John Riley has just posted a full review of the newly announced Panasonic Leica DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 25-50mm F1.7 ASPH Lens (Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama) for Micro Four Thirds cameras at the ePhotozine.com. He tested this new lens on Panasonic GH9 and found such pros: Outstanding sharpness centrally, Very low distortion figures, Well-controlled CA, Attractive bokeh, Low levels of vignetting, High-quality manufacture, Dust and splash resistance, Fast and accurate AF and Click-free aperture control for video. Read More »
Panasonic has just officially announced the new Panasonic Leica DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 25-50mm F1.7 ASPH Lens. It is a fast-aperture telephoto zoom lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras, featuring 50-100mm equivalent focal length range, 16 elements in 11 groups, one aspherical lens and three Extra-low Dispersion (ED) lenses and one Ultra-high Refractive lens (UHR). Focus is silent and internal, with a 9-bladed circular diaphragm and the manual focus ring is a ‘clutch’ design, allowing you to pull it back to engage manual focus complete with a distance scale. It is sealed against dust and moisture.
This is the image of the upcoming Panasonic Leica DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 25-50mm F1.7 ASPH Lens. This large-diameter medium-telephoto zoom is scheduled to be officially announced next week.
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Panasonic has just officially announced the new Panasonic LUMIX S 50mm f/1.8 lens. It is a prime lens for the full L-mount system developed in partnership with Leica and Sigma, featuring nine elements, including ED, UHR and aspherical glass, a linear motor. The minimum focus distance is 0.45m (17.7″), while the maximum magnification is 0.14x. The 50mm F1.8 is weather-sealed and freezeproof to -10°C/+14°F.
Mike Tomkins has just posted a full review of the newly announced Panasonic Lumix S 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 Macro O.I.S lens (Amazon /Adorama/ B&H) at the DPReview.com. He tested this new lens on Panasonic S1R and found such pros: Solid build with a quality feel, Fully weather-sealed, Very swift autofocus, Minimal focus breathing, Effective image stabilization, Minimal distortion and aberration, Pleasing bokeh, Good flare resistance and good macro capabilities. Read More »