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Post-Photokina Purchase Plans

Discussion in 'Open Discussion' started by Amin Sabet, Sep 18, 2012.

  1. Amin Sabet

    Amin Sabet Administrator

    Apr 10, 2009
    Boston, MA (USA)
    What's on everyone's buy list? Vote and comment!
  2. Chrisnmn

    Chrisnmn Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 26, 2012
    Auckland, New Zealand
    P7-14, P12-35
    EPM2 or GX1
    boat tickets to several islands around new zealand to go shooting.

    maybe list
  3. mattia

    mattia Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    May 3, 2012
    The Netherlands
    Based on announcements and theoretical future lenses, the eventual plan:

    Out: Oly 45/1.8, Panny 20/1.7
    In: Oly 17/1.8, Panny 150/2.8, maybe the 42.5/1.2, but probably the Oly 75/1.8. Maybe the 12-35
  4. Amin Sabet

    Amin Sabet Administrator

    Apr 10, 2009
    Boston, MA (USA)
    I pre-ordered a silver E-PM2.

    No other definite purchases for me, but I'll take a hard look at several of the others when they are released.
  5. D@ne

    D@ne Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Feb 23, 2012
    Schneider 30mm....whenever that might be.
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  6. Robstar1963

    Robstar1963 Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Jun 10, 2011
    Isle of Wight England UK
    Robert (Rob)
    Olympus 60mm Macro
    Panasonic 12 - 35 when they drop a little further in price
  7. alans

    alans Mu-43 Veteran

    Feb 28, 2010
    35-100mm and wait for the next OMD body
  8. Fmrvette

    Fmrvette This Space For Rent

    May 26, 2012
    Detroit, Michigan
    Pre-ordered the lens cap lens today.

    Didn't see a 200mm prime, so I'll stick with the 45-200 zoom for now.

  9. woof

    woof Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Oct 18, 2011
    The present.
    Nothing on the list but I am far from all set.
  10. Hopefully, an extended trip to Central and South America. I'll worry about cameras and lenses after I figure out how to pay for that!
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  11. fin azvandi

    fin azvandi Mu-43 All-Pro

    Mar 12, 2011
    South Bend, IN
    Nothing new, but with the non-appearance of the rumored Oly 25mm I decided to pick up a copy of the PL 25/1.4 to compare with my trusty 20/1.7
  12. Chrisnmn

    Chrisnmn Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 26, 2012
    Auckland, New Zealand
    im thinking the same thing....do you know whats the price range for it? in between new and used?.
  13. RnR

    RnR Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 25, 2011
    Brisbane, Australia
    I'm kinda all set. Although... a silver E-PM2 with a snazzy leather half case would look rather sweet with my Jupiter-3... hmm...
  14. m43dex

    m43dex Mu-43 Veteran

    Mar 5, 2011
    I'm big into macro right now... Need that Oly 60mm 2.8 if it's really good the 45mm my be headed out and I may also add the 17mm 1.8.
  15. apicius9

    apicius9 Mu-43 Veteran

    Feb 1, 2010
    Philadelphia, PA
    That 35-100mm would be perfect for me, but I am afraid I will have to save up a bit longer for it and the 14-140 will have to get me through a little longer... Eventually I may want to replace my GF2 with something, maybe the EPM2, but I am not in a hurry. Also curiously observing the GH3 and the OM-D, both are very tempting but I think I will hang on to my GH2 a little longer. Of course, if the GH3 had IBIS I would buy it and be done with it for years to come :)  So, no immediate purchases.


  16. BSH

    BSH Mu-43 Veteran

    Jan 18, 2012
    This list assumes everyone will be buying the latest & greatest toys. How about just holding out for a price drop on the now-not-quite-so-current-but-still-perfectly-adequate EP3? :smile:
  17. meyerweb

    meyerweb Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Sep 5, 2011
    You need a choice for "wait and see."

    I'm possibly interested in the GH3. Slightly interested in the 35-100. But until I see more details about performance, I'm not going to buy anything.
  18. danska

    danska Mu-43 Top Veteran

    May 21, 2012
    Portland, OR
    I'm going to pre-order the Olympus 60mm Macro. It looks like it could be a winner at the retail price.

    The 35-100, 17/1.8, 42.5 are also interesting. I was thinking of ditching my Oly 45 for the 75, but that 42.5 f/1.2 might change things.. Interesting to see what the prices on the future lenses will be.
  19. oldoldold

    oldoldold Mu-43 Regular

    Sep 24, 2011
    Broomfield, CO
    Joe Milan
    Seriously thinking about the E-PL5 to replace my E-PL1 and eventually the 60mm macro
  20. LeoS

    LeoS Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Aug 6, 2012
    Amazon warehouse deal on E-PL5 or E-PM2 to replace my second body (GX-1).
    Not in a hurry to do so.

    Oh, and the 15mm caplensthingamajig.
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