Life in 16mm (w/Fujinon XF16mm F2.8 R WR lens)

Seeing life with a more wide angle of view is not rare thing but for many it may be a photographic higher challenge compare to the more selective view of a telephoto lens. Yes there is already a lot of landscape (nature or urban) aficionados around the who are producing striking pictures so why limit … Continuer la lecture de Life in 16mm (w/Fujinon XF16mm F2.8 R WR lens)

The Fujinon XF 16-55mm F2.8 R WR: the expensive (muscle) Fujifilm trans-standard!

Not another big bazooka lens to hand-hold all day long! I cannot contradict my own preferences for using more compact and lighter photo equipment. But first I must confess that I had really like working with the Fujifilm X-H1 model. And optically my preference have been always for wide-angle, standard and (short) telephoto lenses. And … Continuer la lecture de The Fujinon XF 16-55mm F2.8 R WR: the expensive (muscle) Fujifilm trans-standard!

Le Fujinon XF50mm F2 R WR: l’objectif intimiste.

Si vous aimez les appareils photo compacts, vous avez sûrement une certaine fascination pour tous les objectifs d'accompagnement qui sont de petites dimensions. À cet égard plusieurs modèles d'objectifs Fujinon de la série X répondent de ce critère. Ils sont discrets mais demeurent éminemment des optiques compétentes. On peut citer les XF16mm F2.8 R, XF23mm … Continuer la lecture de Le Fujinon XF50mm F2 R WR: l’objectif intimiste.

The Fujinon "reframing" zoom lenses.

There is always be that dilemma of selecting between a classical fix focus lens and a more flexible vario-focal length zoom one. That debate will never end but you can simply look at the optic kit used by everyday photographers (amateurs, enthusiasms or pros) and chances are great that they are using the two categories … Continuer la lecture de The Fujinon "reframing" zoom lenses.

The Fujinon XF23mm F2.0: the close observer lens

Let us rewind to the analog film days of photography. The 35-50mm taking lenses were kings of their era and were present to almost every manufacturer systems offered. Their maximum aperture were ranging from a modest F3.5 to an astounding F1.2 if you were able to afford it.With the introduction of electronic autofocus and motorized … Continuer la lecture de The Fujinon XF23mm F2.0: the close observer lens

BIRD SNAPSHOTS w/ the Fujinon XF55-200mm F3.5-4.8R LM OIS

Northern Cardinal (Female)Yes, yes I will offend a lot of real bird photographers who spend hours and involvement to their beautiful art of illustrating birds in their habitat. But since I am only a kind of spontaneous photographer my purpose was only to demonstrate how versatile and rewarding it can be by simply using the … Continuer la lecture de BIRD SNAPSHOTS w/ the Fujinon XF55-200mm F3.5-4.8R LM OIS

The Fujinon XF 55-200mm F3.5-4.8R LM OIS: Improve my reach!

It may be a more existential question regarding telephoto lenses and more specifically long telephoto zoom lenses that have a tendency to extend almost up to the infinity. The good thing about this it is the fact that you don't really notice it when you are looking at your viewfinder but otherwise it could be … Continuer la lecture de The Fujinon XF 55-200mm F3.5-4.8R LM OIS: Improve my reach!

The Fujinon XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: (I’m) Not a kit lens!

How to compare the Fujinon XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS zoom lens from Fujifilm? I will be a bit controversial saying that this little first class optic can be put at the same level as the Leica MFT 12-60mm F2.8-4. I know that the Fuji XF 18-55mm R has obviously a less wider angle … Continuer la lecture de The Fujinon XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: (I’m) Not a kit lens!

The Fujinon XF 60mm F2.4: the twin personality lens !

ApparenceThe Fujinon XF 60mm F2.4 lens is part of the initial line-up of the Fujifilm X-Mount optics. Its firmware has been improved extendedly to meet the requirement of the newest camera additions from Fujifilm.The Fujinon XF 60mm F2.4 receive a very classic presentation that will recall for some of us the classical lenses from the … Continuer la lecture de The Fujinon XF 60mm F2.4: the twin personality lens !

Fujinon XC 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OIS II: The Urban Traveller

Fugace Selfie on the run at 16mm setting Many of us are looking for the magic lens that will be "the one and only" optic to bring with them. That elude device should be compact, light, first class quality, practical, sturdy and doted with a fairly large maximum aperture. For sure this concept does not exist … Continuer la lecture de Fujinon XC 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OIS II: The Urban Traveller