Fujifilm GF 30mm F3.5 R WR and GF 80mm F1.7 R WR Medium Format Lenses Announced

January 23, 2020 | Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera , Lenses | Comment |

Two new GFX medium format lenses, the Fujifilm GF 30mm F3.5 R WR and GF 80mm F1.7 R WR, have just been announced.

The GF 30mm F3.5 R WR is a compact wide prime lens for landscapes with a focal length equivalent to 24mm in the 35mm format.

The GF 80mm F1.7 R WR has the widest aperture in the GF lens range and has a focal length equivalent to 63mm in the 35mm film format.

There's no word yet on pricing or availability of the two new GFX lenses.

Fujifilm UK Press Release

Fujifilm unveils the latest development roadmap for G-Mount interchangeable lenses compatible with Large Format sensors

Extensive 13-lens lineup, including newly-announced 2 lenses, for comprehensive shooting coverage

FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Kenji Sukeno) has unveiled the development of two additional interchangeable GF lenses for the GFX System, the GF 30mm F3.5 R WR wide prime lens, which has been the most requested lens from the Fujifilm User Community, and the GF 80mm F1.7 R WR fast standard prime lens, which will be the GF lens with the widest aperture. This will take the total lineup of lenses to 13 to accommodate the growing needs of image-makers around the world.

(1) Wide-angle prime lens “GF 30mm F3.5 R WR”

This is a compact wide prime lens with the focal length of 30mm (equivalent to 24mm in the 35mm format), which is suitable for landscape photography. This lens is designed to be compact and lightweight with the target size and weight to be similar to the GF 45mmF2.8 R WR.

(2) Large-aperture standard lens “GF 80mm F1.7 R WR”

This will be the lens with the widest aperture in the GF lens range and have a focal length of 80mm (equivalent to 63mm in the 35mm film format), which is suitable for portraits and low light scenes. The image quality will be comparable to the highly regarded GF 110mm F2 R LM WR, but offer a wider angle of view and a more compact form factor.

Fujifilm will continue to expand the lens line-up to support a wide range of photography styles and requirements.

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