[TEST SHOOT] Panasonic’s New LEICA DG NOCTICRON 42.5mm F1.2 (AkihabaraNews.com)

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Worth every yen in build and image, but still a tall order for all but the most heavily invested professionals.
Arise Lord Vader! 
The new Panasonic LEICA DG NOCTICRON 42.5mm F1.2 is a beauty to behold. Its satin black, metal body has a heft and finish that exudes a quality that one would expect from glass this expensive. It is simple and understated, but has a presence akin to Luke's daddy. The design is undeniably worthy of the Leica name, as is the image quality and performance. We would need to spend an extended period of time with it to be sure, but first impressions count, and -my word- what an impression it made.

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