Panasonic Leica 12-60mm F2.8-4.0 vs Lumix 12-60mm F3.5-5.6 on Panasonic G9
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Comments

    • Alex Volkov
      Alex Volkov

      Thank you for demonstrating minimum f-stop change on Leica as it zooms in. I was looking to see what is the curve for that, and that demonstration is very helpful.

      about 22 days ago
    • Quantumese Boy
      Quantumese Boy

      What country is this?

      about 1 month ago
    • The Hybrid Shooter
      The Hybrid Shooter In reply to Quantumese Boy

      Slovakia

      about 1 month ago
    • Lars Kiel
      Lars Kiel

      👍

      about 1 month ago
    • HealthMade-EZ
      HealthMade-EZ

      i think the best thing is the parafocal zoom thingy

      about 2 months ago
    • The Hybrid Shooter
      The Hybrid Shooter In reply to HealthMade-EZ

      It is indeed important feature for filmmakers.

      about 2 months ago
    • Robert J
      Robert J

      Great comparison but I must ask is the Leica truly parfocal? After watching I researched online and can’t seem to support this. I’d love to know which m43 lenses are parfocal, if any.

      about 2 months ago
    • Robert J
      Robert J In reply to Robert J

      The Hybrid Shooter thanks for the reminder. I had watched the video entirely, but then researched other parfocal lens possibilities, of which I didn’t get far at all and after that forgot you had an actual video example. Thank you.

      about 2 months ago
    • The Hybrid Shooter
      The Hybrid Shooter In reply to Robert J

      Yes, it is, there is a sample in the video.

      about 2 months ago
    • Chris Klugh
      Chris Klugh

      I tested the Lecia 12-60mm f2.8-4 at 16mm vs the Sig 16 f1.4 both at f4 and they are identical. I cant tell the difference!
      Lecia 12-60mm vs Oly 40-150mm f2.8. At 60mm at f8 and the Lecia destroys the Oly!

      about 2 months ago
    • Momchil Yordanov
      Momchil Yordanov

      It's a 2.8 lens only at 12mm, though. Once you move even 1mm it starts to darken. In reality, I would count these as a f/5.6 and a f/4 lens. For a f/2.8 lens, one has to buy the 12-35 variant or the Olympus 12-40. And if I was to buy a f/4, I would probably give 150 euro more and take the 12-100 Olympus. It's heavier, but has more reach and better focusing ring for MF.

      about 2 months ago
    • The Hybrid Shooter
      The Hybrid Shooter In reply to Momchil Yordanov

      It is shown in the video. You can count it as you wish, but these are 2.8-4 and 3.5-5.6 lenses. Every lens is a compromise... 12-100 is optically not great, you loose dual IS and in-camera corrections if you use it on Panasonic, so I wouldn't consider it for Panasonic. I wouldn't consider Panasonic for Olympus for the same reasons.

      about 2 months ago
    • Vaughan Capstick
      Vaughan Capstick

      Nice review: see, shoot and capture! Well laid out and simply put, capturing the essentials between each lens for the novice buyer (me). Thank you

      about 2 months ago
    • The Hybrid Shooter
      The Hybrid Shooter In reply to Vaughan Capstick

      Thank you, I'm glad that it was helpful.

      about 2 months ago
    • Jim Bean
      Jim Bean

      Very helpful! 🙏

      about 3 months ago
    • Nick King
      Nick King

      Good job, nice comparison. I've had the leica 12-60mm since it first came out, and I have it on my G9 as my "go to" lens. I use other panaleica lenses, 25mm, 45mm macro and 100-400mm, but the 12-60 is the one I use the most. Lovely build quality and the image quality is first class. Highly recommended 👍

      about 3 months ago
    • scharkalvin
      scharkalvin

      With autofocus wouldn't the F3.5 lens appear to be parfocal, IE: could the camera keep the lens in focus while zooming?

      about 4 months ago
    • The Hybrid Shooter
      The Hybrid Shooter In reply to scharkalvin

      I unfortunately don't have that lens anymore, so I can't answer that.

      about 4 months ago
    • Mediox Multimedia
      Mediox Multimedia

      Hello my Friend!!!!!!!!!!!! Good video!

      about 4 months ago
    • The Hybrid Shooter
      The Hybrid Shooter In reply to Mediox Multimedia

      Hello and thank you!

      about 4 months ago
    • PRODUCCIONES TAURO TV-Spot
      PRODUCCIONES TAURO TV-Spot

      Hi, cual es mejor para video haciendo zoom y estabilidad?

      about 5 months ago
    • Lance Evans
      Lance Evans

      Very helpful. Thank you.

      about 6 months ago
    • The Hybrid Shooter
      The Hybrid Shooter In reply to Lance Evans

      You're welcome! I'm glad that it was helpful!

      about 6 months ago
    • Radiogon S
      Radiogon S

      nice review

      about 6 months ago
    • The Hybrid Shooter
      The Hybrid Shooter In reply to Radiogon S

      Thank you!

      about 6 months ago
    • Kent Ekasak
      Kent Ekasak

      There is "something" about Pana Leica line, and you seem to elaborate well.. The contrast and the richness in color personalizes and differentiates this PanaLeica lines from Lumixs and other brands..

      about 6 months ago
    • Dominik Nguyen
      Dominik Nguyen

      Great Review!

      about 6 months ago
    • The Hybrid Shooter
      The Hybrid Shooter In reply to Dominik Nguyen

      Thank you!

      about 6 months ago
    • Greg Meissner
      Greg Meissner

      Brilliant! I was just comparing these two lenses and voila, you have already compared them side by side for me. Thanks!

