The long name and an equally large opportunities. Panasonic introduces a new lens with a wide zoom Leica Vario-Elmarit DG 8-18 mm f / 2.8-4 ASPH. (H-E08018).
The new Leica Vario-Elmarit DG 8-18 mm f / 2.8-4 ASPH. not only guarantees Ultra-angle (equivalent to 16-36 mm for 35mm film), but also offers some other innovations. By using the Nano Surface Coating technology it became possible to reduce the effects of ghost and flare. The lens is also resistant to dust and splash as it is not terrible cold (-10 ° C). Nature weighs 315 g. In the configuration of the lens consisting of 15 elements in the groups 10, note the aspheric lens ED (very low dispersion), three aspherical lenses and two ED lens UHR (Ultra High Refractive Index). The use of these elements effectively eliminates distortion and chromatic aberration, enabling achievement of high resolution and contrast from the center to the edges. It is supplemented attached ND filter or E (67 mm). Aperture is a 7-blade. The minimum focusing distance is 23 cm.Manufacturer boasts that Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18 mm f / 2.8-4 ASPH. This ideal model for recording movies. Reason? The internal drive system focus is said to be very quiet, and drive system operating in mikrokrokach the iris control portion makes the device easy to adapt to changes in brightness when zooming or panning. The optical system provides excellent stability barycentric reducing hopping image during changes in focus. Thanks to the quick analysis of the frame for the purpose of focus control also managed to improve the performance tracking auto focus while zooming. DG Series Leica Vario-Elmarit 8-18 mm f / 2.8-4 ASPH., Offered in black, metallized colors, is stylistically matched to bezlusterkowych digital cameras LUMIX G Series lens is now available for preorder. Suggested retail price is 158 thousand. yen, and so more than 5700 zł. Source: Panasonic 43addict, own