New Use for my EP5 and Pany 14mm

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by D7k1, Dec 31, 2015.

  1. D7k1

    D7k1 Mu-43 All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Nov 18, 2013
    About two years ago I gave away my camcorder and have not done any driving videos (for location documentaries) since then. Yesterday, I used my EP5 and Pany 14mm as my windshield mounted system. I must say it worked well. Yes, some of the time you could see the Oly codec issues, but mostly good usable stuff. Now that I have the Pany 12-35mm I have not used the 14mm for a while, but wanted to keep it for very light travel with the Sigma 30mm. Glad that I kept it as this combo keeps me from buying a small camcorder for a project I am working on that will need a bit of "driving too" videos.
    Last edited: Dec 31, 2015
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  2. bigboysdad

    bigboysdad Mu-43 All-Pro

    Aug 25, 2013
    Sydney/ London
    I remember a couple of years ago one reviewer of the 14 describing it a a "crappy lens" but saying it's actually really good for video.
  3. PaulGiz

    PaulGiz Mu-43 Veteran

    Jan 3, 2013
    Rhode Island, USA
    There is nothing wrong with the P14 unless you're a cork-sniffing pixel-peeper. I've gotten some of my favorite images with it. Great contrast, lovely color, sharp in the center wide open, sharp everywhere stopped down and a perfect field-of-view.

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  4. bigboysdad

    bigboysdad Mu-43 All-Pro

    Aug 25, 2013
    Sydney/ London