The GF80mmF1.7 R WR is a mid-telephoto primelens for the GFX system, boasting a 35mm equivalent focal length of 63mm. This makes it a great choice for portrait and wedding photographers. The lens is also equipped with a super-wide aperture of F1.7, making it the world’s brightest autofocus lens formedium and large format mirrorless cameras. This leads to astounding separation between subjects and backgrounds, with beautiful bokeh effects on show, notably at the wider aperture settings.
The lens features an optical construction of 12 elements in nine groups, with one aspherical and two extra-low dispersion (ED) elements delivering
exceptional resolution and minimising aberrations. There’s also a protective fluorine coating on the front lens element, which is water, dust and dirt repellent. In fact, the weather-resistant design of the entire lens is more than ready to tackle whatever the elements throw at it, whether that’s moisture, dust, or even freezing conditions down to -10°C.
In addition, superb and accurate autofocus is driven by the lens’s powerful DC motor and high-precision GMR sensor, providing sharp images on demand.
The compact design of the GF80mmF1.7 R WR weighs just 795g and measures 94.7x99.2mm, ensuring the lens’s power is matched by its portability.