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Subject: [Leica] Fuji GFX compared to Leica SL
From: richard at (Richard Man)
Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2016 12:34:15 -0700
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Come on, most V lens were designed in 60s-80s with different requirements.
You don't put V lens on MFDB for the sharpest photos, may be for the "look".

The Fuji-made H lens supposed to be pretty darn good too. May be not S lens
good (not sure), but certainly can put up a fight.

It remains to be seen what the new XCD (from Nitoh) and the new Fuji GFX
lens can do, comparing to the S lens, but I am sure they will be

On Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 12:10 PM, John McMaster <john at> wrote:

> I am afraid to say that Hasselblad V lenses show their limitations on an
> S, native lenses are far better....
> john
> -----Original Message-----
> A really nice nteresting visual comparison shows the 2 cameras to be quite
> similar in styling, when viewed head-on.
> Placement of user buttons is almost identical.  More interesting is that
> the SL is actually larger than the GFX, but has the smaller sensor.
> If I were in the MF market, the Leica S family might be higher on my short
> list. Hard to beat Leica glass....
> Hassy V glass is pretty good too!  (And I own it....)
> Frank Filippone Red735i at
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