Fujifilm 56mm f/1.2R APD lens review: A serious portrait prime for serious bokeh

 

 

Just when you though the bokeh of the original Fuji 56mm f/1.2 couldn't get any better, Fujifilm introduced a special version of their portrait prime at Photokina 2014, the Fuji 56mm f/1.2R APD. The “APD” stands for apodization, by which a filter is introduced into the optical path that features a smooth, circular gradation that darkens toward the outer edge. This essentially provides a softer edge to the lens's aperture and aims to provide smoother out of focus blur, but at the expense of some light transmission.

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