The high-speed F1.7 lens offers a beautiful bokeh effect for more impressive, creative shots. Together with the 42.5mm mid-telephoto focal distance (35mm camera equivalent: 85mm), this lens is ideal for portraits with a rich stereoscopic effect. It features a versatile focusing distance of 0.31m allowing you to enjoy true-to-life close-up shots, such as food photography.
It is compatible with the sensor drive at max. 240 fps* to take maximum advantage of cameras with high-speed AF. An inner focus drive system and stepping motor for smooth, silent operation to work with the camera’s high-speed, high-precision Contrast AF system for both photo and video recording. *Sensor drive performance varies depending on the camera.
Due to the shallow depth of field which is unique to the large aperture lens, even a slight handshake causes out-of-focus. However, the POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) effectively compensates for not only small, fast movement but also large, slow one making it easy to shoot super clear shots even when shooting in low-lit situations such as in night time or indoors.
The new lens system comprising of 10 elements in 8 groups uses an aspherical lens. The aspherical lens suppresses spherical aberration and distortion. Multi-coated lens elements that minimize ghosts and flare to further enhance its shooting performance. It incorporates superior inner focus system, which enables excellent resolution and contrast from close-up to infinity. 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. Offered in sharp, metallic design, this lens stylishly matches the LUMIX G cameras.
• Lens Type Telephoto Prime
• Focal length - wide (mm) 42.5
• Focal length - tele (mm) 42.5
• Max aperture - wide 1.7
• Max aperture - tele 1.7
• Minimum aperture 22
• Minimum focus distance (m) 0.31
• Image stabilisation POWER OIS
• Sensor format Micro Four Thirds
• Lens mount Micro Four Thirds
• Lens elements 10
• Lens groups 8
• Aperture blades 7
• Filter thread (mm) 37
• Size 50x55mm
• Weight (g) 130
• Angle of View 29 degrees
• Lens Hood
• Front Lens Cap
• Rear Lens Cap
• Lens Storage Bag
• Decoration Ring
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If you are at work during the week we now have introduced the option of an alternative delivery address in the checkout process so you can have your goods delivered to a works address.
PLEASE NOTE: All credit checks will need to be approved before we can do this for security reasons.
For orders outside the UK we will only ship to the cardholders registered address.
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Order: Cut off times
All orders placed before 2pm during Monday to Friday will normally be shipped that day, subject to stock availability. Any orders placed after this time with Express Next Day Delivery Options* will not leave until the next working day. So an order placed on Friday afternoon at 3pm will be processed on the following Monday for delivery that Tuesday.
* Note that orders to Channel Islands, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Scilly Isles, Orkney and Shetland Islands, some Western Isles, remote parts of Northern Scotland and mainland Europe have longer transit times and are not guaranteed for Next Day delivery.
UK Orders: Delivery Options
We have now introduced a dynamic shipping rate which calls on the very latest Royal Mail and Parcel Force costs and options available are calculated on both weight and value. We feel this makes our shipping prices both fair and competitive. If you want an accurate up to date Shipping Quote then add the items to your cart what you wish to buy then hit the VIEW BASKET button. Once there select GET A QUOTE and you will see a list of shipping options available to you.