Reviews and Problems with Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO 35-100mm F2.8
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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.