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Fujifilm GFX 50R Hire

Just like medium format film cameras in the past, the FUJIFILM GFX 50R has been developed in pursuit of a compact and lightweight system while delivering the ultimate picture quality for everyday snapshots and street photography. Medium format, G mount.

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Overview

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Style

Rangefinder Style

The rangefinder style design allows you to keep your eye on a subject while looking through the viewfinder with the other eye. This enables checking and feeling the atmosphere of the scene around your subject matter, shown in the EVF.

Toughness: Dust-resistant, weather-resistant and freezeproof to -10°C

The FUJIFILM GFX 50R's magnesium alloy camera body is dust and water-resistant while also being able to withstand low temperatures. Despite carrying a large image sensor, the camera is compact, lightweight and extremely durable. The GFX 50R rangefinder style design, weighing just 775g, makes it astonishingly compact and lightweight despite being a medium format digital camera, especially when fitted with a compact lens. Weather seals on the inside of the camera body means it is made to withstand dust and moisture and low temperatures. That makes it a perfect choice for a wide range of tough shooting conditions, as well as in-studio.

Feeling: Body texture and dial based operation

The compact and lightweight GFX body is designed with attention to detail to achieve advanced functionality and elegance at the same time. Examples of this can be seen in the optimized shapes of individual components, surface texture of the magnesium alloy body, and the use of rubber material for a more comfortable grip. Operation dials, including the shutter speed dial, are milled out of aluminum blocks for premium texture. Extra attention has been given to the internal structure and fine adjustments have been applied to individual operations, as evident in the clicking sensation and sound. The more you use the camera, the more comfortable it becomes.

Core

Sensor: FUJIFILM G Format Image Sensor

The FUJIFILM GFX 50R features a 43.8x32.9mm CMOS medium format sensor: a product of Fujifilm's rich history, cutting-edge digital technology and extensive knowledge of medium format film cameras. Boasting an effective resolution of 51.4 million pixels and paired with high-performance GF lenses, the sensor delivers superior tones and sharpness that will impress professional photographers shooting in the world of commercial, fashion or landscapes.

Optimized Sensor Design

Both the shape of the light-gathering micro-lenses and the processing from the photodiodes have been optimized to achieve a high level of sharpness and broad dynamic range. The lowest native ISO sensitivity of 100 and the 14-stop dynamic range, achieved with 14-bit RAW data, delivers high definition images in a variety of conditions with notably rich skin tones and intricate foliage detail.

Processor: X-Processor Pro

The FUJIFILM GFX 50R sports the X-Processor Pro image processing engine, capable of drawing the very best out of the 51.4 megapixel sensor. Its advanced processing accelerates and optimizes the camera's performance in a variety of areas including stunning color reproduction with Fujifilm's unique Film Simulation modes, in-camera RAW conversion to the 8-bit TIFF format, accurate contrast AF, quick startup time, and minimal shutter release time lag and shooting intervals between frames.

Mount: FUJIFILM G Mount

The FUJIFILM GFX 50R uses the G Mount, which has a mount diameter of 65mm, flange back distance of 26.7mm and minimum back focus distance of 16.7mm. It uses as many as 12 electronic contact points for sending and receiving data, plus it supports the use of a wide variety of lenses and accessories. The short back focus distance, made possible because of the Fujifilm mirrorless system's structure, affords greater freedom in lens design to contribute to the development of fast, compact and high-performance GF lenses while preventing vignetting to deliver edge-to-edge sharpness.

Image quality

Image Formats

The FUJIFILM GFX 50R saves pictures in a variety of formats and quality, including two sizes and three compression levels of JPEGs, as well as compressed/uncompressed RAW. Even when you are shooting only in RAW, the camera records 12-megapixel thumbnails at the same time. Its in-camera RAW conversion function also enables RAW files processing with the ability to save them as 8-bit TIFFs.

35mm Format Mode

Enable to shoot central 36.0mm x 24.0mm (30.5M) cropped images as both JPEG and RAW files. When using 35mm format adapters, it will be easier to adjust the image size to 35mm format image circle lenses.

