Fuji Patent Reveals Optical Viewfinder with Built-in Zoom

Fuji Optical Viewfinder with Zoom

Fuji Optical Viewfinder with Zoom Patent Drawing

Who says you can’t put an awesome optical viewfinder in a compact camera?

Certainly not Fuji, who has been knocking it out of the park with cameras like the X-T1 and X100s lately.

In a recent US patent application, Fuji seeks to patent an optical viewfinder that has optical elements inside and zooms to match the focal length of the camera’s zoom lens – or as Fuji calls it in the patent application a “Real-image zoom viewfinder.”  [Read more...]

Fuji Unveils XF 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR Lens

Fuji WR_XF18-135mm_Black_Front

Fuji has announced the new XF 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR lens to go along with its X-series of cameras, like the X-T1.

The new Fuji XF 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR lens features a weather-resistant design with more than 20 weather sealed points. As such, it is design to mate nicely with the weather sealed X-T1. It also offers 5-stops of image stabilization through the built-in OIS stabilizer. On Fuji’s X-series cameras, the lens covers a 27-206mm full frame equivalent focal range. [Read more...]