      about 7 months ago
    • The Hybrid Shooter
      The Hybrid Shooter In reply to Greg Meissner

      You're welcome, I hope that is was useful to you.

      about 7 months ago
    • wanakmalarief WAN ABD RAHMAN
      wanakmalarief WAN ABD RAHMAN

      Hi are you going to make a video on the smaller kit lens?

      about 8 months ago
    • The Hybrid Shooter
      The Hybrid Shooter In reply to wanakmalarief WAN ABD RAHMAN

      I will include that in GX9 long term review next week.

      about 8 months ago
    • Hugh Pryor
      Hugh Pryor

      I like to manually focus and having the fix focus on zooming is definitely a time saver.

      about 8 months ago
    • Michael Street
      Michael Street

      R5

      about 8 months ago
    • cristovao freire
      cristovao freire

      Hi. Thanks for video. Can I use this lens with Olympus omd em10 markii?

      about 9 months ago
    • The Hybrid Shooter
      The Hybrid Shooter In reply to cristovao freire

      Yes, you can.

      about 9 months ago
    • Jim Hathaway
      Jim Hathaway

      Great job even though you just made me spend more for the Leica :)
      Well done. Thank you

      about 9 months ago
    • The Hybrid Shooter
      The Hybrid Shooter In reply to Jim Hathaway

      Thank you, I hope that it will be worth it for you!

      about 9 months ago
    • Malcolm Coghill
      Malcolm Coghill

      I bought the Lumix 12-60mm and find it a brilliant lens on my G80. I did consider the Leica as I already have a Leica f1.4 25mm and it my favourite lens, but the high cost on the Leica 12-60 made my mind up to buy the Lumix. I'm happy with my choice.

      about 9 months ago
    • The Hybrid Shooter
      The Hybrid Shooter In reply to Malcolm Coghill

      Yes, for the price it is excellent all-round lens.

      about 9 months ago
    • Andres Carnevali
      Andres Carnevali

      I enjoy your reviews and find them very comprehensive. However I wouldn't dear to say this Leica lens (or any photography zoom) is parfocal, since that is something very specific that video and cine zooms are designed for, and one of the reasons they're so expensive. Maybe it's focus point doesn't change much and together with the deep DOF works close to parfocal. But I think if it had that feature/characteristic would have been advertised as such.
      Maybe I'm wrong, but I'd be surprised.

      about 9 months ago
    • Kay
      Kay

      12-32 Panasonic is soooo underrated and sooooo hidden gem fantastically sharp!

      about 9 months ago
    • Peter Paul Chato
      Peter Paul Chato

      Hello my friend. I was wondering if you can help me. I bought the Leica 12-60, six months ago, I can swear that it is getting loose. I'm trying to find a camera store with one in stock to compare but no one has one in my region. Can you tell me if your Leica 12-60 is exhibiting a wobble at the front section, the first 2 cm or so? Mine is quite pronounced. As well, the stabilization/focus motor seems to rattle when it is not powered much more than I recall. You can see and hear what I'm talking about on my video at 4:44 (https://youtu.be/QE7VBpikvnQ). The lens still seems to work, but if I need to take it back it would be useful to know if you have this same issue. Thanks so much.

      about 10 months ago
    • Peter Paul Chato
      Peter Paul Chato In reply to Peter Paul Chato

      The Hybrid Shooter Thank you. It does work properly.

      about 10 months ago
    • The Hybrid Shooter
      The Hybrid Shooter In reply to Peter Paul Chato

      Helloy, the rattling inside of the lens is normal with stabilized lenses, I have lenses that rattle much more. Regarding the wobble at the front section, there may be a bit of play, but it is nothing serious with my copy.

      about 10 months ago
    • Madeleine Beaujard
      Madeleine Beaujard

      Ouch the pan were painful to watch... Change your fluid head my friend...

      about 10 months ago
    • Madeleine Beaujard
      Madeleine Beaujard In reply to Madeleine Beaujard

      @The Hybrid Shooter Ok that explains it then ;)

      about 10 months ago
    • The Hybrid Shooter
      The Hybrid Shooter In reply to Madeleine Beaujard

      I haven't used any fluid head in this video. All panning was handheld.

      about 10 months ago
    • LibertyAlvaro
      LibertyAlvaro

      will you recomend this kit for filming in variable situations (including some night shots) in a indie end profesional short movies? zhanks for the help :) https://www.amazon.es/gp/product/B01ESVGK4Q/ref=s9u_simh_gw_i1?ie=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B01ESVGK4Q&pd_rd_r=97d3f63e-8f7b-11e8-bf15-87d5350edfe2&pd_rd_w=HfmSN&pd_rd_wg=CJEuF&pf_rd_m=A1AT7YVPFBWXBL&pf_rd_s=&pf_rd_r=QDHP0AVX0KEB50M381N3&pf_rd_t=36701&pf_rd_p=6908f43d-d139-4893-9bfc-e27e9baa9410&pf_rd_i=desktop

      about 1 year ago
    • The Hybrid Shooter
      The Hybrid Shooter In reply to LibertyAlvaro

      I have never used GH4 but I would prefer G80.

      about 1 year ago
    • phil doodler
      phil doodler

      Question: why does the leica have an AF/MF switch when this ability is build onto the Panasonic bodies. Does this negate the function of the other?

      about 1 year ago
    • phil doodler
      phil doodler In reply to phil doodler

      Thanks - often wondered about that.

      about 1 year ago
    • The Hybrid Shooter
      The Hybrid Shooter In reply to phil doodler

      It is not on every Panasonic body, it is just doubled control.

      about 1 year ago