Panasonic Lumix G X Vario PZ 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 ASPH OIS
Announced Aug 26, 2011 •
Zoom lens | Micro Four Thirds | H-PS14042S
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Greetings, I debated to start this thread but here I go... I came to M4/3 to use legacy lenses and to have a portable substitute for a DSLR. Then found about the pancake lenses available and love M4/3 more now. I relegated the E-M10 i to legacy and some times and have the GM5 with me at all times, lens or lenses depending on the outing. I still need the Olympus 17 2.8. 2 questions I have: would you call the Panasonic 14-42PZ a pancake? I own the O14-42EZ, do I need the P14-42PZ or this is...
I have been using GR DIGITAL III for the past five years and recently I bought a used DMC-GX1 with a Panasonic 14-42mm PZ zoom lens as my first mirrorless camera. I also bought a Panasonic 20mm f1.7, which I like very much. But I’m not satisfied with the DMC-GX1 and especially I’m not satisfied with the image quality which the PZ lens produces (probably because I owned a GR DIGITAL III). In addition, I realized that I wanted an EVF. Now I’m considering of upgrading my camera and buying a body...
Dear all, Following some very helpful advice here, I've decided to take Panasonic Lumix G6 as my first system camera. I am planning to get it on German Amazon where it's offered in the following configurations: body only — 480 Euro Lumix G X Vario F3.5-5.6/14-42mm Asph./OIS — 700 Euro Lumix G Vario F3.5-5.6/14-42 Asph./OIS — 550 Euro Lumix G 14-42mm/F3.5-5.6 OIS + 45-150mm/F4.0-5.6 OIS — 710 Euro Lumix G 14-140mm/F3.5-5.6 Power OIS — 770 Euro (details here) Since this is my first camera...
By: uberjer (Feb 13, 2014)
I have both lenses and want to sell one, but I'm having a heck of a time figuring out which is sharper. I scoured the net looking for a site that objectively reviewed both lenses, but none exist. So I decided to test it myself just to compare. Unfortunately, I'm getting strange results. The Panasonic seems to capture a wider frame and seems to have different perspective than the Olympus. Can anyone help me understand what's going on here? Also if someone can tell me which lens is better,...
Hello, I have just sold my Canon T2i, and I'm waiting for my Lumix GF6 with 14-42mm PZ lens kit to be delivered. I am looking for the smallest possible bag that would fit this kit, a 45-175mm PZ, a 45mm f2.8 (if possible), one extra battery, wallet, passport, and most importantly an iPad mini in a Apple Smart Case. I am especially looking for something that doesn't look like a camera bag, as I will carry this thing with me all the time. Would the F-5XA be able to fit these things (most...
By: proteusn (Jan 25, 2013)
Posted to: Sony Alpha / Nex E-mount (APS-C) Talk
I may get the X 45-175 mm for my GX1.Most online reports are good except for OIS problems. I'm getting conflicting info, including:Due to user error/bad technique.Due to Panasonic's harsh shutter.General design defect.Don't use OIS with fast shutter anyway.Fixed with updated firmware.Not fixed with updated firmware.What's the truth about the X 45-175mm? Is it a good lens?I want this lens for two reasons:General zoom versatility. I really like the zoom on my Panasonic DMC-ZS7 (25-300 mm 35...
I have a GX1 with the Lumix G X Vario PZ 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 ASPH OIS power lens.What is the best lens for this camera for outdoor youth soccer shots? Would also like it to be a versatile lens for everyday, zoom-happy, outdoor shooting.I apologize if this sounds terse. I am trying to learn more about this camera and the Micro 4/3 system, but I have a lot of learning to do!
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