Panasonic Leica Summilux DG 25mm F1.4

Announced Jun 13, 2011 •
Prime lens | Micro Four Thirds | H-X025

I have the pana 20mm 1.7 which I bought for its sharpness and compact size.  The 20mm turned out to be a disappointment due to its slow focusing making it useless in low light.  I bought the 25mm hoping for something better and discover if having Leica written on the lens was worth paying a premium. After a week of shooting I am convinced I made the right purchase.  Very solid build, comes with a nice lens hood, internal focussing is fast (as fast as the oly 45mm 1.8 and kit 14-42 MSC) and I ...

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As an old Leica M user, I was waiting for a combination of camera/lens that would give me a digital Leica experience without the cost/weight problems. I found that in the GX1 coupled with this lens. The results are nothing short of extraordinary. Pinpoint sharpness- vibrant colour and relatively light weight. I use the lens on all my G series digicams (G1, G3, GF1, GX1) and regret that I cannot use it with all my digicams. I have a friend in the Boston area who has the same combination and ...

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