Panasonic add another m4/3rds lens to the catalog

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Panasonic add another m4/3rds lens to the catalog

Postby Bob Andersson » Mon May 21, 2012 9:28 am

Hi folks,

The main thread for the new LUMIX G X VARIO 12-35mm/F2.8 ASPH./POWER O.I.S lens can be found here and, being a Panasonic lens, I guess that's where the main discussion should continue but I thought I'd flag it up here in the Olympus section as well, not only because it's obviously compatible with m4/3rds offerings from Olympus but also because, as the lens is splash resistant, it is the natural complement to the Olympus OM-D E-M5 which is similarly weather resistant.

The extra cost over the E-M5's own weather resistant kit lens will, no doubt, be considerable but if only the best will do then the Vario 12-35mm f/2.8 must be a contender! Here's what the combo looks like, courtesy of 43 Rumors


My future lens choices just got more complicated! :lol:

I'll lock this thread and ask that any conversation continues here.

Sony RX1R II. Olympus OM-D E-M1 + M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm f/2.8, M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f/2.8 + 1.4x T/C, Lumix 7-14mm f/4, Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7 ASPH, M.Zuiko Digital 45mm 1:1.8
M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm 1:1.8, Leica D Vario-Elmar 14mm-150mm f/3.5 - f/5.6 ASPH.
OM-D E-M5, H-PS14042E, Gitzo GT1541T, Arca-Swiss Z1 DP ball-head.
Astrophotography: TEC 140 'scope, FLI ML16803 camera, ASA DDM60 Pro mount.
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