OMD OCD OMG (a confession).

Johbremat

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I'm embarrassed to admit, but I really don't like mixing my goodies.

I know that there are some superior lenses in the Lumix range, but can't bring myself to whack anything other than m.Zuiko onto my E-P5 and E-M1.

Conversely, if I had bought into Panasonic, I doubt I could put on a piece of Olympus glass on...

Foolish, I know. It's about tools for the job and you shouldn't worry otherwise, but...irrational, I know.

Just wanted to say my piece. Feel like a weight has been lifted off my shoulders.

Maybe enough weight that I can now carry a full frame?

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G3user

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Panasonic G3, FOTGA adaptor, Konica Hexanon 40mm, aftermarket replacement lens cap.

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LowriderS10

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This is very silly, some of the best lenses in the M43rds system are Panasonics.
^^^ What he said. My first few lenses were Olympus 'cuz I liked the focal ranges. My last two purchases, however were Panasonics (20 1.7 and 14 2.5) and I absolutely LOVE them !

Who cares if you're mixing or not...being Oly owners, we've got the best of both worlds.....a bunch of great lens options AND they're all stabilized!!! ;)
 

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My E-M10 is mostly used with Lumix 14 and 25 lenses. It's a system and I like a 28/50 equivalent combo lately so the Panasonic lenses make sense. Anyway those sleek black lenses look good on a black OMD body :wink:

I do use an OM 50 f1.8 on it sometimes and a couple of Oly zooms but not often.
 

Art

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Silly to not take advantage of one of the system's strengths. I love Oly E-M10 but have consistently found that I prefer Panasonic lenses. I started out with P20 then changed to PL25, would love to have PL15 but I think it's way overpriced. Also, Pana 14-140 II is superb optics, it redefines super-zoom. Oly 14-150 is not even close (I used to own one).


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The BEST thing about the M43 system is surely that several manufacturers support it, and so we can mix and match our lenses and bodies. The Olympus 9-18mm lens looks just splendid on the Lumix GF1 body (especially if both are black!)
 

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I know this is probably going to make you twitch, but not only do I use a Panasonic 20 1.7 on my E-M5, but I noticed yesterday that somehow the rear lens cap on the Pana had gotten switched for an Olympus cap.

(And now Art's comment about the Pana 14-140 vs. the Oly 14-150 is making me think I need to look into it, even though I've been loving my 14-150. The GAS pains are starting again . . . )
 

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I know this is probably going to make you twitch, but not only do I use a Panasonic 20 1.7 on my E-M5, but I noticed yesterday that somehow the rear lens cap on the Pana had gotten switched for an Olympus cap.
+1, I'm sorry to make the OP suffer reading this but I tend to use olympus rear lens caps on my Panasonic lenses because they're thinner [emoji1][emoji1]


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NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) for OCD problems is just a phone call away. :biggrin:

(800) 950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., EST.

All kidding aside, just plain silly to choose lenses based solely on the basis of brand matching with the body.
 

CiaranCReilly

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Why not, it's your hobby and your gear, enjoy it your way! There is a certain sense of class to having everything matched, of course it's an aesthetic issue but isn't aesthetics what photography is all about!
 
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