Fujifilm XF 56mm F1.2 Featues Massive Glass Elements

The Fujifilm XF 56mm F1.2 R is one of the biggest portrait prime lenses in the X-system line-up, weighing 405g.   It's a super performer for low-light shooting situations with a very bright f/1.2 maximum aperture.

The lens features an iris diaphragm with seven rounded blades, an aperture ring on the metal lens barrel, Super EBC coating for improved optical performance, and an optical formula that comprises 11 elements in 8 groups, including 1 aspherical and 2 extra low dispersion elements.

The Fujifilm XF 56mm F1.2 R lens boasts a metal mount, high-grade metal barrel and non-rotating 62mm filter thread. The focus ring is generously wide, smooth and beautifullay well-damped in action without being loose, and has a ridged, rubberised grip band. There are no “hard stops” at either end of the 70cm-infinity focus range though.

Feature Highlights:

  • 35mm equivalent - 85mm
  • Max aperture F1.2, Min aperture F16
  • Number of blades - 7(rounded diaphragm opening)
  • Focus Range - Normal 0.7m - ; Macro 0.7m-3m
  • Filter Size 62mm
Check out the official images produced by this lens at Fujifilm website.
Imaging Resource published a few sample images and they simply look stunning. (link)

Fuji XF 56mm lens ships with front and rear lens caps, bayonet-style lens hood and soft cover for around $999 and is now available for purchase.
Fujifilm XF 56mm F1.2 Featues Massive Glass Elements Reviewed by Brandon on 4/07/2014 Rating: 5

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