On the light side of the Force

In order to get a good portrait image, you should use the correct lens. “Correct” – is effective. For owners of LUMIX G cameras, Panasonic offers a LEICA DG SUMMILUX 25mm / F1.4 ASPH, which is characterized by an unusually successful combination of characteristics. The lens is firmly caught on amateur photographers, and if you still do not know why, we now tell us more about it …

Note the word in the title LEICA lens. He is certified by the world famous company LEICA, a leader in the manufacture of optical instruments, and this is a serious confirmation of the high level LEICA DG SUMMILUX 25mm / F1.4 ASPH. So, what exactly can this lens and why he was so good that it has noted the eminent manufacturer of optics? Let’s face it.

Beautiful bokeh
There is nothing that distinguishes portrait subject, as bokeh. In this regard, LEICA DG SUMMILUX 25mm / F1.4 ASPH greatly ease the process of photographing the fans of this effect. After all, the lens has an impressive maximum aperture – F1.4, making it easy to aesthetically “fuzzy” background. And as the focal length of the lens is 25 mm (50 mm equivalent 35mm camera), it is very versatile – perfect for shooting in any situation.

Another positive side of high luminosity – the ability to take pictures in low light conditions without using a flash. In addition, a fast lens to fully disclose all the features of contrast AF system: in the case of the LEICA DG SUMMILUX 25mm / F1.4 ASPH, the system speed and accuracy exceeds the phase.

Glare we do not need
Known trouble photographers – glare lens is also virtually eliminates. The front lens LEICA DG SUMMILUX 25mm/F1.4 ASPH. coated Nano Surface Coating, which is characterized by an extremely low refractive index, thus reducing the likelihood of glare in the entire visible light range (380 nm – 780 nm). Accordingly, the images taken with this lens are distinguished by the highest sharpness.

What’s inside?
LEICA DG SUMMILUX 25mm / F1.4 ASPH. consists of nine items collected in seven groups of two aspherical lenses and one UHR-lenses with a high refractive index. Aspheric lenses and lens UHR-nullify the geometric distortion that occurs at the edges of the image. Seven aperture blades form a circular opening, so that when shooting at small apertures blur gives a very soft.

And outside …
Also nice is that the Panasonic engineers understand that the lens – a technique often traveling, respectively, were subjected to impact is not always useful. Because metal mount is made with extreme strength and durability about the LEICA DG SUMMILUX 25mm / F1.4 ASPH can not survive. In this case, the lens barrel has turned out quite compact and lightweight. So LEICA DG SUMMILUX 25mm / F1.4 ASPH – the perfect assistant for the photoshoot, regardless of the conditions in which you spend it.

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