Panny 20mm or Rumored Oly 25mm f1.8

Discussion in 'Native Lenses' started by christian, Jul 25, 2012.

  1. christian

    christian New to Mu-43

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    Jul 22, 2012
    Do you think I should grab a Panny 20mm f1.7 or wait until olympus releases the rumored 25mm f1.8 (apparently at an affordable price).
     
  2. With_Eyes_Unclouded

    With_Eyes_Unclouded Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 17, 2012
    Vassilios
    You are comparing an existing lens with very well known virtues and flaws with vaporware at this point.

    I'd say, if you need it, like, yesterday, get the Pany. After all, it will probably retain much of its value for the next months. Also, check what 20mm vs 25mm FOV is all about in your particular photographic needs.

    Finally, if you have a Panasonic body, the Pany will AF a bit faster (from most user accounts) than on an Olympus body.
     
  3. Hyubie

    Hyubie Unique like everyone else

    Oct 15, 2010
    Massachusetts
    Herbert
    A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
     
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  4. chrism_scotland

    chrism_scotland Mu-43 Veteran

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    Jun 1, 2011
    Edinburgh, Scotland
    I do find the deliberations that I've seen about waiting for the Olympus 25 f1.8, think of the shots you could be taking with a 20mm between now and the rumoured lens ever being released!
     
  5. christian

    christian New to Mu-43

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    Jul 22, 2012
    thanks. yah that all makes sense :p i guess i should stop reading all the rumor sites haha