Fujilove Podcast With Billy Luong From The Fuji Guys: Medium Format Global Shutter, Focal Plane Shutter, Product Photography, Film Simulation, Leaf Shutters, Lens Adapters and More


Fujilove Podcast With Billy Luong From The Fuji Guys: Medium Format Global Shutter, Focal Plane Shutter, Product Photography, Film Simulation, Leaf Shutters, Lens Adapters and MoreFujilove Podcast With Billy Luong From The Fuji Guys: Medium Format Global Shutter, Focal Plane Shutter, Product Photography, Film Simulation, Leaf Shutters, Lens Adapters and More
Fuji Love’s fifth interview with Billy Luong was posted and it’s simply over an hr lengthy. If in case you have the time you’ll be able to take heed to the podcast on FujiloveiTunes, and Stitcher. You could find our protection from the

For those who do not need an hr to burn the excerpts protecting the entire podcast are beneath:

  • Intro
    • Jonas Rask and Billy Luong are on
    • No option to shoot a number of movie simulations with out a number of RAW information
    • Jonas likes to work with ACROS as a result of he can’t recreate them in a RAW editor
    • With the GFX the information are so huge that you just actually don’t want a number of JPG sitting round on high of them
    • Billy recommends utilizing the Q button to selectively flip RAW information into JPEG
    • Jonas has been getting again into road pictures
    • For those who’re an actual photographer you’ll be able to seize something, however he enjoys road probably the most
  • Jonas Product Images
    • Jonas began getting concerned in Fujifilm launches with the X70
    • Jonas has been taking pictures Fujifilm product pictures for the reason that X70 and Billy likes his work
    • Jonas’ black pictures are all on a black linoleum desk
    • Jonas nonetheless will get excited when he shoots new merchandise
    • Jonas is utilizing the XF60mm f/2.four for his product pictures as a result of it’s tremendous sharp and has an nearly GFX look to it
    • Jonas makes use of the GFX50R with 120mm Macro now and 63mm for wider pictures
  • Digicam Nook – GFX
    • Billy labored with the product planners on the GFX system so he was within the loop early
    • APS-C has one of the best steadiness of measurement/weight/picture high quality
    • Fujifilm talked about going Full Body however determined the leap wasnt sufficiently big so GFX was selected for the final word picture high quality
    • Jonas was saved at midnight about GFX so he was excited like everybody else when it was introduced
    • When GFX was introduced Jonas thought it wasn’t for him, however then he bought the 50S for product pictures and he was blown away by the 100% view
    • The GF23mm with a prototype 110mm offered Jonas on the GFX together with adapting traditional lenses that cowl the sensor
    • Now with the GFX50R and GF50mm Jonas can’t reside with out GFX
    • The GFX100 has a number of bleeding-edge 2019 know-how in comparison with the GFX50S and GFX50R
    • GFX is an enormous leap over XT3 in terms of decision
    • GFX may be ridiculously sharp
    • All Three GFX blow away smaller sensor cameras
    • GF lenses ought to properly out resolve 100MP
    • GFX isn’t for Billy so he has by no means tried adapting glass for it and his previous Mac Guide Air cant deal with GFX information
    • Billy likes to hold the smallest and lightest digicam he can and for proper now that’s the X-T30
    • Jonas can’t consider the GFX100 missing something as a result of it’s the epitome of what digicam corporations can produce
    • Evaluating the GFX100 to different medium format cameras makes the digicam’s worth appear low cost
    • GFX50R was what made Jonas probably the most considering GFX
    • GFX50S isn’t probably the most stunning digicam, however it feels higher within the hand than the GFX50R
    • The usage of a focal aircraft shutter let customers adapt glass, however it takes up a number of area contained in the physique
    • When world shutter turns into out there Fujifilm will have the ability to create much more compact and fascinating designs
    • Hasselblad X1D is small as a result of the shutter is within the lenses
    • No remark about Fujifilm engaged on leaf shutters
    • The GF50mm f/3.5 is basically designed for the GFX50R
    • Jonas had the 50mm f/3.5 for a number of months and he fell in love with it
    • The GF50mm makes the GF63mm really feel cumbersome
    • The GF50mm has very quick AF
    • Jonas is liking the 40mm equivalence focal size particularly because it has the qualities of the 50mm
    • Fujifilm’s 16-80mm offers you 24-122 equivalency together with 6-stops of optical picture stabilization
    • Billy thinks the 16-80mm will probably be very talked-about for video as a result of it is rather quiet and quick with a easy focus ring and little focus respiratory
    • The 16-80mm f/four could be very gentle and transportable, which makes it a terrific all-around lens
  • Tip Nook
    • Everybody ought to activate the horizon degree
    • Fujifilm now has two choices for his or her in-camera degree, one is a horizon degree that simply turns inexperienced when it’s flat and now newer cameras have a 3D degree that provides you horizontal and vertical leveling
    • The 3D degree needs to be assigned to a perform button and Fujifilm largely units it to a swipe perform
    • Everybody on the podcast makes use of the extent on a regular basis
  • Lens adapters
    • There are some AF adapters that really work fairly properly
    • Sigma Artwork lenses cowl the GFX properly
    • Adapters give your pictures an additional little bit of one thing that may’t be recreated
    • Previous glass usually cant resolve excessive megapixels, however they appear nice
    • There are a number of dumb and sensible adapters on the market
    • GFX has a Hasselblad adapter that can hearth leaf shutters they usually have a view digicam adapter that works properly with bellows
    • Fujifilm has labored with Kipon, Fotodiox, and Metabones to make their adapters talk properly with Fujifilm our bodies
    • Others like Tech Artwork have simply reverse-engineered Fujifilm’s system
    • Jonas began with Tech Artwork and is now utilizing Kipon

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