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Just ordered a GFX100: and First Post


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Well, looks like my first post here is the first post on this forum!!

;)

I found a used GFX100 and thought it was a good deal...and I dropped the hammer on it.

Even used price eats up a LOT of funds....but I found that the 50mm GF 3.5 lens was half price about $499 or so at B&H, so I got that.

 

I also went ahead and got the Fotodiox new adapter and hoping I can use some of my Canon L glass with it adapted....and I purchased the new Metabones Speedbooster Cine adapter so that I can use my Hasselblad V System lenses...which I'm hoping will really be something fun to use and experiment with.

ON the Hassy lens, I have the 50mm, the 80mm and the 150mm....all in really near mint condition.  

I have a Hasselblad 501CM 6x6 film camera, and honestly, I was holding on to let them put out the new CFV 50 C II Digital back to use on my old 501 CM....but I started getting the GFX100 under my skin and watched WAY too many YouTube videos on it and when I found the used one, I couldn't resist.

Anyway, This will be my first Fuji digital camera.  I scored a good deal on an older MF Fuji GSW690 III MF 6x9 camera...it is fixed lens, but WOW..talk about great images!!

So, that's where I am...hoping it comes in by this weekend.  I'll start researching and maybe trying to rent a few of the nicer Fuji GF lenses, all of which seem awesome, but need to figure which one(s) to start saving my pennies for first.

Ok, my first post on the forum....Hello Everyone!!

 

cayenne

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Good to have you on the Forum and sounds like you will be having lots of fun with your GFX100 and all those lenses.

And congratulations on the Fuji 6X9 film camera.  I have the same model, love it and have taken a few hundred photos with it.  Now I'm enjoying using an infrared filter with JCH 400 Streetpan which has IR sensitivity.

 

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Hello Neal3K!!

 

Thank you for the welcome!!  Yes, what an exciting time we live in....I'm so excited to dabble in the world of BIG digital MF....and exploring the retro-world of MF film!!

I've not given up on regular Digital FF, but it is on the back burner right now with all these new (to me) larger format tools!!

 

Your IR filtered stuff sounds interesting!!!  I looked up that film....what filter are you using?

 

Is there a place on the forum you could post a couple of example images?

 

Thank you in advance!!

 

C

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I'm using a name-brand 720nm filter but it would take a few minutes to dig it up and the brand doesn't really matter.

I'm limited in the MB I can add directly and Flickr is down right now so I can't use links.  Maybe later.

 

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