"Panasonic G series" Owners Thread

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The pro lenses will always be faster than mid range tele lenses. The 100-300 mkII won't be quite as snappy nor as bright as the Oly 40-150 pro, but as you say you plan to use that more so for daylight shooting so should be just fine. A lot of people who switched from FF to the smaller, lighter M43 gear are very surprised by the performance and quality. I really believe that many [we see it on here all the time, you only have to peep into the latest FF mirrorless threads] just buy the latest higher end gear because some reviewers tell them to, or just to keep up with the Jones's - as your hubby discovered, it's more about the grade of gear within any system that counts more, and also the user skill. With Full frame set ups it's no different, for shooting sports you need the faster, higher end lenses where cheaper zoom don't cut it. The real 'big' difference though is the equivilant for FF weighs a tonne more and will be much more expensive.
Thanks Cagey75
He has still to try the M4/3 set up during a real match but after last night he seems far more confident in doing this ( except for this weekend as it’s a Cup Game!!). I can’t win!
 
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Thanks Cagey75
He has still to try the M4/3 set up during a real match but after last night he seems far more confident in doing this ( except for this weekend as it’s a Cup Game!!). I can’t win!
He's right I would say, use the gear you're most comfortable with for the most important events. He'll be fine once he gets more used to the set up ;)
 
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Afternoon everyone. As a complete novice in these things I would like to know and learn more about how to use graduated filters to improve my photography. My question is what filter holder should i get and filters? I remember reading somewhere 100mm filters were better than the 75mm ones member ( srhmoto ) was using but can't remember the reason.I guess it depends on the lens they're going on? Any suggestions for some good quality kit and why? Thanks Mark.
 
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I use the 85MM firecrest filters and holder.
Used them at 12mm with no issues.
The 100mm would be a lot more expensive and bulky.
I also have a Hitech 85mm filter set up (though rarely use it) and it's fine at 12mm on a Panasonic 12-60. I think if you have a search on the forums someone used one on an Olympus 12-40 and had slight vignette at 12mm.
 
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I use the 85MM firecrest filters and holder.
Used them at 12mm with no issues.
The 100mm would be a lot more expensive and bulky.
I also have a Hitech 85mm filter set up (though rarely use it) and it's fine at 12mm on a Panasonic 12-60. I think if you have a search on the forums someone used one on an Olympus 12-40 and had slight vignette at 12mm.
I use Hitech 85mm filters all the time.
With more than three slots or two with the polarised mount. I use it with two slots at 8mm no issues.
 
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The only problem I find with my Hitech filter holder is the size of it, looks fairly bulky. I am tempted to look at the SRB photographic holders at the Photography show this year. They look a bit smaller.
 
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