14 Sep Fujifilm Fujinon XF100-400mmF4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR Review – A Telephoto You’ll Love For Wildlife

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The Fujinon XF100-400mm is the most expensive piece of glass you can buy for the X system. Ironically, this was also the lens that made me switch to the Fujifilm X system.

It’s late 2016, I was bitten by the Safari bug when I was living in South Africa and was about to head to Hokkaido to photograph some cranes and eagles. What I had at the time was the excellent Sony A7R II and the diminutive Olympus OM-D E-M5 ii. The Sony had no 400mm lens at the time and had a slow frame rate of 5fps, and I’ve always felt that the smaller sensor size of M43 was limiting for wildlife photography when it comes to ISO performance and cropping potential. The choices were to either:

Get a safe option for the present; a Canon 7D II with the EF 100-400mm II
Or invest in a system for the future.; a Fujifilm X-T2 with the XF100-400mm
Being ever the early adopter, I naturally chose the latter….

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