Ideal for a range of settings, this lens features a zoom that is common in most lenses. Ranging from 18mm-55mm, equivalent 27mm to 84mm in the 35mm format, this zoom covers frequently-used focal lengths. This is a very useful range that covers landscape, street and portrait photography. With a viewing angle of 79.1 degrees at its shortest end, it’s ideal for those wide-angle landscapes. At its longest zoom, the viewing angle closes up to 28.4 degrees, perfect for portraits and close-up detail even from a distance.
With an aperture range of f/2.8-4, the lens will stay fast at most focal lengths and in most shooting situations. This fast lens opens wider to give more exposure. The XF lens includes a manual aperture ring which can be set to automatic on the lens barrel. Switch over to manual exposure for complete control over 1/3 stop increments.
Creating sharp images that replicate colours perfectly, 14 elements in 10 groups transmit light cleanly and accurately to your camera’s sensor. Fujifilm’s 3 aspherical lens elements and 1 abnormal dispersion element prevents chromatic aberrations, resulting in crisp colour and accurate details. This minimises distortion and chromatic aberration, giving you perfect colours and no distractions in your images.
The built-in optical image stabilisation removes camera shake and unwanted blur. This is helpful in low light, enabling the lens to focus on details and bring out colour and shadows with accuracy. It’s also helpful when you don’t have a tripod and you’re relying on handheld shooting. Your images will be sharp and clear, even when shooting in challenging lighting situations. This can also be easily switched off if you prefer to shoot without OIS.
This Fujifilm lens is capable of sharp autofocus in just a fraction of a second – perfect for when you have to seize the opportunity to get a quick shot. This lens will give you every second you need when you’re capturing high-action situations such as sports and wildlife. The AF system is also near-silent, ideal if you need to be candid out in the wild or at an event.
The 58mm filter size makes it easy to attach a wide variety of filters to this Fujifilm lens. Filters can help reduce reflections, decrease the amount of light that comes into the lens and enhance colours. You can also attach UV filters to both protect your lens and filter UV rays.
Weighing in at just 310g the Fujifilm XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM lens is lightweight. The compact design makes it easy to carry around, wherever you’re going. it is ideal for travelling, carrying to an event or in everyday life, when you don’t want your lens weighing you down.
|Lens Mount||Fujifilm X|
|Focal Length||18 - 55mm
Comparable 35mm Focal Length: 27 - 84 mm
|Aperture||Maximum: f/2.8 - 4.0
|Angle of View||Diagonal : 79.1° - 28.4°
|Min. Focus Distance||28 cm|
|Magnification||0.08 - 0.15x|
|Max. Reproduction Ratio||1:6.67|
|Filter Thread||Front, 58 mm|
|Lens Hood||Yes, Removable|
|Lens Type||Standard Lenses, Wide Angle Lenses, Zoom Lenses|
|Speciality||Auto Focus, Image stabilisation|
|Physical Weight (Grams)||310 gms|
|Physical Dimensions||7.04 cm x 6.5 cm|
Filters can protect your lens, add definition and clarity to your images or create effects by blocking or altering light as it enters the camera lens, depending on the filter. The Hoya HD circular polarising 58mm filter attaches to this XF lens to cut out glare, darken bright blue skies in outdoor shots and reduce or eliminate reflections from surfaces such as glass and water. For a clear protective filter that will protect your lens from the elements and reduce scratches and moisture, try the B+W XS-Pro Digital 007 clear filter MRC nano 58mm.
Yes, put the hood on first and then the cap will secure itself on the hood. The hood will be small enough that you can leave it on all of the time.
Yes, there is a switch on the side of the lens that will let you turn the OIS on or off.
Try a residual oil remover (ROR) to keep your camera lens clean. It emulsifies and removes the microscopic film of oil residing on the surface of the lens caused by environmental pollution.