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6.9 out of 10

Panasonic Lumix G HD 14-140mm f4-5.8 ASPH/MEGA OIS

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Reviews and Problems with Panasonic Lumix G HD 14-140mm f4-5.8 ASPH/MEGA OIS

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Overall 8
8.0

14mm to 140mm for GH3 etc.

elad, Amazon
1 week ago
  • Summary: I've used this lens for several months. It works good for a general purpose lens and for a beginner trying to learn tofrography. ((-: It is clear and the autofocus is quick enough to shoot granny running. I like really close up zooming, but this only gives 10X zoom. The f range is a little tight on the light, so low light makes for noise. I guess I expected 55 zoom. Well, that's too much to expect !!! Realistically, I only bought one other lens, so far, the 7-14.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good lens for my Olympus G6

Marci S., Amazon
28 August 2014
  • Summary: Very nice lens with fast autofocus. I do wish it had power zoom, but it is still a very nice lens.
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Overall 8
8.0

Weight and sticky zoom ring knocks a star off of a fabulous lens

Durt, Amazon
25 June 2014
  • Summary: The good news - the stunning picture quality and versatility of the lens gets ten stars. The not so good news - this lens is heavy ... I mean real heavy - by far the heaviest of the array of lenses I'm collecting for my GM1. You definitely need to hang on tight. That in and of itself isn't an issue - what is, is that the zoom ring really labors to move the mass in anything resembling a smooth operation.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good value for money, Bit heavy but not such a big deal. Recommended

neurotik20, Ebay
20 June 2014
  • Summary: It's a reasonably sharp lens both wide and telezoom. Don't expect razor sharp quality of premium lenses though. Picture quality is acceptable for simple photos (for the web, holidays, events) and DOF bokeh can be pleasing. No need for changing lenses quite often esp in fast moving events, perfect for traveling. Only drawback is it's quite big and heavy compared to other M43 lenses. But it's not that much compared to a DSLR equivalent so it's not such a big deal.
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Overall 8
8.0

Heavy, but very good!

Gadget packer, Amazon
17 January 2014
  • Summary: I used it during a high school pageant in the auditorium. I sat on the 11th row on the left side. The pictures quality beat my Zuiko Digital ED 45mm f/1.8. Of course, it is much more convenient as well. In addition, during video capturing, it hunted much much less for focus. Highly recommended if you do not mind the weight.
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Overall 8
8.0

It's good, it's useful, and a little too big

J. Murdock "Web editor, wedding photographer", Amazon
4 November 2013
  • Summary: I got this because the less-smooth zoom on the Olympus equivalent was a bit annoying. But while this was just as good at the Olympus when it came to results, it was a pain in the ass ergonomically. I have Olympus EM-5 cameras, and this lens simply was too large and heavy for my purposes. I went back to the Oly zoom and never looked back. I suspect that this lens would feel great on a Lumix GH-? model, but anything much smaller than that, I'm not sure.
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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent but....

plentyzero, Ebay
18 October 2013
  • Summary: Excellent all in one lens going from wide angle to medium zoom. Small and light (though a bit pricey). There is one glaring problem. The image stabilization on/off switch is on the left hand side of the lens right near the area of the turning the zoom grip. I immediately knocked out the switch which looks like a small light switch. I super glued it back into place as well as putting clear tape over the switch to prevent from knocking it out.
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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent but...

Roberto Vicente "bodhiu", Amazon
17 October 2013
  • Summary: Excellent all in one lens going from wide angle to medium zoom. Small and light (though a bit pricey). There is one glaring problem. The image stabilization on/off switch is on the left hand side of the lens right near the area of the turning the zoom grip. I immediately knocked out the switch which looks like a small light switch. I super glued it back into place as well as putting clear tape over the switch to prevent from knocking it out.
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Overall 8
8.0

Most versatile zoom I've ever owned

Audilover "KJ", Amazon
1 September 2013
  • Summary: I've owned a wide variety of zoom lenses over many years, starting with lenses for a Rollei SLR, then several for a Canon A1, and now for my Panny GH1. This 14-140mm lens (equivalent in 35mm to a 28-280mm) is by far the most versatile. Love it for sports events, especially outside on bright days. Armed with this zoom and my 25mm 1.4 Leica prime lens (which I think is one of the best prime lenses in the world) I feel I can meet any visual challenge.
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Overall 8
8.0

I use this lens a lot and am happy with the results.

kenzmyth, Ebay
3 June 2013
  • Summary: I purchased this lens to use with my Panasonic AF-100 camcorder when I need to "run and gun". The auto focus, though a bit slow in record mode, does work pretty well. Of course, zooming is manual, so I don't use that much when recording. It is convenient to have the 28-280mm range. Image quality is very good for the money spent. I use my Canon primes and zooms on the tripod.
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