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Which lens?

Discussion in 'Filmmaking' started by JoJo, Jun 9, 2014.

  1. JoJo

    JoJo Mu-43 Veteran

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    Mar 19, 2013
    Atlanta, GA
    JoJo
    I tried video with a EM5 but I was not happy so I bought a GH-3. Now I am happy. My original use was as an unmanned static camera but I really like the form factor so I have been trying it as a candid roving camera......not bad.

    My favorite lenses are all Olympus which means there is no stabilization when mounted on the GH-4. I am looking for some feedback on using the Panasonic 12-35 for video. Your thoughts?
     
  2. pdk42

    pdk42 One of the "Eh?" team

    Jan 11, 2013
    Leamington Spa, UK
    Dunno about video, but the 12-35 is a super lens optically.
     
  3. Lobbamobba

    Lobbamobba Mu-43 Veteran

    394
    May 15, 2013
    Sweden
    Its a verry popular lens for video and does great. Checkout Griffin Hammonds documentary "Sriracha", it was mostly shoot on that combo.

    This was shoot with that lens and the GH4 but it will give you the general idea of its usability,

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nFdnI7C2slk&sns=em
     
  4. markdaunt

    markdaunt Mu-43 Regular

    38
    Nov 18, 2012
    The Panasonic 12-35 is one of the most useful lenses for video and maybe my most used lens. Totally recommend it.
     
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