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FujifilmWCL-X100 Wide-Angle Conversion Lens for X100 Camera (Silver)
 
4.8

(based on 26 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (22)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

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96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (11)
  • Lightweight (9)
  • Compact (8)
  • Consistent output (8)
  • Easily interchangeable (8)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Landscape/scenery (15)
  • Travel (10)
  • Low light (9)
  • Family photos (6)
  • Night photography (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (13), Pro photographer (5), Semi-pro photographer (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
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5.0

Great Accessory

By artwl54

from Simsbury, CT.

Verified Buyer

Comments about WCL-X100 Wide-Angle Conversion Lens for X100 Camera (Black):

I love my X100T, but sometimes I need a wider lens. The Wide-Angle Conversion Lens is the answer. 28mm is perfect for some situations. The quality and build is outstanding. Very simple to attach and use.

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5.0

Good Extension Product

By Jayanand

from Chennai, India

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Compact
  • Easy to Use
  • Great Picture Quality
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Travel

    Comments about WCL-X100 Wide-Angle Conversion Lens for X100 Camera (Silver):

    Both the screw on adapter lenses for the Fuji X100 series really makes the camera far more versatile. Both have solid construction, and impeccable image quality.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Excellent optics

    By BB

    from Cambridge, MA

    Comments about WCL-X100 Wide-Angle Conversion Lens for X100 Camera (Silver):

    Meets all my expectations

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    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Don't wait, buy it

    By Palouse River

    from Eastern WA

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Easy to Use
    • Great Picture Quality
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Family Photos
      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Travel
      • Weddings/Events

      Comments about WCL-X100 Wide-Angle Conversion Lens for X100 Camera (Black):

      Too bad Fuji doesn't just offer the X100T in a kit with the WCL-X100 and TCL-X100 converters. My WCL-X100 just lives on the X100T in a Black Raqpid SnapR-35 that goes just about everywhere with me. Just remember to set the conversion lens setting correctly in the X100T or you will need to correct some minor distortion in post.

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      • No

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      4.0

      Don't know why I waited

      By Schwarzinbox

      from Roselle Park, NJ

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Easy to Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Travel
        • Wildlife Photos

        Comments about WCL-X100 Wide-Angle Conversion Lens for X100 Camera (Silver):

        It's a great thing to have in your pocket when you need to go a little wider. it's sharper then I thought it would be. I've read other reviews about it but seeing is believing. The only reason I gave it 4 stars is because of the lens cap not being that great. It pops off very easily, I wish it had the same kind that comes with the camera.

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        • No

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        (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Delayed in getting one........

        By Tekkie

        from NW, New Jersey

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy to Use
        • Great Build Quality
        • Great Picture Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Family Photos
          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Travel

          Comments about WCL-X100 Wide-Angle Conversion Lens for X100 Camera (Silver):

          I am still an X100 user but delayed in getting one of these because I wanted to see if Fuji was going to retain compatibility with the new X100T (I decided to skip the X100s upgrade). On my X100, the performance is really tremendous and even pixel peeping, one can see no sign of color fringes. Fuji did a great job on this from the beginning and it's absolutely worth the money. The build is also exquisite and I look forward to even better shots with a new X100T.

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          • No

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          (10 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great piece of glass!

          By Terry Clark

          from Pittsburgh, PA

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to Use
          • Great Picture Quality
          • Insanely Sharp
          • Perfect weight

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • Documentary
          • Family Photos
          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Photojournalism
          • Travel
          • Weddings/Events
          • Wildlife Photos

          Comments about WCL-X100 Wide-Angle Conversion Lens for X100 Camera (Black):

          I shoot professionally. Done so for many, many decades. Cut my teeth on a Leica M. Until I purchased an X100S I never found another camera that felt right in my hand. This does. But the fixed 23mm lens (35mm in full frame) just wasn't enough. I'm a wide guy. The 28mm on my Leica was my "normal". I really didn't expect much from a converter lens but I had to try. Surprised doesn't come close to what I saw when I looked at my files. Shock, awe, delight is more accurate. This lens is every bit as sharp as any Elmarit I ever used on my Leica, only MUCH less expensive. If you have an x100 or x100s buy this. Right now. It may never leave your camera.

