Fujifilm XF 50mm f2.0 WR Reviewed vs 56mm f1.2 Locked

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Lobbamobba Contributing Member • Posts: 514
Fujifilm XF 50mm f2.0 WR Reviewed vs 56mm f1.2

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.

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

Cons both:

  • Brittle metal in the rings

Video Review
Here is a video review with more comments and plenty of samples:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wn1VLCDq2w0

Samples

The 50mm f2.0 on the X-T2

The 56mm f1.2 on the X-Pro2

Fujifilm XF 50mm F2 R WR
Prime lens • Fujifilm X
Announced: Jan 19, 2017
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