Tag Archives: Medium Format

New Hasselblad X1D firmware 1.21.0 update adds many new features

Hasselblad has added a slew of new features to the X1D and H6D, announcing the release of firmware version 1.21 which is available to download now. Version 1.21 adds a white balance sampler tool, audio notifications, tethered image support, the option to zoom in to 100% with a single button press when reviewing captured images, andContinue Reading

Hasselblad XCD 21mm f/4 medium format mirrorless lens announced

Hasselblad officially announced their new XCD 21mm f/4 medium format mirrorless lens. This is the company’s widest lens ever. The US price of the lens is $3,750. The high-performing 21mm f/4 lens brings together the compact format of the XCD range with the maximum optical quality across the frame with a wide field of view. TheContinue Reading

Phase One announced the world’s first camera using the new Sony 100 Megapixel back-illuminated sensor

Phase One officially announced the new iXM Metric Cameras and Motorized Lenses – the Phase One iXM 100MP Camera is the world’s first camera using the new Sony 100MP Backside-Illuminated 44x33mm sensor. The iXM 100MP metric camera incorporates the first medium-format sensor with backside-illumination technology, enabling high light sensitivity and extended dynamic range. Fast, highly responsive,Continue Reading

Fujifilm GF 250mm F4 R LM OIS WR lens officially announced

Fujifilm has officially announced the GF 250mm F4 R LM OIS WR medium format lens. The lens has a 35mm equivalent of around 200mm, which can be further extended via the 1.4x teleconverter also announced today. The GF 250mm F4 R LM OIS WR has 16 elements, including 1 super ED and 2 ED elements, a linearContinue Reading

Fujifilm Interview at 2018 CP+ Show

Dpreview visited the 2018 CP+ show in Yokohama, Japan and had interviews with senior executives from Fujifilm. Among the topics covered were the runaway success of the GFX system, new Fujifilm X-H1, how the company approach to video and replacement to the Fujifilm X70. Good thing is that they mention the improvement of the AF of the Fujifilm X-T2 soContinue Reading

Fujifilm GFX 50S Firmware Update Ver3.00 Released

Fujifilm released a new firmware update Ver3.00  for its GFX 50S medium-format camera. This is a major upgrade that adds focus bracketing and 35mm format mode. Fujifilm also released tether plugin PRO for GFX” for Lightroom Classic CC / 6 Ver.1.8 which is for tether shooting by connecting GFX 50S to your PC. You can find the firmware details andContinue Reading

Fujifilm GFX 50S V3.0 and X-T20 V.2.0 Firmware Updates Coming Soon

FUJIFILM will update the firmware of its two mirrorless cameras soon. The Fujifilm X-T20 will get firmware ver 2.0 and the medium format GFX 50S will be upgraded to ver 3.0. Here are the details.  The free update extends the Range of functions and improves the operation of the camera. With the new firmware, the X-T20Continue Reading

Hasselblad H6D-400c announced : 400 Megapixel Multi-Shot Camera

Hasselblad announced a new H6D-400c medium format camera that can create 400MP multi-shot images using the sensor-shift feature. The camera is aimed at the art digitizing market and other industries that require super-resolution and accurate color. The H6D-400c MS will begin shipping in March, but pre-orders are being accepted immediately. The price of the cameraContinue Reading

Hasselblad Releases 1.20 Firmware Update for X1D and H6D Cameras

Hasselblad has released the 1.20 Firmware Update for the X1D and H6D cameras. Firmware v1.20 adds a series of crop modes that includes the 65:24 X-Pan ratio, as well as classic 1:1 square and other well-known medium format proportions. The update also brings the much needed instant image preview mode to the camera’s EVF asContinue Reading

Fujifilm GFX 50R Coming in 2018, GFX 100S Coming in 2019

Fujifilm is rumored to introduce GFX 50R and GFX 100S medium format mirrorless cameras for the upcoming models. According to FujiAddict website, the release date of these two new medium format mirrorless cameras are in 2018 and 2019, respectively. Fujifilm will also release 25-30 medium format mirrorless lenses in the next 5 years period. MoreContinue Reading