Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm f/2.8-4 ASPH Lens Review (Ephotozine)

Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm F2.8-4.0 ASPH

John Riley has just posted a detailed review of the new announced Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm F2.8-4.0 ASPH lens at the ephotozine.com. It is a wide-angle zoom compact lens with many pros: Outstanding sharpness, Low distortion, Low CA, Fast and silent AF, High contrast for punchy results, Dust and splash proof.

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Verdict from Ephotozine, “The Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm f/2.8-4 Asph. is a pleasure to use, but the greatest pleasure is arguably in the outstanding sharpness, giving a real punch to images. The pleasure extends to enjoying fine engineering as well, because there is the high quality of the construction and finish to enjoy for its own sake…In summary, a lens that lives up to its Leica tag and should serve very well for many years of use…

 

1000-panasonic_leica_8-18mm_with_hood_on_gx8Ephotozine also posted several sample images of Panasonic Leica DG 8-18mm F2.8-F4 ASPH lens taken with Panasonic GX8. Just enjoy!

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Adlington Hall | 1/400 sec | f/8.0 | 8.0 mm | ISO 200

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Adlington Hall Central Courtyard | 1/1300 sec | f/8.0 | 8.0 mm | ISO 400

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Adlington Hall Garden | 1/320 sec | f/8.0 | 13.0 mm | ISO 200

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Boiler Room | 1.3 sec | f/8.0 | 12.0 mm | ISO 200

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Bold Colour | 1/80 sec | f/8.0 | 18.0 mm | ISO 200

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CA Test | 1/400 sec | f/8.0 | 18.0 mm | ISO 200

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Close Up Double Daffodil | 1/60 sec | f/8.0 | 18.0 mm | ISO 200

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Close Up Tulips | 1/160 sec | f/5.6 | 18.0 mm | ISO 400

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