Posts Tagged ‘Medium Format’

Photokina 2016: Fujifilm Goes Medium Format with GFX Series

Posted by on Monday September 19, 2016 | Photo Gear

Fujifilm will jump into the digital medium format market in 2017 with the new GFX series, the company announced at Photokina 2016. The first model is the GFX 50S will use a new, Fuji-developed 51.4-megapixel image sensor that measures in at 43.8mm x 32.9mm. It’s a mirrorless camera that will accept new “G-Mount” lenses. It will... More

Q&A with Michael Hejtmanek, President of Hasselblad Americas on Breaking the Medium Format Mold

Posted by on Wednesday June 22, 2016 | Camera

With the X1D, Hasselblad is attempting to redefine the medium format category. We sat down briefly with U.S. President Michael Hejtmanek for his take on the camera and its place in the Hasselblad universe. What follows is a condensed version of the talk that’s been edited for length and clarity. On new lenses for the X1D “We’re... More

Hasselblad Shakes Up Market with Mirrorless Medium Format X1D

Posted by on Wednesday June 22, 2016 | Camera

  One of the Internet’s long-running photo gear rumors was that Sony would introduce a medium format mirrorless camera, but it’s fallen to Hasselblad to take the first stab at it. [Update: we’ve published a short hands-on preview below.] The X1D sports a 50-megapixel medium format CMOS image sensor (43.8mm x 32.9 ) with 14... More

Hasselblad Introduces New H6D Medium Format System

Posted by on Thursday April 7, 2016 | Camera

Hasselblad has pulled back the curtain on a new line of medium format camera systems. The H6D range has been completely rebuilt with new technical components and an all new electronic platform, the company says. It will be compatible with the firm’s H lenses. The line will include the company’s first 100-megapixel CMOS back, the... More

A Dream Tool: Erica Kelly Martin’s Passion for Medium Format Goes Digital

Posted by on Wednesday July 22, 2015 | Camera, Fine Art, Photo Gear

Sponsored by Ricoh Imaging America Erica Kelly Martin’s fascination with medium-format photography can be traced back to a mirror hanging in her childhood bedroom, which echoed the aspect ratio of a medium-format frame, and which she believed had the power to lead her into a “magical world.” As a teenager, she experimented with medium-format box... More

Mamiya Leaf Credo 50 in the Wild

Posted by on Thursday January 8, 2015 | Camera, Photo Gear, Video

The January issue of PDN features a review of the Mamiya Leaf Credo 50 medium format camera system. You can get a sneak peek in this video starring our frequent co-tester, David Patiño, who used the Credo 50 in a marathon product catalog shoot late last year (among other things). Enjoy! Special thanks to Generic... More