10 out of 10 points and recommendedaccurate auto-focus, low light abilityheavy
I also have the Panasonic 7-14 and also acquired the Olympus because it is a much faster lens, which I need particularly in dark basements for real estate photography. (Why individuals firmly insist on painting their basements dark grey as well as then making use of 40watt light bulbs is beyond me:-RRB- The lens is likewise terrific at removing colorful aberrations especially I am shooting right into sunny windows. I utilize autofocus for stills and also hands-on emphasis for video and I truly like the manual concentration ring. It is likewise a focus mode switch (breaks back and also forth) as well as is less complicated to use compared to the GH3's concentration button. It makes this lens a great choice for any serious photographer in my opinion.reviewed December 22nd, 2015 (purchased for $1,149)
10 out of 10 points and recommendedlow light, fast focusingplastic
I am a wedding photographer and more general events. I have used this lens on a minimum of 20 events so much. There is a high quality to the way that this lens captures photos that I have actually never seen prior to in a zoom lens. It is as sharp as any of my Nikon prime lenses as well as has the verstility of being a zoom. It has outstanding control of flaring and provides colors very normally. This lens has a pretty certain focal length and matches well into a bigger environment that I utilize to fire wedding celebrations. Besides the various other more customized lenses I use to catch particular special elements of a wedding event, I constantly have my 70-200 on my 2nd video camera and also feel certain I will certainly have the ability to capture any moment the second it occurs with this arrangement. As a pro wedding photographer, I can't state enough advantages regarding this lens!reviewed December 27th, 2015 (purchased for $999)
10 out of 10 points and recommendedfast and accurate autofocus, sharpnone
Haven't used it much yet various other compared to a couple of examination tries. Fairly sharp across the aperture and also zoom array, limited the aperture to around f4 to f16.reviewed December 27th, 2015 (purchased for $899)
I don't fire rapid action so the autofocus was great for me, quite quickly adequate and exact. Not so sure for any event photographer like pros.
The lens has a little bit of weight and also mass, however it in fact boosted the handling of my Fufifilm X-E1, I could hold it by the barrel and also it stopped me from unintentionally mushing up switches with my hand and altering settings unintentionally the means I do when using the 18-55 lens I have.
Possibly some OCD slipping in below, however the cam and also lens do not rest level when taken down, the lens barrel's size keeps the nose in the air a little bit.