Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm f/2.8-4.0 ASPH Review

May 8, 2017 | Mark Goldstein |

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm f/2.8-4.0 ASPH.

Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM

The Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM is a new professional ultra-wide-angle zoom lens. Boasting an incredibly wide focal lenght of 11mm, the new Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM really does offer a unique view of the world. Read our in-depth Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM review, complete with full-size sample images.

Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM

The Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM is the fastest wide-angle zoom in Canon's extensive lens range. Boasting a constant maximum aperture of f/2.8 and very fast and quiet auto-focusing, the new EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM is the successor to the wildly popular, 7-year old Mark II version. Read our in-depth Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM review, complete with full-size sample images, to find out what this new lens is capable of...

Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM

The Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM is a new professional wide-angle zoom lens. Boasting built-in image stabilisation with fast and quite auto-focusing, the EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM is a more affordable alternative to the faster EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM optic. Read our in-depth Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM review complete with full-size sample images.

Fujifilm XF 10-24mm F4 R OIS

The Fujifilm XF 10-24mm F4 R OIS is a brand new ultra-wide-angle zoom lens for Fujifilm X-series compact system cameras. Offering a versatile focal range of 15-36mm in 35mm terms with built-in optical image stabilisation, is the Fujifilm XF 10-24mm F4 R OIS a worthy addition to the XF lens range? Read our Fujifilm XF 10-24mm F4 R OIS review to find out...

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR

The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR is a professional ultra-wide angle lens. Aimed mainly at full-frame DSLR users, but also compatible with DX bodies where it provides a focal range of 24-50mm, the Nikon 16-35mm f/4 also features built-in optical image stabilization. Read our in-depth Nikon AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR Review complete with full-size sample images.

Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital ED 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO

The M.ZUIKO Digital ED 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO is a new fast ultra-wide-angle zoom lens from Olympus for the Micro Four Thirds system. Offering a 14-28mm focal length, constant f/2.8 maximum aperture, fast and near-silent focusing, and a manual focus clutch, read our in-depth Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital ED 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO review to find out if it's the best ultra-wide-angle zoom lens for the Micro Four Thirds system...

Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital ED 9-18mm f/4-5.6

The Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital ED 9-18mm f/4-5.6 is a tiny wide-angle lens for Micro Four Thirds compact system cameras. Offering an 18-36mm focal length in 35mm terms and a weight of just 155g, the Olympus 9-18mm lens is much smaller and lighter that other ultra wide-angle lenses. Read our Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital ED 9-18mm f/4-5.6 review to find out if it deserves a place in your lens collection.

Panasonic LUMIX G VARIO 7-14mm F4.0 ASPH

The Panasonic LUMIX G VARIO 7-14mm F4.0 ASPH is a new super wide-angle lens for the Micro Four Thirds system of interchangeable lens cameras. Offering an effective focal range of 14-28mm in 35mm terms, the Panasonic 7-14mm lens offers the widest focal length of any Micro Four Thirds lens. Read our Panasonic LUMIX G VARIO 7-14mm F4.0 ASPH review to find out if it's worth adding to your lens collection.

Sony Vario-Sonnar T* 16-35mm F2.8 ZA SSM II

The Sony Vario-Sonnar T* 16-35mm F2.8 ZA SSM II is a fast and versatile ultra-wide-angle zoom designed for Sony full-frame or APS-C A-Mount cameras. Is it a must-have lens for every full-frame A-Mount shooter? Read our Sony Vario-Sonnar T* 16-35mm F2.8 ZA SSM II review to find out...