S Series 18mm F1.8 L Mount Lens

SKU: S-S18
Sale price$999.99

A large-diameter prime lens compatible with all L-mount cameras for maximum versatility, quickly and easily exchangeable with others in the series of F1.8 lenses when on a gimbal. Rugged dust/splash-resistant* design and common filters can be used. The S-S18 excels in video recording performance with suppressed focus breathing, together with a micro-step aperture control for smooth exposure change

  • F1.8 large aperture lens provides high resolution from center to corner and beautiful bokeh; works with all L-mount full-frame digital cameras
  • The S-S18 has a similar angle view to what you see with your naked eye, for natural-looking close-up shots with a minimum focusing distance of 0.18m
  • Excels in video recording, with minimal focus breathing and smooth aperture control
  • Compact, portable lens is easy to carry all day in comfort; dust/splash*/freeze-resistant design withstands heavy field use under harsh conditions

LUMIX S 18mm F1.8

Making the Visual World Broader and Deeper

Combines an ultra-wide angle, a compact form, and outstanding imaging performance. Focus breathing inhibition and seamless exposure control contribute to the beautifully smooth video capture. Aligned with the rest of the F1.8 Series, ensuring continuity even as you change lenses.

Ideal for Video Recording

The S-S18 lens offers fast, accurate autofocus and smooth aperture changes, critical for the modern content creator, allowing you to record beautiful 4K video and stills without disturbing your subject.

Dust-, Splash-, and Freeze-Resistant Design

The LUMIX S 18mm F1.8 is designed to keep shooting in the toughest conditions thanks to its dust- and splash-resistant* construction, allowing you to shoot in temperatures as low as -10 °C.

*Dust and splash resistance does not guarantee that damage will not occur if this lens is subjected to direct contact with dust and water.

Lens Construction

The optimized configuration has 13 elements in 12 groups, including 3 ASPH, 1 UED, 3 ED and 1 UHR lenses to minimize aberrations and ensure superb resolution.

S-S18 MTF Chart

Offering outstanding sharpness and resolution from the center to the edges of the frame, this is an ideal lens for the LUMIX full-frame system, and provides creative opportunities without compromise.

Product Specifications

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Lens Construction

13 elements in 12 groups (3 aspherical lenses, 1 UED lens, 3 ED lenses, 1 UHR lens)



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Aperture Type

9 diaphragm blades / Circular aperture diaphragm

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