Fujifilm XF 35mm f2 R WR

Fujifilm XF 35mm f2 R WR Review Links and Specs

The first Fujircron lens. This is the lens that made me buy an X-Pro2.

The original 35mm f1.4 is a beautiful lens. It’s got amazing sharpness and renders in a really nice way. But, being one of the oldest Fuji lenses, it’s starting to show it’s age. A lack of weather sealing means you need to be careful in rainy or dusty environments. Focusing is slow and noisy. Not terrible, but enough to miss shots.

Fuji fixed those quibbles with the 35mm f2. The new lens still has that Fuji sharpness. Now it’s weather sealed, focuses crazy fast, and it’s smaller. The tapered design doesn’t block the optical view finder on X-Pro cameras. This lens just gets out of your way and lets you take photos.

Should you get the original or the Fujicron?

If you need the extra stop, or are a purist about optical correction, get the original 35mm f1.4. It’s a gorgeous lens. If you want snappy AF, weather sealing, or spend most of your time at f8, pick up the Fujicron 35. It’s the better choice for most people.

Buy a Fujinon XF35mmf2 at Amazon: Black, Silver

Reviews

Jonas Rask – The Fujifilm XF 35mm f/2 review
Bigheadtaco – Fujifilm XF35mm f/2 R WR: 1st Impressions
Kevin Mullins – UP CLOSE & PERSONAL WITH THE FUJI XF35MM F2
Street Shootr – Fuji XF 35mm f2 Lens Is Quick On The Street
Ian Macdonald – REVIEW: THE FUJINON 35MM F/2 LENS
Inspired Eye – Fuji 35mm f2 review: A small but wonderful lens

 

Specifications
Focal length 35mm (35mm format equivalent : 53mm)
Angle of view 44.2°
Lens configuration 9 elements 6 groups
Lens configuration two aspherical elements
Max. aperture F2
Min. aperture F16
Number of blades 9
Focus range 35cm – ∞
Max. magnification 0.135x
External dimensions ø60.0mm x 45.9mm
Weight 170g
Filter size ø43mm
Weather Resistant Yes