Panasonic Leica DG 12mm f/1.4 ASPH Lens Review (Mirrorlessons)

Panasonic Leica DG 12mm F1.4 ASPH lens reivew

Heather has just posted a detailed review of the new announced Panasonic LEICA DG SUMMILUX 12mm f/1.4 ASPH lens at the He tested this ultra wide prime lens on the Panasonic GX80(85) and would have no hesitation in adding this lens to his kit!

Panasonic LUMIX G LEICA DG SUMMILUX 12mm F1.4 ASPH lens is now available for pre-order online and expected to start shipping on August 12, 2016.

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Conclusion from Mirrorlessons:”There isn’t much more to be said: the 12mm f/1.4, like the other Pana-Leica lenses that came before it, lives up to the Leica name and reputation…

  • Premium metal build quality with weather-resistance
  • Nice external controls such as the aperture ring, focus ring and AF/MF switch
  • Excellent sharpness across the frame
  • Even the fastest aperture of f/1.4 is sharp, making it useful for low-light and astrophotography
  • Very little chromatic aberration and distortion

Sample Images:

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GX85, 1/5000, f/1.4, ISO 200 – 12mm f/1.4


OM-D E-M1, 1/2000, f/2.8, ISO 200 – 12mm f/1.4

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GX85, 1/500, f/8, ISO 200 – 12mm f/1.4

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GX85, 10s, f/2, ISO 800 – 12mm f/1.4

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