Fujifilm XF 23mm f/2 R WR Review

June 9, 2017 | Amy Davies | Rating star Rating star Rating star Rating star Half rating star

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Reviews of the Fujifilm XF 23mm f/2 R WR from around the web.

amateurphotographer.co.uk »

Fujifilm users who fancy a fast wide-angle prime offering a 35mm equivalent focal length had a fairly easy decision to make in the past. The Fujinon 23mm f/1.4 XF R was the only lens of its focal length in the company’s Fujinon X-Mount lens lineup and has been the first choice for landscape, travel, street, reportage and documentary photographers. As good as the lens is, it comes with quite a thickset barrel and is one of the larger primes Fujifilm produces for its X-series cameras.
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admiringlight.com »

Today I’m taking a look at the second lens in Fuji’s compact f/2 prime range, the 23mm f/2 R WR. This lens joins the existing 35mm f/2 R WR, and recently announced 50mm f/2 R WR, creating a trio of small weathersealed lenses with good optical quality. The 23mm f/2 fills the classic moderate wide-angle niche, with a field of view equivalent to a 35mm lens on a full-frame camera. Since the faster 23mm f/1.4 R was released in 2013, Fuji shooters have been hoping for a slightly slower and much smaller alternative for better handling and further size reduction. It’s here now, so let’s see how it performs.
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uk.pcmag.com »

The Fujifilm Fujinon XF 23mm F2 R WR is an extremely crisp, compact lens for X mirrorless cameras. It's a fine choice for any photographer looking for a weather-sealed wide-angle prime.
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