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The about $2998 Panasonic Leica DG Elmarit 200mm f/2.8 POWER O.I.S. is a super telephoto in a relatively compact form factor.
On the Olympus E-M1 Mark II (as I tested it), it balances well and is great fun to shoot handheld, though even with stabilization it is best shot on a tripod.
As compared to 35mm full frame, its field of view is equivalent to a 400mm lens and equivalent to f/5.6 in terms of its depth of field. That is, it’s like shooting a 400mm f/5.6 on 35mm full frame in terms of field of view and depth of field, but with lens speed (f-stop) of f/2.8.
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