Thursday, October 17, 2013

Fujifilm XF23mm F1.4 R Lens is a WINNER!

I have not been able to put this new XF23mm lens down.  I've tried it on at least four different X-Series bodies and I love it on them all!  Sharp and fast - what more could you want??  Focus ring has a limit (doesn't spin 360) from close-up to infinity, click stops on aperture ring, sharp focus peaking, and hyper-focal scale.

On sale now the lens is going to quickly become a classic and launches the X series into new ground with the street shooters and photo enthusiasts.  I've always loved carrying the X100S and now I have almost the same set up, yet with an extra stop of speed.  Check it out at a dealer near you.

Type XF23mmF1.4 R
Lens configuration 11 elements in 8 groups
(includes 1 aspherical element)
Focal length
(35mm format equivalent)
Angle of view 63.4°
Max. aperture F1.4
Min. aperture F16
Aperture control
Number of blades
7(rounded diaphragm opening)
Step size
1/3EV (22 steps)
Focus range
0.6m - ∞
28cm - ∞
Max. magnification 0.1x
External dimensions : Diameter x Length* (approx.)
*distance from camera lens mount flange
ø72mm x 63mm
Weight* (approx.)
*excluding caps and hoods
Filter size ø62mm

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  1. Hi Brandon,

    Those are some nice shots taken with the XF23. I can´t wait to get my hands on one. Unfortunately I have not found it any ware in Germany yet.
    I am sure though that I will be able to get one soon.

    Thanks for sharing.


  2. Anonymous5:23 PM

    Hi Brandon

    Any idea when the XF23 will start shipping?

  3. Wow nice camera lens having all new features in it and within budget.


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