Any reviews out there of the Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4 G OSS Lens?

Started Feb 17, 2014 | Questions thread
OP jamesbm Regular Member • Posts: 182
Re: Any reviews out there of the Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4 G OSS Lens?

bill hansen wrote:

I haven't found any professional reviews, but there are several user reviews out there - generally very positive, but with the warning that there is severe distortion, especially at the "long end". Keep in mind that you can easily avoid this distortion if you always shoot JPEG, because distortion is corrected in the camera. Alternatively, if you shoot RAW, the major RAW processing programs like ACR, Lightroom, and DxO Optics all have correction modules.

Below are the user reviews I found. There are probably many others.

Amazon user reviews, 4.5 out of 5 stars, but only 9 reviews

Bhphotovideo, 13 reviews, 3.5 stars out of possible 5

Dyxum (only one user review, but seems quite well-informed and generally positive)

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Bill Hansen
Ithaca NY, USA

Thanks for the responses and it is strange that there are no reviews of a Sony G lens that has been available for quite a while. Could be a great lens but I am reluctant to take a gamble.. would be great to hear from more users here.

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