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EPIC FUJIFILM Day Recap: XF10 Announced, Fujifilm Copies FujiRumors Lens Roadmap, XF8-16 and XF200 Specs, New Firmware & More

A Huge Fujifilm Day Needs a Huge FujiRumors Recap

Lucky me that I am on holiday in South Italy, Tropea, right now… because here coffee is super strong, cheap and delicious… and I take tons of it in these days, to survive the immense and sleepless live blogging and rumors.

Yes, I know, in theory this should be my holidays, a travel through France and Italy that you can follow on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

But I canceled all my planed day trips, island hopping boat tours, the sunset/sunrise photographing, and I will remain locked in my room with my 3G hotspot to deliver you guys what you deserve: the best Fujifilm coverage in the known universe ;)

It’s just an fun moment to be a Fujifilm shooter, and in the last 24 hours a lot happened.

So I thought it’s time to give you a quick summary of what happened, just in case you tuned in on FR only now, or in case you are confused by all the articles.


You might remember how 1.5 years ago, I asked you guys what you would like to see next from Fujfiilm. I got several thousands lens suggestions, and I worked day and night to sum up all your ideas into 30 lenses.

And then over 15,000 of you voted, and the result was clear

  • most wanted zoom: XF 16-80mm F4
  • most wanted prime: XF 33mm F1

Of course I knew Fujifilm will take note of our wishes. But not only they took note, the copied them 1:1, so now we will get them both… plus one more, the XF 16mm F2.8, which I think is mainly ment to be a fine Vlogging lens. Now I wonder… does Fujifilm really read your comments and look at your poll votes ??? ;)

So here is the magic trio that will be soon part of the roadmap.

  • XF 16mm f2.8 R WR
  • XF 16-80mm f4 R LM OIS WR
  • XF 33mm F1 R WR

For the latest roadmaps rumor coverage, check:

  • – Fujifilm China Leaks Press Release of New XF Roadmap
  • – Fujifilm’s New Lens Roadmap: XF 16mm F2.8, XF 16-80mm F4 and XF 33mm F1.0
  • – Fujinon XF 200mm F2 Shipping in October and XF 8-16 Available in November


…together we worked very hard for the lens wishlist, and your fantastic feedback and massive participation to this blog (and pressure on Fujifilm thanks to your poll votes), made the XF 33mm F1.0 and XF 16-80mmF4 come true.

You can get the complete XF 33mm F1.0 FULL FRAME KILLER Recap here.

FUJINON XF 8-16mm F2.8 and XF 200mm F2 Specs, Images, Price & Press Release

Speaking of lenses, there will be soon the official annoncement of the Fujinon XF 8-16mm F2.8 and XF 200mm F2. It’s a separate announcement to the XF10 (still in July), and of course you must follow FujiRumors, if you want to get the news as soon as it happens. Hence make sure to follow us on Facebook, RSS-feed, Instagram and Twitter.

Much has already been leaked:

The LENS LIVE BLOGGING on FujiRumors will start 0,01 seconds after the official announcement. I will be ready ;)


The following cameras got a new firmware: Fujifilm X-Pro2, X-H1, X-T2 and GFX 50S

Fujifilm also announced a new firmware coming in August for Fujifilm X-T100 and X-A5

Fujifilm XF10 Announcement

You can now pre-order the Fujifilm XF10 at BHphoto, AmazonUS, Adorama.

We have the XF10 announcment covered in-depth in our Fujifilm XF10 Live Blogging here.

MiXed Stuff

Due to the massive article uploads in the last days, you might have missed the following hot discussed topics on FujiRumors

  • – X-Trans Vs. Bayer: All the facts and which sensor is better for what
  • – Fujfiilm X-T3 new film simulation

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Ok… maybe I manage to get at least one blue hour shot of Tropea tonight… this could be a good spot, or not? Any other X-shooter here tonight?

Fujifilm Rumor Timeline 2018/2019 – The Complete Overview on Upcoming FUJIFILM Cameras and Lenses

2018/2019 Fujifilm Rumor Timeline

Confused by all the rumors? Then let’s put some order into the big buzz :)

So first I’ll give you an accurate timeline and then, down below, the detailed rumors with reliabily rating and working link to every single rumor.

Also consider…. we are working on Fujifilm X-Pro3, X200 and all other rumors, but we will share only once we have something more reliable in our hands. Hence, don’t panic if you don’t see your dream camera listed below. It does not necessarily mean it won’t come, but only that for now we have no solid rumor about it share.

