New Adapter Makes Fujica GL69 Lenses Work on Most Mirrorless Cameras
The model FotoDiox has unveiled a brand new commercially accessible lens adapter that lets photographers affix Fujica GL69 bayonet lenses to just about any mirrorless digicam on sale at present.
The Fujica GL69 bayonet mount is a kind of lens that was launched by Fujifilm approach again within the Nineteen Sixties to be used in Fuji’s personal medium format interchangeable lens rangefinder cameras.
The primary production-model digicam that used this lens mount was referred to as the Fujica G690, which outputted to a 6×9 body dimension and had a side ratio just like that of 35mm movie.
In keeping with Fotodiox, “This body dimension paired with Fujinon glass meant that business photographers might provide increased picture high quality on prints and work extra effectively,”
Fotodiox additional elaborates that “The Fujica G690 and the lenses the system left behind may entice the common movie shooter as of late however even with out the physique, the lenses are nonetheless worthy workhorses. That’s the reason we’re the primary to commercially provide a lens adapter for the Fujica GL69 bayonet to numerous mirrorless cameras.”
With all of those elements in thoughts, the producer (Fotdiox) has determined to launch its set of adapters for GL69 bayonet lenses. These are appropriate with cameras equivalent to Canon’s RF-mount, Leica L-mount, Nikon Z-mount, Fujifilm X-mount, Fujifilm GFX G-mount and Sony E-mount fashions.
These new adapters from Fotodiox include a built-in cocking ring that retains a lens shutter open by the easy expedient of setting the lens shutter pace in a appropriate digicam to “B”, (Bulb).
That is crucial as a result of GL69 lens mounts got here with a leaf shutter design that isn’t appropriate with fashionable mirrorless cameras.
The Fujinon GL69 bayonet mount lenses that work with the adapter are the next:
- Fujinon 50mm f/5.6
- Fujinon SWS 65mm f/8
- Fujinon 65mm f/5.6
- Fujinon EBC AE 100mm f/3.5
- Fujinon S 100mm f/3.5
- Fujinon TS 150mm f/5.6.
The maker of the adapter additionally explains that GL69 lenses are notably appropriate and aesthetically fitted to Fujifilm’s GFX cameras.
These adapters for Fujica GL69 lenses may be purchased instantly from the Fotodiox website at a uniform worth of $225.