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Panasonic Leica DG Macro-Elmarit 45mm f/2.8 ASPH. MEGA O.I.S. Lens

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Panasonic Leica DG Macro-Elmarit 45mm f/2.8 ASPH. MEGA O.I.S. Lens
Key Features
  • Micro Four Thirds System
  • 90mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • One ED Element, One Aspherical Element
Optimized for close-up shooting, the Leica DG Macro-Elmarit 45mm f/2.8 ASPH. MEGA O.I.S. from Panasonic is a short-telephoto, 90mm equivalent prime for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras. Designed to strict tolerances in collaboration with Leica, this lens's optical design makes use of aspherical and extra-low dispersion glass elements to reduce aberrations and distortion for notable sharpness, clarity, and color accuracy. Multi-coated elements also contribute to a reduction in lens flare and a floating elements system helps to maintain consistent image quality throughout the focusing range. As a macro lens, a maximum magnification of 1:1 is possible for life-size rendering, along with a minimum focusing distance of 5.9" for working with close-up subjects. An internal focusing mechanism maintains the overall length of the lens during use and MEGA O.I.S. is also featured to reduce the appearance of camera shake when shooting handheld.
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Panasonic Leica DG Macro-Elmarit 45mm f/2.8 Overview

Optimized for close-up shooting, the Leica DG Macro-Elmarit 45mm f/2.8 ASPH. MEGA O.I.S. from Panasonic is a short-telephoto, 90mm equivalent prime for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras. Designed to strict tolerances in collaboration with Leica, this lens's optical design makes use of aspherical and extra-low dispersion glass elements to reduce aberrations and distortion for notable sharpness, clarity, and color accuracy. Multi-coated elements also contribute to a reduction in lens flare and a floating elements system helps to maintain consistent image quality throughout the focusing range. As a macro lens, a maximum magnification of 1:1 is possible for life-size rendering, along with a minimum focusing distance of 5.9" for working with close-up subjects. An internal focusing mechanism maintains the overall length of the lens during use and MEGA O.I.S. is also featured to reduce the appearance of camera shake when shooting handheld.

Short telephoto prime lens is designed for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless digital cameras and provides a 90mm equivalent focal length.
Ideal for macro shooting, this lens offers a life-size 1:1 maximum magnification along with a minimum focusing distance of 5.9" to suit working with close-up subjects.
One extra-low dispersion element is used to control chromatic aberrations and color fringing for increased clarity and color accuracy. Additionally, an aspherical element is featured in the optical design, too, to reduce spherical aberration and distortion for improved sharpness and resolution.
Individual elements have been multi-coated to effectively reduce lens flare and ghosting for improved contrast when working in strong lighting conditions.
An internal focusing mechanism along with a floating elements design promotes faster, more responsive focusing performance as well as consistent image quality throughout the focusing range.
A focus limit switch lets you adjust the focusing range from 5.9" to infinity or from 1.6' to infinity for faster focusing performance when working with distant subjects.
MEGA Optical Image Stabilizer minimizes the appearance of camera shake to benefit handheld shooting in difficult lighting conditions.
Rounded seven-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality.
UPC: 037988263837

Panasonic Leica DG Macro-Elmarit 45mm f/2.8 Specs

Focal Length
45mm
Maximum Aperture
f/2.8
Minimum Aperture
f/22
Lens Mount
Micro Four Thirds
Lens Format Coverage
Micro Four Thirds
Angle of View
27°
Minimum Focus Distance
5.91" / 15 cm
Maximum Magnification
1x
Macro Reproduction Ratio
1:1
Optical Design
14 Elements in 10 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
7, Rounded
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
Yes
Filter Size
46 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
2.48 x 2.46" / 63 x 62.5 mm
Weight
7.94 oz / 225 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.8 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
4.9 x 4.05 x 4"

Panasonic Leica DG Macro-Elmarit 45mm f/2.8 Reviews

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I saw that it's made in Japan in 2014. Is it ...

I saw that it's made in Japan in 2014. Is it still made there?
Asked by: R
Hi! Yes, this model is still made in Japan. -A
Answered by: Panasonic Team
Date published: 2023-02-23

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Country of origin? Is this lens made in Japan?
Asked by: Anonymous
The Panasonic Leica DG Macro-Elmarit 45mm f/2.8 ASPH. MEGA O.I.S. Lens is made in Japan.
Answered by: Dan W.
Date published: 2023-02-22

Is this lens dual I.S. (lens and body) ...

Is this lens dual I.S. (lens and body) compatible?
Asked by: Neil
Typically out of the box, it is not, however a firmware update is available to allow for this. Version:1.1Issues Addressed:1. Dual I.S.( Image Stabilizer ) is available by this firmware update.(in case of the usage of Camera with this function) 2. Dual I.S.:Innovative Handshake Correction System by the ideal combination of lens I.S and Body I.S.Release Date:12-8-2015Operating Systems:Windows https://bit.ly/2EcUi8n
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2023-02-22

Does this lease work on Leica CL which is APSC?

Does this lease work on Leica CL which is APSC?
Asked by: PING-CHIN
Unfortunately, this lens would not fit on Leica CL which uses the Leica L mount. This lens is for the Micro 4/3 mount cameras like a Panasonic GH5.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2019-09-20

Is this lens compatible with the focus stacking ...

Is this lens compatible with the focus stacking and HDR in Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark iii?
Asked by: Franklin
Thank you for reaching out. We are not able to fully guarantee functionality with third party products, however we would kindly recommend you to check this aspect with the other manufacturer as well.
Answered by: Panasonic Team
Date published: 2023-02-26

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Does the lens image stabilization work with a Olympus E-M5 mark 2?
Asked by: Raiden
Yes, the image stabilization will work on that camera since the lens has it built in and the camera powers the lens.
Answered by: Dennis A L.
Date published: 2023-02-22

Will this lens work on a Panasonic DMW-FZ300 ...

Will this lens work on a Panasonic DMW-FZ300 Lumix Camera?
Asked by: Gary
No, the FZ300 is not an interchangeable lens camera. You cannot add lenses to the FZ300.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2020-07-27

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Why is this lens more than double the price of the Panasonic Lumix G Macro 30mm f/2.8 ASPH. MEGA O.I.S. Lens ??? Where's the difference besides the 10mm?
Asked by: Joe
This lens is more expensive based on the Leica glass used in it and since there is both one ED lens element, one aspherical element and a multi-layer coating. It also offers a full and limit control for the autofocus depending which is used depending on the distance of the subject. The Lumix G Macro 30mm f/2.8 ASPH. MEGA O.I.S. Lens only has one aspherical element along with a multi-layer coating and lacks the focus control.
Answered by: Kirk R.
Date published: 2023-07-20
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