Panasonic 35-100mm F4.0-5.6 is a Variable aperture Auto Focus (AF) Telephoto Zoom
lens with Optical Image stabilization and FourThirds max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with MFT
What type of photography is the Panasonic 35-100mm F4.0-5.6 lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Panasonic 35-100mm F4.0-5.6 is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
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Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Panasonic Lumix G Vario 35-100mm F4.0-5.6 ASPH Mega OIS lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Optical Image Stabilization
| Hood supplied
| Light weight at only 135g / 4.8 oz
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| No Weather Sealing
| Lens Extents while zooming
| Slow Aperture at Tele end
| Variable Aperture
Panasonic 35-100mm F4.0-5.6 is compatible with cameras that have a Micro Four Thirds lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Micro Four Thirds lenses are Panasonic G9 II, OM System OM-5 and Panasonic GH6.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Panasonic 35-100mm F4.0-5.6 has a maximum diameter of 56mm and total length of 50mm when not extended. It weighs 135g / 4.8 oz.
Panasonic 35-100mm F4.0-5.6 has a filter thread of 46mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Panasonic 35-100mm F4.0-5.6:
Panasonic 35-100mm F4.0-5.6 has a focal range of 35-100mm and 2.9X zoom ratio which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 70-200mm when used on a FourThirds format camera.
Optical Image Stabilization
The Panasonic 35-100mm F4.0-5.6 features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting.
Panasonic 35-100mm F4.0-5.6 features Rotary (extending) zoom method where the length of the lens changes as you zoom in or out. This makes it possible to design the lens with a smaller minimum length ( generally when it is zoomed out) compared to internal zoom lenses. The disadvantages of this design are being harder to seal against dust and moisture, weight balance shifting while zooming and zoom creep in certain lenses.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Panasonic 35-100mm F4.0-5.6 has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.11x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.9m. 0.11x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Below are the 3 Telephoto Zoom type MFT mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Panasonic 35-100mm F4.0-5.6 is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f4 and a minimum aperture of f22 at 35mm, and a max aperture of f5.6 and minimum aperture of f22 at 100mm .
Panasonic 35-100mm F4.0-5.6's optical formula consists of 12 elements in 9 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 1 Aspherical lens
- 2 ED lenses
Panasonic 35-100mm F4.0-5.6 comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
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