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IN STOCK NOW! XF 50-140: “Stellar IQ, quick AF (even in low light), fantastic sharpness, lovely bokeh” – photographyblog


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XF 50-140 USA: BHphotoAmazonUS / Adorama / EU: WexUK / WexDE / PCHstore/ AUS: CameraPro

IN STOCK at BHphoto, Kenmorecamera  (3 left) & AmazonUS (via third party)


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Ok, don’t blame me for another fantastic review… I just report here on Fujirumors what reviewers/photographers all over the web think about this lens.

1) This time it’s photographyblog, that published its full XF50-140 review. “Stellar IQ, quick & quite AF […] with very little hunting even in low-light, fantastic sharpness, lovely bokeh“… these are the things they really love about  “the best zoom lens that Fuji has produced so far.” (© Rico Pfirstinger. In case you missed it, read his First Look at the 50-140 f/2.8 here!”

At the end it gets 5 stars for its IQ, but overall “just” 4.5 stars. On the negative site:

– It’s the biggest and heaviest XF lens “although if you compare it [admin: camera + lens] to the Canon or Nikon equivalent, it’s about 40% lighter and smaller overall.
– “the lens barrel is mainly made of high-grade plastics, rather than being metal – still, it does at least help to keep the weight down.”
– “The tripod mount is rather awkwardly attached to the lens via two smaller captive thumsbcrews – we say awkwardly, because while removing the mount was easy, it was incredibly difficult to re-attach it again

Full Review at photographyblog

2) Fujifilm also updated the official XF 50-140 sample page with some action shots at a motorbike race shot by Jacky Ley. See the new samples here at Fuji’s site.

USA: BHphoto  / AmazonUS / Adorama / EUROPE: WexUK / WexDE / PCHstore / AUSTRALIA: CameraPro

silver version in stock at BHphotoAmazonUS sells via third party

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