A list of the best Lens Hoods, Screen Protectors, Cases, Straps, Thumb Grips, Soft Shutters and more. For the Fuji X100F.
You can see what accessories I’m using for my X100F in the picture above, but I’ll have more soon.
I’ve tried out most of these accessories so if you have any questions be sure to leave a comment.
I’ve ordered the X100F in silver this time.
Also check out my Fujifilm X100F Review.
Camera Body & Basic Accessories
Best Batteries For The Fuji X100F
The batteries for the X100F now use the bigger X-T2 batteries. Cool right? So there are the new NP-W126s. The deal with these is they allow a consistent power discharge under high heat. Typically as batteries get hot from an intense discharge, they can dip in power output resulting in camera crashes. The NP-126s are supposed to prevent this.
So far I don’t think we’ll have this problem with the X100F, since it’s not really the performance monster as the X-T2. I’m assuming the camera will only have three internal battery terminals like the X-Pro 2 so it would likely not even be able to take all the power the batteries are capable of outputting. We’ll see. In the meantime here are the batteries I’ve been using.
New & more efficient while also allowing more current to be drawn without raising temperatures with a totally different discharge profile. Possibly not a problem with the X100F.
Fujifilm NP-W126 Li-Ion Battery Pack
You actually shouldn’t use these in your camera if you do a lot of burst photography, or dual memory card writing. However, they will work for casual shooting and they will work fine in the vertical grips. Using this XT1 battery in the XT2 could cause crashes in extreme camera usage situations.
Wasabi (2-Pack) w/charger 1450mAh
I haven’t had any issues with Wasabi batteries yet, but you could run into the same issues some people have with XT1 batteries.
It looks like the X100F still is using the UHS-I memory cards. I’ll do a full test when the camera gets in to see which memory cards perform the best. I’ll be testing the camera this Sunday, March 5. I’ll have results later in the week.
Fuji X100T Screen Protectors
The Fuji X-E2 screen protectors and the X100T screen protectors work perfectly on the X100F. Turns out I had an extra JJC Ultra Hard protector and it fit great. I usually recommend the Expert Shield because of the lifetime warranty, but the JJC hard screens are nice too. They are a little harder to deal with if you get dust on the screen.
- JJC LCP-XE2 Guard – Amazon
- JJC LCP-XE2 Guard Ultra Hard – Amazon
- Expert Shield – Amazon
- Expert Shield Anti Glare – Amazon
If you don’t have a thumb grip or don’t plan on getting one, then the terminal protectors are very nice to use when you’re not using an external flash. Comes with a Hot Shoe Cover, Sync Terminal Cap & Vertical Grip Cover. Only the Hot Shoe Cover works on this camera.
- Terminal Protector – (Amazon)
Soft Release Buttons
Set up your camera with a soft release button. There are so many options out there it’s hard to decide. Here are a few popular ones but there are many options besides these. Right now I see a lot of people ordering the 10MM Diameter one probably because they are cheaper, but they do fall off occasionally because they lack a rubber spacer that keeps them from vibrating. The Lensmate has the rubber spacers but are pricey.
- Neewer 10mm Diameter Red – Amazon
- Lensmate – Anodized Red Lizard I bought the Red Lizard but check out more options here
The thumb grips are really nice to secure the camera in hand. This is one of those must have accessories in my opinion.
Lensmate Thumb Grip
Kaza Deluxe Leather Case & Strap
Grip & Leather Cases
Official Fujifilm Leather Case
Sony actually makes some pretty nice cases.
Kaza has been my go to case for my last few cameras. I have their case for my X-Pro 2 and love it.
- Kaza Deluxe – Kaza-Deluxe.com
I’ve been using the Gariz cases for years and have liked them a lot. They are great for the X100F and maybe a little less bulky than the Kaza cases.
- Gariz X100F – Ebay
The Fujifilm X100F has what looks to be the exact same lens as previous models which means the previous lens accessories should all work just fine.
Best UV Filters And Lens Hoods For Fuji X100s, X100F
These are pretty important for a fixed lens camera like this. Especially if you use it while you’re drunk at a party. You can’t just send your lens in for repair or replace it like you can with an interchangeable.
Filter And Hood Adapters
Fujifilm Lens Hood + Adapter Ring
Fujifilm finally wised up and started selling these at a reasonable price.
- Silver & Black Options – Amazon
Fujifilm AR-X100 Adapter Ring 49mm
This is the adapter by Fujifilm. Looks great, comes in silver and black. This is for if you want to just be able to attach filters to your lens. It sticks out slightly so it will provide some sun glare protection, but not as much as with the adapter plus hood. Black & Silver Available.
Fujifilm AR-x100 Adapter Ring 49mm+Lens Hood
Pricey, but you get the official Fujifilm adapter ring plus a lens hood. Black & Silver Available.
JJC LH-JX100 Lens Hood/Adapter Ring
A lens hood, unscrew the filter thread protector and attach this. Then order a UV with 49mm filter threads for this hood and get a good one, don’t be cheap with this stuff.
The JX100 has a traditional lens hood that opens out. The JX100II has a new style that closes in. I like it more personally.
JJC LH-JX100 II Lens Hood/Adapter Ring
This time I ordered one of these, actually I ordered the above and they sent me this one. I like it a lot more because the lens hood folds in instead of fans out, which means you can still use your Fujifilm lens cap.
Fotasy X100KT 49mm Metal Filter Adapter + Hood + Filter
This is a nice lens hood as well. Comes with a filter that will probably fall apart on you after a month like mine did. Consider order a good UV filter with this.
