The Panasonic Leica 8-18mm f/2.8-4.0 is the latest lens in Panasonic’s range of Leica premium DG Vario-Elmarit optics. It becomes the fourth wide-angle zoom for Micro Four Thirds following the high-end Olympus 7-14mm PRO, Panasonic’s own Lumix G 7-14mm and the budget Olympus 9-18mm. With an equivalent 35mm range of 16-36mm and a fairly bright aperture […]
Panasonic Lens Reviews
Panasonic Leica 12-60mm f/2.8-4.0 Review
The latest lens in Panasonic’s range of premium Leica DG optics is the 12-60mm f/2.8-4.0. Following the Lumix 12-35mm f/2.8 (mark I and II) and M.Zuiko 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO, it becomes the third high quality standard zoom for Micro Four Thirds. Although it lacks the constant aperture of its siblings, it offers more reach on […]
Panasonic Lumix 12-60mm f/3.5-5.6 Review
During my time with the Panasonic Leica 12mm f/1.4, I was also testing out the capabilities of very different lens from Panasonic, the new Lumix G Vario 12-60mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH Power O.I.S. Both had become available to review at the exactly the same time which worked out well since I had two Micro Four Thirds […]
Panasonic Leica 12mm f/1.4 Review
There are many great lenses in the Panasonic Lumix G catalog, but none so prestigious as the six produced in partnership with Leica. The Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 12mm f/1.4 ASPH, hereafter known just as the 12mm f/1.4 to simplify things, is the latest addition to the Leica series, and claims the title of the […]
The Panasonic 100-400mm f/4-6.3 review – A surprisingly good performer!
Have I already mentioned that 2016 is the year of super telephoto lenses? You might start to find me repetitive but the truth is that I am only halfway through the camera/telephoto lens combinations I am excited to try this year for wildlife photography.