Fujifilm GFX 50S II Hands-On Review

Right, now that we’ve been through the first impressions, it’s time for a proper Fujifilm GFX 50S II hands-on review. I just started to edit and put together all the GFX 50S II content I created. And it becomes obvious to me that this is going to become a series, because there is a lot of content! So, episode 1 was the first impressions video. Episode 2 is this Fujifilm GFX 50S II hands-on review.

As you now know, Fujifilm approached me a few months ago to ask if I wanted to test the GFX 50S II before the global launch…. So I took the camera to my hometown Florence and put it to real test.
For this second episode, I took it out for some Street Photography. To compare the performance with the Mark I version that I already showcased in 2 videos about a year ago.
In this Fujifilm GFX 50S II hands-on review, I talk about the experience of shooting with this new camera and show lots of photo samples.

The video

Here’s a mix of hyperlapse, POV, talking head, photo samples…
I had the camera for a month so I’ll be releasing a lot of content. Make sure you subscribe to not miss anything!

Fujifilm GFX 50S II Hands On Review with Photo Samples (In Beautiful Florence)
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As always, here’s a direct link in case the embed doesn’t work:

Quick recap on the GFX 50S II and lenses

I talk in details about the camera in this Fujifilm GFX 50S II hands-on review.

The Fujifilm GFX 50S II is the latest addition to the GFX Medium Format family and is a rework of a previous model. The sensor is the same but the body is the one that made its appearance with the GFX 100S. Something that is incredibly compact and light.
I also had the new kit lens that will be sold with it, the GF 35-70mm F4.5-5.6 WR and here I show some photos taken with it, as well as the GF 50mm F3.5 R LM WR and the GF 110mm F2 R LM WR.
Paired with the GFX 50S II, these may be the perfect lenses to travel with. Even just the kit lens will be fine in the vast majority of scenarios.

More content will follow soon!

And if you haven’t clicked on the link above, here’s the old camera video for comparison:

Medium Format Street Photography in London | Fujifilm GFX 50S
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Thanks Fujifilm UK for the opportunity.
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P.S. Huge thanks to my friend Stefano Trojani for the extra video footage 🙂 Check him out on Instagram at

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