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Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm f/2.8-4 ASPH Zoom Lens

The Panasonic Leica DG 8-18mm f/2.8-4 zoom lens combines high quality optics within a durable weather sealed casing with an ultra fast autofocus drive ideal for wide angle stills and video shooting.

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Product Code: P241306T

P241306T

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Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm f/2.8-4 MFT Lens Summary

  • 8-18mm focal length, 35mm full frame equivalent field of view of 16-36mm
  • Compatible with Micro Four Thirds camera s
  • Suitable for landscapes and architecture
  • High-quality Leica DG Vario-Elmarit optics
  • Panasonic's Nano Surface Coating for significantly reduced reflections and flaring
  • Aperture range: f/2.8-4.0 f/22
  • 7 blade circular aperture for smooth bokeh
  • Minimum focus distance of 23cm
  • Maximum magnification of 0.12x
  • Fast 240fps AF tracking drive
  • Weather sealed metal body suitable for various weather conditions
  • Splash, dust, and -10C freeze proof
  • Filter thread of 67mm
  • 15 elements in 10 groups
  • Dimensions (diameter x length): 73.4mm x 88mm
  • Weight: 315g

Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm f/2.8-4 MFT Lens Features in Detail

This wide-angle zoom lens fuses Leica's image rendering capabilities and nimble mobility with Panasonic's Nano Surface Coating. From ultra-wide-angle 16mm landscapes to standard 36mm snapshots, the incredible resolution of this Leica DG lens renders everythang clearly from corner to corner. Designed for reliable use even under poor weather conditions, this agile, high-quality lens is ideal for shooting in the field. It also accommodates a 67mm filter for increased creative possibilities in both photos and videos.

Ultimate optics

Opt for a Leica DG lens and get the ultimate in optical quality and performance this lens meets all the strict quality standards set by Leica. Thanks to this lens' sophisticated design, you will enjoy brilliant clarity all the way to the edges of your photos. At the same time, distortions of all kinds are prevented to enable precise, sharp picture rendering. This means you have the ideal tool for pro-level images in the palm of your hand.

Clarity from all angles

Put an end to unwanted ghosting and flaring the Nano Surface Coating has been applied to lenses with the system. This special, ultra-than coating was developed originally by Panasonic to reduce bothersome reflections across the entire light spectrum. The result is crystal-clear pictures even if you're photographing a light source in the dark.

Perfect video-recording

With video support, users have everythang they need for recording with their Lumix camera . Not only does it feature a smooth aperture ring so there are no sudden jumps in exposure, it also boasts a silent design for enhanced capture of the scene's audio. what's more, its stunning AF performance enables recording excellent 4K video, where precise focusing is essential.

Splash, Dust & Freezeproof

Brave the elements in nearly any kind of weather or shooting location. When used in conjuction with a similarly weather proofed Lumix camera , this lens features a splash, dust, and freezeproof construction that is tough enough to withistand even heavy field use. It protects the lens system inside from sand, rain and more, making it perfect for shooting under harsh conditions. Now there is nothang holding you back from capturing the creative nature or landscape shots you want.

Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm f/2.8-4 ASPH Zoom Lens Specifications

Lens Type

wide-angle Zoom

Focal length range

8-18mm

16-36mm (35mm camera equivalent)

Aperture range

f/2.8 (Wide) - f/4.0 (Tele) - f/22

Image stabilisation

NA

Filter Size

67mm

Compatible cameras

Micro Four Thirds

Dimensions

73.4mm x 88mm

Weight

315g

Offers: Bundles
Offer Category: Camera Lenses
Offer Product Type: Micro Four Thirds Lenses
Autofocus: Yes
Aperture ring: N/A
Constant Aperture: N/A
Lens CIPA Image stabilization rating: N/A
Colour: N/A
Diameter (mm): 73
Length (mm): 88
Weight (g): 315
Distance scale: N/A
DoF scale: N/A
Elements: 15
Environmental Sealing: N/A
Focus distance limiter: N/A
Focal length: 8 - 18 mm
Focus method: N/A
Filter Thread: N/A
Full time manual: N/A
Groups: 10
Hood supplied: Yes
Lens Image stabilization: N/A
Lens mount: N/A
Lens Materials: N/A
Maximum focal length: 18
Maximum magnification: 0.12
Maximum aperture (number): 2.8
Maximum aperture (text): N/A
Max Format size: N/A
Minimum focal length: 8
Lens Minimum focus distance (m): 0.23
Minimum aperture (number): 22
Minimum aperture (text): N/A
Motor type: N/A
Number of diaphragm blades: 7
Power zoom: N/A
Special elements / coatings: Aspherical ED, aspherical, ED, UHR elements + Nano Surface Coating.
Tripod collar: N/A
Lens type: N/A
Zoom lock: N/A
Zoom method: N/A
Notes: N/A

Our Verdict

Small and lightweight but with undeniable Leica quality, this lens acts as a 35mm equivalent to a 16-35 - a firm favourite for landscape and cityscape photographers.

We Love

  • 8-18mm focal length, 35mm full frame equivalent field of view of 16-36mm
  • Compatible with Micro Four Thirds cameras
  • Suitable for landscapes and architecture
  • High-quality Leica DG Vario-Elmarit optics

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  • Like New – The equipment is in a condition as if you have just bought it from the manufacturer. The item is still considered to be ‘Like New’ even without the original packaging. The product has been fully tested and is in perfect working order.
  • Excellent – The equipment should be close to being ‘Like New’ but there may be some small cosmetic blemishes that lower its grade. The product has been fully tested and is in perfect excellent order.
    • Cameras – Should have no marks on the LCD screen
    • Lenses – Should have no marks on the elements or dust within the lens
  • Very Good – The equipment may have some slight cosmetic wear to the paintwork and cosmetic blemishes  with only light signs of use and the product has been fully tested and is in great working order.
    • Cameras – The LCD screen may have small signs of wear that does not affect its display
    • Lenses – The mount of the lens will start to show signs of wear
  • Good – The equipment is showing more obvious signs of cosmetic wear and blemishes, but the product has been fully tested and is in great working order.
    • Cameras – LCD screen may have scratches or wear that is starting to affect the display.
    • Lenses – May have slight dust inside that does not affect images. The mount shows signs of use.
  • Well Used – The equipment will show significant signs of wear. The paintwork will be coming away in large areas exposing the metal work, but the product has been fully tested and is in great working order.
    • Cameras – LCD screen is heavily worn either by de-lamination or has scratches to it. Rubber grips are starting to come away from the body.
    • Lenses – The lens has dust inside that may affect images. The rubber zoom/focus ring is coming away from the barrel of the lens.

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