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The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2 by Carol F. Roullard, Brian Matsumoto Ph.D

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Optical Accessories: The Micro Four Thirds Lens

The Panasonic G2 camera is sold with a basic zoom lens with a focal length of 14 mm to 42 mm. By itself, it is a versatile photographic tool capable of handling most photographic assignments. However, you can expand these capabilities by purchasing additional lenses. The most convenient ones to use are those made by Panasonic and Olympus.

These lenses are designed as part of the Micro Four Thirds system. This system has a defined set of characteristics for how the lens and body communicate, the size of the sensor, and the mechanical connection between lens and body. Any lens will work on a Panasonic G2 camera body if its manufacturers follow the Micro Four Thirds standards. It is unusual when two ...

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