Fujifilm XF56 mm F1.2 R Lens
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I had no real issues with the first version of this lens regarding focus speed, but I know that that, along with sharpness wide open, is what most people are interested in with the new version.
Fujifilm XF 56mm F1.2 R WR Review | Photography Blog
It weighs 40g more and is 0.5cm longer than its predecessor, predominantly because it features a more complicated optical construction than the original, plus it now offers built-in weather resistance and a more sophisticated and faster auto-focus system.In the past, an apodization filter has only been used on a manual focus lens, this is the first to use high-precision contrast AF. You can get an idea of the size difference between the original Fujifilm 56mm F1.2 and the Mark II below. And here is how Imatest measured vignetting at different apertures, at both close focus and infinity:
56mm F1.2 (APD) Review — Fuji vs. Fuji XF 56mm F1.2 (APD) Review — Fuji vs. Fuji
Possibly one of my own most personally anticipated releases from Fujifilm is the new Fujifilm 56mm F1.2 R WR (Mark II) lens. As with virtually all Fuji lenses, the XF 56mm F1.2 R WR lens has a traditional aperture ring on the lens barrel, which allows you to set the aperture in 1/3 steps, complete with full aperture markings running from f/1.2 to f/16.With a lens element this large—one of the most impressive of all X-mount lenses—you can expect some flare without the hood attached. As with other lenses like the XF 35mm F1.4, I love the flare this lens can produce. As mentioned above, the supplied hood does an excellent job of eliminating this. Aberrations