Fujinon XF 56mm f/1.2 R APD lens | Photo Review

The XF 56mm f/1.2 R APD lens is a follow-up to the Fujinon XF 56mm f/1.2 R, which was announced in early January 2014. The difference between the new lens (which was announced nine months later) is the apodisation (APD) filter, which is used to smooth away bokeh outlines when wide apertures are used. According to Fujifilm, the filter has no effect on image sharpness and the resulting ‚combination of image sharpness and beautiful bokeh delivers portraits with a three-dimensional feel‘. Offering a focal length equivalent to 84mm in 35mm format, this lens is ideal for portraiture and, as a result has been designed for use at its widest aperture setting – or up to one stop down. This enables photographers to separate subjects from their backgrounds by blurring areas outside the plane of focus. The APD filter will provide a more attractive background blur from the new lens than  its predecessor could render………

Source: www.photoreview.com.au

Fujifilm Fujinon XF 56mm F1.2 APD

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