23 Jan Arca type quick-release tripod mount for Fuji 40-150mm and 100-400mm lenses
Source: About Photography - Tom Grill
I had always wished that Fuji would have made the tripod feet on the two long ]zooms with an Arca-Swiss type mount, just as the did for the body grips for all the X-cameras. But they didn’t. I knew it would only be a matter of time before someone else would recognize the opportunity and manufacture a replacement quick-release foot. Now someone has, and this time it wasn’t someone in China. The replacement mounts are made in the USA.
The 40-150mm zoom shown at the top of this photo has two options, a tall and short version of the tripod foot. Below is the 100-400mm zoom with the foot attached. There are two mounts made for the Fuji zooms, a typical tall mount and a shorter mount. Personally I preferred the shorter mount, since it allowed the lens to fit comfortably in my camera bag with the foot attached. The photo below shows the two Hejar Photo release mounts for the Fuji 50-140mm zoom compared to the bulky contraption of a standard Fuji mount on the right fitted out with an auxiliary release plate.
The Fuji 50-140mm zoom fitted with the short version of the Hejar Photo quick-release mount. All the mounts, including this short version, allow the hood to be attached backwards on the lens for storage.
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