The LEICA DG VARIO-ELMARIT 8-18mm / F2.8-4.0 ASPH. offers a zoom range of ultra wide 16mm to versatile 36 mm (35mm camera equivalent). It covers a variety of daily shooting situations, from dynamic landscapes to snapshots. Taking advantage of the F2.8-4.0 high-speed performance, it is suitable for capturing starry sky or a night scenery. Allowing an attachment of a filter (67mm) such as ND or PL, this lens provides various expression in both photos and videos.
Opt for a LEICA DG lens and get the ultimate in optical quality and performance. They naturally meet the strict quality standards set by Leica Camera AG. Thanks to the sophisticated design of these lenses, you will enjoy brilliant clarity all the way to the edges of your photos. At the same time, distortions of all kind are prevented to enable precise, sharp picture rendering. This means you have the ideal tool for pro-level images in the palm of your hand.
With video support any user has everything they need for recording with their LUMIX camera. Not only does it perform smooth aperture changes so there are no sudden jumps in exposure, it also boasts a silent design for enhanced capture of the scene’s audio. What’s more, the stunning AF performance of this lens records excellent 4K video, where precise focusing is essential.
Brave the elements in nearly any kind of weather or shooting location. This lens features a splash/dust/freezeproof construction* that is tough enough to withstand even heavy field use. It protects the lens system inside from sand, rain and more, making it perfect for shooting under harsh conditions. Now there is nothing holding you back from capturing the creative nature or landscape shots you want. *The lens supports this feature in conjunction with splash/dust/freezeproof LUMIX cameras.
Put an end to unwanted ghosting and flaring – the Nano Surface Coating has been applied to lenses within the system. This special, ultra-thin coating was developed originally by Panasonic to reduce bothersome reflections across the entire light spectrum. The result: crystal-clear pictures even if you’re photographing a light source in the dark.
• Aperture Blades 7
• Colour Black
• Filter Thread Size (mm) 67
• Focal Length – Tele (mm) 18
• Focal Length – Wide (mm) 8
• Lens Mount Micro Four Thirds
• Lens Type Wide-Angle Zoom
• Maximum Aperture – Tele 4
• Maximum Aperture – Wide 2.8
• Number of Lens Elements 15
• Number of Lens Groups 10
• Sensor Format Micro Four Thirds
• Weight (g) 315
• Minimum Focus Distance (m) 0.23
• 67mm Front Lens Cap
• Rear Lens Cap for Lumix G Lenses
• Lens Hood
• Storage Bag
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UK Orders: Delivery Options
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