Fujifilm XF 8-16mm F2.8 R LM WR Lens Review (Lenstip)

220523_nbigmini_fuj8-16_wstepMaciej Latałło has just posted a full review of the newly announced Fujifilm XF 8-16mm F2.8 R LM WR lens (AmazonB&HAdorama) at the Lenstip.com. He tested this new lens on the Fujifilm X-T2 and found this is a very well-done and optically good lens.

Fujifilm XF 8-16mm F2.8 R LM WRPros:

  • huge, solid, weather-sealed casing,
  • sensational image quality in the frame centre,
  • sensible image quality on the edge of the frame in the 12–16 mm range,
  • slight longitudinal chromatic aberration,
  • low lateral chromatic aberration,
  • silent and very fast autofocus.

Verdict from Lenstips, ” you deal here with a fast, ultra wide angle zoom instrument closed in a solid, weather-resistant casing, very difficult to design and produce. It is able to provide sensational image quality in the frame centreIf the producer adds just a piece of cloth instead of a solid case to a lens costing almost $2000 it’s really an exaggeration

  • Fujifilm XF 8-16mm F2.8 R LM WR lens — Pre-Order — AmazonB&HAdorama

Below are some sample images taken with Fujifilm X-T2. Just enjoy!

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16 mm, f/2.8, exp. 1/640 sek., ISO 200

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14 mm, f/8.0, exp. 1/480 sek., ISO 200

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16 mm, f/2.8, exp. 1/1300 sek., ISO 200

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8 mm, f/2.8, exp. 1/1250 sek., ISO 200

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