Review – Fujifilm XF 50mm f2.0 WR vs 56mm f1.2

This is a review comparing the two 50-ish lenses that are available for the Fujifilm X cameras.

The difference in aperture and therefor lowlight and shallow depth of field is obvious and goes without saying.
I was more interested in their performance for street photography and for my style of aesthetics.

You can buy all the stuff here:
Fujifilm 50mm f2.0 WR
Fujifilm 56mm f1.2
Fujifilm X-T2
Fujifilm X-Pro2
Manfrotto Befree

Conclusion of the 50mm vs 56mm

Pros 50mm
  • Small and light (the 56mm needs at least an XT1 for balance imo)
  • Cheaper
  • Faster
  • Smaller filter needed
Pros 56mm
  • f1.2
  • Mojo
  • Better filter size for video

 

50mm Sample

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56mm Sample

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Thats it.
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