The 3 Best Weather-Sealed Prime Lenses for Your Fujifilm XT4

The Fujifilm XT4 is a winner all around, and these are the best lenses for it.

In our review, we awarded the Fujifilm XT4 with five stars. It’s everything most photographers would want. The Fujifilm XT4 boasts image stabilization, fast autofocus, video capabilities, weather sealing, and more. Perhaps best of all, it’s got those beautiful film simulations that make everyone on Instagram drool. So we delved into our Reviews Index to find the best weather-sealed lenses for the camera.

Fujifilm 16mm f1.4 R WR: The Essential Wide for the Fujifilm XT4

In our review, we state:

“But besides the fact that it can shrug off the rain, the lens feels great in the hand. The focusing ring is smooth, the aperture ring has decent clicks, and it just feels like a solid lens meant to do lots of work. For what it’s worth though, the rings are nowhere as nice-feeling as Leica’s, Voigtlander’s and Zeiss’s. The advantage that Fujifilm’s rings have over the others though has to do with the grooves that allow the rings to be easily gripped. While Leica’s focusing tabs can also be rather nice, the more conventional way to shooting is also preferred sometimes.”

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Fujifilm 23mm f2 R WR: The Walkaround Lens

In our review, we state:

“Overall the lens feels pretty solid in the hand. When you hold it, it seems to be made of some sort of metal. Plus considering how both of the rings on it are fairly large, you’ll have plenty of gripping power. But for what it’s worth, it’s a bit too small for my paws. I personally much prefer the 23mm f1.4. However, the f1.4 lens doesn’t have weather sealing. This lens can take an excess amount of abuse in the rain and keep clicking. In fact, if you’ve been following us on Instagram, you’ll know this.”

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Pro Tip: The Fujifilm XT4 and the entire system make great use of the film simulations. If you’re not using them, you’re missing out on a considerable part of the magic of Fujifilm. Try Classic Negative or Classic Chrome. And do it in-camera! There’s no need to spend extra time in post-production when you can have perfection straight out of the camera. And if you’re looking for more of those classic but not weather-sealed lenses, check these out.

Fujifilm 50mm f2 R WR: A Classic Portrait Lens for the Fujifilm XT4

In our review, we state:

“Even with the rain downpouring, the camera and lens didn’t fail to get critical autofocus. If something is even slightly off it’s because at times it was easier and faster for me to focus and recompose. Of course, this is all with the Fujifilm X Pro 2. When using the Fujifilm 50mm f2 R WR with the Fujifilm X Pro 1 (which I still to this day I think has better film simulation) the autofocus is noticeably slower. This goes for both the use of the EVF and the OVF; but time and time again the EVF will be ever so slightly faster with the Fujifilm 50mm f2 R WR.”

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Chris Gampat

Chris Gampat is the Editor in Chief, Founder, and Publisher of the Phoblographer. He also likes pizza.