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A New Micro Four Thirds Digital Interchangeable Lens LUMIX G MACRO 30mm/ F2.8 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S. Featuring Versatile Purpose of Use from Casual Macro Shots to Portraits

Jun 25, 2015

Panasonic is introducing a new digital interchangeable single focal length lens LUMIX G MACRO 30mm/ F2.8 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S. (H-HS030) based on the Micro Four Thirds system standard.

The LUMIX G MACRO 30mm/ F2.8 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S. features a 30mm (35mm camera equivalent: 60 mm) wide angle and F2.8 high speed with sharp, high contrast image rendering. Taking advantage of the life-size magnification capability of 1x(35mm camera equiv. 2x) and deep depth of field, the compact LUMIX G MACRO 30mm/ F2.8 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S. offers excellent performance in shooting not only casual macro shots like flower or food but also impressive portrait. It features an outstanding closest focusing distance of 0.105 m allowing users to shoot a true-to-life macro shots of flowers or small accessories.

Comprising of 9 lenses in 9 groups including an aspherical lens, the lens system achieves both high compactness and high optical performance. It incorporates a superior inner focus system which enables excellent resolution and contrast from full life-size magnification to infinity. The inclusion of stepping motor makes the focusing action smooth and silent for use in both photo and video recording to be classified in LUMIX HD Lens. Generally, macro lens does not excel in the AF speed, however, the LUMIX G MACRO 30mm/ F2.8 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S. boasts high speed AF. When mounted on the Digital Single Lens Mirrorless (DSLM) cameras of LUMIX G, users can take advantage of the high-speed, high-precision Contrast AF system with a 240 fps digital signal exchange, achieving high speed AF faster than approx.0.5 sec (infinity-0.105m).

Seven blades give the aperture a rounded shape that produces an attractively smooth effect in out-of-focus areas when shooting at larger aperture settings. Highly reliable metal mount assures durability for active use, and uses multi-coated lens elements that minimize ghosts and flare to further enhance its shooting performance. Offered in sharp, metallic black, the new LUMIX G MACRO 30mm/ F2.8 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S. stylishly matches the LUMIX G Digital Single Lens Mirrorless (DSLM) cameras.

•Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.

Product detail
H HS030 200