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Panasonic Leica 45mm f/2.8 ASPH Micro 4/3 Lens
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The Panasonic Leica 45mm f/2.8 ASPH Micro 4/3 Lens
The Panasonic-Leica DG Macro Elmarit 45mm f/2.8 is an extremely sharp, true 1:1 Macro lens that can focus as closely as six inches. It also serves nicely as a wide-aperture prime lens for portraiture and near-telephoto work.
This lens is fantastic. It’s easily as good as the big boys' macro lenses. It’s obviously designed to be a macro lens; however, when you hit the focus-limit switch, you get a stabilized 90mm equivalent that is beautiful as a mid-range tele. While it doesn’t have a blazing-fast aperture, the addition of a built-in stabilizer makes it very worthwhile for less-than-perfect lighting conditions. If you need something a bit longer than normal range, you need this lens.
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