Don’t forget, FujiRumors is EVERYWHERE :) Facebook, RSS-feed, Instagram, Youtube and Twitter

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Fujinon XF 8-16mm F2.8 (mounted on X-T2) and Fujinon GF 250mm F4 Hands On Photos

We already saw the first images of the XF8-16, GF250 and XF200 here, but now we can enjoy the XF 8-16 mounted on the Fujifilm X-T2 and the GF 250mm next to the Fujifilm GFX.

I will share just a few images, many more can be found at photographblog. So make sure to check out the XF 8-16 hands on photos here and GF 250 hands on photos here.

Note that, at least on this non-working XF 8-16 prototype, the lens hood is NOT removable.

have a GREAT day… and feel free to follow FujiRumors on Facebook, RSS-feed and Twitter

Fujinon XF 8-16

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Dear FUJIFILM, We Decided: These Are the 6 X-Mount Lenses You Should Make Next

The Future APS-C Lenses We Want!

You Guys Rock!!!

Over 10,000 of you voted in just 3 days at our ultimate “future X-mount lenses” Poll… as usual, you guys do not disappoint when it comes to giving Fujifilm your feedback :-)

Your open discussions and massive votes in polls make the FujiRumors Community an unmatched source of online user feedback for Fujifilm…. so no surprise that your suggestions and comments not only have already been publicy shown at offical Fujifilm press events, but have also influenced Fujifilm’s decisions.

So let’s continue this tradition of giving Fujifilm Managers our feedback, and share with them our top 6 APS-C lenses on the wishlist.


  1. Fujinon XF 8-16mm f/2.8 (26%)
  2. Fujinon XF 33mm f/1 (23%,)
  3. Fujinon XF 16-75mm f/4 (12%) * NOTE: there were also many votes (8%) for the XF15-90mmF4, which is quite similar. So overall we can say that a XF16-80mmF4 would get about 20% of the preferences, which is why I placed it on the 3rd position.
  4. Fujinon XF 35mm f/1.4 MK II (18%)
  5. Fujinon XF 18mm f/2 MK II (14%)
  6. Fujinon XF 105mm f/2 Macro (14%)


  1. Fujinon XF 33mm f/1.0 (23%)
  2. Fujinon XF 35mm f/1.4 MK II (18%)
  3. Fujinon XF 105mm f/2 Macro (14%)


  1. Fujinon XF 8-16mm f/2.8 (26%)
  2. Fujinon XF 16-75mm f/4 (12%) * NOTE: there were also many votes (8%) for the XF15-90mmF4, which is quite similar. So overall we can say that a XF16-80mmF4 would get about 20% of the preferences.
  3. Fujinon XF 16-55mm f/2.8 MK II (10%)

Considerations… and that 33/1, C’mon Fuji!!!

The overall Top Wish, the 8-16/2.8, is on Fuji’s internal roadmap and should come after the 80mm according to this rumor. The official updated roadmap, released just a few days ago, mentions only an “ultra wide angle zoom” for 2018. So, well done, Fuji, you’ll make many of us happy :-)

Sadly, the XF33mmF1.0 has apparently been scratched, according to this rumor. Let’s just hope, that the overwhelming result this lens got in our poll will help Fujifilm to reconsider their position. C’mon Fuji… it’s clear we want that lens!!!

So, dear Fujifilm, we evidently want the 33/1 even more badly than the “telephoto prime lens” in your new roadmap (the 200mm is Nr. 14th on the wish list, with 8% of the votes). Sure, the 200 closes a gap in the line-up, but the 33/1 should have priority anyway… so says the X-community.

The XF18mmF2 MK II is another top wish, and, according to this rumor, it is indeed on Fujifilm internal roadmap, but not yet on the official one.

An honourable mention goes to the 18mm Tilt Shift lens, which is 9th out of 30 lenses, and would have probably gathered even more votes if it was a 14mm lens.

I have no information about the other top lenses lenses in your wish-list. If I hear anything, I’ll let you know on…. and if anyone out there can help, well, you can use the 100% anonymous rumor box to contact me (would be great if you could use a nick name) or via email at

