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Review: Lumix 7-14 ASPH

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Lumix 7-14 ASPH Micro Four Thirds Lens

Lumix 7-14 ASPH Micro Four Thirds Lens

The Panasonic Lumix 7-14 provides one of the widest rectilinear fields of view available on any auto focus capable micro four thirds lens. Launched in 2009 with a relatively high price tag, it was the first Panasonic lens specifically aimed at the emerging micro four thirds system.

With an aperture made from 7 rounds blades with a range of f4 to f22 this ultra wide angle 7mm-14mm (14mm-28m equivalent) lens has 16 elements in 12 groups, 4 ED elements and 2 aspherical elements.  This lens pre-dates Panasonic’s use of Nano coatings to prevent flare, so care made need to be taken, especially when using it on non Panasonic bodies.

So, just how good is it?

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Review: Lumix 14-140 f3.5-5.6 ASPH

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If you travel, go walkabouts, need small & lightweight solutions but generally don’t like changing lenses in the open air then a super zoom could well be the perfect solution for you.

So how well does this work?

Lumix 14-140 f3.5-5.6 Review

Lumix 14-140 f3.5-5.6 Review

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GH4 Faulty EVF (6 images)

Panasonic GH4

Panasonic GH4

Out shooting today around Corfu and disaster struck. After about 2 hours of shooting away I brought the GH4 up to my eye only to find the EVF was all magenta, with the exception of a thin vertical purple line down the right side.  The LCD was fine, it was only an EVF problem. Continue reading

What makes a camera professional?

So, what makes a camera professional?

It’s a question I see come up on photography forums time and time again, usually posed by armchair based wannabe professionals debating the minute details of why this camera is more professional that that one.  With all the back and forth on the forums is there ever a simple answer to what is a professional camera? Continue reading