IN STOCK: Panasonic Leica DG Elmarit 200mm f/2.8 for Micro 4/3

IN STOCK: Panasonic Leica DG Elmarit 200mm f/2.8 for Micro 4/3

The new 200mm (400mm equivilent) lens from Panasonic is IN STOCK and it appears to be a beauty. This is a 200mm, f/2.8 lens giving you a 400mm field of view (equiv). 400mm magnification with f/2.8 LIGHT GATHERING. Of course your DOF will be that of a 200mm f/2.8, which is quite nice indeed. While not cheap at nearly $3000, for this kind of reach with O.I.S. it’s to be expected, especially with the Leica name attached as well. For those shooting with a Panasonic body, this is your QUALITY telephoto solution. Do not forget about the equally as nice Olympus 300mm f/4 which brings Micro 4/3 users to 600mm FOV and DOF of a 300mm f/4. It comes in at $2499 at B&H Photo HERE, and I have written about that lens a few times even though Craig Litten reviewed it here on these pages. A fantastic review BTW. You gain 200mm reach (equiv) and lose some aperture speed.

So if you have been waiting for this lens, it is IN STOCK and shipping now!

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2 Comments

  1. The price of the 2,8/200 includes a 1,4* converter. So there is in some way a 4/300 included – IMO with the robust G9 and its excellent Dual IS2 a perfect package for wildlife. The optical performance seems outstanding:
    https://www.lenstip.com/521.4-Lens_review-Panasonic_Leica_DG_Elmarit_200_mm_f_2.8_POWER_O.I.S._Image_resolution.html
    And even converted to 4/300 it stands at least well against the excellent Oly 4/300:
    https://www.lenstip.com/521.4-Lens_review-Panasonic_Leica_DG_Elmarit_200_mm_f_2.8_POWER_O.I.S._Image_resolution.html
    That’s quiet a feat …

  2. I still love my Olympus 40-150/2.8 pro with 1.4TX…best bang for the buck in a medium tele zoom m43 wise…
    cheers
    Geo-Yui Mahlum (facebook)

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