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Fujifilm XF 50mm F2 R WR lens reviews roundup

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Here are several Fujifilm XF 50mm F2 R WR lens reviews on the web with samples and hands-on videos.

The company has expanded its F2 aperutre trio of the WR lenses with the 50mm focal length in the beginning of 2017. The trio now includes the XF 35mm F2, XF 23mm F2 and XF 50mm F2. The prime optic offers dust and water resistance and is freezeproof to 14°F/-10°C.

When mounted on the Fujifilm’s APS-C cameras, the lens offers a 76mm equivalent view in 35mm format. It comprises 9 elements in 7 groups with one aspherical ED element, and uses a stepping motor for autofocus.

The lens is selling for $450. Now let’s look at several Fujifilm XF 50mm F2 R WR lens reviews.

Fujifilm XF 50mm F2 R WR lens reviews

From PhotographyBlog review :

Overall, the Fujifilm XF 50mm f/2 R WR is a well performing lens that is a great addition to any Fuji kit bag. You get a small, compact design which delivers pleasingly sharp images, with attractive bokeh.

From Cameralabs conclusion :

Fujifilm’s XF 50mm f2 is a compelling alternative to the XF 56mm f1.2 for anyone who wants a short telephoto lens for portraits or details. Most obviously it’s comfortably smaller and lighter than the XF 56mm and around half the price too. It has quicker, quieter and much closer focusing, making it preferred for spontaneous shots, movies and product photography, and it enjoys the benefits of weather sealing too.

From ePhotozine verdict :

The Fujifilm Fujinon XF 50mm f/2 R WR is another superb Fuji lens, sharp, crisp and with pleasant bokeh, compact, weather resistant and relatively modest in price. Another fine Fujifilm Editor’s Choice award.

Check out the Fujifilm XF 50mm F2 vs XF 35mm F2 comparison at Anthony Thurston. Another comparison between Fujifilm 50mm F2 WR vs 56mm F1.2 vs 23mm F1.4 comes from Xing Liu.

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