Fujifilm XF 16-55mm f2.8 R LM WR Lens

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Fujifilm XF 16-55mm f2.8 R LM WR Lens

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  • Еdgе-tо-еdgе ѕhаrрnеѕѕ
  • Ѕuіtаblе fоr а wіdе rаngе оf ѕhооtіng ѕсеnеѕ
  • 16-55mm (24-84mm іn 35mm fоrmаt)
  • Соnѕtаnt f2.8 ареrturе
  • Nаnо-GІ соаtіng fоr rеduсеd ghоѕtіng аnd flаrе
  • Lіnеаr mоtоr fоr fаѕt, quіеt аutоfосuѕіng
  • Ѕоlіd, wеаthеr-rеѕіѕtаnt соnѕtruсtіоn

Optically designed to draw out the maximum image quality as a flagship standard zoom lens.

In order to achieve the best-in-class image quality, the fast standard zoom lens with a constant aperture of F2.8 consists of 17 elements in 12 groups. This includes three aspherical lens elements to control spherical aberration and distortion, and three ED glass lens elements to reduce lateral chromatic aberration (wide-angle) and axial chromatic aberration (telephoto), thereby achieving edge-to-edge sharpness across the entire zoom range.

High-speed, quiet auto focus thanks to the Linear Motor.

By reducing the weight of the focus lens and mounting the Twin Linear Motor, high-speed, quiet AF is possible. The fastest AF speed of 0.06 seconds brings comfort to your photo-shoot when by combining this lens with an X Series camera body*4 offering Phase Detection AF. Combined with the near-silent shutter sound, photos can be taken unnoticed in quiet locations.

Weather-resistant, dust-resistant and -10°C low-temperature operation.

By applying seals to each portion of the barrel, the lens is weather-resistant and -10°C low-temperature operation, making it the perfect companion for the Fujifilm X-T1, which has the same levels of protection.

Type FUJINON XF 16-55mm F2.8 R LM WR 
Lens configuration 17 elements 12 groups
(includes 3 aspherical and 3 extra low dispersion elements) 
Focal length f=16-55mm (24-84mm in 35mm format equivalent)
Angle of view  83.2°- 29°
Max. aperture  F2.8
Min. aperture  F22
Aperture control
Number of blades 9 (rounded diaphragm opening)
Step size 1/3EV (19 steps)
Focus range
Normal 0.6m - ∞ (whole zoom position)
Macro  30cm - 10m (Wide), 40cm - 10m (Telephoto)
Max. magnification  0.16x (Telephoto)
External dimensions : Diameter x Length (approx.)
 ø83.3mm x 106.0mm (Wide) / 129.5mm (Telephoto)
Weight (approx.)  655g
Filter size  ø77mm

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Understanding: Aperture

Aperture is the opening in a camera lens that controls how much light enters the camera. It's measured in f-stops like f/2.8 or f/8. Lower f-stop numbers mean wider openings, letting in more light and creating a shallow depth of field (blurry background). Higher f-stop numbers mean smaller openings, letting in less light and creating a larger depth of field (more of the scene in focus). Aperture also affects the quality of out-of-focus areas in the image (bokeh).

Understanding: Lens Types

Different lenses have different purposes to achieve different styles of images, some popular ones include:
Prime Lens: Fixed focal length, sharp images, great for portraits and dark settings.
Zoom Lens: Variable focal length, versatile for different shots and everyday use..
Wide-Angle Lens: Captures wide scenes like landscapes.
Telephoto Lens: Magnifies distant subjects, ideal for sports & wildlife.
Macro Lens: Perfect for close-up photography of small subjects.
Fisheye Lens: Ultra-wide perspective, creates unique images.

Understanding: Lens Mounts

Different camera brands use different lens mounts, which are like connectors that attach lenses to camera bodies. Each mount is specific to a particular brand and camera series. For example, Canon uses the EF and RF mounts, Nikon uses the F mount, Sony uses the E mount for its mirrorless cameras. These mounts dictate which lenses are compatible with which cameras. Some brands offer adapters to use lenses from other systems, but it's essential to ensure compatibility for proper functionality and autofocus performance.

Understanding: Manual and Autofocus

Manual focus and autofocus are two ways to adjust the sharpness of a camera lens. With manual focus, you turn a ring on the lens to bring the subject into focus yourself, giving you full control over what appears sharp in the image. Autofocus, on the other hand, relies on the camera's built-in technology to automatically adjust the focus for you, usually by detecting contrast or phase differences in the scene. Autofocus can be convenient, especially for fast-moving subjects or when you need to capture a quick shot, whereas manual focus allows for precise adjustments and creative control over the final image.

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