Subject: Re: The Race for The FF MILC is ON!
On 2018-01-21 07:26:02 +0000, Savageduck said:
> On Jan 20, 2018, android wrote
> (in article<fciogfFfm5iU1@mid.individual.net>):
>> On 2018-01-20 19:12:28 +0000, Savageduck said:
>>> On Jan 20, 2018, android wrote
>>> (in article<fch94kF5gqmU1@mid.individual.net>):
>>>> We've heard 'bout the Nikon Z FF mount 16mm flange! Could be a
>>>> winner... But now Canon seem to be entering the game with a FF EOS M!!!
>>>> 18mm flange but the concept is proven!!!
>>> I was happy enough with an APS-C DSLR, and I am happy enough with an APS-C
>>> MILC. If I ever find myself desiring a larger sensor I might as well go to
>> MF as in medium format ain't no more sinze the new sensor is nowhere
>> near 6x4.5cm but that said a Fuji GFX cost at least twice the dough of
>> an Sony equivalence. 6k vs 3k GBP for the back only...
> Those are two very different cameras when it comes to sensor size among other
> things. The Sony a7R III has a FF 35.9mm x 24mm 42.2MP sensor. The Fujifilm
> GFX50S has an MF 43.8mm x 32.9mm 51.4MP sensor. That Sony could hardly be
> called an equivalence, it isn't.
The factor in sensor size, and that is that that make medium format
captures their special beetween these cameras are 1.7 and not the
> If you are looking for a camera to compare the GFX50S with, you need to look
> to the Hasselblad X1D-50c. That camera has an MF 43.8mm x 32.9mm 50MP sensor.
> those two cameras are equivalents worthy of comparison.
> ...and if you compare prices of those two:
> Fujifilm GFX50S (body): $6499.95
> Hasselblad X1D-50c (body): $7995.00
Yes, the Fuji seem to have an introductory price I lieu of their
comeback to the "pseudo MF" market. Fuji and Hassy have shared tech
before and I wouldn't be surprised if this is a new example of that
>>>> What is "Flange"?
>>> Some of us have already figured out what flange distance is.
>> Good for you!