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  1. Dwain

    New to Fuji

    Hello Everyone, My name is Dwain and I'm new to this forum and to Fujifilm cameras but not to their film. I'm a former Canon shooter (not professional). I've decided to keep my Canon 6D, the 24-105 F4 and the 100 F2.8 macro lenses just in case. I delved into large format (Chamonix 4x5) for a short time, shooting primarily Acros developed in Rollo Pyro. My interests tend to lean towards landscape, architectural, environmental portraiture and night photography but lately, I've been itching to try street and event photography. I recently placed an order for the X-T3 and the Fujinon XF18-55 F2.8-4 lens to get use to the system and a good place to start. Not sure which other lenses to consider at this early stage. I did look at the Poll here regarding the most used Fuji lenses and two of the focal lengths I've been considering (23 1.4 and 35 1.4) seem to be the most popular despite these being older designs. The XF 16 1.4 also looks interesting. Anyway, thought I'd introduce myself. Feedback and suggestions welcome.
  2. Well my friends I went and done it! Some of you guys who have been here a while may recall my daughter "borrowed" my X-T1 and my "don't leave home without it lens" the Fuji 18-55. For the last several months I've been photographing using my primes only -- the fabulous 16 f1.4, the 23 1.4, 35 1.4, and 60 2.4 plus the 55-200 zoom. And I loved doing that. I've truly enjoyed making images as I have to be slower, and more thoughtful in the process plus, let's face reality, the primes will always beat a zoom with regards to sharpness, and micro-contrast among other things. However, the 18-55 is a lens I cannot live without! I love it. There I said it. If I loved it any more I'd have to name it and provide it it's own ss number for tax purposes. I do plan on continuing to use primes for most of my images as I really enjoyed using them and have weened myself off the zoom, but I will feel much better knowing my 18-55 is back in my bag just in case I need it! To be completely honest: I looked at the 16-55 2.8. Many of you who "know me" know that I've said I would never purchase this lens, and it's brother the 50-140 2.8 due to 1) the weight and 2) price. I looked at the 16-55 2.8, i thought about it, but I just couldn't bring myself to purchase this heavy, and expensive lens when for a quarter of the price my 18-55 works wonders, is super tack sharp, and has provided me with YEARS of use -- my original 18-55 was the kit lens that came on my Fuji X-E1 I purchased back in February 2013! This image below is one of over 16,000 images I have taken in various locations ranging from Key West, to Prince Edward Island in Northern Canada between mid-July, and early November. I believe I "lost" the 18-55 to my daughter when I returned from the Keys and was prepping to head north -- this image was in fact taken with the 18-55 lens. So, I'm now whole again and I couldn't be happier knowing it's there in case I need it. PS: Here in the Classifieds I'm offering for sale my Zeiss/Touit 12mm F2.8 lens. Check it out if you are in the market for a wide-angle for your Fuji!
  3. So my daughter, who already has taken ownership of some of my Nikon gear, has fallen in love with my X-T1 and my beloved 18-55 lens! She's been home from school for three months and returns next week for her final semester. She has started a "new teachers blog" and has been using my X-T1 with the 18-55 to film it. Now, she wants to take the X-T1 and the 18-55 back with her. I don't care about the X-T1, but it's gonna hurt real bad not having the lens. As many of you know, that's my "don't leave home without it lens". I'm very torn up. Initially I gave her, yes, gave her the X-T1 and the 23mm 1.4 as the 23 is not a lens I use often but every time I came home she had the 18-55 on there. I have a feeling I'm going to lose it. So, it looks that I'll be a prime shooter for at least six months -- Except for my 55-200, all my lower range lenses are primes. I'm very, very nervous about not having that lens in the bag. I can't tell you how many times I've gone out with the sole intention of shooting with the primes, have gotten so frustrated and fed up and just switched over to the 18-55 and was as happy as a pig in sh*t. Lordy Lordy....
  4. Hi all, I have just started to use an X-T2 and have still kept the Nikon, I have an adapter to use my Nikon lenses with the Fuji. I need to set the focal length in Mount Adaptor Settings, it seems simple enough for primes eg. 105 mm, 35 mm, etc, but how do I input the focal length when using a zoom? Do I set up the shot and then, before taking it, input the actual, or nearest!, focal length - then shoot? I can get up to 999 mm but can't get 80-200 mm.......................... over to you.
  5. Hello there, I recently 'beefed up' to the Fuji 18-135mm zoom for my X-E1 and gave it a quick spin just recently. I wrote a few initial impressions here: https://mikeosbornphoto.com/2016/03/03/come-closer/ I already have the 18-55 kit and 60mm macro. Where would you think of going next? And how about non-native lenses that sit well with the Fuji system? Many thanks for your advice in advance, With best wishes from Mike
  6. Fujinon (Native Lenses) (29 in total) Fujinon lens designation translation: R: aperture ring - - LM: linear motor - - OIS: optical image stabilization - - WR: weather resistant - - APD: apodization filter - - - - Super EBC: electron beam coating, also called electron beam physical vapor deposition Prime Lenses (15 lenses) XF 14mm F2.8 R product page Close Focus Distance: 0,18 m - Magnification: 1:8.33 - Aperture Blades: 7 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 58 mm - Diameter: 65 mm - Length: 58,4 mm - Weight: 235 g - Price (approx.): €880/$700 Currently the widest prime in the native lens lineup. It’s said to be very sharp, but now that the XF 16mm F1.4 R WR is out, which is not much more expensive, two stops faster and weather resistant, it should be considered if the extra 2mm wide angle are really needed. The manual focus ring can be pulled back to engage manual focus mode, and reveals depth of field and distance scales. (Reviews at Fuji vs. Fuji, Fuji X-Files) XF 16mm F1.4 R WR product page Close Focus Distance: 0,15 m - Magnification: 1:4.76 - Aperture Blades: 9 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 67 mm - Diameter: 73,4 mm - Length: 73 mm - Weight: 375 g - Price (approx.): €1000/$850 Close-to-perfect wide angle lens, relatively high magnification due to short close focus distance, even weather resistant. Has the same manual focus mechanism as the XF 14mm F2.8 R. Only optical downside seems to be coma in the corners when wide open (bad for astrophotography). Quite big and expensive. (Reviews at Fstoppers, the digital trekker, Admiring Light) XF 18mm F2.0 R product page Close Focus Distance: 0,18 m - Magnification: 1:7 - Aperture Blades: 7 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 