Fujifilm is releasing a significant new firmware replace for all three GFX medium-format mirrorless cameras – the GFX 50S, 50R and 100 fashions. Major enhancements embody enhanced picture replica, higher autofocus efficiency, expanded performance and gimbal and drone help.

Fujifilm UK Press Release

The greatest firmware improve within the historical past of the GFX System

The vary continues to evolve into an unparalleled high-end system that meets the calls for {of professional} creatives

FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Kenji Sukeno) in the present day, have launched new firmware updates for all three GFX digital cameras, the “FUJIFILM GFX50S” (“GFX 50S”), “FUJIFILM GFX50R” (“GFX 50R”) and “FUJIFILM GFX 100” (“GFX 100”).

Over three years after the launch of the GFX 50S, Fujifilm is providing free of charge, a significant firmware improve for the GFX System bringing substantial advances in picture high quality, autofocus efficiency and expandability, reworking them into utterly new cameras. The GFX vary of high-end cameras has been chosen by quite a few skilled photographers, due to their astonishing picture high quality made attainable by the Large Format sensor*1, which is 70% bigger than a 35mm full-frame sensor, and Fujifilm’s coloration replica expertise nurtured over the interval of greater than 80 years.

*1 An picture sensor that measures 55mm diagonally (43.8mm x 32.9mm), with the realm approx. 1.7 instances that of a 35mm sensor

1. Enhanced picture replica

・The variety of Film Simulation modes for all three fashions have been elevated. The new firmware will add“CLASSIC Neg” mode, simulating coloration unfavorable movie historically chosen for snapshots, to all three cameras. The GFX 100 may also obtain the “ETERNA Bleach Bypass” mode, which simulates the movie processing strategy of the identical title, and the GFX 50S and GFX 50R will obtain the “ETERNA” mode, which replicates the colours and tonality of Fujifilm’s movement image movie.

・The “Smooth Skin Effect,” featured on the GFX 100, will probably be added to the GFX 50S and GFX 50R, smoothing the looks of human pores and skin, supreme for portraiture.

・The “Color Chrome Blue,” which provides depth to paint and tonal replica in blue skies and different primarily blue topics, will probably be added to the GFX 100.

2. Improving autofocus efficiency

・The GFX 100 will now be capable of shortly and precisely use phase-detection AF in low-light situations all the way down to -5EV. The new firmware may also add Low Light Priority AF-S mode to the GFX 50S and GFX 50R, which will increase the time the autofocus has to work, bettering AF accuracy in low gentle.

・The firmware will improve Face / Eye AF efficiency for all three fashions. Face / eye detection accuracy and stability are improved when taking pictures teams of individuals, which makes portrait pictures simpler than ever earlier than.

・The Auto mode will probably be added to focus bracketing in all three fashions. You can now specify the beginning and finish factors and taking pictures interval, and the digital camera will mechanically decide the variety of frames and steps required.

3. Expanding performance

・In all three fashions, the brand new firmware will permit customers to regulate publicity settings (shutter pace, aperture worth, ISO sensitivity, publicity compensation) from a pc when taking pictures stills and utilizing software program that helps some tether-shooting capabilities.

・In all three fashions, extra photo-editing functions will help the import of score data, assigned in digital camera.

・For the GFX 50S and GFX 50R, the utmost variety of photographs that may be saved in every folder on an SD card will improve 10 fold from 999 to 9,999.

4. Gimbal / Drone compatibility

・When utilizing the GFX 100 with appropriate Gimbal / Drone that helps these capabilities, customers will be capable of begin / cease video recording, specify publicity settings for video (shutter pace, aperture worth, ISO sensitivity and publicity compensation), and make guide focus changes.*2 Guilin FeiYu Electronic Technology Co. Ltd.*3, Shenzhen Gudsen Technology Co., Ltd.*4, SZ DJI Technology Co.,Ltd.*5 and ZHIYUN*6 (alphabetical order) have introduced their plans to supply appropriate merchandise.

*2 Functions that may be managed range from Gimbal to Gimbal.

*3 Guilin FeiYu Electronic Technology Co. Ltd.

*4 Shenzhen Gudsen Technology Co., Ltd.

*5 SZ DJI Technology Co.,Ltd.


5. ProRes RAW video output

・GFX100 will be capable of output most 4K/29.97P** 12bit RAW video knowledge utilizing HDMI to an ATOMOS NINJA V*, in Apple ProRes RAW. New firmware for NINJA V will probably be launched by ATOMOS in July 2020. RAW video knowledge provides most flexibility for publicity adjustment or coloration grading in post-production for skilled videographers.

Also, simultaneous output of RAW with Film Simulation / F-Log / Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG) can be obtainable.

*7 GFX100 can document ProRes RAW solely with ATOMOS NINJA V (as of June thirtieth 2020).

The Ninja V firmware due in July will probably be obtainable from https://www.atomos.com/firmwar…

*8 Compatible with 4K (3840×2160) 29.97P/25P/24P/23.98P. Not appropriate with FHD.

Firmware is out there to obtain from https://fujifilm-x.com/international/…

List of appropriate fashions:

Firmware model: FUJIFILM GFX 50S(Ver. 4.00)

Firmware model: FUJIFILM GFX 50R(Ver. 2.00)

Firmware model: FUJIFILM GFX 100(Ver. 2.00)

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