Fujifilm Fujinon XF50mm WR Lens
Fujifilm, also known as Fujifilm Holdings Corporation, is a Japanese multinational corporation that specializes in imaging and photographic products, as well as various other technologies and services. Fujifilm has a long and storied history dating back to its founding in 1934 as Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd. The company’s headquarters are located in Tokyo, Japan.
Here are some key aspects and areas of focus for Fujifilm:
- Photography and Imaging: Fujifilm is renowned for its photographic film and cameras, including popular brands like Fujifilm Instax instant cameras and the Fujifilm X-series mirrorless digital cameras. They produce a wide range of photographic products, including film, digital cameras, lenses, and accessories.
- Medical Imaging: Fujifilm has a significant presence in the healthcare industry, providing medical imaging equipment and solutions, including digital X-ray systems, medical printers, endoscopy systems, and more. Their healthcare division plays a crucial role in diagnostic imaging and medical informatics.
- Graphic Arts: Fujifilm is a major player in the graphic arts and printing industry, offering a range of solutions for commercial printing, packaging, and label printing. This includes digital printing equipment, inkjet technologies, and workflow software.
- Document Solutions: Fujifilm provides document solutions, including photocopiers, multifunction devices, and document management software, aimed at improving office productivity and efficiency.
- Materials and Chemicals: The company produces a variety of high-performance materials and chemicals used in industries such as semiconductors, display panels, and flat-panel displays.
- Digital Cameras and Lenses: Fujifilm’s X-series of mirrorless cameras and Fujinon lenses have gained popularity among both amateur and professional photographers for their image quality and innovative features.
- Instant Photography: Fujifilm’s Instax series of instant cameras and film have revived interest in instant photography and are popular among young users for their retro appeal.
- Photographic Film: While digital photography has largely replaced film in many areas, Fujifilm still produces a range of film products for photographers who prefer analog photography.
- Research and Development: Fujifilm invests heavily in research and development, which has led to innovations in various fields, from photography to healthcare and materials science.
Fujifilm has adapted to the changing technological landscape by diversifying its business interests beyond traditional photography. The company’s commitment to research and innovation has allowed it to remain relevant in the digital age while maintaining a strong presence in photography and imaging.
Before Using This Product
The lens may not perform as expected and some features may not be available with older versions of the camera firmware. Be sure to update the camera firmware to the latest version. Instructions on viewing the camera firmware version and updating the camera firmware are available from the following website: http://www.fujifilm.com/support/digital_cameras/software/#firmware
If you do not have access to a computer, support is available from the local distributor listed in the “FUJIFILM Worldwide Network” material provided with your camera.
- When using a lens hood, do not pick up or hold the camera using only the hood.
- Keep the lens signal contacts clean.
- Use a blower to remove dust and lint from the glass surfaces of the lens or filter. To remove smudges and fingerprints, apply a small amount of lens cleaner to a soft, clean cotton cloth or lens-cleaning tissue and clean from the center outwards using a circular motion, taking care not to leave smears or touch the glass with your fingers.
- Never use organic solvents such as paint thinner or benzene to clean the lens.
- Attach the front and rear caps when the lens is not in use.
- Store the lens and filter in cool, dry locations to prevent mold and rust. Do not store in direct sunlight or with naphtha or camphor moth balls.
- Keep the lens dry. Rusting can cause irreparable damage. Wipe off rain and water droplets.
- Leaving the lens in extremely hot locations could cause damage or warping.
Parts of the Lens
XF50mmF2 R WR
- A Lens hood (XF50mmF2 R WR)
- B Lens hood (XF16mmF2.8 R WR)
- C Focus ring
- D Aperture ring
- E Mounting marks (focal length)
- F Lens signal contacts
- G Front lens cap
- H Rear lens cap
Caution: The lens mount includes a rubber ring to ensure that the lens remains dust- and splash-proof. The ring can be replaced for a fee at any Fujiﬁ lm service center.
- Front lens cap
- Rear lens cap
- Lens hood
- Cloth wrapping
Attaching the Lens
See the camera manual for information on attaching and removing lenses.
Caution: This product is for use exclusively with the FUJIFILM X mount. It is not compatible with the G mount or with X-mount film cameras.
Removing the Caps
Remove the caps as shown.
Attaching the Hood
When attached, lens hoods reduce glare and protect the front lens element.
XF50mmF2 R WR
At settings other than A, you can adjust the aperture by rotating the lens aperture ring (exposure modes A and M).
- Improvements may result in unannounced changes to speciﬁ cations and appearance.
- Owing to how this lens is constructed, the “Distance indicator” displayed by the camera may in some cases diﬀer from the actual focus distance. Use the “Distance indicator” as a guide only.
FAQS About Fujifilm Fujinon XF50mm WR Lens
What does WR on Fuji lenses mean?
What is the 50mm Fujifilm’s minimum focus distance?
15.3 inches or so
What subject distance works best with a 50mm lens?
The distance between the camera lens and the subject should be at least 45 CM because 50mm lenses are not macro lenses and require some space.
A 50mm lens has how much focus?
0.45 meters or 1.48 ft
What makes a 50mm lens unique?
Compared to zoom lenses, 50mm prime lenses offer a much wider aperture.
How zoomed in is a 50mm lens?
50mm lenses are non-zooming
What is the name of a 50mm lens?
A “nifty fifty”
Is a 50mm lens quick?
Typically, the quickest lenses are in the “normal lens” range, around 50mm.
50mm lens background blur?
With the 50mm, you’ll get more background blur.
Why is the human eye closest to a 50mm lens?
46 degrees is the angle of view of a 50mm lens.
What makes 50mm the ideal focal length?
‘What our eyes see’ is represented with a 50mm focal length.
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