Announced in November 2019, the Panasonic Lumix S PRO 70-200mm F2.8 O.I.S. is part of a steadily growing L-Mount range of full-frame lenses for Panasonic’s mirrorless S Series of cameras, the S1, S1R and S1H.
There is already a 70-200mm f/4 lens in the range, but this latest offering features a faster constant maximum f/2.8 aperture. It is, therefore, a significantly heavier and larger lens, but it is part of the holy trinity of f/2.8 zoom lenses widely adopted by professional image makers. Elsewhere, the only other real option for L-Mount is the Leica 90-280mm f/2.8-4 lens,
This versatile fast aperture telephoto zoom lens looks like the most complex and serious bit of glass in the L-Mount range. It is significant in that it opens the Panasonic S Series door to those photographers that shoot portraits, weddings and moderate distance action who are unlikely to be put off by its serious £2,599 / $2599 price tag.
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