Brave the elements in nearly any kind of weather or
shooting location. This lens features a splash/dustproof
construction* that is tough enough to withstand even
heavy field use. It protects the lens system inside from
sand, rain and more, making it perfect for shooting under
harsh conditions. Now there is nothing holding you back
from capturing the creative nature or landscape shots you
* The lens supports this feature in conjunction with splash/dust/freezeproof LUMIX cameras. Splash Proof is a term used to describe an extra level of protection this lens offers against exposure to a minimal amount of moisture, water or dust. Splash Proof does not guarantee that damage will not occur if this lens is subjected to direct contact with water.