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FUJINON XF30mmF2.8 R LM WR Macro: A New Macro Lens From Fujifilm

- 1 year ago

Fujifilm have unveiled their new close up Macro lens, the FUJINON XF30mmF2.8 R LM WR Macro. Capable of 1:1 magnification [1.5 equivalent with an APS-C sensor] and a 10cm minimum focusing distance it promises to be an exciting lens offering from Fuji. But how do the other specs fair? Read on below to get the full details!

Main Specifications

FUJINON XF30mmF2.8 R LM WR Macro is a 30mm lens with 46mm equivalent field of view when used with an APS-C sensor. Designed as an XF lens for the X series of digital mirrorless cameras, it’s capable of 1:1 magnification [1.5 with APS-C sensors] and so is a true macro lens for close-ups which Fuji say can also be used for general portraiture and snapshots. The Inner Focus system which Fuji uses in the lens claims focusing in as fast as 0.02 seconds.

  • 30mm focal length [46mm equivalent]
  • Minimum aperture f/2.8
  • 10cm minimum focus
  • 1:1 magnification [x1.5 on APS-C]
  • Focusing as fast as 0.02 seconds
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Design and Build

The build is described as compact and lightweight, with a length of 69.5mm and a weight of 195g. The barrel of the lens is weather sealed in 9 places and can operate in temperatures as low as -10 celsius. Together with these features Fuji state that users can shoot with peace of mind “outdoors in light rain or in a dusty environment.” 11 elements in 9 groups are the basis of the lens design which has Fuji say has been optimised to enable the lighter weight of the lens.

  • Length 69.5mm
  • Weight 195g
  • Down to -10 celsius operating temperature
  • Weather sealing
  • 11 element build
  • 43mm filter size

Price and Availability

The FUJINON XF30mmF2.8 R LM WR Macro lens is available for sale now at a price of £599.

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Peter is a photographer and writer based in Hastings on the South Coast of the UK. Having originally studied biology, his passion and now, profession, see him working with both film and digital cameras. Alongside news and feature-writing for PhotoBite.UK, Peter's spare time is dedicated to language learning and occasionally servicing his latest camera purchase – at the time of writing, an Argus C3.