135mm so they will deal with X and GFX lenses being higher for video.
FUJIFILM AT CP + 2019 Interview: Fujifilm GFX100Mpx, GFX, Video Lenses, XF lenses, Firmware Updates, Fujinon XF33 f/1.0, and More
FUJIFILM AT CP + 2019 Interview: Fujifilm GFX100Mpx, GFX, Video Lenses, XF lenses, Firmware Updates, Fujinon XF33 f/1.0, and More
FUJIFILM AT CP + 2019 Interview: Fujifilm GFX100Mpx, GFX, Video Lenses, XF lenses, Firmware Updates, Fujinon XF33 f/1.0, and More


FUJIFILM AT CP + 2019 Interview: Fujifilm GFX100Mpx, GFX, Video Lenses, XF lenses, Firmware Updates, Fujinon XF33 f/1.0, and More
FUJIFILM AT CP + 2019 Interview: Fujifilm GFX100Mpx, GFX, Video Lenses, XF lenses, Firmware Updates, Fujinon XF33 f/1.0, and More
FUJIFILM AT CP + 2019 Interview: Fujifilm GFX100Mpx, GFX, Video Lenses, XF lenses, Firmware Updates, Fujinon XF33 f/1.0, and More


FUJIFILM AT CP + 2019 Interview: Fujifilm GFX100Mpx, GFX, Video Lenses, XF lenses, Firmware Updates, Fujinon XF33 f/1.0, and More
FUJIFILM AT CP + 2019 Interview: Fujifilm GFX100Mpx, GFX, Video Lenses, XF lenses, Firmware Updates, Fujinon XF33 f/1.0, and More
FUJIFILM AT CP + 2019 Interview: Fujifilm GFX100Mpx, GFX, Video Lenses, XF lenses, Firmware Updates, Fujinon XF33 f/1.0, and More


FUJIFILM AT CP + 2019 Interview: Fujifilm GFX100Mpx, GFX, Video Lenses, XF lenses, Firmware Updates, Fujinon XF33 f/1.0, and More
FUJIFILM AT CP + 2019 Interview: Fujifilm GFX100Mpx, GFX, Video Lenses, XF lenses, Firmware Updates, Fujinon XF33 f/1.0, and More
FUJIFILM AT CP + 2019 Interview: Fujifilm GFX100Mpx, GFX, Video Lenses, XF lenses, Firmware Updates, Fujinon XF33 f/1.0, and More