52 mm - Diameter: 64,5 mm - Length: 40,6 mm - Weight: 116 g - Price (approx.): €410/$450 One of the original three prime lenses from the beginning of the X-System. Very small and light. The varying rating of the optical quality throughout many reviews suggests copy-to-copy variation. The autofocus motor used in this lens is slightly noisy compared to the virtually silent linear motors of most other Fujinon lenses. (Reviews at The Phoblographer, light priority, MacLean Photographic) XF 23mm F2.0 R WR product page Close Focus Distance: 0,22 m - Magnification: 1:7.7 - Aperture Blades: 9 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 43 mm - Diameter: 60 mm - Length: 51,9 mm - Weight: 180 g - Price (approx.): €499/$449 Following the success of the XF 35mm F2.0 R WR, Fujifilm released this weather resistant medium-wide-angle prime lens, designed for rangefinder cameras. (Reviews at Jonas Rask (many images) and The Phoblographer, Comparison with the XF 23mm F1.4 R at IVAN Joshua Loh) XF 23mm F1.4 R product page Close Focus Distance: 0,28 m - Magnification: 1:10 - Aperture Blades: 7 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 62 mm - Diameter: 72 mm - Length: 63 mm - Weight: 300 g - Price (approx.): €890/$750 Excellent fast medium-wide-angle prime. Have not heard anything bad about it. Has the same manual focus mechanism as the XF 14mm F2.8 R. (Reviews at la RO QUE, kwerfeldein (german), Dan Bailey) XM-FL (24mm F8.0) Close Focus Distance: 1 m - Magnification: 1:41 - Aperture Blades: none (fixed) - Filter Thread: none - Diameter: 60 mm - Length: 21 mm - Weight: 32 g - Price (approx.): €/$85 Fixed aperture, fixed focus body cap filter lens (soft filter & cross filter). Sharp from approximately 1 m to infinity. So far only available in Japan. (Reviews at ReViewed, DSLR Magazine (translation by Google), Infos at PetaPixel, Video from CP+ 2015 at News STC (youtube)) XF 27mm F2.8 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,34 m - Magnification: 1:10 - Aperture Blades: 7 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 39 mm - Diameter: 61,2 mm - Length: 23 mm - Weight: 78 g - Price (approx.): €350/$250 The smallest and lightest X-Mount lens, apart from the bodycap filter lens. Optically not perfect, but still quite good when stopped down (most say from f/4 downwards). Has no aperture ring. Has a slightly noisy autofocus motor, in contrast to the virtually silent linear motors used in most other lenses. (Reviews at Tom Grill, Stephen Ip, photozone , LensTip) XF 35mm F2.0 R WR product page Close Focus Distance: 0,35 m - Magnification: 1:7.4 - Aperture Blades: 9 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 43 mm - Diameter: 60 mm - Length: 46 mm - Weight: 170 g - Price (approx.): €400/$400 Weather resistant normal prime lens. Designed for rangefinder cameras. It's short and gets narrower to the front, so it does not stick into the viewfinder frame. (Reviews at IvanJoshuaLoh, lenstip and FujiRumors (by Rico Pfirstinger) ) XF 35mm F1.4 R product page Close Focus Distance: 0,28 m - Magnification: 1:5.88 - Aperture Blades: 7 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 52 mm - Diameter: 65 mm - Length: 54,9 mm - Weight: 187 g - Price (approx.): €590/$400 One of the original three prime lenses from the beginning of the X-System. Very sharp in the center, mediocre corner sharpness wide open gets a lot better when stopped down from F/1.4 through F/8. Anyway, a good normal prime lens for the X-System. Only downside seemed to be the slow-ish autofocus, but that was addressed with a firmware upgrade.Has a slightly noisy autofocus motor, in contrast to the virtually silent linear motors used in most other lenses. (Reviews at pixelogist, Colin Nicholls, photographylife; Comparison with the Zeiss Touit 1.8/32 at Admiring Light) XF 50mm F2.0 R WR product page Close Focus Distance: 0,39m - Magnification: 1:6.7 - Aperture Blades: 9 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 46 mm - Diameter: 60 mm - Length: 59,4 mm - Weight: 200 g - Price (approx.): €500/$500 The third lens in Fujifilm's lineup of compact, weather resistant prime lenses. Keeps up with the other two. (Reviews at Johannes Morsbach, fstoppers and caveira photography) XF 56mm F1.2 R product page Close Focus Distance: 0,7 m - Magnification: 1:11.11 - Aperture Blades: 7 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 62 mm - Diameter: 73 mm - Length: 70 mm - Weight: 405 g - Price (approx.): €1000/$900 The 85mm fullframe equivalent portrait prime in the lens lineup. As tested by Admiring Light, quite close to perfect. (Reviews at Admiring Light, Nathan Elson, Olaf Photoblog, Jonas Jacobsson) XF 56mm F1.2 R APD product page Close Focus Distance: 0,7 m - Magnification: 1:11.11 - Aperture Blades: 7 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 62 mm - Diameter: 73 mm - Length: 70 mm - Weight: 405 g - Price (approx.): €1300/$1200 Same as above, but with built in apodization filter (radial, gradual neutral density filter that gets darker towards the corners) to smoothen out the bokeh at the expense of lens brightness. Instead of f/1.2, the maximum light transmissivity is equivalent to t/1.7. This effect is neutralized at f/5.6. A very unique portrait prime, but it does not support phase detection autofocus. (Comparison between APD and non-APD version at Fuji vs. Fuji) XF 60mm F2.4 R Makro product page Close Focus Distance: 0,27 m - Magnification: 1:2 - Aperture Blades: 9 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 39 mm - Diameter: 64,1 mm - Length: 70,9 mm - Weight: 215 g - Price (approx.): €600/$450 One of the original three prime lenses from the beginning of the X-System, and the first macro lens, although the maximum magnification is only 1:2. It is very sharp, but has really slow autofocus. Works well for portraits and stationary subjects like product photography or flowers. When approaching living subjects like bugs, the focal length, and thus the close focus distance, might be too short. Has a slightly noisy autofocus motor, like the XF 27mm F2.8 and the XF 35mm F1.4 R. (Reviews at ishootshows, daisuki photo, The Phoblographer) XF 80mm F2.8 R LM OIS WR Macro product page Close Focus Distance: 0,25m - Magnification: 1:1 - Aperture Blades: 9 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 62 mm - Diameter: 80 mm - Length: 130 mm - Weight: 750 g - Price (approx.): €1300/$1200 The first native 1:1 macro lens for the X-system. This is an impressively sharp lens with a very well working optical stabilizer. The AF is quick, even in the macro range, and does not hunt much. XF 90mm F2.0 R LM WR product page Close Focus Distance: 0,6 m - Magnification: 1:5 - Aperture Blades: 7 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 62 mm - Diameter: 75 mm - Length: 105 mm - Weight: 540 g - Price (approx.): €900/$950 A pretty outstanding short telephoto prime lens, if you like the focal length. (Reviews at Jonas Rask, macfilos; Comparison with the XF 56mm F1.2 R at Tools & Toys) Zoom Lenses (12 lenses) XC 