56mm f/1.2 | What would you pay?

Started Jul 11, 2013 | Polls thread
Davidgilmour Senior Member • Posts: 1,443
Re: 56mm f/1.2 | What would you pay?

Red5TX wrote:

NTNphoto wrote:

Red5TX wrote:

Lots of us are excited about the upcoming 56mm f/1.2 Fuji lens. Assuming it is as optically excellent as we all expect, what's the MAXIMUM you would be willing to pay for one?

No more than $499. We are not talking about full frame Canon L lenses, are we?

You know you do make a very valid point. Nikon's new updated 85mm 1.8 is around $500 and a very very good lens. The build quality on that lens isn't as nice as the fuji's but optically that lens is probably better than any of the Fuji lenses I've used. Unless it's their best lens they shouldn't charge anything more than $700

Prepare to be disappointed.

then Fuji may be prepared that they won't get my money. The lens would cost no more than $250 to make.

 Davidgilmour's gear list:Davidgilmour's gear list
Fujifilm FinePix X100 Fujifilm XF 35mm F1.4 R Sony RX1 Fujifilm X-A1 Fujifilm XC 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OIS
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow