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Panasonic 14mm F2.5 - Distortion?


Simon Shasha

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Hey guys,

Would love to have a lens on my BMPCC that will make it literally pocketable - the Panasonic 14mm F2.5 looks like a good candidate.

Only thing I'm worried about is distortion. it seems to exhibit some heavy barrel distortion in stills shots I've seen (non-corrected RAWs).

Given the BMPCC has a smaller sensor than MFT, I guess the barrel distortion will not be as bad/obvious.

Does anyone have any experience with this lens on their BMPCC?

Would love to know your thoughts

Thanks!

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It's the one lens that would make the Pocket Cinema Camera actually pocketsize. For this reason I believe the 14-mil is even being portrait on the retail packaging of the BMPCC.

Does the 14mm pancake have the best characteristics in the world? Probably not, but it does make for a pretty nifty combo. Especially if you want to keep drawn attention to a minimum and can live with the rendering. And 14mm f/2.5 is pretty sensible on the BMPCC too. So sure, to borrow Julian's words: go for it.

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