Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Wideangle Prime
lens with APS-C / DX max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with X Mount
What type of photography is the Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR is a member of Fujifilm's XF F2.8 Prime series of lenses. Below you can see the latest lenses in this series.
XF F2.8 Prime Series Lenses in Fujifilm X Mount
Reasons to Buy Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Aperture Ring
| Hood supplied
| Full-time Manual Focusing
| 9 Diaphragm Blades for Smooth Bokeh
| Minimum focus distance of 0.17m / 6.7 inch
| Light weight at only 155g / 5.5 oz
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We couldn't find any significant Cons for the Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR
Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR is compatible with cameras that have a Fujifilm X lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Fujifilm X lenses are Fujifilm X-S20, Fujifilm X-T5 and Fujifilm X-H2.
Fujifilm X-S20 with the Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR Lens
Fujifilm X-T5 with the Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR Lens
Fujifilm X-H2 with the Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR Lens
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Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR has a maximum diameter of 60mm and total length of 45mm. It weighs 155g / 5.5 oz.
Below you can find a scaled side-by-side image of Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR and Fujifilm 18mm F2 R (Fujifilm X mount) to get a better idea of how their sizes compare in real life. Check the detailed comparison of these two lenses here.
Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR has a filter thread of 49mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR:
Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR has a fixed focal length of 16mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 24mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.
The Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR is a weather-sealed lens, which provides extra protection to prevent water and dust get inside the lens and camera body under light rain, snow and wind. In order to have effective protection, you have to pair the Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR with a weather-sealed camera body such as the Fujifilm X-T5, Fujifilm X-H2 and Fujifilm X-H2S.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.13x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.17m. 0.13x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Below are the 3 Wideangle Prime type Fujifilm X mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR has a max aperture of F2.8 and a minimum aperture of F22.
Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR's optical formula consists of 10 elements in 8 groups . Special elements used in this design is 2 aspherical elements.
Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR is available in Black and silver color.
Popular Comparisons of Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR
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