XF 90mm

Who needs a Macro lens????? | Bill Fortney

For a couple of weeks I have been inundated with emails about the rumor that Fuji has decided not to make the 120mm f 2.8 Macro lens that goes 1:1!  First I do not know whether that is true or not.  I’m sure Fuji will produce some kind of longer focal length Macro lens, until they do I have a my Macro System; the 90mm f 2!! Below is a series of images made with the 90mm lens, each are labeled.  The 90mm f 2 is one of the very sharpest lenses I’ve ever shot, maybe “the most”!  If you have the two Fuji automatic extension tubes ( the MCEX-16 and the MCEX-11), and if you can pick up a high quality two element diopters like the old Nikon 5T and 6T you can do a lot of close-up work to beyond life size or 1:1……

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Testbericht: Fujifilm XF 90 mm F2 R LM WR | Benjamin Kirchheim

Kennern ist das Fujifilm X-System längst ein Begriff für hochwertigste Objektive kombiniert mit hoher Lichtstärke. Das im vergangenen Jahr auf den Mark gekommene, knapp 900 Euro teure Fujifilm XF 90 mm F2 R LM WR will dem in Nichts nachstehen. Die Telebrennweite mit einem Kleinbildäquivalent von 135 Millimetern bietet mit einer maximalen Blendenöffnung von F2 ein großes Freistellpotential und eignet sich beispielsweise für Porträts oder die Fotografie größerer Tiere, auch unter schwierigen Lichtverhältnissen. Im digitalkamera.de-Test muss es zeigen, ob es die hohen Erwartungen an die Bildqualität erfüllen kann. Das XF 90 mm F2 R LM WR macht dem XF-System alle Ehre. Über ein halbes Kilo drückt es mit seinem Metallgehäuse auf die Waage. Mit fast acht Zentimetern Durchmesser bei einer Länge von knapp elf Zentimetern wirkt das Objektiv auch nicht gerade zierlich, aber für ein 90 Millimeter durchaus angemessen…..

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Fujifilm XF90mm f/2 Lens Review and Gallery | Photo Madd

The Fujifilm 90mm f/2 lens is the one that many portrait photographers have been waiting for, 135mm in 35mm full-frame terms equivalent, and a serious f/2 version at that. This lens is one of the big hitters for me in the Fujifilm range.  A lens that could well draw in a whole new range of photographers to Fujifilm cameras, and that is studio portrait photographers.  The is the 50-140 f/2.8 lens currently that covers the range, but there is nothing like a good large aperture prime portrait lens. I was able to borrow this lens for a little while, and I’ve had it for around 4 weeks now and used it in a variety of scenarios.  This isn’t a loan from Fujifilm so don’t think I’m under any obligation to say nice things, not that I ever was, or did, which is probably why I’m not as much in favour as I once was there!  I’ve always been up front and honest about something when I thought it wasn’t right.  I hope that has come through in my various reviews and write-ups…..

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Fujinon XF 90mm f/2 R LM WR review | Peter Engdahl

Maybe it’s too early to write a review of the Fujinon XF 90mm f/2 R LM WR since I’ve only had it for a short period of time, but this is my site and I do what I want. Anyhow, this is a very unscientific review, the scientific ones can be found elsewhere, this is about how it feels to work with and it’s a short review. Like I said, I’ve only had it for a short period of time, I’ve done two model shoots with it (the first two in my Portraits section, they are exclusively shot with this lens, at f/2) and I was booked for another shoot today but my model (not Hanna, my favourite model) never got back to me. First I thought I should go to Copenhagen and try the lens for some street photography, but I got delayed so I couldn’t be bothered travelling there today. Instead I took it out for just some test shots around my home town. This lens is awesome. End of review……

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Piha – Expect the Unexpected | Sven Schroeter

Thing young lady made my day, she rode her uni cycle up and down the beach for me and helped create this fantastic black and white photograph. It is moments like these that I am glad I took the camera with me (we were actually at the beach to scout for a upcoming wedding in Piha). I am looking forward to when the family gets in touch and I can share the image with them. Piha is not our local iron sand beach (we usually visit Muriwai instead) and were pleasantly surprised with the photographic opportunities on offer desite the flat lighting. We prefer a harsher and more directional form of lighting for dramatic scenes such as this surf beach…….

