Panasonic UK News

Development of the 30mm/F2.8 Digital Interchangeable Macro Lens

Press Release   •   Sep 15, 2014 13:00 BST

Panasonic is announcing the development of a new digital interchangeable lens – the 30mm/F2.8 single focal length macro lens based on the Micro Four Thirds system standard.*1

The new 30mm/F2.8 macro lens enables not only life-size macro photography but also offers further versatile styles of capturing photos, such as landscape photography thanks to a focusing distance of 60mm (35mm camera equivalent). For high precision focusing in macro photography the new lens also supports 240 fps high-speed AF, while integrating optical image stabiliser. It features a sophisticated exterior design in metallic finish for the stylish appearance.

Panasonic is committed to continuous development of imaging products to meet the diverse needs of customers in the expanding Interchangeable Lens camera market.

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*1: Details of the product specifications, the date of release and the price are yet to be advised.

・Product image shown above is not final.

・Design and specifications subject to change without notice.

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