Now that the new Fujifilm XF 50mm f/1 R WR is finally released, aren’t you curious to see how it performs? What’s the autofocus like? How does the lens perform when the aperture’s wide open? What does the bokeh look like? What about video capabilities? Well, we have brought together a few great hands-on videos that should answer all of your questions.
The long-awaited Fujifilm XF 50mm f/1 R WR is finally announced
Well, the rumors were true: the Fujifilm XF 50mm f/1 R WR has just been officially announced. It’s the fastest Fujifilm’s lens, and it’s been rumored and announced for quite a while now. So, let’s dive in and finally see in more detail what it has to offer.
Photos of Fujinon XF 50mm f/1.0 R WR leak days ahead of the announcement
It looks like the announcement of Fujinon XF 50mm f/1.0 R WR is just around the corner. After the initial announcements and reports, we can now see what Fuji’s fast 50mm looks thanks to leaked images. And according to latest reports, the lens will be announced as soon as tomorrow.
Fuji manager says the XF50mm f/1.0 autofocus lens is coming this year
Well, if you’ve been waiting for some nice fast glass for the Fuji X system, it looks like you might not have to wait all that long. Fuji Rumors reports that at a recent Fujifilm India online press event, Fujifilm manager Toshihisa Iida teased the Fujinon XF50mm f/1.0 lens while introducing the recently announced Fujifilm X-T4 mirrorless camera.
While the lens shown in the video is just an early prototype, he says that Fujifilm plans to launch the Fujinon XF50mm f/1.0 lens at some point this year.
Fuji lens found after four months in the wilderness, rain and extreme temperatures, and it still works
It looks like Fujifilm takes weather sealing of its lenses very seriously. Steve Boykin of 35mmc recently lost a Fuji XF 23mm f/2 lens during a hike in the wilderness, firmly believing that he’d never find it. However, he did find it four months later, which is pretty incredible on its own. But what’s even more unbelievable that the lens is almost intact and it still works perfectly fine!
Fuji recommends to keep OIS turned on even with a tripod for XF 16-80mm f/4 and XF 200mm f/2 lenses
It’s been a pretty common thing since the early days of Nikon’s VR and Canon’s IS, that you turn stabilisation off in lenses when using a tripod. As technology has progressed, turning off the stabilisation hasn’t been important. Fuji, though, has long said that IBIS should be turned off in cameras when shooting on a tripod, nothing has really been said about their lenses. At least, not until now.
The folks at Fuji Rumors spotted in the manuals for the Fujinon XF 16-80mm f/4 and Fujinon XF 200mm f/2 lenses that users are specifically advised to keep stabilisation turned on all the time, even when using a tripod.
Fujifilm announces two new lenses: XF 16-80mm and GF 50mm
Fujifilm has just announced two new lenses for its two camera systems. The first is the 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR, a versatile zoom for Fujifilm’s APS-C X-mount cameras. The second lens is the GF 50mm f/3.5 R LM WR, a compact prime designed for the medium format G-mount GFX system. Let’s check out more details and specs.
Fujifilm announces Fujinon XF 16mm f/2.8 R WR, a lightweight and tiny wide-angle prime
Along with the big announcement of the X-T30 mirrorless camera, Fujifilm has also announced a new lens you can pair with it. Fujinon XF 16mm f/2.8 R WR is a wide-angle prime for X-Mount APS-C Fuji mirrorless cameras. It’s small, lightweight and therefore ideal for everyday use and travels.
Fujifilm announces GFX medium-format 100-200mm f/5.6 lens with 5-stop optical stabilization
Fujifilm has just announced its latest GF lens, the Fujinon GF 100-200mm f/5.6 R LM OIS WR. It’s made for medium-format GFX system. The lens offers 5-stop optical image stabilization. It’s designed particularly with nature and landscape photographers in mind, but I believe portrait photographers could find it useful as well. Let’s dive into specs and see what you can expect from the latest Fujifilm’s telephoto zoom.
Fujifilm announces the world’s first 33mm f/1 AF lens for mirrorless cameras
Back in July, we heard something about the upcoming 33mm f/1 AF lens from Fujifilm. At the company’s Photokina presentation, it has officially announced this lens, which will be the first of its kind.
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