A wide angle lens with a wide aperture is useful for a huge range of scenarios, from landscape photography to astro work and events coverage. For Fujifilm X Series shooters, one option is the XF 18mm f/1.4 R LM WR, and this great video review takes a look at the lens and the sort of image quality and performance you can expect from it in practice.
Coming to you from The Hybrid Shooter, this awesome video review takes a look at the Fujifilm XF 18mm f/1.4 R LM WR lens. With a 27mm-equivalent focal length and a very wide maximum aperture, the 18mm f/1.4 is well suited for a variety of needs. It comes with a range of great features, including:
- 15 elements in 9 groups
- Three aspherical elements and one ED element for reduced distortion and spherical aberrations and increased sharpness
- Super EBC coating for reduced flares and ghosting and increased contrast
- Linear autofocus motor for quick (as fast as 0.04 seconds) and quiet autofocus suitable for stills and video
- Weather-sealed design
- Minimum focus distance of 7.9 inches (20 cm)
- Rounded nine-blade diaphragm for smoother bokeh
Altogether, the XF 18mm f/1.4 R LM WR looks like a capable option. Check out the video above for the full rundown on the lens.