The new lens uses an optical construction of 11 elements in 8 groups (including three ED glass elements) that minimizes vignetting and creates attractive bokeh. It weighs less than 20 ounces offers a minimum working distance of about 24 inches.
The WR rating means that the lens is weather and dust-resistant and can work in temperatures down to 14°F. The FUJINON XF90mmF2 R LM WR will be available in July 2015 for $949.95. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Fujifilm has announced firmware update version 4.0 to the Fuji X-T1, which includes features an advanced autofocus system for shooting moving subjects with improved AF accuracy for still image and video capture.
Other additions include eye detection during AF, enhanced shutter speed dial operation, exposure compensation in manual mode and finer framing grid lines for enhanced visibility and image composition. [Read more…]
It looks like the Fuji X-T10 should be announced soon. Detailed specifications for the new camera have leaked online, revealing a 16.3MP camera with 8 fps frame rate with continuous AF and a max sensitivity of ISO 51,200.
Fuji has announced its new XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR lens. It has two aspherical and two extra-low dispersion elements with a nine blade rounded diaphragm. Fuji claims autofocus speeds with this lens as fast as 0.11 second. It is weather sealed for pairing with the Fuji X-T1.
The aperture ring gives you 1/3 step adjustments between the marked full f/stop points. The lens is comprised of a total of 13 elements in 11 groups and contains Nano GI coatings for reduced ghosting and flare.
The new Fuji XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR lens retails for $999.95 and should ship in May 2015. Check it out here at B&H Photo.