Fujifilm XF 16mm f2.8 R WR Lens - Black

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Fujifilm XF 16mm f2.8 R WR Lens - Black

  • X-Mount Lens
  • APS-format
  • 24mm (35mm equivalent)
  • Aperture range from f/2.8 to f/22
  • Two aspherical elements
  • Super EBC coating
  • Stepping autofocus motor
  • Weather-sealed construction
  • Rounded 9-blade diaphragm

Continuing FUJIFILM's series of compact, portable primes, the black XF 16mm f/2.8 R WR is a 24mm-equivalent wide-angle lens, well-suited to landscape, nature, and architectural shooting. Its f/2.8 maximum aperture balances size and speed, and is suitable for working in available lighting conditions while also limiting the overall size and weight of the lens for everyday use. The optical design features two aspherical elements to reduce distortion and spherical aberrations in order to produce greater sharpness and accurate rendering. A Super EBC coating is also used to control flare and ghosting for improved contrast and colour fidelity when working in bright and backlit conditions.

Complementing the optics is a stepping motor, along with an internal focusing design, which provides quick and especially quiet focusing performance. Additionally, the lens is weather-sealed to suit working in inclement conditions.

Prime wide-angle lens is designed for APS-C-format FUJIFILM X-mount mirrorless cameras and provides a 24mm equivalent focal length.

Moderately bright f/2.8 maximum aperture suits working in available light conditions and also helps to maintain a compact form factor.

Two aspherical elements limit distortion and spherical aberration in order to realize greater sharpness and accurate rendering.

Super EBC coating has been applied to individual elements to reduce lens flare and ghosting for improved contrast and colour fidelity when working in strong lighting conditions.

Stepping motor, along with an internal focusing design, affords fast and quiet autofocus performance that benefits both stills and video applications.

The lens body incorporates weather sealing to protect against dust and moisture, and to enable worry-free use in inclement conditions and freezing temperatures as low as 14°F.

Rounded nine-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality.

Type FUJINON XF16mmF2.8 R WR
Lens configuration 10 elements 8 groups (includes 2 aspherical elements)
Focal length f=16mm (24mm in 35mm format equivalent)
Angle of view 83.2°
Max. aperture F2.8
Min. aperture F22
Aperture control
Number of blades 9 (rounded diaphragm opening)
Step size 1/3EV (19 steps)
Focus range 17cm-∞
Max. magnification 0.13x
External dimensions : Diameter x Length*1 (approx.) ø60.0mm x 45.4mm
Weight*2 (approx.) 155g
Filter size ø49mm
Accessories included Lens cap FLCP-49
Lens rear cap RLCP-001
Lens hood
Wrapping cloth

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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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