Showcase Panasonic 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II

Discussion in 'Native Lens Sample Image Showcase' started by leendertv, Jun 29, 2013.

  1. leendertv

    leendertv Mu-43 Regular

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    Leendert
    Panasonic G3 + 14-42mm II

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  2. battleaxe

    battleaxe Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Do you know how is updated version compares to the original 14-42mm or 14-42mm PZ lens?
     
  3. jyc860923

    jyc860923 Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Feb 28, 2012
    Shenyang, China
    贾一川
    thanks for creating this thread! Let's see some great work from the new kit zoom
     
  4. jyc860923

    jyc860923 Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Feb 28, 2012
    Shenyang, China
    贾一川
    leendertv do you have full sizes for us pixel peepers?
     
  5. leendertv

    leendertv Mu-43 Regular

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    For IQ see:
    Panasonic 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 Micro Four Thirds Zoom Lens Review
    Panasonic Lumix 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 G X Review
    Panasonic Lumix G VARIO 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens Review

    DxOMark: Panasonic 14-42mm II vs Panasonic 14-42 X Vario vs m.Zuiko 12-50mm.
    See the Sharpness scores. The Panasonic 14-42mm II has very good sharpness.
    DxOMark - Compare lenses

    The new 14-42mm II has very good IQ at 14mm and at 42mm.
    It's very good at 42mm wide open (f5.6).
    And really I like the build quality. It feels and looks very good.
    zooming is much smoother.

    And very important for me: It has the same 46mm filtersize as the Panasonic pancakes (14mm and 20mm).
    I have 46mm ND and CPL filters.
     
  6. leendertv

    leendertv Mu-43 Regular

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    Leendert
    Two new test shots: at 42mm f5.6 (handheld with OIS)

    Panasonic G3 OOC JPG
    Photostyle vivid
    - sharpness: -1
    - noise reduction: -2
    - contrast: -1
    - saturation: -1
    Intelligent Resolution: Standard (smart sharpening)
    Intelligent Dynamic: Standard

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  7. Kenny

    Kenny Mu-43 Regular

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    Im looking to buy this lens, where did you guys bought this in the USA?
     
  8. leendertv

    leendertv Mu-43 Regular

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    Leendert
    With built-in flash, 42mm f5.6

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  9. Kshiz

    Kshiz Mu-43 Regular

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    Lens looks like a great performer to me. However can you confirm that it has a metal mount? I've seen pics of metal AND plastic mounts.
     
  10. jyc860923

    jyc860923 Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Feb 28, 2012
    Shenyang, China
    贾一川
    plastic as kit lens and metal sold separately, i hope that's the only difference
     
  11. dbuckle

    dbuckle Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

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  12. jyc860923

    jyc860923 Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Feb 28, 2012
    Shenyang, China
    贾一川
    Hi buddy

    you may have posted this in a wrong thread, this is a thread for the new lumix kit zoom, and your exif shows it was done with the Oly zoom:dash2:
     
  13. dbuckle

    dbuckle Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Your Right I guess I did.:redface:
     
  14. leendertv

    leendertv Mu-43 Regular

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    Panasonic G3 + 14-42mm II

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    still happy with this small zoom lens!
     
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  15. Kenny

    Kenny Mu-43 Regular

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    does this lens has metal mount or plastic mount? I heard there's metal and plastic mount version.
     
  16. Kshiz

    Kshiz Mu-43 Regular

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    Apr 8, 2011
    He answered that question one page back. Geez.
     
  17. leendertv

    leendertv Mu-43 Regular

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    Leendert
    Panasonic G3 + 14-42mm II
    Rotterdam

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  18. leendertv

    leendertv Mu-43 Regular

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    Leendert
    By car over the Grimselpass and Furkapass (Switserland).
    Most beautiful trip of the holiday!

    Panasonic G3 + Panasonic 14-42mm II

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  19. dukeneverwinter

    dukeneverwinter Mu-43 Regular

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    Some Images I took with my Gx1 and the 12-42 PZ pancake
     

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  20. jyc860923

    jyc860923 Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Feb 28, 2012
    Shenyang, China
    贾一川
    oops, this is a wrong thread, but these are really brilliant shots.
     
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