Is image stabilization really the stuff?

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cosmonaut
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Re: IBIS makes manufacturers LAZY
In reply to LeicaBOSS, 8 months ago

LeicaBOSS wrote:

Here's my issue. IS is sometimes great to have. Travel photos, lower light shots, environmental portraits, hanheld tele-nature, mammals...

AND In-lens stabilization is amazing. for long teles - the panning and stnadard IS can provide 4 stops of amazing goodness and a smooth, clear image in the viewfinder.

But IBIS is just not as good - and when you have it - the manufacturers get lazy and don't put the superior OSS/IS in the lenses - so you're left with kind of crap-tier IS when you need it, and crap-tier IS when you don't.

The reality is that they won't give you both - so I take no IBIS + in-lens IS as my preferred choice.

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From time to time, I point my camera at the right things. This is generally when I forget everything I've learned.

Well I had zero issues with Olympus IS before the new 5 point what ever it is now. The new IBIS just isn't as good in my experience and I also agree I have used Nikon VR lenses and in lens IS is better. IMO.

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