I’m not super familiar with the X-Pro 2, but there are a few more things to consider since it has a hybrid viewfinder. Focus peaking is probably one of the best features in mirrorless cameras. It’s tricky because it involves the movement of the model and myself. This is as long as your camera does not have in body image stabilization (IBIS). Last but not least, I believe the optical design formula for XF35mm is optimized for Fujifilm cameras, while the other is a general optical design formula for the mass. You can combine the two methods to get sharpness slightly faster. And it also improves my user experience with all manual lenses. Although it is not 100% perfect, it does improve my accuracy in getting my subject in focus. The Sigma UC zoom is made for various mounts, so you’ll have to check that. Hi Simon. It was love at first sight. Thank you for reading! I recently came across this brand called TTartisan, and I got to know that this new 35mm F1.4 lens is their first attempt to aim at the APS-C market, and it does come with various mounts. Early days but looking forward to getting out there to fully test it! Thank you for reading, Beatrix! Thanks for checking out the article! Those are more modern and generally sharper with better lens coatings compared to the M42. Anyone that shoots with manual lenses knows that it can be tricky to get used to, and it … Having said that, they are all manual lenses (excluding Viltrox). There needs to be an electronic connection to the lens to make focusing work. Fujinon 80mm F2.8 @80mm . As technology evolved over the years, the mirrorless systems came and replaced my DSLR camera. As you change the aperture you can see the scale change with more or less depth in focus. They are very expensive, much heavier and as I already said, they are manual focus only. It has a unique screw-in metal lens cap with no lens hood. I recently jumped to the mirrorless bandwagon and this is so helpful! Take pictures. That bird (egret?) In newer cameras, you can choose several highlight colors. I use these manual focus lenses with a Fujifilm X-E1 and an X-T1. Exactly what I needed to know, and excited to read about your enthusiasm and expertise. Fortunately, even the cheapest adapter comes with a hex key adjustment so you can adjust the lens alignment. Fujifilm: Manual Focus & Focus Peaking. The lenses are typically older and have older designs, so things like flare and corner sharpness may not be the greatest. So I wanted to bring that Manual and analog experience in to the digital world (like so many). If you are using the optical viewfinder mode, you should be able to overlay a digital focus on the bottom corner to help you with focusing. Your email address will not be published. He loves to experience and discover many genres. I just wanted to understand if it’s working fine with Fujifilm mirrorless cameras like the XE-1. Stay away from the EOS to Fuji X adapters that do not have aperture control rings. I’d love to try Leica glass someday as well! Although chromatic aberration and softness are clearly visible at F1.4, the lens improved from F2 onwards. Just one curiosity: does the Asahi Super Takumar lens not come with a Fuji X Mount? I always tended to achieve off-focused shots and was unable to get reasonably sharp photos. The good thing about newer phase-detect bodies is the additional split-image option for MF assist, as well as different focus peaking colors. The sharpness hit perfectly well. Third-party lens manufacturers such as Samyang produce very high quality and relatively affordable manual focus lenses. Manual Focus Assist modes cycle between Standard, Digital Split Image, Digital Microprism, and Focus Peak Highlight. Is it possible to use it for professional work? It’s a performer for its price, and the photos are surprisingly usable too. Or look for a used M9 or M (Typ 240). Clicking and purchasing will, of course, help me out at no extra cost to you. Best regards! Thanks for reading! Links to YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and other services inserted in the comment text will be automatically embedded. Do you know if there is any technical reason to set the manual lens length in the menu? . They definitely have some of the lowest price points and pretty good quality. The bokehlicious Helios 44-2 58mm f/2.0 + X-T1: The long and strong Super Takumar 135mm f/3.5 + X-T1: Want to read more about manual lenses on Fuji X and watch them in action? Thank you for the great article, and sharing your stunning photos! I have 8 fujifilm lenses, so this is just for fun. “Manual lens” refers to both manual focusing and manual aperture setting. Thanks for reading and