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G80/G85 and IBIS only Telephoto Use

Discussion in 'Panasonic Cameras' started by ScottinPollock, Dec 5, 2017.

  1. ScottinPollock

    ScottinPollock Mu-43 Top Veteran

    I understand this is a subjective evaluation, but what can I expect out of the G85 when using telephotos without lens based stabilization.

    With my Nikons (DX crop sensor) I can get good results hand held at 200mm (300mm FF equiv) down to about 1/50th wit VR equipped glass, which is about 2-3 stops. Can I expect the same results with a non-stabilized 150mm on my G85?
     
  2. Cagey75

    Cagey75 Mu-43 Regular

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    Nov 16, 2017
    I can get sharp shots at 1/5 no problem with the Olympus M.Zuiko 40-150mm F4-5.6 R @150mm, I can do 1 second, but obviously the keeper rate is lower. It is possible though.

    Depends on your technique and steadiness. But 1/10 is a cinch and should guarantee sharp images unless you are shaking a lot
     
  3. jyc860923

    jyc860923 Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Feb 28, 2012
    Shenyang, China
    贾一川
    Same results? The short answer is no. Because you can get even better results.
     
  4. retiredfromlife

    retiredfromlife Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    May 15, 2016
    Sydney, Australia
    Depends on your technique.
    And IBIS seems to work far better on short focal lengths. I cant tell the difference with my G85 & 14-140 with the lens stabilization off or on, but I am not good at holding my camera still these days.
     
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