Olympus 14-42mm EZ

In my latest video I’m taking the M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ kit lens for a spin. This power zoom works also with Lumix cameras and is optically good. It’s a viable option for a Lumix camera with IBIS, if you are fond of power zooms.

Here is the video and below it are some sample photos. Enjoy.

Lumix G9 @ 14mm, F5.6
Lumix G9 @ 14mm, F8
Lumix G9 @ 42mm, F5.6
Lumix G9 @ 42mm, F11

2 comments on “Olympus 14-42mm EZ

  1. Hi Matti
    From the data I have seen, the older Olympus 14-42 R II is a better cheap lens in the Olympus line up. I have it and it is OK. The Panasonic 12-32mm is also better than the Olympus EZ. The Panny 45-150mm kit lens is also good up to around 100mm. The Olympus 45mm f1.8 when on sale, is a great shooting bargain indeed. And of course the Lumix 25mm f1.7 is good, when avoiding f4 due to focus shifting.

    Have a great year Matti, Loren

  2. Ariunbold Garam-Ayush

    Hi, I have both 12-32 and 14-42 ez. They are equally sharp. 14-42 ez is really an underrated lens

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