XF50-140mmF2.8 R LM OIS WR Fast and direct
A photographer on the move needs to control things quickly and easily.
The zoom determines how big or large the subject is in the frame, image stabilisation helps reduce shutter speeds and minimise any vibration, whilst the large maximum aperture gives rich bokeh and high-speed AF keeps up with any movement.
This lens allows the photographer to control all the four elements with their left hand, leaving no room for uncertainty.
This workhorse of a lens brings out the maximum potential of the camera and the photographer.
It allows me to do 90% of my work.
If I had to pick one lens to carry on a trip, I will always pick the 50-140mm. It allows me to do 90% of my work. It’s perfect for in and out of the water: for portraits, action, landscapes. A general lens that does a great job.
It is stunning.
50-140mm is one of the most versatile lenses that I have ever tried in my life. What I like most is its “sharpness”. I usually shoot in both jpeg and RAW, but the jpeg set in “FINE” quality is absolutely impressive. It is stunning.
It's a zoom, but works like a prime.
I usually shoot with a fully-open, 2.8 aperture, and not all lenses can perform so well. It’s a zoom, but it works just as perfectly as a prime lens. For me, a sports photographer working in difficult weather conditions with lots of dust and high humidity, using one lens instead of frequently changing a number of lenses means better care of the camera, preventing the sensor from getting dirty.