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If you have been into photography for more than ten minutes, there is little doubt you would have heard of Photokina. Photokina is the industry’s premier show and manufacturers often release some of their most important products during the event.
Held in Cologne every two years, this year’s event featured over 1000 exhibitors from 51 countries. Some pretty significant products were announced this year at Photokina 2016 and today we are going to round up some of the most important.
Photokina 2016 – What's The New Gossip This Year?
Fuji GFX 50S
Fuji has been hitting it out of the park in recent years with a number of “photographer’s” cameras. Rumours have been circulating for a while of a return to medium format for Fuji, therefore, their announcement of the GFX 50S was not a huge surprise.
It’s specifications, however, are sure to excite a good many people. The headlines are:
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- A 51.4MP sensor that is 1.7 times larger than current 35mm full frame sensors,
- This fits into a mirrorless body that is similar in size to professional DSLRs,
- With a new sensor size comes the need for a new lens series. Fuji will release six new G series lenses to go with the GFX 50S. Pricing is quoted to be “well under $10,000”