John Riley has just posted a full review of the newly announced Panasonic Lumix S 24mm F1.8 lens (Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama) at the ePhotozine.com. He tested this new lens on Panasonic S5 and found such pros: Excellent central sharpness, Dust and splash resistant, Virtually no central CA, CA well controlled at edges, Reasonable vignetting, Low distortion, Excellent handling, Fast and accurate AF, Low focus breathing, Matches with 50mm and 85mm siblings and Low flare. ‘Highly Recommended’. Read More »
Panasonic has just officially announced the new Panasonic Lumix S 24mm F1.8 lens. It is a compact wide-angle prime for full-frame L-mount cameras, featuring 12 elements, including aspherical, ‘UED’ and ‘ED’ glass, focus distance of 0.24m (9.5″), while the max magnification of 0.15x. The lens is weather-resistant and supports 67mm filters.