15-45mm F3.5-5.6 OIS PZ product page Close Focus Distance: 0,13 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 7 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 52 mm - Diameter: 62,6 mm - Length: 44,2 mm - Weight: 135 g - Price (approx.): €299/$299 First powerzoom lens for Fujifilm X-Mount cameras. XC 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OIS product page Close Focus Distance: 0,3 m - Magnification: 1:6.67 - Aperture Blades: 7 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 58 mm - Diameter: 62,6 mm - Length: 65,2 mm - Weight: 195 g - Price (approx.): €320/$340 The cheapest zoom lens for the X-Mount, intended as a standard zoom kit lens for the cheaper entry level bodies. No aperture ring, no switch for OIS. Quite small and light. Compared to the XF 18-55mm F/2.8-4.0 R LM OIS, it sacrifices about one stop of light through the whole focal length range, as well as 5mm of focal length at the long end, but gains important 2mm of wide angle. (Reviews at Admiring Light, Imaging Resource) XC 16-50mm II F3.5-5.6 OIS product page Close Focus Distance: 0,15 m - Magnification: 1:7 - Aperture Blades: 7 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 58 mm - Diameter: 62,6 mm - Length: 65,2 mm - Weight: 195 g - Price (approx.): €--/$-- New version, bundled with the new Fujifilm X-A2. Better build quality, closer minimum focus distance. XC 50-230mm F4.5-6.7 OIS product page Close Focus Distance: 1,1 m - Magnification: 1:5 - Aperture Blades: 7 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 58 mm - Diameter: 70 mm - Length: 111 mm - Weight: 375 g - Price (approx.): €250/$400 This cheap telephoto zoom lens is a bit smaller and quite a bit lighter than the XF 55-200mm F/3.5-4.8 R LM OIS and has no aperture ring. But depending on the intended use, the slower aperture range needs to be taken into consideration. (Reviews at macingosh, riflessifotografici; Comparison with the XF 55-200 F3.5-4.8 R LM OIS at Colin Nicholls) XC 50-230mm II F4.5-6.7 OIS product page Close Focus Distance: 1,1 m - Magnification: 1:5 - Aperture Blades: 7 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 58 mm - Diameter: 69,5 mm - Length: 111 mm - Weight: 375 g - Price (approx.): €--/$-- New version, bundled with the new Fujifilm X-A2. Better optical stabilization than the predecessor (3.5 stops instead of 3 stops) XF 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR product page Close Focus Distance: 0,45 m - Magnification: 1:3.7 - Aperture Blades: 7 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 67 mm - Diameter: 75,7 mm - Length: 97,8 mm - Weight: 490 g - Price (approx.): €800/$750 Fuji's take on a weather resistant always-on travelzoom. Optically, it seems to be good for what it is, but the aperture range does not impress, which is of course a compromise for smaller size and lower weight. (Reviews at Dan Bailey, Admiring Light, The Phoblographer) XF 18-55mm F2.8-4.0 R LM OIS product page Close Focus Distance: 0,3 m - Magnification: 1:6.67 - Aperture Blades: 7 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 58 mm - Diameter: 65 mm - Length: 70,4 mm - Weight: 310 g - Price (approx.): €700/$600 Is said to be the standard zoom "kit" lens for the X-Mount. My experience says, it's much better than the usual APS-C kit lens. Rather comparable to the f/4 L kit lenses canon sells with its full frame cameras. The aperture range is good, the size and weight is perfect, optical image stabilization works very well, and the lens is sharp. Really nothig to complain, especially since it comes at about 350-400€ when bought as a kit. (Reviews at Mark Schueler, photomadd, la RO QUE) XF 55-200mm F3.5-4.8 R LM OIS product page Close Focus Distance: 1,1 m - Magnification: 1:5.56 - Aperture Blades: 7 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 62 mm - Diameter: 75 mm - Length: 118 mm - Weight: 580 g - Price (approx.): €670/$550 This lens does not have the reach of the cheaper XC 50-230mm F/4.5-6.7 OIS, but with an aperture range from 3.5 to 4.8 it is a lot brighter, and therefore much more usable for the common telephoto applications (a.k.a. wildlife). Very compact when collapsed, and doubles as acceptable macro lens when combined with a +3 diopters achromat. This lens is very sharp wide open, even at the long end. (Reviews at Admiring Light, prophotonut (NSFW), Steeve Marcoux) XF 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR product page Close Focus Distance:1,75m - Magnification: 1:5.26 - Aperture Blades: 9 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 77 mm - Diameter: 95 mm - Length: 210 mm - Weight: 1375 g - Price (approx.): €1800/$1800 An outstanding long telephoto zoom lens, offering 5 stops of optical image stabilization. It is sharper when focused close, but the sharpness at infinity focus can be regained when closing the aperture down to f/8. This lens is compatible with the 1.4x and 2x teleconverter. With the 2x teleconverter attached, all current camera models lose phase detection autofocus and have to use contrast detection autofocus. (Reviews at Bill Fortney, Admiring Light, Mindshard part 1 part 2 and Glazer's Camera) XF 10-24mm F4.0 R OIS product page Close Focus Distance: 0,24 m - Magnification: 1:6.25 - Aperture Blades: 7 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 72 mm - Diameter: 78 mm - Length: 87 mm - Weight: 410 g - Price (approx.): €950/$850 The widest lens in the Fujinon X-Mount lineup. Nothing bad to say about this one, too. (Reviews at Leigh Miller, Alik Griffin, photography life, photomadd) XF 16-55mm F2.8 R LM WR product page Close Focus Distance: 0,3 m - Magnification: 1:6.25 - Aperture Blades: 9 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 77 mm - Diameter: 83,3 mm - Length: 106 mm - Weight: 655 g - Price (approx.): €1100/$1100 The pro-oriented standard zoom lens. Very good build and image quality, but also very big, heavy and expensive compared to the XF 18-55mm F/2.8-4.0 R LM OIS. The 2mm shorter focal length at the wide end, as well as the fixed aperture and the weather sealing might be the decisive factors for buying this lens instead of the XF 18-55mm F/2.8-4.0 R LM OIS, which in turn has optical image stabilization. (Reviews at photography life, Jonas Jacobsson; Comparison with the XF 18-55mm F/2.8-4.0 R LM OIS at Admiring Light) XF 50-140mm F2.8 R LM OIS WR product page Close Focus Distance: 1 m - Magnification: 1:8.33 - Aperture Blades: 7 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 72 mm - Diameter: 82,9 mm - Length: 175,9 mm - Weight: 995 g - Price (approx.): €1500/$1500 The pro-oriented medium telezoom lens. The image quality of this lens is beyond question, but it's the biggest, heaviest and also most expensive lens apart from the new 100-400. It is compatible with the 1.4x and 2x teleconverters. Cameras retain phase detection autofocus with this lens and the 2x teleconverter attached. (Reviews at Dan Bailey, Jonas Rask) Cine Lenses (2 lenses) MKX 18-55mm T2.9 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,38 