Patent Number: 8,824,061

Title: Zoom lens and imaging apparatus

Abstract: A zoom lens includes a positive first lens group, which is fixed during changing magnification and during focusing, a negative second lens group, which is moved during changing magnification, a positive third lens group, which is fixed during changing magnification and during focusing, a positive fourth lens group, which is moved during changing magnification and during focusing, and a negative fifth lens group, which is moved during changing magnification, which are in this order from an object side. A lens group constituting the first lens group consists of a negative front group and a positive rear group in this order from the object side. The second lens group consists of four lenses of a negative lens, a positive lens, a negative lens, and a positive lens or a negative lens arranged in this order from the object side.

Inventors: Tomioka; Ryoko (Saitama-ken, JP)

Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation

International Classification: G02B 15/14 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/02/12018