Enough with the 16-50 bashing already.

Started Nov 5, 2012 | Discussions thread
dmanthree
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Re: Enough with the 16-50 bashing already.
In reply to technic, Nov 7, 2012

technic wrote:

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Or may have had their expectations set by the Panny pancake zoom, which is excellent.

did they solve the IS problem with that zoom? at least that took a long time ...

Yes and no. The issue only existed on a single body, the GX1. On other bodies, like my friend's G5, it's stellar. It's a non-issue for me since I prefer traditional manually operated zooms.

It's a strange issue, too. I tried one out, and when the IS is shut off it can produce excellent images. When the IS is engaged (on the GX1 only) it  produces "double-struck" images at middle shutter speeds. Weird.

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