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 9 (rounded, stepless) - Filter Thread: 82 mm - Diameter: 87 mm - Length: 207 mm - Weight: 1080 g - Price (approx.): €3999/$3999 Fuji's new beginner line of fixed aperture cine lenses. (Review at nofilmschool) MKX 50-135mm T2.9 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,85 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 9 (rounded, stepless) - Filter Thread: 82 mm - Diameter: 87 mm - Length: 207 mm - Weight: 1080 g - Price (approx.): €4500/$4299 Fuji's new beginner line of fixed aperture cine lenses. (Review at nofilmschool) Third Party (92 lenses in total) (only the Zeiss lenses have autofocus, all other are manual focus lenses) Zeiss (3 lenses) Touit 2.8/12 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,18 m - Magnification: 1:9 - Aperture Blades: 9 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 67 mm - Diameter: 88 mm - Length: 68 mm - Weight: 270 g - Price (approx.): €850/$700 A lot more expensive than its direct competitor, the Samyang 12mm 2.0, which is even one full stop faster. The Samyang does not have autofocus, but at those short focal lengths, the depth of field is very large anyway, and Fujifilm cameras have focus peaking to aid manual focussing. (Reviews at The Luminous Landscape, PetaPixel, The Phoblographer) Touit 1.8/32 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,37 m - Magnification: 1:9 - Aperture Blades: 9 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 52 mm - Diameter: 65 mm - Length: 58 mm - Weight: 210 g - Price (approx.): €600/$500 Some say it's as good as the XF 35mm 1.4, some say it is not. I guess the decision is up to personal preference. (Reviews at Paultography Blog, Admiring Light, Brian Smith (Sony)) Touit 2.8/50M product page Close Focus Distance: 0,15 m - Magnification: 1:1 - Aperture Blades: 9 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 52 mm - Diameter: 65 mm - Length: 91 mm - Weight: 290 g - Price (approx.): €900/$1000 The first macro lens for the X-Mount with a magnification of 1:1. When approaching living subjects like bugs, the focal length, and thus the close focus distance, might be too short. (Reviews at The Phoblographer, Tom Grill, Photo Madd, Passports & Lenses) 7Artisans (/DJ Optical) (6 lenses) 7.5mm f/2.8 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,12 - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 12 (rounded) - Filter Thread: none - Diameter: 63 mm - Length: 63 mm - Weight: 275 g - Price (approx.): €140/$140 Manual focus fisheye. 12mm f/2.8 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,2 - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 7 (rounded) - Filter Thread: none - Diameter: 62 mm - Length: 63 mm - Weight: 295 g - Price (approx.): €200/$190 Manual focus ultrawideangle lens. 25mm f/1.8 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,18 - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 12 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 46 mm - Diameter: 51 mm - Length: 32 mm - Weight: 143 g - Price (approx.): €70/$70 Manual focus wideangle lens. 35mm f/2 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,35 - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 10 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 43 mm - Diameter: 55 mm - Length: 60 mm - Weight: 300 g - Price (approx.): €160/$160 Manual focus normal lens. 35mm f/1.2 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,18 - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 12 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 43 mm - Diameter: 51 mm - Length: 32 mm - Weight: 143 g - Price (approx.): €150/$145 Manual focus normal lens. 50mm f/1.8 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,35 - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 14 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 55 mm - Diameter: 55 mm - Length: 53 mm - Weight: 272 g - Price (approx.): €95/$90 Manual focus short tele lens. Duclos Lenses (5 lenses) Veydra Mini Prime 19mm T2.2 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,25 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 10 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 77 mm - Diameter: 80 mm - Length: 90,4 mm - Weight: 500 g - Price (approx.): €1000/$1249 A set of real Cine Primes, all with similar body design and size. The Veydra lineup consists of seven lenses, 12, 16,19, 25, 35, 50 and 85mm in focal length, but only 19mm and up cover the super35 format and are available for Fujifilms X-Mount. Veydra Mini Prime 25mm T2.2 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,25 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 10 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 77 mm - Diameter: 80 mm - Length: 90,4 mm - Weight: 508 g - Price (approx.): €1000/$1249 See above. Veydra Mini Prime 35mm T2.2 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,28 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 10 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 77 mm - Diameter: 80 mm - Length: 90,4 mm - Weight: 521 g - Price (approx.): €1000/$1249 See above. Veydra Mini Prime 50mm T2.2 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,38 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 10 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 77 mm - Diameter: 80 mm - Length: 90,4 mm - Weight: 544 g - Price (approx.): €1000/$1249 See above. Veydra Mini Prime 85mm T2.2 product page Close Focus Distance: -- m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 10 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 77 mm - Diameter: 80 mm - Length: 90,4 mm - Weight: 771 g - Price (approx.): €1000/$1249 See above. Gizmon (1 lens) Utulens 32 mm f/16 product page Close Focus Distance: 1 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: none (fixed) - Filter Thread: none - Diameter: 60 mm - Length: 15 mm - Weight: 46 g - Price (approx.): €35/$35 Fixed aperture, fixed focus body cap lens. "Sharp" from approximately 1 m to infinity. So far only available in Japan. Jackar Optical (1 lens) Snapshooter 34MM F1.8 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,3 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 6 - Filter Thread: 37 mm - Diameter: 53 mm - Length: 48 mm - Weight: 145 g - Price (approx.): €130/$130 Cheap, lightweight manual focus normal prime lens. The clickless aperture can be closed completely. (Review at The Phoblographer) Kenko (1 lens) 400mm f/8.0 Mirror Lens product page Close Focus Distance: 1,15 m - Magnification: 1:3 - Aperture Blades: fixed aperture - Filter Thread: 67 mm - Diameter: 73,66 mm - Length: 81,28 mm - Weight: 340 g - Price (approx.): €250/$230 Mirror tele lens, similar to those sold by Samyang. Ring-shaped out of focus highlights, not very sharp. Kipon (/HandeVision) (7 lenses) Ibelux 40mm / 0.85 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,75 m - Magnification: 1:20 - Aperture Blades: 10 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 67 mm - Diameter: 74 