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Quality


Great lens so far but has major balance issues.

Positive Review

To be fair, i compared the olympus 12 with the panasonic 12mm f/1.

Positive Review

I already had the excellent panasonic 7-14mm, which i replaced with the even better panasonic 8-18mm.

Neutral Review

But if you don't need the f/2 aperture and have the budget, you won't be giving up much by going with the olympus 7-14, panason...  Read More

Neutral Review

Shipping


It is fast, i have no problem opening this thing up when needed.

Positive Review

Packaging/appearance


For use with dji's x5 camera the lens requires quite a bit of balancing - and i used the 17mm ring and had to grind it down.

Neutral Review

Competitiveness


Great lens for dji osmo and zenmuse x5r lens, just wide enough to help shoot interior spaces.

Positive Review

While there are some mft lenses i prefer for photos nothing beats the oly zuiko 12mm for video on a gimbal (i have used it on t...  Read More

Neutral Review

I primarily shoot underwater with an em5 in a nauticam housing.

Neutral Review
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  • This product had a total of 23 reviews as of our last analysis date on Feb 3 2021.
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Great lens so far but has major balance issues. You will need to compensate with more than just a filter or balance ring, very...  Read More

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I am a little surprised that I haven't rated this lens already. It is my go-to of go-to lenses. I use it very extensively for ...  Read More


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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Extremely sharp wide open, super portable, and the autofocus is not bad.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Many underwater photographers love the panasonic 8mm fisheye; however, the distortion of the 8mm becomes troublesome when shooting caves and shipwrecks.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Final verdict- if you shooting video on a mft camera and using a gimbal the oly zuiko 12mm is an absolute must .


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The exception would be the olympus 9-18 which is wonderfully small and light but not very good.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    For use with dji's x5 camera the lens requires quite a bit of balancing - and i used the 17mm ring and had to grind it down.

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