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Panasonic 35-100 F2.8 reviews

Discussion in 'Native Lenses' started by strang, Oct 18, 2012.

  1. strang

    strang Mu-43 Veteran

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    May 7, 2012
  2. Omega

    Omega Mu-43 Regular

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    Oct 3, 2012
    Was just about to search and ask about this. Too bad there aren't many other reviews out there--In the meantime I'll be saving up for the 75 1.8.
     
  3. gs94121

    gs94121 Mu-43 Regular

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    Sep 6, 2011
    The Olympus Macro Converter MCON-P01 will work and provide close-up view from both lens, 12-35mm Panasonic-X and 14-150mm Olympus.

    12-35, 14-150 and MCON-P01 share same filter size at 58mm.

    Enjoy your new Panny-X 12-35mm soon.

     
  4. digitalandfilm

    digitalandfilm Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jul 18, 2011
    Check out this shot- absolutely delicious!! :bravo-009:

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  5. Aegon

    Aegon Mu-43 Veteran

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    Nov 3, 2011
    Portland, OR
    Seems like some portrait examples would be appropriate. Instead, these reviews show bricks and flowers.
     
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  6. strang

    strang Mu-43 Veteran

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    May 7, 2012
    I agree, some portraits would be nice.
     
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  7. strang

    strang Mu-43 Veteran

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    May 7, 2012
    Looks like all the Panasonic adapters are 37 or 46mm threads. Safe to assume that they won't work then?
     
  8. meyerweb

    meyerweb Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Sep 5, 2011
    I gave up on the first review when the fool pointed out the lens has no CA (they tested on a G5). Does he have any clue about software correction in Panasonic lenses and bodies?

    How do people who are so clueless get early access to these toys?
     
  9. ntblowz

    ntblowz Mu-43 Veteran

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    Nov 13, 2011
    Auckland, New Zealand
    I thougth Oly adapter uses bayer not filter to connect the lens?

     
  10. David A

    David A Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 30, 2011
    Brisbane, Australia
    Filter thread: size of screw mount for adding filters like polarizing or neutral density filters. Nothing to do with the Beyer filter in any camera.
     
  11. meyerweb

    meyerweb Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Sep 5, 2011
    I think he meant "bayonet", not Beyer.
     
  12. absolutic

    absolutic Mu-43 Veteran

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  13. Livnius

    Livnius Super Moderator

    Jul 7, 2011
    Melbourne. Australia
    Joe
    There will be a whole host of reviews still to come...so far the reviews have been outstanding for the lens on virtually every single aspect other than price which many consider to be a little high....DSLRmagazine did a review recently and write that in virtually every regard optically, the Panasonic is VERY close or equal to the equivalent Canon 'L'....and in few points superior even !

    Desafío 70-200 mm - DSLR Magazine
     
  14. danska

    danska Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    May 21, 2012
    Portland, OR
    Joe
  15. ~tc~

    ~tc~ Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Oct 22, 2010
    Houston, TX
    Seemed like a pretty positive review, except for the comments about size, which I don't understand ... Has this guy seen any other 70-200 (equiv) f/2.8 lenses? This thing is practically a pancake by comparison
     
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  16. sgoldswo

    sgoldswo Mu-43 Regular

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    Oct 27, 2012
    Hertfordshire, UK
    It's my blog and post and you make a fair point vs other similar lenses for FF (which are all huge). My point was that for a M43s lens it will seem huge (N.B. I've updated my post to reflect this).
     
  17. strang

    strang Mu-43 Veteran

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    May 7, 2012
    Nice review. Please take a look at CA with the E-M5.
     
  18. sgoldswo

    sgoldswo Mu-43 Regular

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    Oct 27, 2012
    Hertfordshire, UK
    I didn't notice any, TBH, but that may be more down to the conditions. Anecdotally it seems much better with CA than the 12-35mm. There is something about this lens - feels better screwed together than the 12-35mm (which was pretty good itself).
     
  19. gsk3

    gsk3 Mu-43 Regular

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    Jan 29, 2012
    It's funny, but coming from Nikon's old 80-200 AF-S, my first reaction when seeing this lens was, "Goodness gracious that is *tiny*!" Everything's relative I guess.
     
  20. ~tc~

    ~tc~ Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Oct 22, 2010
    Houston, TX
    CA is always less of an issue with longer lenses.