mm - Length: 128 mm - Weight: 1150 g - Price (approx.): €1700/$1200 The fastest lens for the Fuji X-Mount, as well as the fastest CSC-Lens overall. Very long close focus distance, big, heavy, extremely expensive. A lot of purple fringing, and not extremely sharp. In short, not worth the money, but definitely something special. (Reviews at FujiRumors part 1 part 2, Admiring Light, Steve Huff, Matt Granger (youtube)) Ibelux 40mm / 0.85 Mark II Close Focus Distance: 0,75 m - Magnification: 1:20 - Aperture Blades: 10 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 67 mm - Diameter: 74 mm - Length: 128 mm - Weight: 1150 g - Price (approx.): €--/$-- An update to the fastest lens for the Fuji X-Mount. Supposed to be better corrected optically. Iberit 24mm / 2.4 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,25 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 6 - Filter Thread: 49 mm - Diameter: 58 mm - Length: 68 mm - Weight: 320 g - Price (approx.): €620/$620 Manual wide angle prime lens. Iberit 35mm / 2.4 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,35 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 6 - Filter Thread: 49 mm - Diameter: 58 mm - Length: 45 mm - Weight: 280 g - Price (approx.): €580/$580 Manual medium wide angle prime lens. Iberit 50mm / 2.4 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,6 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 6 - Filter Thread: 49 mm - Diameter: 58 mm - Length: 65 mm - Weight: 310 g - Price (approx.): €550/$550 Manual medium telephoto prime lens. Iberit 75mm / 2.4 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,6 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 6 - Filter Thread: 49 mm - Diameter: 58 mm - Length: 75 mm - Weight: 330 g - Price (approx.): €540/$540 Manual telephoto prime lens. Iberit 90mm / 2.4 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,7 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 10 - Filter Thread: 49 mm - Diameter: 58 mm - Length: 79 mm - Weight: 340 g - Price (approx.): €490/$490 Manual telephoto prime lens. Lensbaby (5 stand-alone lenses, 8 drop-in lenses for composer system) Circular Fisheye 5.8mm f/3.5 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,1 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 6 - Filter Thread: none - Diameter: 70 mm - Length: 76 mm - Weight: 329 g - Price (approx.): € -- /$300 A circular fisheye lens with an angle of view of 185°. It throws a circular image onto the sensor plane of a full frame or APS-C camera, the rest of the image is black. The internal barrel is polished to create a ring of flare and reflection outside the image circle. (Reviews at Shutterbug, Micro 4/3rds Photography ) Burnside 35 f/2.8 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,15 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 6 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 62 mm - Diameter: 70 mm - Length: 67 mm - Weight: 374 g - Price (approx.): €--/$500 "Swirly Bokeh" lens with second aperture to control strenght of swirl effect and vignetting. Sol 45 f/3.5 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,35 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: ?? - Filter Thread: 46 mm - Diameter: 73 mm - Length: 38 mm - Weight: 257 g - Price (approx.): €--/$200 Selective focus lens (extremely curved field of focus). By tilting the lens, you move the "focus point" across the frame, which will be the only part of the picture that is sharp, while everything else gets blurred. Has additional aperture blades in front of the lens to shape the out of focus rendering. Velvet 56mm product page Close Focus Distance: 0,13 m - Magnification: 1:2 - Aperture Blades: 9 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 62 mm - Diameter: 72 mm - Length: 85 mm - Weight: 400 g - Price (approx.): €500/$500 "Classic" soft focus lens, with a classic portrait focal length. You really need to like the soft focus effect. Of course, you always could take a sharp picture with other lenses of this focal length and soften them afterwards. (Reviews at PetaPixel, Jake Hicks, Andrea Gulickx, Tyson Robichaud) Velvet 85 f/1.8 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,24 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 12 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 67 mm - Diameter: 76 mm - Length: 89 mm - Weight: 530 g - Price (approx.): €500/$500 Like the shorter Velvet 56, this is a soft focus lens. Composer Pro with interchangeable optics product page Diameter: -- mm - Length: -- mm - Weight: -- g - Price (approx.): € -- /$180 Tilt adapter for several lenses produced by Lensbaby. By moving the front part of the lens, you move the "focus point" (sweet optics) or "focus slice" (edge optics) across the frame, which will be the only part of the picture that is sharp, while everything else gets blurred. Of course, you could replicate most of those effects in post, but why bother when you can do it in camera. (Reviews at Fstoppers, The Phoblographer, FujiLove, photofocus, dpreview, SLR Lounge) Composer Pro II with interchangeable optics product page Diameter: -- mm - Length: -- mm - Weight: -- g - Price (approx.): € -- /$200 New version of the composer pro tilt adapter. It has a metal body and tilts 15° in every direction. - Fisheye 12 f/4 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,01 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: drop in aperture discs - Filter Thread: none - Diameter: 49 mm - Length: 49 mm - Weight: 156 g - Price (approx.): € -- /$100 A circular fisheye lens with an angle of view of 160°. It throws a circular image onto the sensor plane of a full frame or APS-C camera, the rest of the image is black. The internal barrel is polished to create a ring of flare and reflection outside the image circle. - Sweet 35 f/2.5 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,19 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 12 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 46 mm - Diameter: 49 mm - Length: 48 mm - Weight: 139 g - Price (approx.): € -- /$180 Selective focus lens (extremely curved field of focus). By tilting the adapter, you move the "focus point" across the frame, which will be the only part of the picture that is sharp, while everything else gets blurred. - Sweet 50 f/2.5 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,38 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 12 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 46 mm - Diameter: 49 mm - Length: 43 mm - Weight: 102 g - Price (approx.): € -- /$120 Selective focus lens (extremely curved field of focus). By tilting the adapter, you move the "focus point" across the frame, which will be the only part of the picture that is sharp, while everything else gets blurred. - Soft Focus 50 f/2.0 product page Close Focus Distance: -- m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: drop in aperture discs - Filter Thread: 37 mm - Diameter: 49 mm - Length: -- mm - Weight: -- g - Price (approx.): € -- /$90 Soft