best regards! It works when using the Fuji Lens on Manual Focus… Recent buyers have been very pleased with the results of the lens when used with the Fuji camera. If you want to do zone focusing or anything that will rely on the focus scale being 100% accurate, you might want to look into the more expensive adapters. They’re really not that wide either and old lenses will likely not provide the performance of a modern lens. But the most popular focal lengths are 35mm and 50mm on APS-C format. I agree, the controls of the Fuji cameras are hard to beat! If you have any experiences to share in using manual focus lenses with your Fuji, leave a comment below. This can also be found under SHOOTING MENU 3. So on cameras like the X-H1, X-T4, and X-S10, it is best to input the data properly. To use Super Takumar and other M42 lenses, you will need an M42 to Fuji X adapter like this one: http://amzn.to/2iCtG3V or this one http://amzn.to/2ifGnVW. focus peaking Blue hi M-C-S switch in front to M The blue focus peaking seems to be on all the time and is a distraction when composing a shot. They released many focal lengths, with options from ultrawide to mid-telephoto. If you’re looking for a budget portrait lens, the 7Artisans 55mm f/1.4 is worth some consideration. Focus Peaking Function Some cameras now incorporate a technology called focus peaking which visually outlines the edges of the most in-focus area of a scene,, before the shutter is ever released. The X-M cannot magnify the view on the rear screen? Using manual lenses with the Fujifilm X system is a great option to experiment and expand your camera system. - Despite it looks, the Fuji is not a rangefinder - you will need to use focus peaking and magnification to focus. If so, then I’m wondering which line of lenses might yield the best quality options, and ideally lowest price points, due to higher availability. One question please. But these manual lenses spark a lot of conversations among the photography communities. Focus peaking allows you to focus much quicker with manual lenses than the traditional live view magnification method. Here is my manual focus Fuji X kit: 1. have you ever tried one and what is your opinion. Roy Thanks for the blog. Hi Stavros. 1/160” . This is one of the reasons why it caught my attention. I remember seeing this lens on the web some time back, and thought the external design showing the optical formula was kind of neat. The look of this lens wide open is very vintage chic. I switched the control up front (M C S — put it on M). My camera meter underexposes with this lens for some reason, so I just expose at +1. One thing to note is that this adapter will be Manual Focus only. But what brought him deep into Fujifilm was the X-T2 and the love grows further. This lens will never replace a proper fuji lens, but at the same … When using manual focus lenses on Fuji X bodies, don’t forget the following settings: 1. I got mine in great condition for $33 USD on eBay. This video shows what that looks like: https://youtu.be/LrT5hHV4PWU?t=197. Otherwise when not connected to a Camera body the lens sits wide open at its native aperture, so if you have F1.8 lens it mean it remains at F1.8. Definitely agree on the Fujifilm controls and ergonomics. Hey Roy. There are also more specialized (and expensive) ones like Zhongyi Lens Turbo and Metabones Speed Booster. My Top 10 Photos of 2020 – South Korea Travel and Documentary Photographer, Rainy Miraesa – Travel Photography in Tongyeong, South Korea, Gwanggyo – Street Photography in Suwon, South Korea. Simple. The technology detects the area of the most contrast between pixels, thus determining what region is most in focus. I did some research online. Again, I will focus mainly on M42 lenses, which I have the most experience with. I had heard so many great things about this lens and I ended up buying it even before I had a camera to use it with. have a nice day. I use magnified focus assist, never found the peaking worth bothering with. Also These lenses Focus the old way, not by wire Right? The advantage of this adapter is it will give you full AF functionality with most if not all Canon lenses. Although with limited resources available, they showed quite a positive impression with this tiny glass. Of course, I did not keep all the manual lenses that failed my usable image quality standard. There are a few options to help you focus better with manual lenses. First and foremost, the price point. Otherwise, the cheaper adapters will do the job just fine. In the older bodies, you can choose between high and low settings. Thanks for your question. Fuji X-T1 with a Super Takumar 135mm f/3.5. Roy I