The wide angle of view and outstanding depth of field of the Lumix G 14mm f2.5 ASPH. make this pancake type wide angle lens a good choice for both quick shots and landscapes. Rendering high contrast images across the entire frame and correcting distortion, this super-thin lens is especially ideal for capturing subjects that are primarily linear, such as buildings with a number of straight lines. Its simple 6 elements in 5 group lens construction includes 3 glass aspherical lenses, which deliver high performance in a lightweight, compact size for the Lumix DMC-GH2 or DMC-GF3 camera.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. The multi-coated lens elements help minimize ghost and flare to insure a sharp, clear image The metal mount assures durability for repeated mounting and removal.