The Panasonic 7-14mm has just received a brand new review at dpreview.com. This is the first wide-angle zoom launched for Micro Four Thirds, but now it has internal competition from the new and more compact Olympus 9-18mm M.Zuiko.
This is not a full lens review, but since very few little is posted about this lens, it is of great interest. As part of his M43rds test-week at ALC, Mason Resnick has posted his impressions on the Panasonic 7-14mm, currently the only wide-zoom of M43rds.
Go wide! Go wide! No, it's not a football play, it is photography advice from the wide Ansel-Adams-bread types :) And Micro Four Thirds photographers do have a wide-angle choice with the 7-14mm f4 Panasonic Lumix G lens. The lens is neither affordable nor easy to find, as you can expect with all things Panasonic-in-demand.
But that didn't stop SLR Gear from giving the lens a thorough workout in their latest review. And the Xs and Os of the lens are only part of the answer. Finding the lens is another question, if not quest.
As of September 2009, this is the only wide-zoom available for Micro Four Thirds, and with more photographers entering the M43 arena, there will be more interest in this lens. So Panasonic Elves, get back to work and starting producing more :)