- Black – Amazon
B+W 49mm Clear UV Haze with Multi-Resistant Coating
B+W are the best. Made by the Germans.
Hoya 49mm HMC UV Multi-Coated Slim Frame Glass Filter
You know who else makes good stuff? The Japanese.
Fujifilm X100F Lens Converters
There are two new lens converters available for the X100F. They’ll also work on the previous models. The big advantage of using the new lens converters with the X100F is that they now are able to notify the camera when they are screwed on. Previously you would have to go into the menus and manually tell the camera the lens converters are mounted. This would tell the camera to correct for distortion and vignetting. If you forgot to turn this on, or off, then you’re left with a weird image that’s corrected for the wrong lens.
Fujifilm TCL-X100 1.4x II Conversion 50mm Equivalent
Fujifilm WCL-X100 Wide Conversion Lens 0.8x 28mm Equivalent
Fujifilm TCL-X100 1.4x Conversion 50mm Equivalent
See the TCL X100 Tele Conversion Review I’m working on some new reviews with the new versions since I broke my old one.
Fujifilm WCL-X100 Wide Conversion Lens 0.8x 28mm Equivalent
Fuji X100F With Hard Graft Slide Camera Wrist Strap
Camera Wrist Straps
It’s getting to that point where I need to make a dedicated page just for all the great straps I’ve found. I’ll likely do that next year, so if you’re on my Fuji newsletter (down below) I’ll send that out when it’s ready. Expect it to be very cool and thorough. There are several wrist straps I’ve tried now, the Gariz, the Gordy’s and now the Hard Graft Slide. I’ll give a little bit of information about each one.
Gariz Genuine Leather Camera Wrist Strap
If you want a really simple wrist strap the Gariz is great. I have a few and have had them for years. Some of them are really beat up but still hold together well. The colors do fade after a while. They do have that sort of mass-produced made in China feel to them, but they’re still very durable and well made.
Gordy’s Camera Straps
Gordy’s makes some great full straps as well as leather wrist straps. If I had to pick I would take a Gordy’s over the Gariz since they are both a similar price. The Gordy’s strap has more of a handcrafted feel, where as the Gariz feels a bit more China made / mass-produced.
Hard Graft Slide Camera Wrist Strap
Although more expensive, this is a far superior strap to the other two and is my personal favorite. This strap is simply beautiful. It’s very well-built with a handcrafted feel and is made with some really great leather. I wrote up a small review on this strap you can read about – Hard Graft Slide Camera Strap Review
They’ve been discontinuing a lot of their camera straps. Get them while you can.
- Hard Graft Slide Camera Wrist Strap – HardGraft.com
I’ve found some really nice leather straps that would go very well with the Fuji X100F. Check these out. They’re a bit expensive but it’s genuine leather and should last you a lifetime if you take care of it.
I’m actually also working on my own brand of leather straps. They will be very cool. Join the newsletter if you want updates on that.
- Tap and Dye – Camera Straps and Wrist Straps
- HardGraft – (Instant Camera Strap) – I’ve been using the Re-Process on my XT1. It’s worth looking at. I love it. They’ve introduced several new designs that you should check out. They have discontinued some of their straps.
- LeicaTime Straps – (Leicatime.com) This is the strap I use in the first photo of this post.
- Gariz Leather Straps – (Amazon) If you just keep your original Fuji strap, something like a C-Loop is nice for being able to quickly take it on and off. I use a wrist strap for my X100F and a full strap sometimes with a C-Loop. For my X-T1 I like having a full strap all the time.
My friends brother makes these C-Loop straps. They are very handy. You can also get a similar product from Black Rapid.
- C-Loop Camera Strap Mount – Amazon There is a new C-Loop mini that might work nice with the Fuji strap.
- C-Loop Mini – Amazon
I have the Mover 20 so I can fit both my A7r and FujiX100F in a single case at the same time. If you just have the Mover 10 you can fit a FujiX100s and X100F both at the same time. It’s tight but it works. One of the features I really like is when you unzip the case, the top flap has a built-in magnet that snaps shut to keep everything from spilling out if you forget to zip it back up.
Think Tank Mirrorless Mover 10
Think Tank Mirrorless Mover 20
Ona also has some great stuff here on Amazon.
Flashes For The X100F
Fuji makes a few flashes but I’ll list the two compacts since that’s sort of the purpose of this camera. The Fujifilm EF-X20 and the EF-20. The main difference is the Fujifilm EF-X20 is smaller, takes AAA batteries and does not tilt or swivel. It also has a manual control dial on the top. The EF-20 takes AA batteries and can tilt but has a slightly cheaper build quality. People using the EF-X20 complain that the batteries die quickly and the recycle time is about 5 seconds. The EF-20 is slightly better for this and you’ll be able to use it as a bounce flash which is pretty nice.
Instax Portable Printer
Something you can easily fit in your bag. It syncs straight to your camera without a hassle and can print instant film on the fly. Cool for parties or something where you want to leave behind some retro prints.
There are really only a few cleaning items you need for this camera since it’s a fixed lens. To clean the lens I always use Microfiber cleaning cloths. I don’t use lens pens or any cleaning solution. They always seem to leave a strange residue and you don’t want to ruin the coatings on your lens. I go through Microfiber cleaning cloths like their socks. Buying them in bulk is the way to go and this pack is actually really nice.
(6 Pack) MagicFiber® Premium Microfiber Cleaning Cloths
I always keep a Rocket Air around to blast out any dust from those small hard to reach edges. Q-tips can be nice. I’m sure you have some in your bathroom so I’m not going to list Q-Tips on a camera accessory page.
Rocket Air Small
Rocket Air Medium