NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - October 21, 2015) - The new XF 35mm f/2 R WR lens from Fujifilm is the company’s second offering at this focal length, the other having a faster aperture of f/1.4. Constructed of 9 elements in 6 groups, including 2 aspherical elements and two extra-low dispersion elements, the lens maintains a compact size while providing quality imagery. The lens’s construction helps to reduce lateral and axial chromatic aberration while increasing overall sharpness, and the Nano-GI coating reduces ghosting and lens flare.

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An internal focus system works with a stepping motor to provide quiet and accurate autofocus in as fast as 0.08 seconds. Eight seals on the lens’s barrel help protect it from water, dust and other elements, allowing you to shoot in adverse conditions down to 14°F.

Fujifilm XF 35mm f/2 R WR Highlights

  • X-Mount Lens/APS-C Format
  • 53mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/2 to f/16
  • Two ED & Two Aspherical Elements
  • Nano-GI Lens Coating
  • Internal Focusing AF System
  • Physical Aperture Ring
  • Weather-Sealed Construction
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm

The fast maximum aperture of f/2 not only allows for shooting in low light, but also provides control over the depth of field for selective focus images, and the rounded 9-blade aperture produces pleasing out-of-focus areas. A manual focus ring and an aperture ring are available for those who wish to have more manual control over their shooting experience.

Also announced is the XF 1.4x TC WR, a weather-resistant teleconverter that converts the XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR lens to a 70-200mm (105-300mm equivalent on APS-C). Using the teleconverter causes one stop of light loss. Its optical design consists of 7 elements in 3 groups, to help maintain the optical performance of the lens. The weather-resistant design allows it to be used in adverse shooting conditions, and in cold weather down to 14°F. Additionally, this teleconverter will be compatible with select future lenses.

Fujifilm XF 1.4x TC WR Teleconverter

  • X Mount Teleconverter
  • 1.4x Magnification Factor
  • Communication Between Lens & Camera
  • Maintains Metering, Autofocus, and OIS
  • Weather-Sealed Construction
  • Compatible with XF 50-140mm f/2.8 Lens

The Fuji XF 1.4x TC WR Teleconverter magnifies the image by 1.4x, resulting in an effective focal length of 70-200mm, which is equivalent to 105-300mm when used on APS-C format camera bodies. Also, this adapter retains full communication between the lens and body, enabling metering, autofocus, and image stabilization as well as the transmission of EXIF data. Additionally, the teleconverter is designed to maintain the weather resistance of the entire Fujifilm system with a sealed construction that reduces the chances of dust, water, or even the cold from affecting performance.

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