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Panasonic Lumix S 85mm F1.8 Lens Review (Ephotozine)

John Riley has just posted a full review of the newly released Panasonic Lumix S 85mm f/1.8  lens (B&H / Adorama/ Amazon) at the ePhotozine.com. He tested this new lens on Panasonic S5, and found such pros:  Excellent overall sharpness, Dust, splash and freeze resistant, Virtually no central CA, CA well controlled at edges, Very low vignetting, Virtually rectilinear (no distortion), Excellent handling, Fast and accurate AF, Low focus breathing, Matches with 24mm and 50mm siblings and Low flare. Read More »

Panasonic Lumix S 85mm F1.8 Lens Announced, Priced $597.99, Available for Pre-Order

Panasonic has just officially announced the new Panasonic Lumix S 85mm F1.8 lens. It is a prime lens for L-mount, featuring nine elements, two of which being ED glass, and nine aperture blades, just 355g (12.5oz) and against dust and moisture. The minimum focus distance is 80cm (2.6ft) and the max magnification is 0.13x. This new lens costs $597.95, first available for pre-order at Amazon/ B&H. Read More »