Fujifilm XF 50mm f/1 R WR Lens Announced, Price $1,499

Fujifilm officially announced the new Fujifilm XF 50mm f/1 R WR Lens.  The X-Mount Fujinon XF 50mm f/1.0 R WR features weather-sealing and is designed to give beautiful bokeh.

The US price is $1,499.95 and it will be released on September 25, 2020. Now the new Fujifilm XF 50mm f/1 R WR Lens is available for pre-order at AmazonB&HAdorama.

The XF 50mm F1.0 has 12 elements in nine groups, and contains one aspherical element and two extra-low dispersion (ED) elements. It has a rounded diaphragm and its wide maximum aperture means that, paired with Fujifilm’s X-Pro3 and X-T4 cameras, users can autofocus at a luminance level of -7EV. Continue reading “Fujifilm XF 50mm f/1 R WR Lens Announced, Price $1,499”

Fujifilm Announces the Development of Fujinon Premista 19-45mm T2.9 Large-Format Cine Lens

Fujifilm officially announced the development of the FUJINON Premista 19-45mm T2.9 lightweight wide cinema zoom lens (“Premista 19-45mm”) for large format sensor cameras, as well as preview the SK35-700mm telephoto PL mount box lens.

Fujinon Premista 19-45mm T2.9 Large-Format Cine Lens (PL) is now listed at B&H.

Key Features:

  • Covers Large-Format Sensor Size
  • 46.3mm Diameter Image Circle
  • ZEISS eXtended & Cooke /i Lens Data
  • 280° Focus Rotation
  • Covers up to large-format sensors
  • Constant T2.9 maximum aperture across 19 to 45mm focal length
  • PL mount with hex-adjustable flange focal distance
  • Compatible with both ZEISS eXtended Data and Cooke /i Technology lens data
  • Premium optical quality with low distortion from center to corners
  • Sharp imaging with minimal aberration at any position or distance from the subject
  • High dynamic range; suppresses unwanted flare and ghosting
  • Color-matching to Fujifilm cine lens lineup simplifies color grading
  • 13-blade iris for smooth bokeh effects
  • Wide 280° of barrel rotation for precision focusing
  • Focus marks in both feet and meters

Continue reading “Fujifilm Announces the Development of Fujinon Premista 19-45mm T2.9 Large-Format Cine Lens”

Fujifilm XF 10-24mm f/4 R OIS Mark II Lens to be Announced in Late 2020

Fujifilm is planning to announce a new XF 10-24mm f/4 R OIS Mark II lens in late 2020.

This will be the second announcement after we see the XF 50mm f/1.0 R WR lens released on September 3rd.

Here is the updated Fujifilm X-mount lens roadmap: Continue reading “Fujifilm XF 10-24mm f/4 R OIS Mark II Lens to be Announced in Late 2020”

Fujifilm XF 50mm f/1.0 Lens Full Press Text

Full press text of the upcoming Fujifilm XF 50mm f/1.0 Lens have been leaked on the web. The officiall announcement of the bright prime optic will be on September 3rd, 2020.

Below are the key specifications of Fujifilm XF 50mm F1.0 R WR:

  • 12 elements in 9 groups (including 1 aspherical lens and 2 ED lenses)
  • minimum shooting distance 0.7m
  • maximum shooting magnification 0.08x
  • number of diaphragm blades 9
  • Filter diameter 77mm
  • size φ87mm×103.5mm
  • weight 845g
  • price $1,499

The Fujifilm XF 50mm f/1.0 R WR which is the world’s fastest autofocus lens, is said to carry more beautiful bokeh than the XF 56mm f/1.2 Continue reading “Fujifilm XF 50mm f/1.0 Lens Full Press Text”

Fujifilm XF 50mm f/1.0 Specs Leaked, Coming on September 3, 2020.

Fujifilm XF 50mm F1.0 R WR Lens is coming soon! According to the latest rumors, this new bright X-series optic will cost $1,499 and will be officially announced on September 3, 2020.

Below are the key specifications of Fujifilm XF 50mm F1.0 R WR: Continue reading “Fujifilm XF 50mm f/1.0 Specs Leaked, Coming on September 3, 2020.”

New Meyer-Optik Görlitz MK II Lenses Now Available

The Meyer Optik Görlitz Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 II lens is now available for Canon EF, Pentax K, M42, Nikon F, Sony E, Micro Four Thirds. Fuji X and Leica L mounts.

The new Meyer Optik Görlitz lenses are already available for preorder for different DSLR and mirrorless mounts.

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New Fujifilm Rebates: Up to $1000 off on Fujifilm Cameras and Lenses

Here are the new Fujifilm instant rebates. Fujifilm released their instant rebates on selected Fujifilm cameras and lenses for June 2020. You can save up to $1000 on these Fujifilm mirrorless cameras and lenses.

Check out also the new Sony rebates and Nikon discounts. Below are the detailed savings and direct links to the major US stores.  Continue reading “New Fujifilm Rebates: Up to $1000 off on Fujifilm Cameras and Lenses”

Viltrox 23mm f/1.4 Lens First Look Review

Here is the Viltrox 23mm f/1.4 lens first look review. Many photographers wonder if Viltrox 23mm f/1.4 lens level of performance for the price.

Damian Brown got his hands on the Viltrox 23mm f/1.4 lens and here is the first look video. Viltrox lenses are sold at AdoramaB&H and Amazon. Continue reading “Viltrox 23mm f/1.4 Lens First Look Review”

Fujifilm XF Lens Firmware Updates

Fujifilm XF lens firmware updates released.  Firmware update is important and you have to update firmware to keep your Fuji X-Series camera and lenses up to date.

Before starting the update hold down the disp/back button while turning on the camera to see what firmware version the camera and lens are running. Select whether you want to upgrade the camera or the lens.

Check out the details and download links below for the new Fujifilm XF lens firmware updates. Continue reading “Fujifilm XF Lens Firmware Updates”

Major Firmware Released for X-T30, Minor Updates for X-T3, 16-80mm F4 Lens

Fujifilm has released firmware updates for its X-T30 and X-T3 camera systems, as well as its XF 16–80mm F4 R OIS WR lens.

Fujifilm X-T3 firmware updated to version 3.21X-T30 to version 1.20 and the wide-angle zoom XF 16-80mm f/4 lens to V1.0.3.

Even the Fujifilm X-T3 and the XF 16-80mm f/4 lens (Amazon / B&H Photo Video/Adorama) firmware fixes minor bugs, Fuji X-T30 has a major upgrade including the improve in autofocus system. Continue reading “Major Firmware Released for X-T30, Minor Updates for X-T3, 16-80mm F4 Lens”