Tag Archive: X-Series

Feb 18

Review: Fujifilm X-T2

Fujifilm, after having been stuck with more or less the same sensor for around 4 years, has been updating their rather robust lineup with the new 24 Megapixel X-Trans III sensor.  First up was last winter’s long-awaited X-Pro2, and then this past summer, Fuji moved to update their extremely popular X-T1 with the new X-T2. …

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Mar 13

Review: Fujifilm Fujinon XF 56mm f/1.2 R

The long-awaited Fuji 56mm f/1.2 is here.  Since first appearing on the Fujifilm lens roadmap over a year ago (then as a 56mm f/1.4), Fuji has upped the speed by a third of a stop, finalized the design and shipped one of the last missing links in the Fuji X prime lens lineup: a fast …

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Jan 04

Review: Rokinon (Samyang) 8mm f/2.8 Fisheye (Fujifilm X-Mount)

The Rokinon 8mm f/2.8 Fisheye, on the diminutive Fujifilm X-M1

Rokinon is one of the many brand names that has been around for a while, though they don’t make their own lenses.  Today, they serve almost exclusively as a rebadger for Samyang optics.  Other brand names for Samyang lenses include Bower, Falcon, Pro-Optic and (sometimes) Vivitar.  Samyang has made some waves in the industry as …

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Dec 14

Sony A7 vs Fujifilm X-E2: RAW Noise Performance

I have the Sony A7 and the FE 35mm f/2.8 in for review this week.  I’ve been enjoying shooting with the camera and will have my full reviews of both items coming up in the next week or so.  In the meantime, I’ve done a few tests here and there against Fuji’s X-E2 (read my …

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Nov 25

Review: Fujifilm X-E2

Fuji has released a rather large number of bodies in 2013, and they conclude the year by issuing their first X-Series upgraded camera, the X-E2.  When the X-E1 (reviewed here) was released only a little more than a year ago, it was the second entry in the X-System.  A scaled down X-Pro 1 without the optical …

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Aug 16

Review: Fujifilm Fujinon XC 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS

Fujifilm Fujinon 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS

The release of the Fujifilm X-M1 (reviewed here) also saw the release of a new kit lens from Fuji.  This new lens, the XC 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS, is unique among kit lenses for a few reasons.  First, it’s one of the very few inexpensive kit lenses that starts with a super-wide focal length.  The 16-50mm …

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