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XF10-24mmF4 R OIS
Lens configuration
14 elements in 10 groups (includes 4 aspherical and 3 extra low dispersion elements) ...

OIS Mode 1
OIS Mode 2
It's clear that Samsung's OIS is providing some real benefit here: about two stops in Mode 1, and one stop in Mode 2.

OIS on, 1/5, 200 ISO
OIS off, body IS on, 1/5, 200 ISO
Under the conditions of the day, I could handhold a sharp result without any stabilisation at 1/40, which isn't bad for me considering it's a stop below what conventional wisdom would suggest for an 85mm equivalent lens.

OIS is also incorporated into fixed-lens digital cameras, first seen on the Olympus C-2100UZ, now on Canon Powershot A710 IS, S1 IS, S2 IS, S3 IS, SD700 IS and SD800 IS and most all of the Panasonic Lumix models (Panasonic calls it MegaOIS).

1 megapixel PowerShot A570 IS digital camera takes its place as the new "A-team" value champ with its impressive 4x (35mm-140mm equivalent) zoom lens and Canon's advanced Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) that significantly reduces the effects of camera shake (and the ruined pictures they cause).

6 ED ~ II Tele Zoom ($300)
There isn't a specific lens currently in the small Samsung MILC lens lineup that is optimized for portraiture, but the 50-200mm (77-308mm 35mm equivalent) could get you there.

Optical Image Stabilisation (~) - Most commonly found in higher-end dSLR telephoto and tele-zoom lenses. ~ uses a spinning gyroscope and a lens element to counteract camera movement and handshake at longer focal lengths and lower shutter speeds.

"Unlike some of the larger flagships we've reviewed lately, the iPhone 5s doesn't ship with optical image stabilization (~). We've seen devices from HTC, LG and Nokia all ship with ~, and have generally been pleased with the results.

Fortunately, most DSLRs these days also offer some form of image stabilisation (IS, ~, VR) which allows users to shoot sharp hand-held shots at slower shutter speeds - around two to four steps slower than normal.

Samsung NX 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 ~
Samsung NX 20-50mm f/3.5-5.6
If you'd like to support the idea of manufacturer-independent lens tests you may consider to provide a Samsung NX lens for testing purposes! (EU-citizens only) ...

However, there are some really great Canon, Nikon, Olympus, Sony, Samsung and other brands out there that give this same help (doesn't matter what they call it, VR ~, etc..) to the photographer.

' Panasonic names this feature with the term 'Mega ~,' Canon with the term 'Image Stabilizer/IS,' Pentax with 'Anti Shake/AS,' Nikon with 'Vibration Reduction/VR,' and Sony with 'Super Steady Shot.' Other brands such as Olympus, Kodak, and Fuji soon follow […] ...

An advantage though with Olympus's IBIS system, is that adding a lens without ~ will result in the lens gaining a stability system in the Olympus range.

The standard kit lens is an 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 with Samsung's own Optical Image Stabilizaton system, but there's also a 50-200mm f4-5.6 ~ telephoto zoom and a 30mm f2 fixed focal length 'pancake' lens available separately.

This is the curse of camera shake - sometimes even the smallest hand movements can affect the picture. To minimise camera shake electronically, find cameras with optical image stabilisation (~), by reading our digital camera and DSLR reviews.
Tripods ...

Starting out in 1989, he found it impossible to capture small features while handholding a Contax camera. Now, using a Canon EOS 5D with 24-105mm f/4 or 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 zoom lenses, both of which have Canon's Optical Image Stabilization (~), ...

2 MP Digital SLR Camera with Super SteadyShot INSIDE Image Stabilization and 18-55mm Lens
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2 12.1 MP Live MOS Interchangeable Lens Camera with 3-Inch Touch Screen LCD and 14-42mm Lumix G VARIO f/3.5-5.6 MEGA ~ Lens (Black) ...

Canon IS technology is built into the lens, like the Mega Optical Image Stabilizer (Mega ~) system used by Panasonic. These both differ from the Minolta-developed Super SteadyShot stabilization technology used by Sony, which is built into the camera body.

See also: See also: What is the meaning of Lens, Camera, Light, Photography, Lenses?

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