Panasonic Lumix G X Vario 12-35mm F2.8 ASPH Power OIS

Announced May 21, 2012 •
Zoom lens | Micro Four Thirds | H-HS12035
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Hey everyone, I'm currently on the brink of buying the G85, however i am not sure which of the 2 Kit Lenses i should be getting, since.... 1: Is the price difference between the two justified and does it reflect in usability and picture quality? 2: Is it better to get the cheaper Kit Lense and maybe ad a "cheaper" prime to the mix? 3: Should i completely go "F*** all the Kit Lenses" and just buy the 12-35 2.8, or the Olympus 12-40 2.8? Any input is appreciated ;-) --The meaning of life is...
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Hi! Newbie here. Have not had a DSLR before. I am getting serious about making educational video for my students and general public. I set my talent in front of the whiteboard where I write. Right now I am shooting with Samsung Note 4 in 4K. I need 4K in order to crop in on something I write on the whiteboard and still get decent resolution. My studio room is 3x2.5m. I have 2 settings: most of the time 2m wide scene, sometimes 3m wide. The camera is tripod fixed at a distance from the scene...
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I put my GH5 with a Panasonic Lumix 12-35 2.8 zoom on my new Zhiyun crane.  I carefully measured the weight of both and was delighted that they were within the gimbal's ability. I also have a 35-100 which is even (slightly) heavier. Heartbreak ensued when the zoom lens stuck out too far and balancing was impossible.  I used it and the result is ok... but I suspect would be better if property balanced and the motors wouldn't be overworked. Am I an idiot for trying?  Should I tape some washers...
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my question: is there a noticable difference in finished product ie.  prints 8'' x 12'' after using the prime as compared to same setting on the 12-35. Im considering the prime 25m f1.7 as an alternative if the results are significantly better. Subjects are portrait, street, scenery.
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With all of the reviews and commentary on this camera the one issue I have seen no discussion about a comparison of the performance of the E-M1 Mark II using an image stabilized lens like the Olympus 12-100mm F-4 versus using the Panasonic 12-35 or 35-100 F2.8 lenses without the lens stabilization. In other words, how does the extra lens stabilization and slower glass stack up against the faster glass without the stabilization? With all of the comments about the high price of the camera, it...
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I've had and used lots of panasonic lenses, but have no experience with the 12-35mm f2.8 lens. I've seen the MTF charts and ratings, but in my experience they really don't reflect my experience.  I'd be using the lens almost entirely for people, so corner sharpness is not critical. But I also don't want a lens where only the dead center is sharp until you stop down.  So here's the question: Can I use the 12-35 f2.8 at f2.8 and get salable results. I have the great original 14-45 for anything...
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Can anyone help me with this? In have recently purchased the flash to go with my GX8.  As it doesn't have and on-board flash I have also purchased a Hahnel remote/trigger.  A couple of questions have arisen. Whether the flash is on or off the camera I cannot access the "firing mode" on the flash menu as it is greyed out.  The manual indicates that I should be able to access it (I use Aperture Priority mode).  I've changed the modes on the flash but it makes no difference. Should the...
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Which is a better value? Sigma 18-35mm is $725 if used, and Metabones is $649 from what I see (Canon ef version). About $1400 vs $1000 for 12-35mm Panasonic. The lens will be used with my GH4. I know the Sigma has a better/larger focus ring, and somewhat better build quality, but is it worth the price difference? After borrowing my friends Sigma + Metabones (he has the Nikon version though), it is nice, but not sure if it's worth the extra cost. One advantage I see with the Sigma and...
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Hello I'm new here and in need of some advice..I'm upgrading to my first interchangeable lens camera from the Panasonic LX7 (which is great). I've decided on the Panasonic GH3, but I need help with the lens selection.I film a lot of live concerts so most of my use is in low light (stage lights in a darker venue) and at close to medium range.The LX7 works perfect for me with low light performance and wide angle, i would like the equivalent performance in the GH3. I rarely use the zoom of the...
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I am considering buying the Olympus OM-D E-M1, as I have various 4/3 and m4/3 lenses I would like to use on it.  I would like to buy one of the above fast zooms.  Which one should I get?  How do they compare in image quality? -- Luca
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