The Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm f/2.8-4 ASPH. Lens features the highest standards of detail and sharpness. Built for the outdoors, this professional grade lens features a splash / dustproof / freeze proof design when mounted on a compatible LUMIX G Mirror less camera. Featuring a fast 240-fps Auto Focus drive that is quite and ideal for 4K video and still photography. Make the switch from bulky DSLRs to the smaller, lighter, more compact Mirror less Micro Four Thirds system cameras and lenses from Panasonic LUMIX. (16-36mm 35mm Camera Lens Equivalent).FEATURES:The Ultimate in Optics – With a LEICA DG Lens you shoot with the ultimate in optical quality and performance. Each lens meets and exceeds the strict quality standards set by LEICA Camera AG. Thanks to the sophisticated, pro-level design of these lenses, distortion is minimized to render brilliant, edge-to-edge clarity and detail in all your images.Defy the Elements – With its splash/dust/freezeproof construction*, this durable lens is also tough enough to withstand heavy field use in nearly any weather or location. The system inside is protected from sand, rain and temperature. Now there’s nothing holding you back from capturing the creative nature, landscape and other shots you want. Video Support – With the H-E08018 lens you will experience smooth aperture changes without sudden jumps in exposure during video capture, its silent design delivers enhanced audio capture in any scene. Just as reliably, its stunning AF performance records excellent 4K video, where precise focusing is especially essential.Nano Coatings – Reduce unwanted ghosting and flaring for clarity with the Panasonic’s Nano Surface Coating. Developed by Panasonic, this ultra-thin coating reduces bothersome reflections across the entire light spectrum. The result: Crystal-clear pictures even when shooting a light source in the dark.
NANO SURFACE COATING: Professional, high quality LEICA DG VARIO ELMARIT camera lens optics with Panasonic’s Nano Surface Coating to reduce unwanted ghosting and flaring for crystal-clear pictures (1 ASPH ED / 3 ASPH 2 ED / 1 UHR)
HIGH SPEED AUTO FOCUSING: Upgraded faster focus tracking via a 240 fps linear motor performs smooth aperture changes so there are no sudden jumps in exposure for improved video performance
4K VIDEO SUPPORT: Smooth aperture changes and a silent design for enhanced capture of the scene’s exposure and audio; AF performance records excellent 4K video where precise focusing is essential
WIDE ANGLE ZOOM LENS: A 73.4 millimeter.225x optical wide angle zoom 8 to 18 millimeter focal length lens with F2.8 4.0 ASPH (67 millimeter lens filter threads) delivers intricate details elusive in other lenses, particularly when shooting in low light or adverse conditions
RUGGED HIGH PERFORMANCE DESIGN: Durable metal body camera lens braves the elements in nearly any kind of weather or shooting location (Splashproof / Dustproof / Freezeproof)