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Leica DG Macro-Elmarit 45mm f2.8 H-ES045 Gordon Laing, Feb 2012
 
 

Leica 45mm f2.8 Macro review

The following images were taken with a Leica DG Macro-Elmarit 45mm f2.8 ASPH H-ES045 mounted on a Panasonic Lumix GX1. These are all untouched JPEGs straight from the camera.

The individual exposure mode, file sizes, shutter speeds, aperture, ISO and lens focal length are listed for each image.

All of the images below are available to download in their original formats for analysis; click the photo to access the files at flickr. These files are for personal evaluation only and cannot be used in another publication or website without permission.

Coming soon, a detailed review of this lens with lots more samples and comparisons with the Olympus 45mm f1.8 lens. In the meantime, you can already compare a selection in my Olympus 45mm f1.8 sample images gallery.

Macro: 6.55MB, Aperture Priority, 1/40, f2.8, 400 ISO, 45mm (90mm equivalent)
Panasonic Leica 45mm f2.8 Macro sample image
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Macro: 6.84MB, Aperture Priority, 1/500, f4, 160 ISO, 45mm (90mm equivalent)
Panasonic Leica 45mm f2.8 Macro sample image
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Macro: 6.39MB, Aperture Priority, 1/20, f2.8, 400 ISO, 45mm (90mm equivalent)
Panasonic Leica 45mm f2.8 Macro sample image
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Macro: 7.07MB, Aperture Priority, 1/60, f2.8, 1600 ISO, 45mm (90mm equivalent)
Panasonic Leica 45mm f2.8 Macro sample image
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Macro: 8.14MB, Aperture Priority, 0.6 secs, f5.6, 160 ISO, 45mm (90mm equivalent)
Panasonic Leica 45mm f2.8 Macro sample image
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Macro: 6.79MB, Aperture Priority, 1/1300, f2.8, 160 ISO, 45mm (90mm equivalent)
Panasonic Leica 45mm f2.8 Macro sample image
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Macro: 6.68MB, Aperture Priority, 1/640, f4, 160 ISO, 45mm (90mm equivalent)
Panasonic Leica 45mm f2.8 Macro sample image
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Macro: 6.73MB, Aperture Priority, 1/320, f5.6, 160 ISO, 45mm (90mm equivalent)
Panasonic Leica 45mm f2.8 Macro sample image
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Macro: 6.71MB, Aperture Priority, 1/160, f8, 160 ISO, 45mm (90mm equivalent)
Panasonic Leica 45mm f2.8 Macro sample image
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Macro: 6.93MB, Aperture Priority, 1/80, f11, 160 ISO, 45mm (90mm equivalent)
Panasonic Leica 45mm f2.8 Macro sample image
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Macro: 7.09MB, Aperture Priority, 1/40, f16, 160 ISO, 45mm (90mm equivalent)
Panasonic Leica 45mm f2.8 Macro sample image
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Macro: 7.19MB, Aperture Priority, 1/20, f22, 160 ISO, 45mm (90mm equivalent)
Panasonic Leica 45mm f2.8 Macro sample image
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Action: 4.39MB, Aperture Priority, 1/1000, f2.8, 400 ISO, 45mm (90mm equivalent)
Panasonic Leica 45mm f2.8 Macro sample image
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Action: 4.86MB, Aperture Priority, 1/640, f2.8, 400 ISO, 45mm (90mm equivalent)
Panasonic Leica 45mm f2.8 Macro sample image
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Action: 5.39MB, Aperture Priority, 1/640, f2.8, 400 ISO, 45mm (90mm equivalent)
Panasonic Leica 45mm f2.8 Macro sample image
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Action: 5.35MB, Aperture Priority, 1/800, f2.8, 400 ISO, 45mm (90mm equivalent)
Panasonic Leica 45mm f2.8 Macro sample image
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Action: 4.76MB, Aperture Priority, 1/1000, f2.8, 400 ISO, 45mm (90mm equivalent)
Panasonic Leica 45mm f2.8 Macro sample image
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Action: 4.31MB, Aperture Priority, 1/800, f2.8, 400 ISO, 45mm (90mm equivalent)
Panasonic Leica 45mm f2.8 Macro sample image
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Action: 4.24MB, Aperture Priority, 1/1300, f2.8, 400 ISO, 45mm (90mm equivalent)
Panasonic Leica 45mm f2.8 Macro sample image
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Action: 4.35MB, Aperture Priority, 1/500, f2.8, 400 ISO, 45mm (90mm equivalent)
Panasonic Leica 45mm f2.8 Macro sample image
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