Small and portable fast aperture primes are abundant within the Micro Four Thirds lens range, with two of the most alluring being the Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7 and the Olympus M.Zuiko 17mm f/1.8 for those who love moderate-wide photography.
Lumix G / Leica DG
Two of the most logical competitors within the Micro Four Thirds lens range are the Olympus M.Zuiko 12mm f/2 and Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 12mm f/1.4 due to the fact that they share the exact same field of view. The former, released in 2011, has been around almost as long as the system itself whereas […]
The Lumix G 14mm and Leica DG 15mm are both wide-angle primes from Panasonic. In addition to having a similar field of view, they both offer a relatively bright maximum aperture in a compact lens body. There are, however, quite a few differences that set them apart, starting with the ‘Leica’ designation of the latter […]
Updated on July 17th, 2017 Lens manufacturer Venus Optics turned some heads at Photokina 2016 when it announced the widest rectilinear prime for the Micro Four Thirds system, the Laowa 7.5mm f/2.0. It differs from the other ultra wide-angle offerings for the system in that it is small, fast and happens to be a manual […]
The most natural point of comparison for the recently released Panasonic Leica 8-18mm f/2.8-4.0 is the only other high-end wide angle zoom for Micro Four Thirds, the Olympus M.Zuiko 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO. (In fact, it was the very first comparison we published after receiving the Panasonic zoom to test.) However, those drawn to the Leica’s […]