Fujifilm XF 14mm f2.8 R Review

4.5
February 27, 2013 | Mark Goldstein |

Sharpness

Sharpness at 14mm

For these sharpness tests the Fujifilm 14mm lens was attached to a Fujifilm X-E1 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 14mmThe full frame at 14mm

The centre is remarkably sharp wide open, with peak performance achieved in the f/4-11 range. Diffraction sets in at around f/16, with its effects becoming more visible at f/22.

The edges are somewhat soft at f/2.8 but sharpen up very nicely at f/4, with f/11 the optimum setting.

Aperture Centre Crop Edge Crop
f/2.8
f/4
f/5.6
f/8
f/11
f/16
f/22

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review, wide-angle, lens, fujifilm, f2.8, prime, wide angle, fuji, x-e1, xf, x-pro1, x, 14mm, Fujifilm XF 14mm f2.8 R, 14

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