Fujifilm GF 80mm f1.7 R WR Lens

FujifilmSKU: 4547410437775

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Fujifilm GF 80mm f1.7 R WR Lens

Limitless Creativity Unleashed

Elevate your medium or large format mirrorless digital photography with the GF 80mm F1.7 R WR, hailed as the world’s brightest* autofocus lens. Redefining the boundaries of large-format image-making, this lens empowers you with unparalleled creative freedom. Craft images with razor-sharp precision, even in low light and with shallow depth-of-field, assured in the knowledge that each shot will dazzle with detail and clarity.

*Recognized as the brightest among interchangeable lenses for mirrorless digital cameras equipped with an image sensor measuring 55mm diagonally (43.8mm x 32.9mm), as of January 27, 2021, according to Fujifilm.

The Epitome of Portrait Excellence

From documenting weddings to conquering challenging outdoor shoots and studio sessions, the GF 80mm F1.7 R WR emerges as the quintessential portrait lens. Its versatile focal length and distortion-free imagery, even at wide apertures, guarantee exceptional results. Embrace the seamless fusion of large-format digital quality and the liberating ethos of mirrorless technology.

A Bokeh Beyond Compare

Delve into a realm of mesmerizing bokeh with the GF 80mm F1.7 R WR. Crafted with nine rounded diaphragm blades and optimized for the GFX imaging sensor, it effortlessly separates subjects from their backgrounds with a captivating smoothness. Engineered to minimize aberrations, this lens consistently delivers images that linger in the mind long after they're captured, exploiting the unique advantages of larger format sensors.

Unleash Your Creative Spirit

Break free from constraints and explore new horizons with the GF 80mm F1.7 R WR. Its compact design, measuring a mere 99.2mm (3.9in) and weighing just 795g (1.75lb), embodies ultimate portability without compromising on performance. Transition seamlessly from studio setups to outdoor adventures, confident in the lens's ability to deliver excellence wherever inspiration strikes.

Precision Autofocus, Every Time

Experience unparalleled autofocus precision with the GF 80mm F1.7 R WR, powered by cutting-edge technologies including a potent DC motor and a high-precision GMR sensor. Never miss a fleeting moment as the lens swiftly locks onto your subject with unwavering accuracy. With an optical construction comprising 12 elements in nine groups, including one aspherical and two ED elements, each pixel is imbued with unparalleled resolution.

Weather Any Storm

Embrace the elements and pursue your passion, come rain or shine. The GF 80mm F1.7 R WR, like the entire GFX system, is engineered to withstand the harshest conditions. Its rugged construction offers dust- and weather resistance, while its operational range extends to temperatures as low as -10°C (14°F). A fluorine coating on the front lens element repels water, dust, and dirt, ensuring that your lens remains as pristine as the images it captures, wherever your journey takes you.

LENS CONFIGURATION 12 elements in 9 groups (includes 1 aspherical, 2 Super ED elements)
APERTURE CONTROL Number of blades: 9 (rounded diaphragm opening), stop size: 1/3EV (23 steps)
FOCUS RANGE Approx. 0.7m - ∞



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Understanding: Aperture

Aperture is the opening in a camera lens that controls how much light enters the camera. It's measured in f-stops like f/2.8 or f/8. Lower f-stop numbers mean wider openings, letting in more light and creating a shallow depth of field (blurry background). Higher f-stop numbers mean smaller openings, letting in less light and creating a larger depth of field (more of the scene in focus). Aperture also affects the quality of out-of-focus areas in the image (bokeh).

Understanding: Lens Types

Different lenses have different purposes to achieve different styles of images, some popular ones include:
Prime Lens: Fixed focal length, sharp images, great for portraits and dark settings.
Zoom Lens: Variable focal length, versatile for different shots and everyday use..
Wide-Angle Lens: Captures wide scenes like landscapes.
Telephoto Lens: Magnifies distant subjects, ideal for sports & wildlife.
Macro Lens: Perfect for close-up photography of small subjects.
Fisheye Lens: Ultra-wide perspective, creates unique images.

Understanding: Lens Mounts

Different camera brands use different lens mounts, which are like connectors that attach lenses to camera bodies. Each mount is specific to a particular brand and camera series. For example, Canon uses the EF and RF mounts, Nikon uses the F mount, Sony uses the E mount for its mirrorless cameras. These mounts dictate which lenses are compatible with which cameras. Some brands offer adapters to use lenses from other systems, but it's essential to ensure compatibility for proper functionality and autofocus performance.

Understanding: Manual and Autofocus

Manual focus and autofocus are two ways to adjust the sharpness of a camera lens. With manual focus, you turn a ring on the lens to bring the subject into focus yourself, giving you full control over what appears sharp in the image. Autofocus, on the other hand, relies on the camera's built-in technology to automatically adjust the focus for you, usually by detecting contrast or phase differences in the scene. Autofocus can be convenient, especially for fast-moving subjects or when you need to capture a quick shot, whereas manual focus allows for precise adjustments and creative control over the final image.

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