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Old Thursday 11th August 2016, 19:09   #1
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Olympus 14-42mm zoom comparison?

I've been using an Olympus 14-42 II R kit zoom lens with my Panasonic G6 on a Kowa TSN-884 with excellent results. I recently came across the Panasonic 14-42 EZ zoom lens, which has a power zoom and is nearly as short as a pancake lens. Has anyone tried the EZ? If so, what are your results?
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I've been using an Olympus 14-42 II R kit zoom lens with my Panasonic G6 on a Kowa TSN-884 with excellent results. I recently came across the Panasonic 14-42 EZ zoom lens, which has a power zoom and is nearly as short as a pancake lens. Has anyone tried the EZ? If so, what are your results?
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I noticed you didn't get any response to your question. I had a quick look through the literature and it seems that this wouldn't be an improvement over your existing lens. It needs to be stopped down to f8 for best Sharpness and it has CA. It will fit in your pocket though.
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In that context: the pana 12-32 is known as a good lens when used natively, how does that work for digiscoping?
https://www.dpreview.com/products/pa..._12-32_3p5-5p6

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In that context: the pana 12-32 is known as a good lens when used natively, how does that work for digiscoping?
https://www.dpreview.com/products/pa..._12-32_3p5-5p6

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I haven't had any experience with this lens Niels but you've got me intrigued.
I will get one this week and try it out. Should be ok around the 45/50 mm mark.
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