Reviews and Problems with Olympus ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-60mm F2.8~4 SWD
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Bigger, heavier, less predictable than the 14-54mm f/2.8-3.5
Amazon Customer, Amazon
8 July 2015
Summary: I'm not actually a huge fan of this lens, despite the fact that it seems to be the most beloved of the pro-grade four thirds lenses. I used this lens for a few months before recently switching to Micro Four Thirds, but have just been going through a couple of sets from this lens and feel compelled...
Excerpt: Typical of Olympus cameras and lenses, the 12-60mm is a fine lens. However, don't buy it for your MICRO four thirds camera. I bought an adaptor to make it fit my Olympus OMD E-M5 and soon found out that the automatic focus noisily seeks the subject, and most of the time can't find it, or takes...
Excerpt: I have an EP-3 which is a micro 4/3 camera and this lens, is well, a 4/3. After reading many reviews about it, i decided to go to to B&H and purchase this glass along with the adaptor to fit my camera body.
Excerpt: The lens is sharp enough and does what I needed it to do, which is relatively good performance in low light. But its iris is clicking and there's some breathing as well. Good, but not great for video.
Pros: Easily Interchangeable, Lightweight, Strong Construction
Summary: This is a high quality lens in construction and build, but call me unsophisticated, i couldn't tell any difference in image quality between the 14-42mm lens and this one, so i was just a bit disappointed, seeing as how this lens cost nearly a thousand bucks.