Its smaller than expected but holds my camera (not a Panasonic) and replacement batteries and memory card. Which is why I bought it. So Im happy. Only suggestion is make sure you know the size of your camera and accessories will take up before you order. Great buy and great price..
I bought this lens several months ago and use it a lot. Its fairly sturdy and well built, super compact for it's focal range, and surprisingly fast. However, stabilization is almost necessary for a lens of this length if you are shooting with any lack of light. Its tough to track animals with and not get a little blur even with fast shutter. The biggest issues I have are with chromatic aberration and sharpness however. The lens is not very sharp in the details which is a bummer if you want to crop AT ALL and use the photos for anything other than social media. ALWAYS shoot in raw because this lens produces a ton of aberration, most apparent in cloudy conditions for some reason (per my observation). Over all a great deal for the price, but maybe not a great option for everyone. I will look to upgrade soon.
I bought three of these. One for my son and his future wife, and one for my daughter. The three of them love to take pictures. They mostly take pictures with their phones. My son and his girlfriend are avid hikers and are happy to take something to enhance their picture taking abilities that is small and light weight.
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