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Fujifilm-xf27mmf2-8.34355986
8.9 out of 10

Fujifilm XF27mmF2.8

Great Deal: $449.00

Reviews and Problems with Fujifilm XF27mmF2.8

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Overall 10
10

Perfect stealth lens in a crowd

Mod_Max "Mod_Max", Amazon
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: Perfect stealth lens in a crowd, with typical Fuji high-quality sharpness, zero perceptible distortion. Also, the little pancake lens focuses faster than a rattlesnake can bite your left knee-cap.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good for street photography

Paul Castone, Amazon
4 weeks ago
  • Summary: I originally purchased this lens because of its focal length and it's size. It is good for family functions and taking pictures of people moving around it's also great for street photography. This lenses small enough that it can almost make a Fuji X-E1 pocketable. With dress slacks and nothing else in my pocket I've been able to fit this camera in comfortably. The focus is pretty fast while not the fastest Aperture it gets the job done.
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Overall 8
8.0

XF27 pancake

A. Müller "photowelt", Amazon
26 September 2014
  • Summary: It is a very good, sharp and small lens. It fits really good to the XE-2!
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Overall 10
10

My very favorite lens

Sandman, B&H Photo
19 September 2014
  • Excerpt: Wonderful everyday, walkaround lens. Very compact, Very sharp, fast & accurate autofocus.
  • Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction
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Overall 10
10

Nice lens!

Beth, B&H Photo
10 September 2014
  • Excerpt: Almost did not buy it but glad I did. Takes fantastic photos. The small size means this lens is almost always on the camera and it fits in my purse! Highly recommend. I am using it with a Fuji XM-1.
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Overall 8
8.0

Very happy X-E1 owner.

M. Smith, Amazon
7 September 2014
  • Summary: This is a great little lens. As other have stated don't pay MSRP. The autofocus is not what I would call graceful, but it punches out reliably focused sharp/contrasty photos rather quickly. I suspect the people who are complaining about the autofocus have mostly pro gear. Make sure your body has the latest firmware! No it's not up to Ultrasonic Canon EF lens auto focusing specs (or Olym m4/3 I've heard), but it's pretty darn good.
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Overall 10
10

Great image quality in a small package

Alan, B&H Photo
7 September 2014
  • Excerpt: Great value, especially with the recent Fuji discount. I use this on my XT-1 for walk-around shooting, and it's a fantastic light-weight combination. It's not quite as small as a x100S, but pretty close. Imagine quality is great, although I wish it was just a bit wider than 27mm.
  • Pros: Lightweight
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Overall 10
10

Super For Walkaround Option

hellotalalay, Adorama
2 September 2014
  • Excerpt: I have the Fuji X-M1 and this little lens is perfect for travel/street photography. It turns my camera into something I can put in a jacket pocket and have handy any time, any place. Works well in low light but, with no image stabilization, low shutter speed is something to monitor.
  • Pros: Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction
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Overall 10
10

One Very Important Word - Enough

StuE "Photographer", Amazon
31 August 2014
  • Summary: This lens is exactly what I would expect for the price and then some. I was looking for a compact lens for my X-E2, something with an approximate normal field of view. The 27mm F2.8 lens looked like a good fit. Before I go any further I do want to acknowledge the complaints about noisy focus and a degree of hunting before the lens locks on to the subject. Compared to the 18-55 kit lens both motor noise and focus hunting are evident in the 27mm lens.
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Overall 10
10

Good little puck! But not perfect: Close focus not good.

mousepotato, Amazon
31 August 2014
  • Summary: Supersharp and fast focus when using center focus. Focussing is loud and mechanical. I'm spoiled by Sony O.S.S. which is silent. I slapped a clear filter over it and stored the lens cap. This focal length is interesting because it is close to a 50mm, but a tad more back. I could not deal with a 50mm unless I had no kids and were free to roam about snapping away. The 2.8 is just enough to get some bokeh, but the worse thing is the long minimum focus.
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