Panasonic has unveiled a brand new interchangeable commonplace zoom lens, the LUMIX S PRO 24-70mm F2.8 (S-E2470), based mostly on the L-Mount system for the LUMIX S Collection full-frame mirrorless cameras.
The LUMIX S PRO 24-70mm lens will likely be obtainable to buy from 26th September 2019 priced at £2,249.99 (€2499.99 Eire).
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Panasonic Launches New L-Mount Interchangeable Lens for its LUMIX S Collection Full-Body Mirrorless Cameras
27th August 2019 – Panasonic is proud to introduce a brand new interchangeable commonplace zoom lens, the LUMIX S PRO 24-70mm F2.8 (S-E2470), based mostly on the L-Mount system for the LUMIX S Collection full-frame mirrorless cameras. Specifically specializing in skilled use, the LUMIX S Collection pursues uncompromising photographic expression with its high-quality cameras and lenses.
The LUMIX S PRO 24-70mm F2.Eight is a large-aperture commonplace zoom lens that boasts excessive picture high quality throughout all the zoom vary. The optical efficiency of this LUMIX S PRO lens is remarkably excessive to make sure it satisfies the stringent certification requirements of Leica Digicam AG.
Providing a flexible set of focal lengths that are perfect for a variety of topics, together with panorama, documentary and portraits, the lens options stunningly excessive decision and excessive distinction from its widest to its longest focal lengths. The fixed F2.Eight high-speed most aperture offers easy defocus transition from the main focus peak to out-of-focus areas to realize stunning bokeh in addition to a three-dimensional impact that makes the topic stand out from the background.
Comprising 18 components in 16 teams, the LUMIX S PRO 24-70mm F2.Eight makes use of three aspherical components and four ED (Additional-low Dispersion) lenses to effectively suppress each axial and transverse chromatic aberration so photos are rendered sharp and colored fringing is prevented. Astigmatism can be corrected by these aspherical lenses, to supply clear element proper throughout the picture space. Moreover, the UHR (Extremely-Excessive Refractive Index) lens achieves uniform picture high quality proper to the sides of the picture whereas enabling for a extra compact lens unit.
A double focus system combining a linear motor and a stepping motor achieves sensor drive at a most pace of 480 fps. This offers quick, high-precision AF to make sure that vital photograph alternatives are by no means missed. The adoption of a spotlight clutch mechanism permits prompt AF/MF switching in addition to correct handbook focusing. The LUMIX S PRO 24-70mm F2.Eight additionally excels when used for capturing video because it incorporates a design mechanism to suppress focus respiration – a vital problem that impacts most interchangeable zoom lenses designed for nonetheless images.
The rugged mud/splash-resistant* design will stand up to use in harsh situations right down to -10°C, so the lens can be utilized in a variety of environments. The lens has an 82mm filter thread and makes use of an 11-bladed round aperture diaphragm for easy copy of out-of-focus areas and highlights.
Panasonic is dedicated to designing and creating the LUMIX S Collection lens line up, with greater than 45 L-Mount interchangeable lenses, together with over ten LUMIX S/S PRO lenses, obtainable from Panasonic, Leica and SIGMA by the tip of 2020. A wide range of mount adapters/converters additional broaden the alternatives to make use of an excellent wider vary of recent and legacy lenses. The L-Mount thereby opens up an virtually limitless spectrum of latest artistic potentialities.
The LUMIX S PRO 24-70mm lens will likely be obtainable to buy for RRP £2,249.99 (€2499.99 Eire) from 26th September 2019.
*Mud and Splash Resistant doesn’t assure that harm is not going to happen if this lens is subjected to direct contact with mud and water.
•Leica is a registered trademark of Leica Microsystems IR GmbH.
•Design and specs are topic to alter with out discover.