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Oly Primes Make Me Appreciate the E-P1 Again

Discussion in 'Native Lenses' started by penfan2010, Apr 8, 2012.

  1. penfan2010

    penfan2010 Mu-43 All-Pro

    Nov 12, 2010
    NJ, USA
    Finally sprang for the much-vaunted Oly 45mm 1.8 thanks to the alert on this forum re: the Olympus deal on refurbished lenses last week. Spent the last few days shooting with the new lens on my E-P1, and with the Oly 17mm 2.8. I've rediscovered how great it is to shoot with the E-P1, and it feels really good to handle with either lens and the Flipback grip.

    Cereal Bowl Studies in 45 and 17
    P4051097.
    P4051075.

    Colored Cranes with 45
    P4051131.

    Red Car with 17
    P4061186.

    Fresh Catch with 45
    P4061194.

    Crabfest with 17
    P4061300.

    Great Falls, Potomac with 17
    P4071349.

    Complementary Colors at Breakfast with 17
    P4081441.

    Easter Bell Choir, NYC with 17
    P4081493.
     
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  2. Bhupinder2002

    Bhupinder2002 Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Excellent .MFT prime range is fun. I love them and Oly 45 mm is my best friend ..
    Cheers
    Bhupinder
     
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  3. WT21

    WT21 Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Feb 19, 2010
    Boston
    Where can you get them refurbed?
     
  4. songs2001

    songs2001 Mu-43 Top Veteran

    693
    Jul 8, 2011
    Cameta has quite of bit of Olympus refurbs.
     
  5. penfan2010

    penfan2010 Mu-43 All-Pro

    Nov 12, 2010
    NJ, USA

    The Olympus online store had refurbished 45s for sale last week for $319. Just checked now, looks like they are no longer in stock.
     
  6. RT_Panther

    RT_Panther Mu-43 Legend

    May 4, 2011
    Texas
    I wonder why we rarely see Panasonic refurbished items :confused:
     
  7. dixeyk

    dixeyk Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Aug 9, 2010

    Maybe they break less...I'm kidding.
     
  8. penfan2010

    penfan2010 Mu-43 All-Pro

    Nov 12, 2010
    NJ, USA
    LOL! Actually, the 45mm lens was "reconditioned", so could have been a return. I bought my first:43:, the E-P1, reconditioned as well from Olympus and have had no problems.