Updated Sept 17/18
PANASONIC WIDE FIXED LENSES
Panasonic 20mm f/1.7 II ASPH - $449 - special order
The Lumix G 20mm/F1.7 ASPH, a compact and lightweight "pancake" lens,
is dramatically compact and lightweight, featuring an outstanding F1.7
brightness which allows consumers to create stunning photos with beautiful,
soft focus. Comprised of seven lenses arranged in five groups, the Lumix
G 20mm lens actually uses two aspherical lenses to effectively minimize
distortion and achieve super high resolution. The versatile 20mm focal
length (equivalent to 40mm on a 35mm film camera) is suitable for all
applications--from scenery shots to dimly-lit indoor environments.
When mounted on Lumix G Micro System Cameras, the Lumix G 20mm/F1.7 ASPH lens allows for use of the advanced contrast Auto Focus (AF) system, which includes Panasonic’s Face Recognition functions. It's comprised of seven blades, which produce an attractive and smooth background blur effect when shooting at larger aperture settings. The lens also features a highly-reliable metal mount, and use multi-coated lens elements to minimize glare and further enhance optical performance.
* 20mm focal length; equivalent to 40mm on a 35mm film camera
* Compact and lightweight "pancake" lens
* F1.7 brightness for beautiful, soft focus
* Comprised of seven lenses arranged in five groups; uses two aspherical lenses to effectively minimize distortion
* Used with Lumix G Micro System Cameras, allows for use of the advanced contrast Auto Focus (AF) system
Panasonic 14mm f/2.5 - $549 - special order
The interchangeable single focal length lens LUMIX G 14 mm / F2.5 ASPH features a 14mm (35 mm camera equivalent: 28 mm) wide angle and F2.5 brightness with sharp, high contrast image rendering. Taking advantage of the wide angle of view and deep depth of field, the compact LUMIX G 14 mm / F2.5 ASPH. offers excellent performance in shooting not only landscapes but also snapshot or indoor shooting.
Comprising of six lenses in five groups including three aspherical lenses, the lens system achieves both high compactness with short overall length of 20.5mm and high optical performance. It also excels in shooting subjects with components of straight line including architectures thanks to the minimized distortion. The integration of stepping motor and inner focus drive system realizes the use of silent, high speed contrast AF.
Seven blades give the aperture a rounded shape that produces an attractively smooth effect in out-of-focus areas when shooting at larger aperture settings. Highly reliable metal mount assures durability for active use and uses multi-coated lens elements that minimize ghosts and flare to further enhance its shooting performance.
7 diaphragm blades / Circular aperture diaphragm (F2.5 F22)
46mm filter size Specifications
Lens Construction - 6 elements in 5 groups (3 aspherical lenses)
Minimum focal length: 14 millimeters
Minimum Focal Range: 7.1 inches
Maximum Aperture Range: F/2.5
Camera Magnify Power: 0.1
Focus Type: auto-focus, manual-focus
Real Angle Of View: 75
Weight: 1.9 Ounces
Item Display Diameter: 2.2 inches
Length: 0.8 inches