There is a lot of choice these days when it comes to short telephoto lenses for portraits within the Fujifilm X-mount system. In addition to various manual focus products, there are now no fewer than 8 lenses ranging from 50mm to 90mm (75mm to 135mm equivalent). In this comparison, we take a look at four […]
7Artisans is a Chinese company that produces affordable manual focus lenses for mirrorless systems such as Fujifilm X, Sony E, Canon EOS R and Micro Four Thirds. They launched with the 50mm f/1.1 lens back in September 2016 and have since produced twelve lenses including the popular 50mm f/1.8 and 55mm f/1.8 that feature in […]
If you are a photographer whose affection is torn between portraits and macro, I can bet you’ve asked yourself at some point: does it make more sense to use a single macro lens for both portraits and macro work, or invest in a dedicated portrait lens?
Up until 2017, Fujifilm users in search of a 35mm equivalent prime for the interchangeable series had all but one option: the XF 23mm f/1.4. With its fast aperture and excellent optical quality, it covered a variety of genres from landscapes and street to travel and documentary photography. Indeed, the only aspect that let it down […]
The Fujinon XF 56mm f/1.2 has long been one of the most popular lenses for the Fuji APS-C mirrorless system. It has a fast aperture, a lovely rendering for portraits and its size – while not the smallest in the line-up – fits most X-series cameras well. It would be my first recommendation to any […]