have a question. and let the camera choose the exposure time/ISO setting combination (basically, ISO 160 subject to a minimum shutter speed of 1/200sec). Hence, I wouldn’t recommend it. Overall, I would suggest getting dedicated adapters for each of your lenses regardless of system, so you can have the best of all worlds. thanks again and stay safe! Thanks for your comment! I set my lens to manual focus, with focus peaking selected and then I adjust the focus ring until the focus scale shows that I have reached infinity. Peaking isn't perfect however—one thing to watch for is that it may not be clear where the plane of sharpest focus is, such as whether it is the eye or the ear, for example, and when using wide lenses or when stopped down (or both), some cameras will give you peaking highlights over almost the entire photograph. If you shoot manual focus vintage lenses on a fujifilm camera, this is the camera to get. I did the shoot without lens and entered the distance (50mm). That’s because the Chinese manufacturers always give us surprisingly fast aperture lenses. This sucks and one out of 50 pics are I focus, due to very thin focus plane and the lack of phase focus (contrast focus does not work well on white birds which such a lens). February 7, 2016. – No focus peaking – Hard to manual focus with EVF [Verdict] The Fuji Xpro with manual focus lenses was not a good experience. Personally, I went for a combination of modern third-party and classic M42 screw mount lenses. The focusing scale remains the best way of judging distance on old lenses with Fuji cameras, IMO. Although I am relying on focus peaking, I still spend some time (as fast as I can and depends on the subject that I am shooting) to ensure that I can get the focus right before I snap the shot. Not all are available in all camera models. I Need to find out for myself but I guess a XT1 or 2 would be the better Option going that route. It gives me a sense of excitement and satisfaction. Yes, this is probably my shortest hands-on experience with the lens. BUT after reading that the EVF is terrible and the OVF is no good with focussing, I wonder if it is no god with old glass or Manual focussing in General. if using the 35mm Shoot at F/8 with focus object a few meters away to give you a large DOF. SHOOT WITHOUT LENS. Some I commonly see around are Fotodiox, K & F Concept, and Kipon. the XE-1 seems to be the best cheap option for manual lenses. Having said that, both lenses have their own beauty, their own character and purpose to serve their target audiences. It provides focus peaking, as well as the standard zoom-in type of manual focus assist. would still like to see an example also make sure shooting without lens is switched on in the menus. Ironically, it is 7 grams lighter. It cost me around USD75. Your email address will not be published. However, with shallow depth of field, it still can be challenging to focus. For a “most used lens”, beg, borrow or steal and get the best one. Secondly, it’s the price tag. Moreover, numerous adapters on the market open the doors to endless possibilities that span multiple brands and decades worth of lenses. Nothing much to complain about for a USD75 lens. I love Fotos with character and imperfections, for me, it is the Moment and the emotions that are important to Frame, not a clinical shot. I cannot seem to get peaking or Split Focus working when using Leica Lenses. I would recommend at least a phase focus enabled camera. the only Thing I don’t like with the Fuji, is the Focus by wire. Thanks for reading and for the great feedback! I thought of getting this lens to play with, but then my fear was that it might be on my camera when a once in a lifetime shot presents itself. There is a slight change in the “focal length” when focusing. Use Canon EF Lens at Native Aperture. Disclaimer: This is not a sponsored post by the lens manufacturer. Again, thanks for the images. I don’t shoot much with the OVF on my X100T as the EVF is good and I ike to nail my shots incamera, Jpegs and minimal to no post. Thanks for having sharing your knowledge and experience with those cameras and lenses. For the time being, I would either look at the Fuji XT-1 or wait for the X-Pro 2 - if you aren't concerned about the crop factor or a willing to cope with the speed-booster. Another thing that should be mentioned is that the adapters do make the lens a bit bigger. The aperture on the EF Lens is controlled electronically by the EOS Camera its attached to. Since it does not impact the image quality, and I do not do videography, it is not a big deal for me. Regardless of the option selected, manual focus will be used when the lens is