Lightest Single Focal Length Lens Fast, Bright F2.5 Maximum Aperture High-Speed, Silent Contrast AF Multi-Coated Lens Elements *White box means that it was part of a camera kit that was split and sold separately. It is not a returned or refurbished item* The interchangeable single focal length lens Lumix G 14mm f/2.5 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.
This lens does not leave my camera. I have it mounted on to an Olympus OMD EM5 and I love it for landscape shots, this is the first lens I bought for my camera, and the lens In which I first started learning how to shoot photography.First of all this lens is tiny! it adds no perceivable weight to the camera, and keeps the camera small! which is great for when I am hiking for miles! This size is why I bought into Micro four thirds instead of going APC and going for ..