In photography, the lens is my eye while my eyes become the brain of the camera—the control center where the decisions about compositions and other adjustments are made. To me, the quality of the lens is more important than the amount of the pixels on my camera’s sensor. Without a decent lens, the powerful sensor in my camera won’t be able to bend the incident light rays to create an image. The quality of the lens is important enough for Canon to marry Nippon Kōgaku K.K.—the original Nikon—in 1934.
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To me, photographic gear is like gourmet food. I see cameras as the entrées, lenses and other equipment are the side dishes and wines. While compact cameras are the sweet desserts. Sometimes, the desserts are tastier than the main course. And that, my friends, is the reason for me to shift my affection to those featherweight, digital compact cameras.
Beginning in the fall of 2012, Fujifilm will introduce two new bright and fast aperture prime FUJINON XF lenses: the XF14mm (21mm) F2.8 single focal length lens and the XF18mm-55mm (27-84mm) F2.8-F4 lens. Continue reading