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Metabones® Introduces Hasselblad V to Fuji G mount (GFX) Speed Booster®

Metabones® Introduces Hasselblad V to Fuji G mount (GFX) Speed Booster®Los Angeles, CA, USA, Aug 16, 2019: Caldwell Photographic Inc. and Metabones® are pleased to announce a new Speed Booster® Ultra 0.71x, exclusively designed for the exciting new Fuji GFX medium format camera. The initial version is specifically optimized for use with the famous Hasselblad V series lenses. This new Speed Booster uses an advanced 6-element design to achieve excellent optical performance at apertures up to f/1.4 when paired with the Hasselblad 110mm f/2 lens.

Modular Fujifilm GFX Drawings Received

A Reader sent in these Fujifilm GFX Modular system drawings. They look pretty good and it would be interesting if Fujifilm decided to make this system in the future since there was a lot of interest in it after we first covered it in detail here. A Modular GFX system could be a cheaper more accessible one that would give users more options than they have today. For instance, there could be GFXR/GFXS/GFX100 style modules for the Modular GFX in addition to bellows, sensor modal swaps, and more. This would let users choose if between a clean dial free camera and one with manual controls for everything and anything else in between. What do you think?

Fujifilm’s Mirrorless Digital Cameras Win EISA Awards For X-T3 and GFX100

Fujifilm’s mirrorless digital cameras win the EISA Awards -FUJIFILM GFX100, equipped with the world’s highest 102 million pixels resolution sensor and FUJIFILM X-T3, achieving fast and accurate autofocus -First win for the GFX Series and 9th consecutive win for the X Series

An APS-C sensor equipped EOS R camera mentioned again [CR1]

In a couple of weeks, we’ll see the Canon EOS 90D released, a camera that has been rumored for quite some time to be a replacement for both the EOS 80D and EOS 7D Mark II. If the EOS 90D is more 80D than EOS 7D Mark II, then there could be a perceived hole in Canon’s lineup without an APS-C wildlife/sports camera.

Director/Filmmaker Steven Soderbergh testing new RED Komodo

Today we got a much larger picture of the Komodo from director Steven Soderbergh on Twitter. Looks like he is testing the new camera or just having a play with it. He mentions in the tweet being the guinea pig for the Red One 12 years ago.

Raafi Rivero’s Kinefinity MAVO LF Review

Raafi Rivero has probably shot more footage and had more hands-on time with the Kinefinity MAVO LF than just about anyone.

Nikon FX and DX Mirrorless Cameras Designs Leaked

The design below is of upcoming Nikon APS-C Mirrorless camera, this is not the first time we have published DX Mirrorless design . A week ago we have published more detailed design of the DX format Mirrorless camera you can see here. Nikon do have multiple patents of DX Format Mirrorless camera and it clearly indicates they working on it.

Fujifilm GFX100 Technical Analysis Part 2: Electronic Shutter Speed, PDAF Banding, and More

Jim Kasson has continued his analysis of the Fujifilm GFX100’s capabilities at a rapid pace, which is why we have another technological mega-post today of his findings. You can find the first post here and for those of you that have been asking about electronic shutter speed, it’s 1/3 – 1/6th, which you can read more about below.

Patent: Expanded dynamic range using DPAF sensors

Canon News has uncovered a patent showing how to increase dynamic range using DPAF equipped sensors.Here’s a breakdown of Canon Japan Patent Application 2019-129491 :

Best Speed Booster for Canon EOS M50 Camera

Get this from B&H Store and Amazon.comBest speed booster for Canon EOS M50 camera, the Viltrox M2 is a excellent tool and most importantly you won’t have face crop issue while using EF lenses.  Viltrox M2 actually reduces the FF image size to APS-C. It allow more light to fit on the smaller sensor, reducing the crop factor and providing more light on the sensor area (starting aperture is F1.2 when used with 50mm F1.8). Viltrox m2 speedbooster + 50mm F1.8 Lens will give you excellent filed view without any crop.