Fujifilm XF 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 review | Matthew Maddock

I personally shoot with the amazing Fujinon prime lenses for the vast majority of the time, but the XF18-135 WR did strike me as the perfect lens for the travel photographer and so I was interested in how it would perform.  It seems like an ideal lens for use in environments in which you don’t want to be changing lenses, and Fujifilm UK were kind enough to recently send me a sample of the Fujifilm XF 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 lens to review and generally have a play with!  I am not paid by Fujifilm in any way to write anything about their gear, or influenced at all to say good things! This isn’t going to be one of my huge write-ups as I had a fairly limited time with the lens, and as I said, I’m mainly a prime shooter these days, but I got out and about with it a few times, both in the countryside and in the city.  I’ll post up a gallery of full resolution images at the bottom of the page so you can judge for yourself how the lens performs! The XF 18-135 is the 35mm equivalent of 27-200mm (or thereabouts) which is a good long range for someone if they want to go out with one camera and one lens.  It makes the ideal range for travelling and combined with the X-T1 you have a full weather resistant system.  The advantage of that long range in is that in an environment where you need that resistance, you never have to remove the lens from the body, therefore protecting the internals of the camera……..

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Fujifilm Fujinon XF 18-135mm F2.8

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