Today we will look on professional objective lens Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO 35-100mm F2.8 ASPH with built in Optical Image Stabilization ( OIS ). It is designed for Micro Four Thirds mounts ( it can be attached to Panasonic and Olympus cameras ), has 35 – 100 mm focus distances range, f/2.8 – f/22 aperture in all focal range ( it is controlled via 7 diaphragm blades ), 34 – 12 degrees field of view and 0.85 m minimal focusing distance. Objective lens is mainly designed for video recording, for this purpose it has : built-in OIS, silent Power Zoom focusing motor and constant aperture. It has 18 lens elements in 13 groups, among them 2 are made of ED glass and 1 is made of UED glass; all lens elements are coated with protective and anti-reflective Nano Surface Coating. There is ability to attach 58 mm optical filters to objective lens, its sizes are : 67.4 mm ( diameter ) x 99.9 mm ( length ), and weight is : 360 g. Package contains : Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO 35-100mm F2.8 ASPH objective lens itself, frontal and rear lens caps, carrying and storage bag and user’s guide. Lens is produced only in black color variant. It is mainly oriented to videos recording, because it allows to change automatically many recording parameters without degrading picture quality. But, if there is need in photos-only objective lens, then there is ability to find better-suited and cheaper ones models ( with less amount of lens elements and more adapted for specific types of scenes ).
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