04 Aug '11, 1am

Take a first look at the Panasonic Leica 25mm/f1.4 Lens. This lens is handy for those Micro Four Thirds shooters...

Take a first look at the Panasonic Leica 25mm/f1.4 Lens. This lens is handy for those Micro Four Thirds shooters...

Introduction, Design & Handling Introduction Launching in June/July together with the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 and GF3 is the Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 25mm/f1.4 ASPH, a Micro Four Thirds prime lens. The Micro Four Thirds mount has a crop factor of 2x, so in effect the 25mm becomes like a 50mm lens in 35mm equivalent. Together with the other prime lenses, the Olympus 12mm f/2 (24mm equivalent), the Panasonic 14mm f/2.5 (28mm equivalent) pancake, the Olympus 17mm f/2.8 (34mm equivalent) pancake, and the Olympus 45mm f/1.8 (90mm equivalent), the Panasonic 25mm f/1.4 (50mm equivalent) rounds up a nice selection of prime lenses covering from a wide to telephoto range. 50mm is traditionally deemed a portrait lens, as its perspective is close to the human eye's. The lens' fast f/1.4 aperture also produces a beautifully narrow depth of field with a soft background, making the sub...

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