First Impressions of the Fujifilm XF 27mm f/2.8 Pancake Lens

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To kick off 2021, Fujifilm introduced two unique X-Series lenses and a brand unique X-Series body. One in every of these lenses is the XF 27mm f/2.8 R WR pancake lens, an replace to the distinctive 27mm.

The distinctive XF 27mm improves on the outgoing mannequin by along with climate-resistance, and an aperture ring with an “A” place lock. The distinctive mannequin is a very in vogue lens that may additionally presumably be a large all-cause lens with its 41mm FX equal focal size, fast aperture, and pancake vogue dimension. Now you’d look after it out in decrease than supreme stipulations with its climate-resistance, and Fuji loyalists welcome the addition of an aperture ring.

The distinctive XF27mm improves on the outgoing mannequin by along with climate-resistance, and an aperture ring with an “A” place lock. The distinctive mannequin is a very in vogue lens that may additionally presumably be a large all-cause lens with its 41mm FX equal focal size, fast aperture, and pancake vogue dimension. Now you’d look after it out in decrease than supreme stipulations with its climate-resistance, and Fuji loyalists welcome the addition of an aperture ring.

The lens additionally choices a screw-on dome hood that includes a ride-on lens cap. It seems to be wish to be great, and in thought, is a blooming useful addition, however whereas you’re sporting gloves, or bear quick fingernails, it’s going to additionally moreover be a anxiousness to achieve off swiftly. A notch or tab on the cap for a larger grip would originate it fairly lots more easy to want.

Autofocus and optical efficiency are the the identical as a result of the outgoing model as a result of the optics bear not modified. We have been hoping for it to be a bit quieter for video instruct, however sadly, it’s not as composed as simply among the many reverse Fuji primes (not a shock pondering its miniature dimension).

Pattern photographs (fascinated by X-T3 & X-T4):

The correct notify relating to the distinctive XF27mm? A model distinctive stamp – $399. That’s actual, the distinctive 27mm with an aperture ring and climate-resistance most attention-grabbing prices $399, when in distinction with the distinctive model which is $449. This distinctive low stamp makes it an very excellent resolution for entry-stage photographers having a gaze to current a achieve to their gear lenses to achieve into primes, avenue photographers making an attempt to achieve a miniature setup to reside a methods from spirited seems to be wish to be, and consultants making an attempt to achieve a high quality prime for on a standard basis instruct.

The distinctive XF27mm f/2.8 R WR is anticipated to be launched on March twenty fifth and may perchance nicely even be pre-ordered right here.


Regarding the creator: Ihor Balaban is a photographer and retailer supervisor of the digicam retailer Pixel Connection in Avon, Ohio. To be taught further relating to the retailer, head over to the Pixel Connection net net page. This put up change into additionally printed right here.

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