ISO Sensitivity

Standard Output: AUTO1 / AUTO2 / AUTO3 (up to ISO12800) / ISO100 to 12800 (1/3 step)
Extended Output: ISO50 / 25600 / 51200 / 102400

The standard ISO sensitivity range is ISO100-12800, with extended sensitivities of ISO50, ISO25600, ISO51200 and ISO102400 also available. RAW format is supported at all these ISO settings. The AUTO function allows you to set the standard ISO, low shutter speed limit and upper ISO limit, and configure AUTO 1 - 3 settings according to shooting conditions.

White Balance

White balance can be set as Auto, Preset, Custom or Color Temperature settings. RB color coordinates can be used to shift the white balance for fine tuning color balance. Up to three custom white balance settings can also be stored.upper ISO limit, and configure AUTO 1 - 3 settings according to shooting conditions.

Film Simulation

Developed with Fujifilm's color producing know-how over 80 years of photographic film manufacturing, Film Simulation allows you to reproducing a variety of colors and tones as if using different photographic films.

Mechanical

Shutter: The World's First Focal-Plane Shutter Specifically Designed for Medium Format Mirrorless Cameras

The newly-developed focal-plane shutter is the world's first specifically designed for medium format mirrorless cameras. It is a low-noise mechanical shutter that withstands 150,000 actuations, offers shutter speeds up to 1/4000 sec and has an electronic first curtain. Choose from three shutter types, including an electronic shutter.

Focusing: Single Focus Points and Focus Area

TTL Contrast AF is available in Single Point, Zone and Wide/Tracking modes. In the Single Point mode, the camera offers up to 425 Focus Points and six different Focus Area sizes. Select the minimum size for pinpoint focusing.

Exposure: Exposure Mode Settings Using Dials and Rings

The combination of settings on the Shutter Speed Dial and Aperture Ring allow you to switch between four different exposure modes: Aperture Priority AE (A), Shutter Speed Priority AE (S), Program AE (P) and Manual. As dials are used for main exposure settings, you can adjust settings even when the camera is turned off. The Command Position (C/T) also enables Command Dial operations.

Photometry: Four Metering Modes

The FUJIFILM GFX 50R offers four metering modes: Multi, Spot, Average and Center Weighted. When spot metering, the focusing and metering areas can be linked.

Continuous Shooting at Approx. 3.0 fps

In continuous shooting mode, the FUJIFILM GFX 50R can shoot at up to 3.0 fps until the memory card fills up in JPEG, up to 8 frames in RAW, and up to 13 frames in compressed RAW.

Flash Shooting: Multi-Function Flash

Flash sync speed is up to 1/125sec. When using the optional EF-X500 or compatible third party studio flash, which supports FP mode, flash sync can be as fast as 1/4000sec. (the maximum shutter speed possible with the mechanical shutter). The camera also caters to a variety of flash settings including multiple flash lighting.

Operability

Custom Buttons and Menus

The FUJIFILM GFX 50R features customizable Fn buttons. Different options can also be asigned to Short Cut Q (Quick) menu items. Frequently used set tings can be registered in My Menu while Custom Registration allows you to save and rename Film Simulation and image quality settings.

Drive Menu

Use the Drive button to quickly switch between different modes such as Burst, Bracketing and Video.

Dual Card Slot

Both slots support high-speed UHS-II cards. They can be assigned to store files according to their format, e.g. JPEG, RAW or Movie.

Viewfinder: High Magnification and High Definition Electronic Viewfinder

The FUJIFILM GFX 50R is supplied with a 3.69M-dot EVF with 100% coverage. It uses dedicated rich lens elements to achieve extremely high definition finder live view and offers a diopter adjustment range of -4m-1 to+2m-1.

LCD Monitor

The rear 2.36M-dot LCD monitor measures 3.2 inches and offers 100% coverage. The smart touchscreen panel enables intuitive operation and tilts in two directions for easy framing and shooting from high or low angles.

Smart Touchscreen Display

The touchscreen makes it easy to select an AF area and enlarge the Live View intuitively.

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Included

Description Quantity
Shoulder Strap
1
Metal Strap Clip
2
Leather Protective Covers for shoulder strap
2
Fujifilm USB Drive (Containing user manual)
1
UK Plug Adapter
1
GFX Mount Body Cap
1
NP-T125 Battery
1
BC-T125 Battery Charger
1
Cable Protector
1
GFX Flight Case
1
32GB Exceria Pro 260mb/s SDHC II
1