Fuji X-T1 | Fuji 56mm f/1.2 | Fuji XF 16-55mm f/2.8 | Tewfic El-Sawy

I rarely write up technical posts about the photographic gear I use when traveling, since there are many more photographers better qualified than I am to do so. However, I thought I’d share my impressions on two of my recently acquired Fuji lenses used on my just completed two weeks in Hanoi and Bali. These two lenses are the Fuji 56mm f/1.2 and the Fuji XF 16-55mm f/2.8. Some months ago, I acquired the former specifically for portraiture, especially for its low-light capabilities and it impressed me as an excellent lens for such a purpose. And just a few weeks before my traveling, I added the Fuji 16-55mm to my collection of lenses. I much prefer primes to zooms, but I was attracted to this particular zoom lens because it would give me a lot of flexibility when photographing rituals, festivals and crowds. The Fuji 16-55mm f/2.8 is the first pro-level standard zoom lens for the Fuji’s X series of cameras. It maintains a maximum f/2.8 aperture throughout its zoom range, and is sealed to protect against dust and moisture. Having no short zooms during my March self-assignment in Hanoi meant that I had to constantly switch primes and or cameras whilst shooting various religious ceremonies…….

Source: thetravelphotographer.blogspot.de

Fujifilm Fujinon XF 56mm F1.2

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