05 Mar Fuji XF 16mm F/1.4 WR Review

Source: Fujifilm Insider

Fuji’s FUJINON XF 16mm F1.4 WR answered a need for a wide angle prime with better lowlight capabilities than any of the other lenses available for the X-mount. It is a no-compromise optic that takes almost all the best qualities of the 14mm and 18mm to create an exquisite lens. It can deliver faster shutter speeds in challenging lighting conditions, or exceptionally sharp images even in unfavourable weather conditions.

The XF16mm F1.4 WR holds the wide angle spot in my Ultimate Prime Kit as well as my own kit, and I don’t see that changing anytime soon.

This lens is so versatile though—from landscapes to close-up work to astrophotography—you could easily get away with it being your only lens wider than 23mm (35mm equivalent). Personally, my days of drooling over the widest of the wide lenses are behind me. I top out at 20-28mm, and this lens just so happens to sit squarely in the middle….

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