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          • No

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          (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          adding to the passion...

          By photolinks

          from Long Island, NY

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Durable
          • Great Picture Quality
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Street

            Comments about WCL-X100 Wide-Angle Conversion Lens for X100 Camera (Silver):

            Sharp lens, great add on for the fuj ix100s, adding versatility without bulk.
            I love the fact that I can change lens with out exposing my sensor. Image quality is excellent. Can't wait to order the TLC! I shoot the images I "need" with the Canon 5DMlll- but the images I am most connected to are coming from the Fuji x100s.

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            • No

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            (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great accessory for a Great Camera

            By New Fuji Photographer

            from Maryland

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to Use
            • Great Resolution
            • Small / Compact

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • Indoors/Low Light
              • Travel
              • Weddings/Events

              Comments about WCL-X100 Wide-Angle Conversion Lens for X100 Camera (Black):

              The Fuji 28 mm conversion lens is a must at a point. Just like any system sometimes you need that wide angel. The lens is smaller than the pictures of the lens make it seem.

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              • No

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              (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Must have accesories.

              By jm

              from Abu Dhabi, UAE

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Consistent Output
              • Durable
              • Easily Interchangeable
              • Lightweight
              • Nice Bokeh
              • Rugged
              • Strong Construction

              Cons

              • Needs External Flash

              Best Uses

              • Night Photography

              Comments about WCL-X100 Wide-Angle Conversion Lens for X100 Camera (Silver):

              The additional angle view is perfect for landscape photography, the feel is solid and made from premium metal.

              The only negative thing is you need external flash - Shoe Mount Flash EF-X20, when using at night time, the built in flash will cast shadow.

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              • No

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              (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Amazing!

              By Dan

              from Dalby Sweden

              Comments about WCL-X100 Wide-Angle Conversion Lens for X100 Camera (Silver):

              Fujifilm WCL-X100 really turns the X100s in to a whole new camera. 28mm is really the perfect street photo focal length, and the best part is that it keeps the X100s stunning picture quality.

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              (1 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Nice adapter, but expensive

              By raymondlo84

              from Los Altos, CA

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Consistent Output

              Cons

              • Heavy

              Best Uses

              • Landscape/Scenery

              Comments about WCL-X100 Wide-Angle Conversion Lens for X100 Camera (Silver):

              Great adapter that allows you to capture a wider field-of-view without compromising quality.On the down side, it is relatively expensive for what it can achieve.Perhaps, you can spend extra $300 and get a RICHO GR

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              • No

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Highly Evolved Supplementary Wide Angle

              By Magic Mark

              from Washington DC Metro Area

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Consistent Output
              • Durable
              • Fast / accurate auto-focus
              • Lightweight
              • Nice Bokeh
              • Rugged
              • Strong Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Indoors/Low Light
                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Night Photography
                • Video

                Comments about WCL-X100 Wide-Angle Conversion Lens for X100 Camera (Silver):

                It's a seamless addition to the streamlined workflow I created with the X100S.
                It's always on the camera, so shooting is 2nd nature by now.

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                • No

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                (4 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great add-on!

                By ken

                from PNW

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy to Use
                • Great Resolution
                • Small / Compact

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Family Photos
                  • Travel

                  Comments about WCL-X100 Wide-Angle Conversion Lens for X100 Camera (Silver):

                  I wouldn't normally buy add on lens modifiers but read a good review of this one so decided to try it. The resulting files are so close in IQ to those produced by my X100 bare necked that I can't see any degradation at all. I'm sort of a halfhearted pixel peeper - I know enough to make decisions but don't get so deeply into it as others do. My liking this accessory should be taken with this in mind.
                  This is quick to install and easy to carry. If the firmware is up to date the camera will know it's there.
                  Can't wait to try it on the new X100s that's in the mail!

