Fujifilm Lens Buying Guide

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Fujifilm Lens Buying Guide

Fujifilm are one of the leading manufacturers of digital cameras and camera equipment. The company have released a series of digital cameras known as the X Fujifilm line, and there are a number of different lenses that can be used with these cameras. The following guide shall examine the various lenses available to buy and explain how to find these lenses on eBay.

Fujifilm Lenses

As previously mentioned, Fujifilm lenses are manufactured specifically to work with the X Fujifilm camera line. There are eight different lenses available to buy, and these products are categorised by their size. These lenses are known as the Fujinon lens range.

XF14mmF2.8R

This is the smallest lens in the range, this is an ultra wide-angle lens designed to capture images in a very rich perspective. This lens minimises distortion and has high resolution thanks to the periphery of the image frame. The XF14mmF2.8R is ideal for capturing large detailed images of landscapes and architecture, but the lens can also be used indoors. The lens has a max aperture of F2.8 and a minimum aperture of F22. The maximum magnification of the lens is 0.12x. The external dimensions are 65 x 58.4mm, and the lens weighs 235g.

XF18mmF2 R

The XF18mmF2 R is a compact lightweight pancake style lens. A lens hood is included, and this product is ideal for shooting long tracking shots that require clarity in depth. There is minimal distortion and the lens is excellent at capturing colour. The design of the lens helps to reduce vignetting and colour shading. The max aperture is F2.0 while the min aperture is F16. The maximum magnification is 0.14x and the external dimensions are 64.5 x 33.7mm. The lens weighs 116g.

XF27mmF2.8

The XF27mmF2.8 is a high quality compact prime lens with a focal length of 41mm. The lens is ideal for use taking snapshots, but can also be used for portraits, landscapes and architectural shots. The max aperture is F2.8, while the minimum aperture is F16. Max magnification comes to 0.1x. The external dimensions of the lens are 61.2 x 23mm, and it weighs 78g.

XF35mmF1.4R

This lens is successful at minimising spherical aberrations, and is also ideal for use taking snapshots. It possesses an excellent in-focus reproduction key for creating a natural sense of depth in photographs. Max aperture is F1.4 and minimum aperture is F16, and the external dimensions of the XF35mmF1.4R are 65 x50.4mm. The max magnification is 0.17x, and the lens weighs 187g.

XF60mmF2.4R Macro

The XF60mmF2.4R Macro is a mid telephoto lens that has a bright aperture. The design of the lens prevents field curvature, which makes it especially suitable for portraits. The external dimensions of the lens are 64.1 x 63.6mm and it weighs 215g. Max aperture is F2.4m, minimum aperture is F22 and the max magnification is 0.5x.

XF18-55mm F2.8-4R LM OIS

This single zoom lens has a broad focal length range from 27mm wide angle to 84mm telephoto, and as a result is suitable to photograph a variety of scenes and subjects. The XF18-55mmF2.8-4R LM OIS has a very fast autofocus. External dimensions for the lens are 65 x 70.4mm (wide)/ 97.9mm (telephoto). Max aperture is F2.8-F4 and min aperture F22. The lens has a max magnification of 0.15x, and weighs 310g.

XF55-200mm

F3.5-4.8R LM OIS

The XF55-200mmF3.5-4.8R LM OIS offers a large maximum aperture and has an image stabilisation function, which allows for the use of shutter speeds 4.5 stops slower. Images will appear sharp and crisp, and this lens is ideal for use in harsh weather conditions. The max aperture is F3.4-F4.8, the minimum aperture is F22 and the max magnification is 0.18x. The lens weighs 580g and its external dimensions are 75 x 118mm (wide)/ 177mm (telephoto).

XC16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OIS

The XC16-50mmF3.5-5.6 OIS has a wide range of focal lengths and is ideal for landscapes and travel photography, as well as shots taken indoors. The max aperture is F3.5-5.6 and the minimum aperture is F22. The max magnification is 0.15x, and the lens weighs 195g. External dimensions for the lens are 62.6 x 65.2mm (wide)/ 98.3mm (telephoto).

Buying Fujifilm Lens on eBay

All buyers are advised to shop for Fujifilm lens on eBay, as the site has a large selection and excellent value for money. To find an appropriate Fujifilm lens, take the following steps.

· On the following page, click on the Lenses link in the list on the left hand side of the page.

· Type the name of the desired lens into the search bar and press enter e.g. Fujinon XF35mmF1.4R.

  • Buyers are advised to visit eBay Deals as they may find a desired lens for sale here at a reduced price. To access the relevant page, click on the Deals link at the top of the page, followed by theLenses link under the Cameras heading in the Electronics tab.

Conclusion

There are a number of different lenses that can be bought for the X Fujifilm camera series, and although all lenses are able to shoot varied subjects and scenes, some are more suited for particular styles of photography than others. It's important for buyers to consider what they plan of taking photographs of, as this should influence what lens they choose. Remember to visit eBay Deals as it has a number of lenses for sale at reduced prices.


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