have a great weekend :) ,
Fuji X Forum, Facebook, RSS-feed and Twitter

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Episode 8: Will Fujifilm Be Seduced By the “Dark” side? :: Save me from my GAS! :: My main issue with FW4 + more Top FXF Threads
Episode 7: HELP ME choose my first FUJI X : Your fantasy Fuji X features : 23 vs 27 for Street Photography + more top FXF threads!
Episode 6: 5 Things Fuji is doing Horribly Wrong – Firmware 4.0 Feedback (and bugs?) – Share your Workflow and more top FXF threads!
Episode 5: The New Leica Q :: Firmware 4.0 Beta :: Fuji X Wedding Photography Chat :: LR 6.1 & more! Top FXF threads
Episode 4: POLL: No In Body Image Stabilization, do you bother? :: Old Lenses For Dummies + more
Episode 3: Which 3 primes combo is your ideal setup? :: X-PRO2 wishlist :: Be careful with thumb grips :: Sensor dust & more
Episode 2: CLASH of the FUJIS: X-PRO2 Vs. X-T2 :: X-T1 Vs. X-T10 :: 14mm Vs. 10-24 :: 16mm Vs. 23mm :: 90mm Vs. 56 APD & more
Episode 1: Why do (some) People Hate Fuji? * Mock-Up X-T10 Vs. Real X-T10 (with XF 35mmF2 WR) * X Lens wishlist & more *

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General Discussion

– started by Antony: “I think I may have a problem“. GAS ???!

– started by Tom: “Is the DMC-GX8 the X-Pro2 I’ve been waiting for?” The GX8 is great for sure… but is it an alternative to the Fuji X-PRO2?

– started by Patrick FR: “Fujifilm will launch the first X series camera with 1” sensor in about 3 months” Good move or not? Say it here.

– strated by epscott: “Your least used Fuji features“. And what is yours?

Fuji X System

X-T1 / X-T10

– started by azmmount: “Fuji long eyecup” Anyone out there, who owns it? Leave your feedback here.

– started by Calipedro: “High Performance Mode – Battery vs. Speed“. Follow this thread here.


– starter by Patrick FR: “FUJIFILM CONFIRMS: New Firmware for Fuji X-E2 (at the end of this year).” Dance of joy here.

Fuji X Lenses

– started by rheistand: “Biking Provence Gear Advice“. What would you take?

– started by jamesbernard: “90mm f/2 vs 85mm f/1.4 vs ???” Long time Nikon photographer and now X-shooter jamesbernard looking for somthing longer than the 56… Recommandations here.

– started by Phil: “XF 23mm f/2.8 Pancake?“… I wish this was true!

– started by ychen: “Anyone else is hoping for a 16-80 f4?” So what about you?


 – started by Aswald: “Raw vs. JpegMore here!


– started by Nero: “X-T1 Hand Grip“. Any suggestion?


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travel-X: Peru, Cuba and 4 months around the world

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Hi Patrick

I did a trip to the Cordillera Blanca and Cordillera Huayhuash this July and August and shot with my X-E1. Mostly shot with the 14mm, but some with the 35mm. I’m starting to post on flickr here:

I  don’t have a blog yet.

I think you might like the photos and I have not seen high mountain shots on your site yet. Most of my shots were at 4200 meters (13,779 ft.) or above.

I only have 3 shots up now, but I probably have 10 or so nice ones coming. [admin: Eric just upload more amazing pictures!]

Thanks for your site, I visit often.


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FR-reader Kevin linked me his to his blog post about his travel in Cuba. I’m happy to share his images with you ( His travel equipment? Here it is:

“Equipment wise, this trip had me very excited. As usual I juggled various camera ideas and setups in my head before leaving Canada and in the end settled on the combination of the New Fuji X100s with the [shoplink 12893 ebay]WCL-X100 adapter[/shoplink], and the Fuji X-E1 with 35mm f1.4 lens attached. Coupled with these I had the usual spare batteries, a lightweight tripod (that I ended up not using), an Infra Red pass-through filter, and an excellent [shoplink 15975]“Think Tank Retrospective 7″[/shoplink] bag to carry it all in. My bulky DSLR and lenses stayed at home.”


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Dear Patrick,

I bought my X-E1 about five months ago and have been loving it. I learned photography when I was in high school using old Pentax film cameras and I still remember the clicking aperture ring on those babies. I really like how the X-E1 feels like a manual camera but with modern conveniences.

Great job with the site; I check it regularly to get tips and ideas and find out what’s new. I was inspired to email you because of a recent post you did about someone traveling for a year with their X-Pro1 [see here]. My partner and I are also traveling, but not for quite so long, our adventure is 4 months and coming to an end soon. We’ve been to the Middle-East, Africa, and Asia. We’ve been keeping a blog with some of our shots from the trip and thought you might be interested to see it. I actually did a post today about our photography workflow on the road.

Here’s the blog:

Here are 3 of my favourite shots:

(Canadian now based in London)

I forgot to say one thing – I really hope Fuji announces a multi-purpose zoom for the X system, something like 16-80mm comparable to [shoplink 16005]Canon’s 24-105mm[/shoplink] which is a great travel lens.


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