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Panasonic 12-60mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH Power OIS lens

introduction

specs

  • 12-60mm f/3.5-5.6 gives FF eq. of 24-120mm
  • Power OIS image stabiliser compatible with Dual IS
  • 11 elements in 9 groups, including three aspherical and one ED
  • splash and dust proof
  • 0.54x macro
  • 7 blades
  • 58mm filter thread
  • only 210g
  • $US499?

reviews

    • soft edges best at f/5.6 at 12mm and at f/8 at 18mm to 50mm but best at f/11 at 60mm
    • centre sharpness declines as focal length increases
    • at 12mm, distortion measures -1.6% barrel
    • minimal pincushion at 18mm, increasing to +0.32% at 25mm and reducing to +0.1% at 40mm
    • CA well controlled in the centre less so on edges but still very good
    • IS is 2-3EV
    • bokeh a little fussy
photo/pan12-60.txt · Last modified: 2017/05/20 13:38 by gary1