Panasonic S 16-35mm F4 is an Auto Focus (AF) Ultra-Wideangle Zoom
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Leica SL mount cameras.
Panasonic S 16-35mm F4 is compatible with cameras that have Leica SL lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Leica SL lenses are Sigma fp L, Leica SL2-S and Panasonic S5.
Panasonic S 16-35mm F4 has a focal range of 16-35mm and 2.2X zoom ratio.
Panasonic S 16-35mm F4 is a weather sealed lens which provides an extra protection to prevent water and dust get inside the lens and camera body under light rain, snow and wind. In order to have an effective protection, you have to pair the Panasonic S 16-35mm F4 with a weather sealed camera body such as Sigma fp L, Leica SL2-S and Panasonic S5.
Optical Image Stabilization
Panasonic S 16-35mm F4 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).
Panasonic S 16-35mm F4 features Rotary (extending) zoom method where the length of the lens changes as you zoom in or out. This makes it possible to design the lens with a smaller minimum length ( generally when it is zoomed out) compared to internal zoom lenses. The disadvantages of this design are being harder to seal against dust and moisture, weight balance shifting while zooming and zoom creep in certain lenses.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Panasonic S 16-35mm F4 has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.23x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.25m.
Panasonic S 16-35mm F4 is a fixed aperture lens with a constant max aperture of f4 from 16mm all the way to the 35mm .
Panasonic S 16-35mm F4's optical formula consists of 12 elements in 9 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 1 ED
- 1 UHR
- 3 aspherical elements
Panasonic S 16-35mm F4 comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Panasonic S 16-35mm F4 is available in Black color.
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