In episode 22/23 of the Fujifilm X Lab series, Fujifilm managers and engineers gather together to talk about the inside story and what they call the “development secrets” of the new generation fast f/1.4 prime lenses, the “XF18mmF1.4 R LM WR“, “XF23mmF1.4 R LM WR” and “XF33mmF1.4 R LM WR“.
Episode 22 is dedicate to the Fujinon XF18mm f/1.4 R LM WR whereas episode 23 focuses on the Fujinon XF23mmF1.4 R LM WR and Fujinon XF33mmF1.4 R LM WR.
It’s once again in Japanese and we rely on the automatic Google translation tool, which is far from optimal. I went through this pain for you and summed it up below. However, if any Japanese FR-reader has the time and would like to make a better translation for us, feel free to drop it down in the comments or send it over to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
With that said, down below are the key points of the video as we as the video itself.