Panasonic Leica 15mm F1.7 is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Wideangle Prime
lens with FourThirds max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with MFT
What type of photography is the Panasonic Leica 15mm F1.7 lens good for?
The choice of photography type for which you intend to use the Panasonic Leica 15mm F1.7 is a crucial decision factor. Below, we have assessed its suitability for various photography scenarios:
Panasonic Leica 15mm F1.7 is a member of Panasonic's Summilux series of lenses. Below you can see the latest lenses in this series.
Summilux Series Lenses in Micro Four Thirds Mount
Reasons to Buy the Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 15mm F1.7 ASPH Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 15mm F1.7 ASPH lens in a list form to assist you in determining whether it offers the features you need.
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| Aperture Ring
| Fast Aperture
| Minimum focus distance of 0.2m / 7.9 inch
| Light weight at only 115g / 4.1 oz
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We couldn't find any significant Cons for the Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 15mm F1.7 ASPH
Panasonic Leica 15mm F1.7 is compatible with cameras that have a Micro Four Thirds lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Micro Four Thirds lenses are OM System OM-1 II, Panasonic G9 II and OM System OM-5.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
The size and weight are crucial factors to consider when searching for your next lens. Panasonic Leica 15mm F1.7 has a maximum diameter of 58mm and total length of 36mm. It weighs 115g / 4.1 oz.
Panasonic Leica 15mm F1.7 has a filter thread of 46mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Panasonic Leica 15mm F1.7:
Panasonic Leica 15mm F1.7 has a fixed focal length of 15mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 30mm when used on a FourThirds format camera.
Optical Image Stabilization
Panasonic Leica 15mm F1.7 doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Panasonic Leica 15mm F1.7 has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.1x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.2m. 0.1x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Below are the 3 Wideangle Prime type MFT mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Panasonic Leica 15mm F1.7 has a max aperture of F1.7 and a minimum aperture of F16.0.
Panasonic Leica 15mm F1.7's optical formula consists of 9 elements in 7 groups . Special elements used in this design is 3 aspherical elements.
Panasonic Leica 15mm F1.7 is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Panasonic Leica 15mm F1.7
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Top Alternatives of Panasonic Leica 15mm F1.7 Lens
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