focus lens with drop in aperture discs in three aperture sizes. - Creative Aperture 50 f/2.0 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,46 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: drop in aperture discs - Filter Thread: 37 mm - Diameter: 49 mm - Length: -- mm - Weight: 77 g - Price (approx.): € -- /$60 Instead of soft aperture discs, this lens has 12 discs with different shaped aperture openings and a curved field of focus to generate a "focus spot". - Edge 50 f/3.2 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,2 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 9 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 46 mm - Diameter: 48 mm - Length: 54 mm - Weight: 156 g - Price (approx.): € -- /$250 Selective focus lens (flat field of focus). By tilting the adapter, you generate a "focus slice" across the frame, which will be the only part of the picture that is sharp, while everything else gets blurred. When the lens is not tilted, it works like a usual lens. - Twist 60 f/2.5 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,46 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 12 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 46 mm - Diameter: 48 mm - Length: 56 mm - Weight: 128 g - Price (approx.): € -- /$180 This lens creates a swirly bokeh, known from petzval lenses. Lensbaby recommends to use this optic on full frame cameras, because crop cameras will cut away most of the swirly bokeh. - Edge 80 f/2.8 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,43 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 12 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 46 mm - Diameter: 48 mm - Length: -- mm - Weight: 200 g - Price (approx.): € -- /$300 Selective focus lens (flat field of focus). By tilting the adapter, you generate a "focus slice" across the frame, which will be the only part of the picture that is sharp, while everything else gets blurred. When the lens is not tilted, it works like a usual lens. Meike (/Kaxinda /Neewer /Opteka /Voking) (9 lenses) MK-6.5mm-F/2.0 (fisheye) product page Close Focus Distance: -- - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: -- - Filter Thread: none - Diameter: 61 mm - Length: 51,5 mm - Weight: 300 g - Price (approx.): €/$ A circular fisheye lens with an angle of view of 190°. It throws a circular image onto the sensor plane of a full frame or APS-C camera, the rest of the image is black. (Review at Christopher Frost Photography (Youtube)) MK-8mm-F/3.5 (fisheye) product page Close Focus Distance: -- - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: -- - Filter Thread: none - Diameter: 77 mm - Length: 84 mm - Weight: 540 g - Price (approx.): €/$ Fisheye lens with an angle of view of 160°, made for full frame dslr cameras. Looks similar to the old Samyang 8/3.5. MK-12mm-F/2.8 product page Close Focus Distance: -- - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: -- - Filter Thread: 72 mm - Diameter: 78 mm - Length: 65,8 mm - Weight: 360 g - Price (approx.): €/$ Manual Focus wide-angle lens. Looks suspiciously similar to the Samyang 12/2, but has a slower aperture. MK-E-25-0.95 (25mm F/0.95) product page Close Focus Distance: 0,17 m - Magnification: 1:6.54 - Aperture Blades: 12 - Filter Thread: 55 mm - Diameter: 64 mm - Length: 101 mm - Weight: 540 g - Price (approx.): €--/$500 The fastest wide-angle lens for the X-Mount. MK-E-28-2.8 (28mm F/2.8) product page Close Focus Distance: - Magnification: 1:9 - Aperture Blades: 9 - Filter Thread: 49 mm - Diameter: 60,4 mm - Length: 29 mm - Weight: 102 g - Price (approx.): €--/$100 A pancake sized manual focus normal lens for mirrorless APS-C systems. Neewer 35mm F/1.2 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,3 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 8 - Filter Thread: 49 mm - Diameter: 60 mm - Length: 41 mm - Weight: 150 g - Price (approx.): €--/$120 Small manual focus normal lens for mirrorless APS-C systems. Reviews say it's not very sharp. MK-E-35-1.7 (35mm F/1.7) product page Close Focus Distance: 0,3 m - Magnification: 1:8.85 - Aperture Blades: 9 - Filter Thread: 49 mm - Diameter: 60,5 mm - Length: 41 mm - Weight: 176 g - Price (approx.): €--/$100 Small manual focus normal lens for mirrorless APS-C systems. (Pictures at timkwowphoto, Sergio sg's flickr photostream) MK-E-50-2.0 (50mm F/2.4?) product page Close Focus Distance: -- - Magnification: 1:12.5 - Aperture Blades: 9 - Filter Thread: 49 mm - Diameter: 60,5 mm - Length: 41 mm - Weight: 188 g - Price (approx.): €--/$100 Small manual focus short telephoto lens for mirrorless APS-C systems. The Meike-branded version is labelled f/2.0, while the similar looking Kaxinda-branded version is labelled f/2.4. MK-E-85-2.8 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,25 - Magnification: 1.5:1 - Aperture Blades: 12 - Filter Thread: 55 mm - Diameter: 64 mm - Length: 117 mm - Weight: 500 g - Price (approx.): €300/$300 Manual focus short telephoto macro lens. (Review by Damian Brown (youtube)) Pixco (2 lenses) 7mm f/2.8 Close Focus Distance: -- m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: -- - Filter Thread: -- mm - Diameter: -- mm - Length: -- mm - Weight: -- g - Price (approx.): €--/$-- tbd 60mm f/2.8 Close Focus Distance: -- m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: -- - Filter Thread: -- mm - Diameter: -- mm - Length: -- mm - Weight: -- g - Price (approx.): €--/$-- tbd Machang Optics (/Sainsonic /Kamlan /Starblitz /Wesley /Zonlai) (5 lenses) 22mm F1.8 Zonlai Close Focus Distance: 0,15 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 10 - Filter Thread: 46 mm - Diameter: 55 mm - Length: 45 mm - Weight: 224 g - Price (approx.): €160/$160 Very cheap manual medium-wide-angle prime lens. 24mm F1.8 Wesley Macro MC Close Focus Distance: 0,1 m (with reverse adapter) - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 12 - Filter Thread: 49 mm - Diameter: 60 mm - Length: 33 mm - Weight: 151 g - Price (approx.): €90/$90 Very cheap manual medium-wide-angle prime lens. Aperture and focus ring are reversed compared to the "Zonlai" branded lenses. Package includes a reverse mount adapter that can be used for macro photography. 