09 Apr Fujinon XF 80mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR Macro (Fujifilm) – Review / Test Report

Source: Fujifilm Insider

ith the Fujinon XF 80mm f/2.8, Fujifilm added a second macro lens to its line of XF lenses. Unlike the XF 60/2.4, that was announced in the very early days of the XF system and is a solid, but also kind of basic design, the XF 80 features a spec sheet with almost everything that Fujifilm’s marketing created a name or abbreviation for. There’s an aperture ring (‘R’), a linear focus motor (‘LM’), a 5-stop optical stabilization system (‘OIS’) and of course the lens is weather resistant, too (‘WR’). On top, it’s the first Fujinon XF to offer 1:1 magnification (the XF 60 only offers 1:2).

The result is a lens that is as bulky as its name and even bigger and heavier than the already fairly huge XF 90mm f/2.0, even though it is shorter in focal length and one stop slower. ‘Keep it compact’ was obviously not on the list of design goals…

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