26 May Fuji X-Pro2 and X100T: Toy lens comparisons

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Fuji X-Pro2 and toy lens, X100T with the better lens. No coffee stains on screens.

While we wait for the announcement of the XF35mm f/2 WR from Messrs. Fuji, what to do if you want the occasional burst of 35mm-equivalent Fuji X goodness? In effect at the moment you have three viable options: a) The excellent but enormous 23mm f1.4, b) The X100T (and it’s predecessors), or c) The X-Mount Filter Lens…

I have written of this last one before and, unless you live either in Japan or have read that previous article, you may be forgiven for a degree of confusion at this point. To recap (pun intended) the optic to which I refer is a Japanese-market only, body-cap/toy lens that offers a field of view of 24mm and a fixed aperture of f/8. The XM-FL is made of plastic, has no means of focusing and is really not meant to be taken too seriously.

X-Pro2 and toy lens

Thing is, when you are travelling and space is at a premium the Fujinon XF 23mm f/1.4 R is a monster to lug about for the odd mildly wide shot if, like me, you are predominantly a 50mm field of view photographer. There’s a clear case for packing an X100 as backup as I did on a recent trip, but only if you have one and are willing to lug an additional body. The X100/S/T delivers other significant benefits, of course, such as that silent leaf shutter,…

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