Use your Panasonic compact system camera to capture vivid telephoto images with total confidence. This tough metal bodied LUMIX G VARIO lens is right at home shooting HD video or capturing crisp long distance shots. Combined with advanced optical image stabilisation, it’s essential for wildlife and sports photographers. Key benefits: Track the action without disturbing your subjects. A versatile zoom range of 45-150mm (35mm camera equivalent: 90-300mm) is suitable for impressive telephoto shots of sports or animals. Using 12 elements in nine groups, one ultra high refractive Index lens and two aspherical lenses, the LUMIX G VARIO 45-150mm achieves uniform image quality from the centre to the corners of images. The result is a more compact lens size that maintains edge-to-edge image quality. This lens incorporates a superior inner focus system, which enables excellent resolution and contrast from full life-size magnification to infinity. A stepping motor makes focusing smooth and silent whether shooting photo or video. Seven aperture blades create a circular aperture diaphragm that produces an attractive smoothness in out-of-focus areas – even at higher aperture settings. The lens system also uses multi-coated lens elements that reduce ghosts and flare to an absolute minimum.