Fuji Guys: Fujinon XF200mm f/2 OIS WR and XF8-16mm f/2.8 R LM WR Preview

The Fuji Guys introduce the Fujinon XF200mm f/2 OIS WR and XF8-16mm f/2.8 R LM WR in their latest preview video that covers these new lenses features a little better than their launch videos.

The Fujinon XF200mm f/2 OIS WR + XF1.4x TC f/2 WR covers 305mm and 427mm.

  1. Weather sealed in 17 places
  2. The barrel is made of magnesium alloy, while the outer casing is made of aluminum.
  3. New XF1.4x TC f/2 WR, which gives you two lenses in one.
  4. OIS gives 5 stops of stabilization and on the Fujifilm X-H1, you get 5 axis stabilization.
  5. Linear motors that perform quickly.
  6. Minimum Focus distance of 1.8 meters which is great for portraiture.
  7. Takes a 105mm filter
  8. It’s silver to help dissipate heat so the lens doesn’t warp and reduce image quality.
  9. Focus limiter to speed up AF.
  10. Lots of buttons on the lens.
  11. Collar for going from vertical to horizontal with a click so you know it turned 90 degrees
  12. Arca Swiss Plate on the lens foot.
  13. Lens hood has a door for a polarizer filter.

The Fujinon XF8-16mm f/2.8 R LM WR covers 12mm – 24mm

  1. Widest focal length for Fujifilm
  2. Rectilinear so no fisheye
  3. Nano GI coating
  4. Minimum Focus distance of 25cm which is great for landscape and architecture.

XF 8-16mm f/2.8 R LM WR: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama
XF 200mm f/2 OIS WR w XF 1.4x TC F2 WR: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama

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