Fujifilm XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS

Announced Sep 6, 2012 •
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Hi! Just bought Lee seven5 nd filters and tried a couple of long exposures (Fuji x-t1, 18-55 mm, f/18, 4 minutes, shots taken in 18 mm) with the Lee Big stopper. When I got home I noticed these polygonal ghostings on all my long exposure pics. No lens hood due to the Seven5 system. Any thoughts on how to get rid of these? Do I have to get rid of my mirrorless system, change lens, change filter system? Not do 4 min exposures?
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Hi All, Does anyone can help me with the following: Making pictures in bright white snow I notice strange magenta banding in the images hereby an example : Fujifilm x-t1 18-55 + B&W Pro UV HAZE filter I cannot remove these lines nor in LR or other software programs. Anyone has an idea what this can be ? Thanks in advance Jan magenta vertical lines in images
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Hi, i'm new in the Fuji world and have following lenses until now: 10-24, 23 and 27. And now I will buy a XT-T1 kit with the 18-55 or 18-135. I will go to Cuba and Barcelona this year for example. And I am not sure about the focal lengths. The 18-55 is very light but short FL. The 18-135 is versatile and WR but heavy and big. But is the extra FL worth? I wanted a light and small travel system and for every day use. Can you give me a recommendation? Specially for Cuba. thank you very much, fabian
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By: afterburn (9 months ago)
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Ok, I have GAS, I admit it. At the same time, traveling on my motorcycle and trying to pack a gripped D800 with a couple of lenses, one of which being the awesome 14-24 with the limited space available can get a bit old sometimes. So... I have pretty much decided a nice XT-1 has to be in my short term future. The grey one. :) Question is though, which lens to take. Since this, besides the GAS of course, is somewhat driven by the desire to having to pack less and smaller to its easier to bring...
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Has anyone out there had experience in using X-E1/X-E2 for studio portrait photography. I have both X-E1 and X-E2, along with the 18-55mm, 27mm, 56mm, 50-230mm lenses. Could anyone give me a few tips regarding basic camera/lens settings for me to use as a starting point and progress from there. Thanks, limerigger
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I came across this review for the xf 18-55 and was surprised by the negative appraisal of the electronic controls, particularly the spotty responsiveness of the aperture control ring. What has been your experience? Do you have concerns about the reliability and durability of these lens controls? Also, to help keep the discussion on topic, this is a question about the controls, not the individual writing the review. Please do not clutter the thread with editorial comments about the reviewer....
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Hi, There is currently a promotion in Canada from Fuji on the X-E2 camera where you can get a free 18mm prime lens if you purchase the X-E2 body only.  This is around 1000$ in Canada.  This is going to be my first SLR camera and I have never shot with only a prime lens before so my question is: Is it better to: A) Purchase the X-E2 package with the 18-55mm lens for $1200 and forfeit the current offer B) Purchase the X-E2 body only for $1000, get the free 18mm lens and then purchase the...
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Hey there! I have been shooting film photography for about 2 years now with an old Canon A-1 and have collected a variety of FD lenses that I love. I am about to switch to digital though and have decided to get a Fuji XE1. My question is should I buy it with the body only and use adapters with my existing FD (28mm, 50mm, 135mm) lenses (I already have 3 adapters) or pay extra for the 18-55mm kit? I am someone who is traveling to Belize next for a month and plan on doing some heavy shooting...
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Hi,Just this morning I realize there's a strange issue with my Fuji 18-55 lens. When I try to rotate the manual focus ring on the right half of the lens, it clatters as if there are some dust particles between the manual focus ring and the lens barrel. It also feel like the focus ring and the barrel fit too tightly that they rub against each other when the ring is turned. My X-e1 kit is about 1 month old purchased from WEX and haven't had a chance for outdoor shooting yet so the idea of dusk...
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Found a deal, and I just couldn't resist - picked up a X-E1 with the 18-55 Kit - been shooting it for about a week and half now. Does anyone notice that the in program mode - it tries to keep the shutter speed below 1/400 - 1/500 ? It would rather stop the lens down to F11 / F16 before moving the shutter speed up on a bright day. Is there a reason for that? Is it trying to keep the shutter speed up to avoid interference with the OIS...do I need to turn the OIS off on bright days. Yes - I know...
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