Panasonic 12.5mm / F12 is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Wideangle Prime
lens with FourThirds max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Micro Four Thirds mount cameras.
What type of photography is the Panasonic 12.5mm / F12 lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Panasonic 12.5mm / F12 is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
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Here, we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Panasonic Lumix G 12.5mm F12 lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Light weight at only 45g / 1.6 oz
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Panasonic 12.5mm / F12 is compatible with cameras that have Micro Four Thirds lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Micro Four Thirds lenses are OM System OM-5, Panasonic GH6 and OM System OM-1.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Panasonic 12.5mm / F12 has a maximum diameter of 75mm and total length of 21mm. It weighs 45g / 1.6 oz.
Panasonic 12.5mm / F12 has a fixed focal length of 13mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 26mm when used on a FourThirds format camera.
Optical Image Stabilization
Panasonic 12.5mm / F12 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 12.5mm / F12 has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.02x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.6m. 0.02x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Panasonic 12.5mm / F12 has a max aperture of F12.0 and a minimum aperture of F12.0.
Panasonic 12.5mm / F12's optical formula consists of 4 elements in 3 groups .
Popular Comparisons of Panasonic 12.5mm / F12
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