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The 7-14mm or 14mm pancake lens lets you emphasize the perspective and express how vast a particular landscape is.
The 12-32mm, 12-35mm, 14-42mm PZ, 14-42mm II, 14-42mm or 14-45mm lens lets you capture medium telephoto shots that draw in distant landscapes.
The 45mm macro lens maintains image sharpness all the way to the edges, even when shooting at infinity.
The 35-100mm lens lets you clip out part of a landscape while keeping the perspective natural.
The 20mm pancake lens is always ready to grab photos on the fly.
The 14mm wide-angle pancake lens or 7-14mm ultra-wide-angle lens lets you fit more into the photo when shooting in tight spaces, such as at an indoor party or inside a car.
The 12-35mm standard lens is a splash / dustproof* and is designed for shooting everything from indoor scenes to sweeping landscapes.
The 14-42mm II, 14-42mm or 14-45mm standard zoom lens covers a wide range of uses, such as photographing landscapes and people during your travels.
The 12-32mm or 14-42mm PZ ultra-compact zoom lens is suitable for a various shooting situations – from pictures of travel scenes to portraits.
* The Splash Proof feature works in conjunction with the DMC-GH3 that was specifically designed to support this feature.
The 14-42mm PZ, 14-42mm II, 14-42mm, 14-45mm, 14-140mm and 14-140mm HD lenses let you capture natural-looking portraits from a medium distance while talking to your subject.
The high-speed 45mm F2.8 or 20mm F1.7 pancake lens lets you capture the subject in clear focus while softly blurring the background.
The 25mm high-speed F1.4 lens is an excellent choice for capturing the ambience of a dark room with a natural light effect.
The 35-100mm lens is ideal for shooting portraits with its high-speed F2.8 and telephoto soft-focusing effect for the background.
When photographing indoor pets that won't sit still, the 20mm, pancake or 25mm lens lets you shoot at faster shutter speeds, making it possible to capture sharp, bright shots.
To photograph birds or other animals in the wild – when it would be dangerous or impossible to approach them - use the 45-150mm, 45-200mm or 100-300mm telephoto zoom lens. Or, choose the 45-175mm PZ lens with its slim, compact power zoom for smooth motion image shooting.
Use the 45-150mm, 45-175mm PZ, 45-200mm or 100-300mm telephoto zoom lens to capture dynamic action shots from the stands at a sports event or racetrack.
Use the 35-100mm high-speed F2.8 zoom lens when you want a faster shutter speed.
The 14-140mm and 14-140mm HD 10x optical zoom lenses have the versatility to handle a wide range of shots. And you can use it not only to capture stunning photos, but when shooting HD videos too.
Use the 12-35mm standard zoom lens with its hand-shake-resistant wide angle and high-speed F2.8 to capture the entire venue of an indoor event.
The 45mm macro can render superb close-ups of small, detailed objects, such as flowers, insects or jewelry.
To capture detailed views of faraway objects – for example, the engravings on a distant building – use the 45-150mm, 45-175mm PZ, 45-200mm or 100-300mm lens.
The 8mm fisheye and 7-14mm ultra-wide-angle lens let you capture distinctive, intriguing shots with unusual deformation effects. You can use them for both photos and videos.
The 12.5mm 3D lens can be used for shooting dynamic 3D photos.
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