Reviews and Problems with Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO 35-100mm F2.8
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u4/3 for ever, Adorama
19 May 2015
Excerpt: I love this lens for stills. It has great contrast and I get lovely pictures from it. However it is horrible for video. I made a comparison on youtube of a video taken with my LX100 and GX7 with the 35-100/2.8 lens at the same focal length.
Excerpt: The optical qualities of the H-HS35100 lens are great. Overall focus speed is quite good, and I would see this being a very good lens for many still photographers. However, the OIS is absolutely horrible for video! It creates micro jitters that ruin video shots.
Suffers from known Micro Jitter issue that Panasonic refuses to recognize.
Tom S. "Tom S.", Amazon
18 September 2014
Summary: Unfortunately this very expensive lens is marred with a bad flaw when used for video, that Panasonic can likely fix very easily, but they are not acknowledging the issue. The problem is what is referred to as micro-jitter. When hand-holding, you will want to use the built in Optical Stabilizer.
did I get a bad lens? O.I.S. micro jitters limit this lens to tripod-only use when shooting video
David J. Patterson "davidp158", Amazon
6 August 2014
Summary: I just bought a Panasonic 35-100mm lens, and handheld video shooting produces excessive micro-jitters when the O.I.S. is enabled. Handheld, my Panasonic 12-35mm and 14-140mm lenses are very stable in O.I.S. mode.
Summary: Having worked with quite a bit of good equipment, I was interested in micro Four-Thirds as Olympus' Four-Thirds business seemed to be winding down. I bought a Panasonic GH3 with the 35-100mm f/2.8 and the 45-200mm f/4.0-5.6 lenses.
Excerpt: Bought this lens to go with the 12-35, which is a very good lens. This was sharp at the center, but never got sharp across the frame at any aperture. Maybe I got a bad sample, but at this price I should not have to do the QC. Returned.