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CES 2014: Fuji targets portrait photographers with fast new prime lens

         

CES 2014: Fuji targets portrait photographers with fast new prime lens

Fuji has delivered any other lens to its vary of X-collection optics.

The XF 56mm f/1.2 R lens bargains an similar of 85mm in 35mm phrases, making it best for portrait photographers.

Fuji claims that the lens deals quick and quiet autofocusing, regardless of being not up to half of the scale of an similar full-body lens. The brand new design options eleven components in eight teams, which is joined with the aid of two additional low-dispersion parts and one double-sided aspherical component, together with 4 parts with a convex floor going through the topic, which promise to work collectively to scale back spherical and chromatic aberrations.

These components additionally work to provide a excessive picture decision when capturing, with the lens broad open at f/1.2. It options Fuji’s HT-EBC coating, designed to cut back ghosting and flare. A seven-blade rounded diaphragm is there to supply creamy clean bokeh.

Fast

An interior focusing mechanism is designed for fast autofocusing speeds. The focusing unit can be designed for silent operation and to forestall mud from coming into the lens.

As with different Fuji lenses, the 56mm f/1.2R includes a steel building, which incorporates the aperture and focusing rings.

The Fuji XF56mm lens worth will likely be £999.ninety nine (approx US$1,637 / AUD$1,838).