1.2 Point of View: Fuji XF 56mm First Impression | Rivals

By | February 8, 2015

85mm is probably my favorite focal length, it’s the one I constantly keep adding to my collection. When I made the switch to Fuji I told myself that I wanted to replicate my previous setup, the 35mm and 85mm focal length (FF Eqv.) I’m sure you’ve all read this story before, as I’ve stated this multiple times. Initially I was just going to take advantage of the Fuji’s focus assist feature and use vintage glass, I owned the Helios 44-2 and the image quality it offered was suitable enough for my needs. This wasn’t until I went on a shoot with a friend of mine in the woods of Westland. I was using the 18-55 kit lens and I really like the face detection feature. It locked right on! I found myself switching between this lens and the Helios, the work flow with the kit was just way easier. At that moment I knew for serious sessions I needed this feature, but at faster speed……

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