GX1 with 20mm f1.7 always shoots wide open?

Started Jul 5, 2013 | Questions thread
DElliott Senior Member • Posts: 1,058
Re: GX1 with 20mm f1.7 always shoots wide open?

LMNCT wrote:

Lenses of shorter lengths do not need stabilization. If the 20 1.7 needed OIS, it would have it. In fact, no lens needs stabilization. All any lens needs is a human to select the proper combination of shutter speed, aperture and ISO...or to have a tripod handy when necessary. This dependency on stabilization is silly.

Just like the dependence on autofocus, autoexposure, etc. I presume.  It's a shame to be able to take pictures more quickly and in more situations.  The horrors of technological progress.

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