Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Fuji lens nomenclature, part of Fuji X-T1: Tips and Techniques.
- Like most camera vendors, Fuji includes…a lot of letters and numbers in their lens names.…You can find them, actually,…on the inside of the lens ring.…But you'll also see them when you're shopping for a lens.…They're going to be listed in product…descriptions and things like that.…First, of course, is the focal length and aperture,…that stuff's pretty easy to understand.…But, scattered about the description will be some letters.…X means that it's a lens with an X-mount,…meaning it will fit on any X-series camera…that supports removable lenses.…X also shows up in the name of the sensor inside…of this camera, the X-trans.…
F means fine, indicating it's part of…Fuji's premium lens line.…C stands for compact, or casual and it's the opposite of F.…You won't find an FC lens.…LM indicates a linear motor, which is…the motor that drives the auto focus system.…The linear motor is known for its speed and silence.…It's a very quiet motor.…OIS stands for Optical Image Stabilizer.…You'll mostly find this on longer zooms.…Fuji claims it offers five stops of stabilization,…
In this course, photographer and educator Ben Long demonstrates a set of customization strategies aimed at making the Fuji X-T1 far more responsive and effective. That way, you can focus on composition and creativity, and let your camera handle the rest.
- Using the viewfinder and LCD
- Understanding the F and E locks
- Improving focus on the Fuji X-T1
- Choosing third-stop shutter speeds
- Exploring shallow depth of field
- Spot metering
- Exploring autofocus modes
- Controlling JPEG and RAW image results
- Customizing menus and buttons
- Working with lenses and accessories