Excerpt: This is basically the kit zoom that is included with your Oly mft.. I purchased this lens just because for ther very few times I need a zoom on my walk around camera this was a great value for the price.
Summary: I am an amateur, so take this review from that perspective. A more capable photographer might get different results, but this lens is priced for the amateur, so here goes. This is a good-priced and a lightweight lens.
Excerpt: I use this lens with my Panasonic GH4 for photo/video, and for the price it handles very well. I couldn't believe how small and lightweight it is. Its also plastic, which did not look the case on the photo, but overall its not a bad cheap lens.
Summary: Yes, it is inexpensive, and good enough in some circumstances. But the out of focus areas are really, really ugly. It's really only good for distant objects stopped down a bit. If you are photographing something close, and the lens is opened up a bit, the background is going to be ugly ugly ugly --...