Photography

Travelling Cameron Highlands with My Fujifilm X-T2 With XF 16–55 F/2.8

Visiting one of the beautiful places in Malaysia

In September 2018, we visited Cameron Highlands Pahang Malaysia. This was a family tour, and I took only my Fujifilm X-T2 Camera with XF 16–55 F/2.8 lens.

The weather was excellent, cloudy sky, vivid nature. It took 3.5 hours car driving distance from Kuala Lumpur. We started our journey from Melaka, stayed in KL 1 day at my friends' house. On the next day, we started the journey to Cameron.

We stayed at Peony Apartment in Cameron. In front of the apartment, there is a tea garden. This apartment shot I took from the tea garden.

Fujifilm X-T2 Camera with XF 16–55 F/2.8 lens

On a family tour, it is difficult to carry a bigger camera with a big lens, but I love my Fujifilm X-T2 Camera with XF 16–55 F/2.8 lens. The reason its total weight is 1.1 KG which is still okay to carry all day on the shoulder strap.

Carrying a high-quality zoom lens is also important to take shots based on the situation. Last time I used to carry a prime lens, and it was troublesome to change the lens for unfamiliar situation.

Fujifilm X-T2 Camera with XF 16–55 F/2.8 lens

Fujifilm X series camera’s default kit lens XF 18–55 is also good and sometimes you can not differentiate the image quality between the kit lens and high-quality XF 16–55 F/2.8 lens.

Fujifilm X-T2 Camera with XF 16–55 F/2.8 lens

But If you take close-up shots like the following shots, then XF 16–55 F/2.8 lens performs way better. At 55mm focal length and 2.8 aperture, you can take beautiful closeup shots like flowers to make the shallower depth of field.

Fujifilm X-T2 Camera with XF 16–55 F/2.8 lens

You can not capture this kind of sharp shots by the kit 18–55 lens.

Fujifilm X-T2 Camera with XF 16–55 F/2.8 lens
Fujifilm X-T2 Camera with XF 16–55 F/2.8 lens

Overall, I really love my Fujifilm X-T2 Camera with XF 16–55 F/2.8 lens for general purpose and vacation. I also recently bought Canon G7X II to carry at the time when a bigger camera is difficult to carry.

But being a Canon 5D Mark II and III users for a long time I highly recommend Fujifilm X-T2 Camera with XF 16–55 F/2.8 .

This camera setup is best to take landscape, portrait, and close-up shots.

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