25mm F1.8 Discover / Movie HD Close Focus Distance: 0,18 m - Magnification: 1:4 - Aperture Blades: 12 - Filter Thread: 46 mm - Diameter: 60 mm - Length: 33 mm - Weight: 142 g - Price (approx.): €110/$120 Very cheap manual medium-wide-angle prime lens. (short Review at keh.vn via translate.google, pictures at ppchunn's flickr-album and redfishingboat's thread) 35mm F1.8 Discover Close Focus Distance: 0,3 m - Magnification: 1:8 - Aperture Blades: 12 - Filter Thread: 46 mm - Diameter: 60 mm - Length: 33 mm - Weight: 142 g - Price (approx.): €140/$120 Very cheap manual normal prime lens. (Review by Jonathan Hartmann (youtube)) 55mm F1.1 Kamlan Close Focus Distance: 0,5 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 9 - Filter Thread: 52 mm - Diameter: 60 mm - Length: 60 mm - Weight: 248 g - Price (approx.): €170/$170 Very cheap manual short tele lens with very fast aperture. (Review by Alik Griffin) Samyang (/Bower /Falcon /Opteka /Polar /Pro-Optic /Rokinon /Vivitar /Walimex) (20 lenses) 8mm F2.8 UMC Fish-eye II & 8mm T3.1 Cine UMC Fish-eye II product page Close Focus Distance: 0,3 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 6 (rounded) - Filter Thread: none - Diameter: 60 mm - Length: 65 mm - Weight: 290 g - Price (approx.): €380/$300 The go-to fisheye lens for the X-Mount. Small, light, fast, a true mirrorless APS-C design, and not very expensive. (Reviews at lonelyspeck, Admiring Light, Eyes Unclouded) 8mm F3.5 UMC Fish-eye CS II & 8mm T3.8 VDSLR UMC Fish-eye CS II product page Close Focus Distance: 0,3 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 6 (rounded) - Filter Thread: none - Diameter: 75 mm - Length: 77,3 mm - Weight: 440 g - Price (approx.): €380/$200 Big, heavy DSLR lens that was adapted to the X-Mount, version II. The 8mm F2.8 UMC Fish-eye II looks much more promising. (Reviews at Photo Review, Lenstip) 10mm F2.8 ED AS NCS CS & 10mm T3.1 VDSLR ED AS NCS CS II product page Close Focus Distance: 0,25 / 0,24 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 6 (rounded) - Filter Thread: none - Diameter: 86 mm - Length: 106 mm - Weight: 625 g - Price (approx.): €400/$360 Big and heavy converted full frame DSLR lens. (Review at ephotozine) 12mm F2.0 NCS CS & 12mm T2.2 Cine NCS CS product page Close Focus Distance: 0,2 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 6 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 67 mm - Diameter: 73 mm - Length: 59 mm - Weight: 260 g - Price (approx.): €380/$320 Wonderful manual wide angle lens for the X-System, and a true mirrorless APS-C design. Good for astrophotography, too. (Reviews at lonelyspeck, lenstip, Davin Lavikka (Youtube)) 12mm F2.8 ED AS NCS Fish-eye & 12mm T3.1 VDSLR ED AS NCS Fish-eye product page Close Focus Distance: 0,2 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 7 (rounded) - Filter Thread: none - Diameter: 77,3 mm - Length: 99 mm - Weight: 565 g - Price (approx.): €550/$-- Big adapted full frame DSLR lens. When looking for a fisheye,it should be considered to go really wide and have the 8mm, which is smaller, lighter and cheaper. (Review at SLR Lounge, pictures at cameralabs) 12mm f/7.4 RMC Fisheye manufactured by Toda Seiko Close Focus Distance: 0,3 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: none (fixed) - Filter Thread: none - Diameter: 65 mm - Length: 57,4 mm - Weight: 220 g - Price (approx.): €--/$130 Fixed aperture, fixed focus. The manufacturer Toda Seiko is known for wide-angle and macro adapters for compact cameras and smartphones. (Information at Imaging Resource) 14mm F2.8 ED AS IF UMC & 14mm T3.1 VDSLR ED AS IF UMC II product page Close Focus Distance: 0,28 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 6 (rounded) - Filter Thread: none - Diameter: 87 mm - Length: 96,1 mm - Weight: 620 g - Price (approx.): €400/$290 The XF 14mm F2.8 R is smaller, lighter and has autofocus, but it is more expensive than this adapted full frame DSLR lens. (Reviews at lonelyspeck, Alik Griffin) 16mm F2.0 ED AS UMC CS & 16mm T2.2 VDSRL ED AS UMC CS II product page Close Focus Distance: 0,2 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 8 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 77 mm - Diameter: 83 mm - Length: 89,4 mm - Weight: 583 g - Price (approx.): €400/$330 With the release of the XF 16mm F1.4 R WR this one seems to be less interesting, but it is still a cheaper manual focus lens, though bigger and heavier, due to being an adapted full frame DSLR lens. (Reviews at dxomark, ephotozine) 20mm F1.8 ED AS UMC & 20mm T1.9 ED AS UMC product page Close Focus Distance: 0,2 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 7 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 77 - Diameter: 83 mm - Length: 114,7 mm - Weight: 565 g - Price (approx.): €500/$500 A fast manual focus wideangle lens, designed for full frame cameras. (reviews at Gippsland Images and ephotozine) 21mm F1.4 ED AS UMC CS & 21mm T1.5 ED AS UMC CS product page Close Focus Distance: 0,28 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 9 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 58 mm - Diameter: 64,3 mm - Length: 67,9 mm - Weight: 290 g - Price (approx.): €/$500 Medium wide angle lens, designed for mirrorless APS-C systems. (reviews at ephotozine, Photography Blog) 24mm F1.4 ED AS IF UMC & 24mm T1.5 VDSLR ED AS IF UMC II product page Close Focus Distance: 0,25 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 8 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 77 mm - Diameter: 83 mm - Length: 97,5 mm - Weight: 610 g - Price (approx.): €600/$450 The XF 23mm F/1.4 R, while not that much more expensive, is even smaller and lighter than this adapted full frame DSLR lens, despite having autofocus. (Reviews at lonely speck, ephotozine) T-S 24mm F3.5 ED AS UMC product page Close Focus Distance: 0,2 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 6 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 82 mm - Diameter: 86 mm - Length: 136 mm - Weight: 745 g - Price (approx.): €1000/$0 The only tilt-shift-lens for the X-Mount. If you need one, you either need to buy this one, or adapt a DSLR lens. (Reviews at Northlight Images, Dustin Abbott) 35mm F1.4 AS UMC & 35mm T1.5 VDSLR AS UMC II product page Close Focus Distance: 0,3 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 8 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 77 mm - Diameter: 83 mm - Length: 110 mm - Weight: 716 g - Price (approx.): €380/$410 Big, heavy full frame DSLR lens that was adapted to the X-Mount, as many other within the Samyang Lineup. The Fuji X-System has more interesting alternatives, the XF 35mm F1.4 R, the XF 35mm F2.0 R WR and the Zeiss Touit 1.8/32, all of them smaller, lighter and offering autofocus. (Reviews at Fstoppers, Steven Oakley) 35mm F1.2 ED AS UMC CS & 35mm T1.3 AS UMC CS product page Close Focus Distance: 0,38 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 9 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 62 - Diameter: 67,5 mm - Length: 74,5 mm - Weight: 433 g - Price (approx.): €420/$450 A fast manual focus normal lens, designed for mirrorless cameras. 