in manual focus … Thanks for your question! Using manual lenses with the Fujifilm X system is a great option to experiment and expand your camera system. Hey Roy stunning photos. This gives me an equivalent reach of 200mm in a small, travel-friendly package. Not forgetting that some of the lenses are small, light and mostly well-built. It’s very cheap, just about USD 100. With these, I choose to keep this lens. If you want the most bang for your buck, I’d recommend getting an X-E1 used or refurbished. Believe it or not, when I am compiling my photos, I could not tell which ones were taken with the manual lens. If I were to choose one line of lenses to use with one high quality adapter, I might be inclined to suggest Nikon D lenses. Because this is a contactless manual lens, no electronic data is exchanged between the lens and the camera body. I just purchased my fuji x-t20 and is just getting started out. All the best with your new kit! Hi Maher. The XF35mm F1.4 is about 6 times the price of this manual lens. I've used adapted lenses on all digital cameras I've owned, and it's especially good on the XT cameras as the viewfinder is good and large. However, I noticed some lens breathing with this lens. Check out my new article and YouTube video about my M42 lenses and Fuji here! Since the aperture ring rotates in the opposite direction from Fujinon lenses, there were times when I accidentally turned to the wrong aperture. Found under SHOOTING MENU 4. Fujifilm has four (or three, depending on how you look at it) Manual Focus Assist modes. Using this lens for portrait photos is a little tricky. For IBIS bodies, the focal length setting is necessary for the stabilization to work properly. This is my preferred method of MF assist. A slight movement between both of us will just create a result that is immediately out of focus. Hi Roy Just got x-pro2 and minolta 135 every thing works but it seems that i only can use the lcd screen to se the focus and not in the eyefinder? It’s probably my not-so-perfect eyes to look at the photos, and I have to rely on the EXIF data to tell me. It changed my perception of “cheap lens, poor image quality”. Required fields are marked *, Handsome, like a weapon. Second, one is autofocus, while the other one is fully manual. 3. The only adapter that will work with Canon STM lenses is the Fringer (https://amzn.to/2I0IIA7). The bokeh is reasonably nice and not too harsh of my viewing experience. How is the image quality compared to the Fujinon XF35mm F1.4? Can anyone tell me if they have used the Fuji Adaptor and Leica Lenses and seen the Focus Peaking working specifically on the X-T1? Reserve the “fun” lenses for those focal lengths that you only play with once in a while. It’s a fun lens to learn, play and not having a hole in my pocket. Thanks in advance Federico. Lenses with a focus distance indicator must be set to manual focus mode (MF) before this option can be used. The build quality at such an economical price is very pleasing to recent buyers. I do not doubt that both lenses are enjoyable to use, and they have different hands-on experience to achieve the shots. I have never really been a fan of the OVF on any of the Fuji X bodies and I can imagine it’s quite tough with manual focusing, especially with a 500mm. Hope this helps! Excluding the rear lens cap, this lens is fully built out of metal, or at least I did not notice any other material besides metal. This works for me every time. I know that some people are really good (and fast) with manual focus lenses, particularly for street shooting using the zone focus method. I love your Videos too, thanks a lot for your help! It's better than nothing, but it's poor if focus precision is what you want. Thank you, Aravind! After getting the shots, I will rotate the focusing ring back to infinity and prepare myself for the next subject. Thanks for this review, Alwin. I got mine with case and metal hood for $31 USD, shipped straight from Japan. I shoot on a X-T200 and the lens is a NIKKOR 35mm F1.2 if that helps. I got my Fuji X-E1 soon after, and it this combination has put more photos into my portfolio than any camera I’d ever used before. Hi Roy, Wonderful blog and very helpful for lots of People I am sure. The Helios 44M, which is mentioned in this article, is an M42 mount, so M42 – FX. Now I know you mentioned I won’t be able to control the aperture with a mount like that… However, even though there is a focusing ring on my canon lens (50 1.8 STM)… Nothing happens when I move the ring to focus. I was so confused about shooting with my Canon lens using an adapter for a newly purchased Fuji XA-3. It was a joyful compact camera and it