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Fujifilm 90mm f2 review | Cameralabs

The Fujifilm XF 90mm f2 is a bright telephoto prime lens for X-series bodies. Announced in May 2015, it’s the longest prime in the X-series, delivering classic telephoto coverage of 135mm that’s ideal for portraits at a comfortable distance, along with capturing close-range sporting action. The f2 focal ratio allows you to easily achieve shallow depth-of-field effects at this focal length while the seven-bladed rounded aperture promises well-behaved bokeh as you stop down. A newly-developed quad-linear motor claims fast and quiet autofocus, and like most recent Fujifilm lenses, the XF 90mm f2 is sealed against dust and moisture. The XF 90mm f2 fills an important gap in the catalogue for those who, like me, prefer to shoot with primes than zooms, and promises to become a natural partner for the XF 56mm f1.2 for anyone who shoots a lot of portraits or chases shallow depth-of-field effects. In my in-depth review I’ll put it through its paces, paying particular attention to the rendering of blurred areas as I believe this will be of utmost importance to potential owners…….

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Fujinon XF 90mm f/2 R LM WR ( Fujifilm ) | PhotoZone

The Fujinon XF 90mm f/2 R LM WR is the best Fujifilm lens that we have tested so far. It is exceedingly sharp straight from f/2 and the low amount of lateral chromatic aberrations provides an extra kick here. Distortions are basically absent and vignetting isn’t an issue under in most situations as well. Unlike most mirrorless lenses, it is fully corrected and doesn’t really rely on any digital image auto-correction. The quality of a the bokeh is also very good although it stays a tad short of greatness. The amount of bokeh fringing is low for a lens in this aperture class. The goodness continues in terms of build quality. It’s a weather-sealed, all-metal construction with tight build tolerances. That being said we don’t really like the loose AF group which rattles when „shaking“ the lens (although … who does that really …). Fujifilm mentions that its linear quad AF motor uses 4 magnets to drive the AF group. The high AF speed may require such a -say- relaxed implementation. Once the camera is switched on the magnets seem to pick up the focus group keeping it sturdy in place (that’s our theory anyway). Some may not like the comparatively big dimensions and weight of the lens but then it’s not really a brick yet……

Source: www.photozone.de

The XF90mm f2 + X-Pro2 (NSFW) | Dave Kai Piper

A couple of weeks ago I had a e-mail from a publishing company wanting a few images to use taken on theXF90mm F2. It turned out that this was one of the very few lenses I didn’t have my self.  I had taken a few images with a prototype version of the lens but nothing that really did show the lens of to the best. A few days later there was a knock at the door, the XF90mm F2 was here and off we went down to the New Forest to shoot some images. The XF90mm F2 is among the best lenses made by Fujinon. This goes for both the build quality & the optical quality. One question that comes up again and again is ‘should you use a prime lens over a zoom lens’. The XF90mm F2 is one of those lenses that shows just why primes still have the edge when you are looking for optical perfection…….

Source: ideasandimages.co.uk

The Fuji XF 90mm ƒ/2: Sharpest Lens Ever | The Online Photographer

I’m currently shooting Fuji, although my weakness for IBIS is exerting a gravitational pull back toward Sony that I might not be able to resist forever. Fortunately, 2016 promises to be a good year for Fuji, what with the X-Pro2 and X-T2 rumored to be on the way. And anyway a Fuji lens is garnering plaudits Webwide as the best lens of 2015. Didn’t one of the big review sites name the Fujifilm XF 90mm ƒ/2 R LM WR ($949) as the sharpest lens it has ever tested? I can’t find that. (By the way, I don’t know what „LM“ stands for unless it is followed by an „AO.“ „WR“ stands for „I would never take my expensive lens out in the rain, but I could.“). I’ve always had this problem in photography, in that a photograph can be infinitely technically perfected, to a minute and hyperfastidious degree, yet still not be, well, a good picture. Port the same idea metaphorically to lenses and you have my problem with the Fuji 90mm ƒ/2……..

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Fujifilm Fujinon XF 90mm F2.0

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Fujifilm XF90mmF2 R LM WR field review | Eivind Rohne

I’m actually starting to get tired of myself. Each time Fujifilm comes out with a new lens, I seem to go bananas with the ohs, ahs and woohoos. And now Fujifilm Nordic has been kind enough to let me shoot with the XF90mmF2 lens for a little over 3 months, so click inside to see if it’s woohoo-time again. For what I shoot (mostly fashion, lifestyle, portraits and industrial subjects), this lens has the perfect focal length. It’s long enough to do good things to the perspective and compression, but not too long, so you don’t end up too far away from your subject I think. I praised the XF50-140mmF2.8 lens highly in an earlier blogpost here, and I usually carry both that lens and the 90 in my bag 90% of the time. Even though the 50-140 is one of the most amazing zoomlenses I’ve ever used, I must admit I keep reaching for the 90……

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Fujifilm Fujinon XF 90mm F2.0

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