Here is our guide to the best lenses for Fujifilm X–T2 to buy in 2018. If you’re looking for the absolute best lenses for professional use with the Fujifilm X-series system, then look no further than here.
The list of lenses for Fujifilm X-T2 in 2018 includes reviews of top zoom and prime lenses from kit and wide angle to portrait and telephoto. We’ve tried to list the top X Mount prime and zoom lenses for Fujifilm’s mirrorless cameras.
Grabbing the perfect photo is never easy, but, luckily, a smart choice of lens can make your images better quality. All lenses below have great image quality, are useful for many different types of photography, and simply give you the best value for your money.
12 Best Lenses for Fujifilm X-T2 in 2018
From wide angle and portrait to telephoto, we pick the top lens options for Fujifilm’s X-T2 mirrorless camera. If you are new to Fuji gear, keep in mind that Fujifilm’s native lenses go by the Fujinon moniker and have a 1.5x focal length equivalent.
Fujifilm Lens Terms:
XF – Highest quality Fujifilm lenses for X-mount (X-T2, X-T1 and so on)
WR – Weather Resistant construction
OIS – Optical Image Stabilization
LM – Linear Motor, allows faster and near silent focusing
R – The lens has a dedicated aperture ring
Best Fujifilm X-T2 Prime Lenses
Rokinon 12mm f/2 ($399) : The Rokinon 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS is a prime wide-angle lens designed specifically for use with APS-C sized image sensors. Providing a 35mm-equivalent focal length of 18mm, this lens is well-suited for architectural, interior, and landscape images. Its fast f/2.0 maximum aperture is further beneficial to working in low-light conditions. For comparison, the Zeiss 12mm Touit has similar optics but doubles the cost.
Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR ($999) : This weather resistant XF16mmF1.4 wide angle lens offers a fast aperture at a fixed focal length of 16mm (24mm in 35mm formatequivalent). It is the premiere choice for travel, street, nature and landscape photographers.
Fujifilm XF 23mm f/2 R WR ($449) : The Fujifilm 23mm f2 R WR is a lens that’s designed to go along with the company’s weather sealed bodies. This is a rugged version of the 23mm f/1.4 R. At half the price, the f/2 R WR is a strong challenger. The optic is great for portrait and event photography and also allows good performance in low-light conditions.
Fujifilm XF 35mm f/2 R WR ($399) : The XF35mmF2 R WR (53mm in 35mm format equivalent) offers a maximum aperture of F2.0, giving users a superior prime lens that delivers sharp images with rich bokeh.
Fujifilm XF 50mm f/2 R WR ($449) : A sleek short telephoto prime for Fujifilm X-series mirrorless cameras. Using the APS-C sized sensors of the X-series cameras, the XF 50mm f/2 R WR Lens offers a 76mm equivalent focal length to suit a variety of applications, including portraiture and still lifes.
Fujifilm XF 56mm f/1.2 R ($999) : The focal length of this lens combined with the fast aperture makes it one of the best portrait lenses available. With the APS-C sized sensor of the Fujifilm X-T2, the focal length is equivalent to 85mm on a full-frame sensor. The lens delivers beautiful background bokeh so it’s ideal for portraiture.
Best Fujifilm X-T2 Zoom Lenses
Wide to Standart Zoom
Fujifilm XF 10-24mm f/4 R OIS ($999) : The Fujifilm XF 10-24mm F4 R OIS is the ultra wide-angle lens in Fujifilm’s XF line-up. Th lens boasts an angle-of-view range similar to that of a 15-36mm lens in a 35mm system. It well suited for architecture, landscape and street photographers who want a wide angle field of view.
Fujifilm XF 16-55mm f/2.8 LM WR ($1,199) : The weather-resistant zoom lens XF16–55mm F2.8 R LM WR is a flagship “XF standard zoom lens”. The lens provides an effective field of view of 24-84mm (in 35mm film terms), and offers a maximum aperture of ƒ/2.8 throughout its range of focal lengths, providing a fast, versatile optic for most photographic situations
Fujifilm XF 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR ($899) : The Fujifilm XF 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR is an extremely versatile lens meant to cover a wide variety of subjects. Everything from landscapes and architecture to portrats and wildlife are all possible with this lens. Using the APS-C sized sensors for the X-series cameras the focal range is equivalent to a versatile 27-206mm on a full-frame body.
Fujifilm XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR ($1,599) : The Fujifilm Fujinon XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR is a pro-grade telezoom lens for mirrorless cameras with excellent optics and a tough, weather-resistant build.
Fujifilm XF 55-200mm f/3.5-4.8 R LM OIS ($699) : The Fujifilm XF 55-200mm f/3.5-4.8 R LM OIS is a fantastic spots, action, race, portrait and wildlife lens with a telephoto reach. On the X-series’s APS-C sensor, this lens has a full-frame equivalent focal range of 84-305mm.
Fujifilm XF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR : The Fujifilm XF 100–400mm F4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR is a professional weather-resistant super-telephoto zoom lens. It is the ultimate choice for wildlife, sports and outdoor photographers. The lens boasts an angle-of-view range similar to that of a 152-609mm lens in a 35mm system. It can be extended to 213-853mm using the optional XF 1.4x TC WR teleconverter.
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