25 Jan 2016 Gordon Laing
The Fujifilm XF 90mm f2 is yet another superb quality lens for the X-system: a bright telephoto prime that delivered excellent results across the board in my tests. Most commonly the 135mm equivalent focal length will be used for portraiture, at which the XF 90mm excels, capturing crisp and fine details of the subject with lovingly-rendered blurred backgrounds and…
11 Jan 2016 Gordon Laing
The Fujinon XF 35mm f2 is a compact prime lens with standard coverage that performs much better than you might expect. With its tapered design and f2 aperture, you might assume the XF 35mm f2 plays second fiddle to the more serious-looking XF 35mm f1.4 which helped launch the system almost four years earlier - a simpler option perhaps,…
09 Nov 2015 Gordon Laing
The Fujinon XF 16mm f1.4 is a high quality wide-angle prime lens for Fujifilm X-series bodies. The 24mm equivalent field of view is an eternal favourite with landscape and architectural photographers, capturing more wider and more dynamic compositions than a 28mm, but without the distortion of an ultra-wide.
The optical quality is very good, with consistent sharpness across the frame.…
04 Mar 2015 Gordon Laing
Fujifilm's XF 16-55mm f2.8 is a high quality general-purpose zoom for X-mount bodies with weather-proofing. Find out if it's the lens for you.
20 Mar 2014 Gordon Laing
Fujifilm's XF 56mm f1.2 is a short telephoto lens with a large aperture that's perfect for portraits. X-series owners, take note.