Unveil the benefits of fixed prime lenses: simplicity, creativity and quality with insights from the Fujifilm X100V experience.
Almost three years ago, I purchased the FUJIFILM X100V mirrorless camera, aiming to capture the everyday moments and the evolving childhood of my son, Nikita. Initially, I was hesitant about the idea of a camera with a fixed prime lens. Yet, this decision has proven to be one of the best I’ve made in my photography journey. In this article, I’ll share four significant benefits of using a fixed prime lens, as exemplified by my experience with the FUJIFILM X100V and how what seemed like a constraint has truly enhanced my photographic storytelling.
1. It encourages exploration and physical engagement
Switching from my SONY A7III with a Tamron 28-75mm zoom lens to the FUJIFILM X100V and its 23mm fixed prime lens was a significant shift. Initially, the lack of a zoom function felt restrictive. I had to adapt by physically moving to frame my shots – a stark contrast to the ease of zooming with a lens twist…
by Aleksandrs Karevs
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