Motion sickness with IS

Discussion in 'Native Lenses' started by ripleys baby, Apr 3, 2012.

  1. ripleys baby

    ripleys baby Part time philistine Subscribing Member

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    Aug 10, 2011
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    I recently took my fathers Panasonic superzoom bridge camera out for an afternoon. Within 45 minutes i was feeling decidedly ill. :alcoholic:

    I remembered i used to feel the same when using my Canon 70-200 is.
    The only thing i could put it down to is a kind of motion sickness because of the swimming effect when using long lenses with is.

    Has anyone else had/suffered this kind of problem ? Or is it just me being over sensitive to wavy wobbles !

    I was considering buying a long zoom but this last nausea episode has put me off a little.:frown::frown:
     
  2. wetterberg

    wetterberg Mu-43 Rookie

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    Mar 31, 2012
    I get it a bit with IS - videos shot on the OM-D em-5 make me somewhat queazy because of the liberal use of that 5-axis stabilisation.
     
  3. meyerweb

    meyerweb Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Sep 5, 2011
    Ripley, you can shut IS off. That shouldn't stop you from buying a longer lens.