Fujifilm has revealed a premium normal prime to go along with its new flagship Fujifilm GFX100 II medium-format mirrorless digital camera. The brand new Fujifilm GF 55mm F1.7 R WR is equal to a 44mm f/1.4 lens on full-frame, by way of angle of view and depth-of-field. As such, it guarantees pictures with natural-looking perspective, and good separation of the topic from an out-of-focus background.
Optically the lens employs 14 parts in 10 teams, together with 2 aspherical and a couple of ED glass parts to suppress aberrations. Fujifilm has used an aperture diaphragm with 11 curved blades with the intention of delivering attractively blurred backgrounds.
Autofocus is pushed by a DC motor which Fujifilm claims delivers quick, correct focusing. The minimal focus distance is 50cm, which delivers a most magnification equal to 0.14x.
Bodily, the lens measures 94.7mm in diameter, 99.3mm in size and weighs 780g. The filter thread is 77mm. It additionally consists of an aperture ring and boasts climate resistant building.
The Fujifilm GF 55mm F1.7 R WR is because of arrive within the retailers later this month for $2299 / £2499.
Fujifilm GF 55mm F1.7 R WR: Full specs
- Worth: $2299 / £2499
- Filter Diameter: 77mm
- Lens Components: 14
- Teams: 10
- Diaphragm blades: 11, rounded
- Aperture: f/1.7 – f/22
- Minimal focus: 50cm
- Size: 99.3mm
- Diameter: 94.7mm
- Weight: 780g
- Lens Mount: Fujifilm G
- Included equipment: Caps, hood, pouch
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