The XF 16-80mm F4 is a constant aperture zoom lens that will be a great asset for the travel photographer or others who don’t want to carry around a lot of lenses to give themselves a lot of options. Weighing less than a pound (440g), with weather sealing and up to six stops of stabilization, the lens is a versatile option in a small, compact package. It features 16 elements in 12 groups and has a minimum focus distance of 0.35m.
The GF 50mm F 3.5 R LM WR is another compact option, but for Fuji’s medium format GFX line (of which the GFX-100 was released earlier this year). Equivalent to a 40mm in full-frame terms, the lens is constructed with 9 elements in 6 groups and weighs 335g (approximately 0.73 pounds). It uses a fast and quiet linear focus motor and is built to minimize spherical aberrations and barrel distortion.
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