Panasonic Leica DG Elmarit 200mm f/2.8 POWER O.I.S.
The Leica DG Elmarit 200mm f/2.8 POWER O.I.S. Lens from Panasonic is a 400mm-equivalent super telephoto prime, developed in partnership with Leica, that promises sharp imagery and excellent handling. With a fast f/2.8 maximum aperture users can work in low-light conditions and create images with a shallow depth of field. Ensuring optimal image quality, the design incorporates two Ultra Extra-Low Dispersion (UED) elements that combat aberrations while a Nano Surface Coating is applied to minimize flare.
Optimized for the capture of distant and fast-moving subject matter, this lens is equipped with a quiet triple linear motor autofocus system that has a 240 fps sensor drive for exceptionally fast performance in both stills and video. Also, a POWER Optical Image Stabilizer will compensate for camera shake and works with Panasonic’s Dual I.S. and Dual I.S. 2.0 in-camera stabilization functions. Along with this, quick access lens controls, including a focus limiter, focus button, and focus memory switch, are available for tactile control over numerous settings.
Further benefitting the professional nature of this optic is a splash, dust, and freezeproof design for use in less-than-ideal weather conditions. It is compatible with teleconverters for added reach and the DMW-TC14 1.4x Teleconverter for creating a 560mm-equivalent lens at the cost of one stop of light.
- 200mm f/2.8 lens (equivalent to 400mm in 35mm terms)
- Weatherproof lens body offers all-environment shooting
- Easy to use switches for convenient focusing
- 15 lens elements in 13 groups
- 2 UED lenses
- Nano surface coating
- Power O.I.S. optical image stabiliser
- Circular 9 diaphragm blade design
- Aperture from f/2.8 to f/22
- 1.15m closest focusing distance
- Splash, dust, and freeze proof