Here is our guide to the best Fujifilm lenses for landscape photography. If you’re looking for the absolute best lenses for professional use with the Fujifilm X-series system, then look no further than here.
Landscape photographs typically capture the presence of nature but can also focus on man-made features or disturbances of landscapes. Good photography is all about being in the moment and having a way to record and share the nature. Fujifilm’s lenses and mirrorless cameras are a perfect combination for landscape photography.
For landscape photographers, a quality wide-angle lens is your most valuable tool. In this article, we went through all Fujifilm’s lenses to pick out the best landscape options, whether you’re a professional or a beginner.
Fujifilm Lens Terms:
XF – Highest quality Fujifilm lenses for X-mount (X-T20, 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 Landscape 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 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 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.
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