also introduced film simulations to him. Keep the blog posts coming!! Then I thought to myself: “Why not just give myself a chance to try it out? Hi Federico! It’s small, surprisingly sharp wide open (for its price), and is only about $100 brand new. However, if you have a full line-up of canon lenses you want to work with your Fuji, then the Fringer might be a good option. Interesting insights. The rest of them do pretty much the same thing. I am able to get focus peaking to work on my Fuji lenses but is there any way to get them to work with my NIKKOR lenses. A few of the Fuji lenses (14mm, 16mm and 23mm) are marked out with a depth of focus scale, so that you can quickly refer to the scale to estimate what the focus zone will be. Persevere. Sorry Roy Long post, I know. MOUNT ADAPTOR SETTING. Your email address will not be published. From Canon to Nikon, M42 to Leica, the rabbit hole goes very deep for using adapters and lenses for your Fuji X. But since I rely mostly on the focus peaking, I don’t really look at the focus scale on the lens. There are also some special adapters that can do tilt and shift, but we won’t discuss those. Let’s start with some introduction on this lens. There are standout M42 lenses such as the Helios 44 that can hold their own compared to more modern lenses. Well, don't worry, we don’t mind. One of my main interests in buying this camera was seeing accurate exposure before taking a picture. The Samyang lens that you posted about is kind of expnesive. Add $7 for the adapter and you’ve got a killer portrait lens for $40 (plus a few more bucks for shipping). I use focus peaking on a XPro-1 with an old 500mm MTO F8 tele lens (manual). Then I noticed that they do not have their logo printed on the lens and only the letters “TTartisan”, so I decided to ask them to print their logo on it. Re: Manual lenses and focus peaking Focus peaking is simply a visual measure of high edge contrast. When Not to Use It. MF ASSIST. This is purely my own opinion about this piece of wonderful glass, and I wish to share with more people who are keen to explore with a manual lens. 2. Sure, it is. So, I just purchased an X-T20 and you’ve inspired me to buy some old manual lenses. There is a faster f/2.5 version but it’s bigger and more expensive. Also— does the EVF/LCD screen not accurately show the exposure before taking a picture— when using a lens with adapter like this? Not bad for $37 including adapter (plus shipping). Again, I have used some Amazon affiliate links in this article to show you more information about the products mentioned here. They can be cycled by long-pressing the rear command dial (wheel). When it comes to image quality, this lens really impresses me. My adapter arrived yesterday and it works great. As you adjust the aperture ring on the manual lens, the camera will still be able to meter the light coming through the lens and automatically set the shutter speed accordingly. 2. Hi Chris. When I locate my subject, I will simply rotate the focusing ring to the desired distance and snap. Most of the adapters will allow the camera to focus to infinity and this is usually indicated in the product description. Hi Roy – So happy to have found your article! Get it if you are comfortable bracketing your focus, zone focusing or focusing with a zoomed in image if you are planing on using manual lenses on it. It can be found under SHOOTING MENU 3. Hope this helps! Hence, I always have to do a visual check on the lens before I shoot. Do you have any suggestions for any older lenses that might provide similar quality? It is possible, but please note that Canon EF lenses do not have manual aperture controls, so you will need to get an adapter that can control the aperture, like this one. But why should you take the risk of having off focus results and deliver it to your clients? In my opinion, this is something unusual, and it is kind of adding a personal touch to a lens. I paid for this lens from my own pocket. Hi Roy, very interesting article. Enable "Release w/o lens." It’s manual focus, but the focus peaking options on the Fuji’s actually make manual lenses fun (and effective) to use. After placing my order, I was having a hard time thinking of what design or logo to be printed on the lens. However, they will be a bit more expensive. thanks a lot in advance P. Hi Paolo. Not familiar with all the lenses you mentioned, but a quick Google search indicates the first 2 are Contax Yashica mounts. You can upload: image, audio, video, document, spreadsheet, interactive, text, archive, code, other. Thanks for reading and enjoy your classic lenses! 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