50mm F1.2 AS UMC CS & 50mm T1.3 AS UMC CS product page Close Focus Distance: 0,5 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 9 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 62 mm - Diameter: 67,5 mm - Length: 74,5 mm - Weight: 380 g - Price (approx.): €/$550 Fast but short portrait lens, designed for mirrorless APS-C systems. As to be expected, not very sharp wide open, and some chromatic abberations. (Review at Photography Blog) 50mm F1.4 AS IF UMC & 50mm T1.5 VDSLR AS UMC product page Close Focus Distance: 0,45 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 8 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 77 mm - Diameter: 82 mm - Length: 101 mm - Weight: 640 g - Price (approx.): €520/$-- Optically very good except for distortion. Big plus is sharpness wide open, but large and heavy because it is an adapted full frame DSLR lens. (Review at cinema5D, SLR Lounge) 85mm F1.4 AS IF UMC & 85mm T1.5 VDSLR AS IF UMC II product page Close Focus Distance: 1 & 1.1 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 8 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 72 mm - Diameter: 78 mm - Length: 101 mm - Weight: 610 g - Price (approx.): €350/$270 Seems to be a cheap, fast medium telephoto lens. Not as sharp as the XF 90mm F2.0 R LM WR wide open. Adapted full frame DSLR lens, but this has less impact in size and weight with longer focal lengths. (Reviews at cameralabs, Bob Atkins, pictures at Donald Falls' flickr photo stream) 100mm F2.8 ED UMC Macro & 100mm T3.1 VDSLR ED UMC Macro product page Close Focus Distance: 0,31 m - Magnification: 1:1 - Aperture Blades: 9 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 67 mm - Diameter: 72,5 mm - Length: 149,4 mm - Weight: 770 g - Price (approx.): €530/$550 True 1:1 macro lens for the X-Mount. Pictures shown so far look very promising, but with the XF 80mm 2.8 in the pipeline, it should be considered to wait for that one and have a fast telephoto lens with autofocus. Adapted full frame DSLR lens, but this has less impact in size and weight with longer focal lengths. (Review at ephotozine and pictures at Transcontinenta BV's flickr photo stream) 135mm F2.0 ED UMC & 135mm T2.2 VDSLR ED UMC product page Close Focus Distance: 0,8 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 9 (rounded) - Filter Thread: 77 mm - Diameter: 82 mm - Length: 120 mm - Weight: 880 g - Price (approx.): €550/$550 Huge full frame DSLR lens, adapted to the X-Mount. Excellent image quality. A smaller alternative with autofocus and weather sealing is the XF 90mm F2.0 R LM WR. The XF 50-140mm F2.8 R LM OIS WR, though not smaller or lighter, also adds autofocus, weathersealing, image stabilization and the flexibility of a zoom. (Reviews at Dustin Abbott, PC Mag, Dark Shape, pictures at photography blog) 300mm f/6.3 ED UMC CS Reflex product page Close Focus Distance: 0,9 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: none (fixed) - Filter Thread: none - Diameter: 64,5 mm - Length: 74 mm - Weight: 316 g - Price (approx.): €240/$260 It's a long telephoto, but it's also a reflex design. And the (fixed) aperture is a bit slow. Pictures don't look sharp and show a lot of CA. It has very special ring-shaped out of focus highlights which are inherent to the design of reflex lenses. (Reviews at The Phoblographer, macfilos (compared with adapted tokina 400mm), pictures at dp review) SLR Magic (3 lenses) 23mm f/1.7 Hyperprime product page Close Focus Distance: -- - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: - Filter Thread: 49 mm - Diameter: -- mm - Length: 61,3 mm - Weight: 265 g - Price (approx.): €--/$400 Small manual focus medium-wide-angle prime lens. 35mm T f/1.4 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,3 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: - Filter Thread: 52 mm - Diameter: -- mm - Length: 70,3 mm - Weight: 390 g - Price (approx.): €--/$350 Small manual focus normal prime lens. For a bit more money, the Fujinon XF 35mm F2.0 R WR and the Fujinon XF 35mm F1.4 R offer autofocus. Noktor 50mm f/0.95 HyperPrime product page Close Focus Distance: -- - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: - Filter Thread: 62 mm - Diameter: -- mm - Length: -- mm - Weight: 490 g - Price (approx.): €--/$950 Very fast manual focus short telephoto prime lens, very expensive. Venus Optics (1 lens) Laowa 60mm f/2.8 2X Ultra-Macro product page Close Focus Distance: 0,185 m - Magnification: 2:1 - Aperture Blades: 14 - Filter Thread: 62 mm - Diameter: 70 mm - Length: 95 mm - Weight: 694 g - Price (approx.): €400/$400 Currently the highest magnifying macro lens for the Fuji X-Mount. Yasuhara (1 lens) Madoka 180 (7.3mm f/4) product page Close Focus Distance: -- - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: -- - Filter Thread: none - Diameter: 61 mm - Length: 43 mm - Weight: 173 g - Price (approx.): €240/$240 As the name implies, a 180° fisheye lens, which throws a circular image onto the sensor plane. Zhongyi (3 lenses) Mitakon Creator 20mm f/2.0 product page Close Focus Distance: -- - Magnification: 4 - 4.5 - Aperture Blades: 3 - Filter Thread: -- - Diameter: 62 mm - Length: 60 mm - Weight: 230 g - Price (approx.): €--/$200 An inverted wide-angle design creates a pure macro lens with magnifications between 4 and 4.5. Can therefore not focus to infinity. Mitakon Freewalker 24mm f/1.7 product page Close Focus Distance: 0,15 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 12 - Filter Thread: 49 mm - Diameter: 61,5 mm - Length: 55 mm - Weight: 246 g - Price (approx.): €--/$350 Shows chromatic aberations and reduced sharpness in the corners, otherwise a good manual focus medium wide angle lens. Aperture ring without clicks.(Review at ephotozine, Simons Photography Blog) Mitakon Speedmaster 35mm f/0.95 II product page Close Focus Distance: 0,35 m - Magnification: -- - Aperture Blades: 9 - Filter Thread: 55 mm - Diameter: 63 mm - Length: 60 mm - Weight: 460 g - Price (approx.): €600/$600 Zhongyi promises a 30% increase in resolution and lower CA while reducing weight and size of the lens compared to the predecessor by using one extra-low dispersion, two extra-high refractive and three high refractive elements. (Review at dc.watch.impress.co.jp via translate.google, images at yukosteel's thread) Lens Chart The lenses' maximum aperture plottet over their focal length and the resulting diagonal angle of view. The scale is double logarithmic. Please note that the denoted angle of view is only valid for rectilinear lenses, fisheye lenses have a wider angle of view at the same focal length, which is inherent to their design. - Lens Chart (Cine Lenses) The lenses' transmittivity plottet over their focal length. -
  7. Out of the lenses i'm thinking of getting, the only one i want and will eventually get even if i go for the 16-55, is the 35mm 1.4. So my options are : 1. 16-55 F2.8 WR or 2. Samyang 12mm F2, XF 35mm F1.4 and XF 27 f2.8 The reason of the 27mm is because it comes together with a 35mm in a very good promotion in my country. And i'd still be able to afford the samyang for a wider range shooting. What i mainly shoot ?! Street Photography, portrait and landscapes. I'll eventually use my lenses a few times for night photography and for a few events a cover (weddings, parties, but i don't do this often). If i go for the 16-55, basically i'll have the workhorse for the few times i get paid for my photography. If i go for the fixed lenses 12,27,35, i feel my street photography will improve and get better results. I know in the end it's a personal decision, but i'd still like to get some opinions, probably from owners of all these lenses. So... what would your option be ? thank you for your time.
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