• September 28, 2014

Interviewing Torben Hondong from Fujifilm: X-Pro2 and future lenses.

Admiringlight’s guys are thoroughly working on the coverage of Fujifilm’s stand at Photokina, and today they have interviewed Torben Hondong, Fujifilm Germany’s manager, who has answered some of the many key questions on the Fujifilm lovers’minds:

Stabilization in the XF Fujinon F2.8 16-55mm

It is a matter of size. According to the Germanic corporative, the Fujinon XF 16-55mm F2.8 optical stabilizer fell down from the final design because it would have as result a longer, broader and heavier lens. They considered that the lens would work successfully without stabilization.

Fujifilm X-Pro2

Big size of the new lenses

Dimensions of some of the coming objectives foreseen on route sheets are not precisely restrained. The most catching in this sense is the XF 90mm F2, a “big-headed” lens considering its focal and opening. Torben Hondong has stated that future lenses exposed at Photokina are only “prototypes” that might not be correspondent with the final design which can be smaller. He highlights as well that the size of the lenses is justified with the search of the optimum image, an idea usually repeated by Fujifilm speakers.


  • September 28, 2014

These are the reasons why Nikon won’t be launching a CSC with APS-C sensor or a Full Frame on the short run.

Everyday more photograph enthusiast ask us show is it possible that Canon and Nikon have not placed their bets on the mirror-less cameras. They could keep their confidence in their DSLR, but they could also empower a bit more their CSC offer.

But Nikon’s stand is very different. During a press release in PhotoKina, celebrated last week, the product owner of Nikon Europe, Dirk Jasper, as they reflect in “Amateur Photographers”, explained the reasons why the Japanese company “is satisfied” for the moment with its compact system camera family Nikon 1. It seems that they won’t be launching a CSC with APS-C sensor of Full Frame any time soon.