I set up on one of my usual foliage test scenes, shown here with the 35-70 at 35 mm wide open. I set up the GFX 100S as follows: RRS 4-series Versa legs Arca-Swiss C1 2-second self timer ES ISO 100 AF-S for three shots, picking the best sharpness in post; this calibrates… [Read More]
I ran Roger’s Q&D test: https://www.dpreview.com/articles/1351719699/roger-cicala-field-curvature-for-fun-and-profit This looks really good.
Some people have reported AF front focusing with the Fujifilm 35=70 GF lens wide open at close distances. I tested my copy on a GFX 100S at minimum focusing distance, using a low-contrast Siemens Star. I processed the images in LrC using the defaults except for the white balance and defeating sharpening. It’s an… [Read More]
Here is a continuation of a visual test of the Fujifilm GF 35-70 using a low-contrast Siemens star target. In the previous post I showed you center crops. In this one we’ll look at corner crops. Test conditions: Target distance 20 meters ISO 100 Manual exposure, varying the f-stops Arca Swiss CA on RRS legs… [Read More]
After a long wait — Fuji prioritized customers ordering the GFX 50S II kits — I’ve received a copy of the GF 35-70 zoom. The first thing I did was test it to make sure I have a good copy, and it did fine. You can see the results here. I’ve been working on a… [Read More]