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9.3 out of 10

Panasonic Leica DG Macro-Elmarit 45mm F2.8 ASPH OIS

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Reviews and Problems with Panasonic Leica DG Macro-Elmarit 45mm F2.8 ASPH OIS

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Overall 2
2.0

Quality Control Missing

Czech, Adorama
10 June 2014
  • Excerpt: The lens would not focus and had to be returned for a refund.
  • Pros: Leica Association
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Overall 10
10

don't judge judge by looking

Adorama
20 May 2014
  • Excerpt: it is a very good lense for close up photography
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Difficult to Clean
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Overall 10
10

Great Macro Lens

Lynne, Adorama
16 April 2014
  • Excerpt: I take photographs as a hobby (posting to several online photo-sharing sites) and wanted a macro lens for my Lumix GF3. So far, I'm very pleased with the quality of the shots I've taken with this lens--very good detail and color. It is extremely light--in fact when I received the package, I thought the box was empty! I have no complaints at all, except for the price (it was expensive).
  • Pros: Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh
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Overall 10
10

Fantastic lens for a fantastic price. Pleased with price and lens

rarelim110295, Ebay
9 March 2014
  • Summary: Love the price and the lens. Bought this lens with a very good price.Took the lens out for some photography and msut say that the lens performed very well. However when short focussing, the lens tend to hunt a while and cannot focus.
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Overall 10
10

Excellent

Poopster, B&H Photo
13 February 2014
  • Excerpt: This lens is excellent. It's very, very sharp wide open. I am getting excellent macro shots, and I love the rendering. I'm extremely satisfied with it.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction, Very Sharp
  • Cons: A little Expensive
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Overall 10
10

Excellent

art, B&H Photo
31 December 2013
  • Excerpt: Bought this lens for macro photography with my E-M1 camera. It is extremely sharp, focuses smoothly. Traded in a Olympus 60 Macro for this lens. Very happy I did.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Strong Construction
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Overall 10
10

My Favourite Macro Lens EVER!

Paul Racecar, Adorama
7 December 2013
  • Excerpt: I put this lens on an Olympus EM-5 and shoot away. The lens has wonderful contrast, beautiful bokeh, lovely color rendition, and focuses fast. With an angle of view comparable to a 90mm on a full frame camera, I can get close-up to skittish subjects with out getting too physically close. I don't know why this lens seems to be overlooked by many pros, it's my most useful lens. I love it!
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Goofy Lens Hood
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Overall 10
10

Outstanding sharpness and detail+

LMN, B&H Photo
4 June 2013
  • Excerpt: The 45 DG Macro is very well built and the images from this lens are very sharp. This is the lens to have if you want outstanding macro shots.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
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Overall 8
8.0

I use this lens mor than I thought I would!

gskolenda, Ebay
14 May 2013
  • Summary: This is a very sharp lens! Great colors, very light weight, like many of the MF3ds lens's. Pretty nice portrait len's just a tad soft in the corners at 2.8, but can be fixed in post if needed or cropped out. This lens has one problem, focus. It's slower than most MF3rds lens's i have used and hunts a little in low light, even at f2.8.
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Overall 10
10

Awesome!

Retired, B&H Photo
16 April 2013
  • Excerpt: I love the sharpness and lovely rendering this lens produces. With the Olympus OM-D EM-5 the focus speed is just fine. I found that the key to fast focus with my combo is to select the right size focus box for my subject matter.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction
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