23 Feb REVIEW: Fujifilm MK 18-55 Zoom Lens

Source: Fujifilm Insider

Designed from the ground up as a motion picture lens, we put the new MK 18-55 Zoom through its paces and are impressed with what we found.

Earlier today, Fujifilm announced its entry into the “emerging cinematographer” market with the company’s first ever native E-mount lenses, the Fujinon MK 18-55mm T2.9 and the Fujinon MK 50-135mm T2.9. We got our hands on the MK 18-55mm and have some findings to share with you below. All of our tests were shot with a Sony FS7, shot using SLog and graded in post only using a LUT in Resolve to convert to Rec. 709.

Packaging

Let’s start with the box. Fujfilm uses a stark, simple packaging that has more in common with vintage Apple designs than most of the packaging in the cinema industry. The company’s products arrive in a very simple, clean, matte black box with the bare minimum of text, with only a few specs listed on the outside. In a world that feels the urge to plaster advertising on every single available product box surface, it’s a restrained, elegant package…

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