Fujifilm XC 50-230mm F4.5-6.7 OIS Review

February 28, 2014 | Mark Goldstein | |

Sharpness at 50mm

For these sharpness tests the Fujifilm XC 50-230mm F4.5-6.7 OIS lens was attached to a Fujifilm X-E2 body, which in turn was mounted on a sturdy tripod. Slight tonal changes are due to slight changes in natural light during the session.

The full frame at 50mmThe full frame at 50mm

At 50mm the centre is sharp wide open, with peak performance achieved in the f/5.6-11 range. Diffraction sets in at around f/16, with its effects becoming more visible at f/22.

The edges are somewhat soft at f/4.5 and f/5.6, but sharpen up very nicely at f/8, with f/11 the optimum setting.

Aperture Centre Crop Edge Crop

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