Showcase Olympus 35-100mm f/2.0 ZD 4/3

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Incredible lens, would always be on my EM1 if it weren't for the weight.

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Yup. I've noticed that when I switch between the 150/2 and the Panasonic 35-100/2.8 I always like the 150/2 images better so I decided to get the 35-100/2.0. Now I need to decide if I want to keep the Panasonic or not. I guess it will see even less use now.

My 7-14 problem is that I can't decide if I want the SHG 7-14 or the 7-14 Pro...
 

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Yup. I've noticed that when I switch between the 150/2 and the Panasonic 35-100/2.8 I always like the 150/2 images better so I decided to get the 35-100/2.0. Now I need to decide if I want to keep the Panasonic or not. I guess it will see even less use now.

My 7-14 problem is that I can't decide if I want the SHG 7-14 or the 7-14 Pro...
There is just something magical about the images from the SHG lenses. Even tho the 50-200 gives me more reach I never use it anymore, just work harder to get closer with the 150.

I thought about the 7-14's and I really want the faster Pro lens.
 

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Yup. I've noticed that when I switch between the 150/2 and the Panasonic 35-100/2.8 I always like the 150/2 images better so I decided to get the 35-100/2.0. Now I need to decide if I want to keep the Panasonic or not. I guess it will see even less use now.

My 7-14 problem is that I can't decide if I want the SHG 7-14 or the 7-14 Pro...
I was considering getting the panasonic because although I love the oly 35-100, it's too cumbersome to carry around. I've hesitated because the oly's images are so good that I don't know if I'll be happy with the panasonic.
Rasmus, I'd be interested on your take on a direct comparison between the two 35-100 zooms.
 

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I was considering getting the panasonic because although I love the oly 35-100, it's too cumbersome to carry around. I've hesitated because the oly's images are so good that I don't know if I'll be happy with the panasonic.
Rasmus, I'd be interested on your take on a direct comparison between the two 35-100 zooms.
I will probably end up with the Panasonic also, only because it will make a good lens to have with me all the time. But, will get the Oly 35-100 first.
 

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Its a shame our favorite lenses are from a last generation system with suboptimal AF speed. They're all big and heavy too negating some of the benefit.
 

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Its a shame our favorite lenses are from a last generation system with suboptimal AF speed. They're all big and heavy too negating some of the benefit.
That's fine with me. I don't really need the AF speed except for sports and for that I will get the Pro lenses. Besides, my 150mm ƒ2.0 is a lot smaller then my Canon 300mm ƒ2.8 was and more versatile. I think the 300 Pro will change a lot of that tho.
 

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Yes, but those SHG lenses are as big or bigger than their f2.8 FF equivalents.

Honest opinion....do you think the SHG lenses are superior to the m43 Pros? I have the 12-40 pro and it's a fine lens but doesn't seem special. I occasionally wish I'd had my 17,1.8 or 25,1.4 even the 50,1.2 with me instead.
 

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