How Good Is the New Fujifilm 23mm F1.4 R WR LM?

I’ve been eyeing the new Fujifilm 23mm f1.4 R WR LM for a while now. My heart was broken when it was delayed, but it’s finally in my hands. The new lens addresses a bunch of concerns after nearly a decade since the original was introduced. At the top of the list is the significantly faster autofocus performance. This lens has a new linear motor that makes it speedy even on the old X Pro 1. Meanwhile, the character comes through on the new X Pro 3 while showing off how sharp this lens really is. And finally, it boasts weather sealing. At the time of writing this piece, I’ve spent 24 hours with the new lens. Believe it or not, I’m still going to keep the original.

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The Best Fujifilm Cameras for Photojournalism

The Fujifilm camera system is probably the one you think of when you think about photojournalism. I mean, they’re so incredibly, deeply rooted into it. We can’t help but stare in awe at those Classic Chrome photos that look just like the photos we saw in magazines growing up. But which one do you choose? We’re here to help! We’ve reviewed pretty much every Fujifilm camera available on the market right now. After looking at our Reviews Index, these are the ones we chose as the best Fujifilm cameras for photojournalism.

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Dear Fujifilm, Please Make a Beautiful Brass Camera

Dear Fujifilm, I think we can all collectively agree that when it comes to retro ergonomics and modern tech, you’re the undisputed leader. The Fujifilm X Pro 3 gives us all those great rangefinder aesthetics, a titanium body, and a coating that’s difficult to scratch. But why not lean more into it? Why not go back to brass and give us the cameras that we’ll be proud to display for years to come? Just imagine how great a brass camera could be!

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Field Report: Tamron Made the Perfect Zoom Lens for Fujifilm

I’ve been a Fuji shooter for a long time. In fact, the X series system is teetering on being a decade old. For years, the staff and I have far preferred their prime lenses. And from what we know of the lenses you folks buy, so have you! But this year, things changed. A lens came out for Fujifilm that majorly altered things. The Tamron 18-300mm f3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD arrived and things changed a lot. Now, Fujifilm users have a fantastic, all-in-one lens that can do everything they need. Taking a vacation soon? Well, you might want to have a look at the perfect zoom lens for Fujifilm cameras.

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One of The Best. Fujifilm 33mm f1.4 R WR LM Review

The Fujifilm 33mm f1.4 R WR LM is a lens that I had mixed feelings about when it was announced. Fujifilm’s reps flat out told us that this lens isn’t designed with the same character as the 35mm. That lens has a Sonnar design. Instead, the Fujifilm 33mm f1.4 R WR LM is designed for faster focus for photography and video both. It’s also weather sealed, slightly larger, and very sharp! If you liked the Fujifilm 18mm f1.4 R WR LM, then know that the Fujifilm 33mm f1.4 R WR LM has a similar design. We’ve reviewed nearly every Fujifilm X mount lens. and this is honestly one of the most essential purchases we can recommend to a Fuji user.

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How Bad Is the Fujifilm X Pro 3 Sub-Monitor Issue?

Every now and again, we’re told by photographers about problems their cameras have. Sometimes, these problems lead to class action lawsuits. A few companies have suffered this. And the latest issue we’ve been told about has to do with the Fujifilm X Pro 3. The word is that the eInk Fujifilm X Pro 3 sub-monitor becomes faulty and stops working after a while. So we did some investigation.

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How the Next Fujifilm X100 Camera Can Be Even Better

In 2022, the Fujifilm X series will be hitting a few milestones. The X100 series will be 11 years old, and the X Pro series will be a decade old. A lot has happened since the original 12MP Fujifilm X Trans sensor. The processors and sensors have majorly improved. What’s more, a lot more film simulations have come out. Fujifilm made their best improvements yet with the Fujifilm X100v. We reviewed it positively, and they can’t even keep them in stock. But how else can the x100 series improve?

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The Fujifilm 18mm F1.4 LM WR Is Probably Everything You Ever Wanted

The Fujifilm 18mm F1.4 LM WR is going to please many photographers, especially street photographers.

The Fujifilm 18mm f1.4 LM WR is probably going to confuse a lot of people. It’s not replacing the 16mm f1.4 R WR or the 18mm f2. Instead, it’s living alongside those lenses. Now, the X series has a classic 28mm equivalent with an f1.4 aperture. Add onto that the fact that it’s weather sealed. Then top it off with the linear motor that’s inside for faster autofocus. To blow your mind more, it’s coming in at under $1,000. Trust me when I say that I think the Fujifilm 18mm F1.4 LM WR will sell like newly legalized marijuana in NYC.

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The Fujifilm 10-24mm F4 R OIS WR Has Stunning Color

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The good news is that it feels like a prime lens. Yes, that’s right. The prototype Fujifilm 10-24mm f4 R OIS WR we’ve been playing with is incredible. It gives Fujifilm users everything they want for the most part. Landscape photographers, city dwellers, and even travelers will call this lens their soulmate. Well, not really, but we really do like this lens just that much. As an update to the previous version, this new lens boasts solid enhancements. It’s weather sealed for starters, which is incredibly important these days. Plus, it’s a lighter lens. What’s more, it’s almost a fully internal zooming lens. For what it is, Fuji is hitting the ball out of the park. But personally speaking, I think they can go even further.

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Portraiture with the Fujifilm 50mm f1 R WR. A Love Story

The Fujifilm 50mm f1 R WR gives legitimacy to the X series that full-frame photographers have long complained about.

I think we have to admit to ourselves that professional photographers will use a flash or create their own light if they need it. And so, the light-gathering that the Fujifilm 50mm f1 R WR boasts will appeal to the hobbyist. Most photographers these days are hobbyists–and a lens with extra bokeh is like a baited hook. Liken the hobbyist shooter to a dog. When the creature receives a treat, they’ll be happy each and every time. Portrait photographers shooting the Fujifilm 50mm f1 R WR will be similar. In fact, I was shocked.

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Absolutely Stunning Photos. Fujifilm 50mm f1 R WR First Impressions

Trust us, the impressive Fujifilm 50mm f1 R WR will be on your wish list.

“Why the hell would I want a 50mm f1 lens?” is what I asked myself. Fujifilm changed its super-fast lens strategy. The Fujifilm 50mm f1 R WR is one that I wasn’t too sure about. I mean, I liked the idea of a 33mm. I also prefer the idea of a 56mm f1. At least, I thought I did. My mind changed after using the Fujifilm 50mm f1 R WR on the Fujifilm XT4. This fantastic lens renders the full-frame equivalent of a 75mm f1.5 lens. If you’re a newer photographer, that’s going to be weird to you. If you’re a Leica shooter, you’ll probably feel right at home. The Fujifilm 50mm f1 R WR boasts weather sealing and a metal body to boot. But best of all, it focuses incredibly fast.

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Here’s What I Wish Fujifilm Did With the X-Pro 3 (And Why I Won’t Buy it)

I appreciate the idea of the Fujifilm X-Pro 3, but the company bottled it.

When Fujifilm first announced the X-Pro 3, it completely split the Fuji faithful. Many rejected the design, while others embraced it. That’s because Fujifilm made a rather bold move by hiding the LCD screen. Paying further homage to the analog camera, the X-Pro 3 was meant to be a hybrid between digital and film. The company was on the right path for making the perfect camera for street photography. I just wish it did it with more conviction.

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