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                  (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Very Satisfied!

                  By About town

                  from West Columbia,SC

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy to Use
                  • Good in Low Light
                  • Small / Compact

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Indoors/Low Light
                    • Travel

                    Comments about WCL-X100 Wide-Angle Conversion Lens for X100 Camera (Black):

                    I use this for outdoor/landscape photos
                    I thought going from 35 to 28 might not be worth it but it is
                    The converter is of prime lens quality...very nice
                    I wish the ovf showed the total frame but not a big deal...the evf does

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Great Extra Angle

                    By G-Mot

                    from New York, NY

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy to Use
                    • Good in Low Light
                    • Great Resolution

                    Cons

                    • Wide Angle Could Be More

                    Best Uses

                    • Family Photos
                    • Indoors/Low Light
                    • Travel
                    • Weddings/Events

                    Comments about WCL-X100 Wide-Angle Conversion Lens for X100 Camera (Black):

                    I really love this wide angle conversion lens! For such a fantastic little camera like the X100, this is a great add on to make your photo ecperience that much more enjoyable. Although i wish the conversion factor was a little more like say a 24mm wide angle, but the look and feel of the WCL-X100 when attached to you camera definitely makes up for it!

                    • Ease of Operation:
                    • 10
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                    • No

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                    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Excellent addition to the X100

                    By Jon

                    from Annapolis, Maryland

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Consistent Output
                    • Easily Interchangeable
                    • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                    • Strong Construction

                    Cons

                    • Case not included

                    Best Uses

                    • Indoors/Low Light
                    • Landscape/Scenery
                    • Night Photography

                    Comments about WCL-X100 Wide-Angle Conversion Lens for X100 Camera (Silver):

                    The lens installs very easily on the X100. Image Quality is not affected negatively with use. I have paired the WCL with a polarizing filter and achieved excellent results.

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                    • No

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                    (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Excellent Addition to X100 kit

                    By Howie555

                    from Keller, TX

                    About Me Semi-Pro Photographer

                    Pros

                    • Easy to Use
                    • Fast Shutter Speed
                    • Good in Low Light
                    • Great Resolution
                    • Small / Compact

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Travel

                      Comments about WCL-X100 Wide-Angle Conversion Lens for X100 Camera (Black):

                      Excellent conversion lens. Very sharp. Great complement to my Limited Edition Black X100. 28mm f2 equivalent.

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                      • No

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Perfect!

                      By DouG

                      from KL,Malaysia

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Pros

                      • Easy to Use

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about WCL-X100 Wide-Angle Conversion Lens for X100 Camera (Black):

                          A very useful for landscape photography,image still sharp,and must have for X100 owner.
                          Extra add-on for collection and will not complete without it.

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                          • No

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                          (7 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          Useful lens

                          By Gil

                          from NY, NY

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Consistent Output
                          • Durable
                          • Easily Interchangeable
                          • Nice Bokeh
                          • Strong Construction

                          Cons

                          • Blurry Focus
                          • Slow Focus

                          Best Uses

                          • Indoors/Low Light
                          • Landscape/Scenery

                          Comments about WCL-X100 Wide-Angle Conversion Lens for X100 Camera (Silver):

                          I mostly agree with the other comments. Having a 28mm field of view is very nice. The lens is high quality, I did buy a metal screw on cap for the mount side, since it comes with a rubber cover that falls off and is not very well designed. Also, I use Manual focus mode and then auto focus pushing the button on the back, and this lens does seem to interfere with the auto focus often, it will focus at 3m or 5m when you are clearly trying to get it to focus on infinity in a scenic shot. But when its working right the images are the same excellent quality as the built in 35mm (in 135) lens. It is a good value I think, now if they would just make a telephoto adaptor to give anything from 50 up to 80mm I would buy that too and be done!

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