What is your native m43 lens kit?

Discussion in 'Native Lenses' started by Art, Dec 29, 2011.

  1. Art

    Art Mu-43 All-Pro

    Mar 13, 2011
    San Francisco, CA
    I’m just curious about average lens kit of m43 users. Please only include native m43 lenses. It took me a year of cycling through a number of lenses to figure out my kit. I am finally satisfied with what I have: Panny 14 & 20mm, Oly 45mm and 40-150mm, Rokinon 7.5mm. I am not interested in any upcoming lenses but a redesigned 20mm (or some new bright 17mm) would definitely grab my attention.
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  2. veereshai

    veereshai Mu-43 Top Veteran

    May 12, 2011
    Arlington, VA
    Panasonic 20mm f1.7, 14-45mm and Olympus 45mm. Love all three. A fast mid-telephoto or tele-photo zoom might interest me in the future.
  3. WT21

    WT21 Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Feb 19, 2010
    My siggy has it. P14/PL25/PL45, 40-150.

    The only thing I'd really change (if I could wave a magic wand) is I'd like a 14mm ii, at f/2.0, but still a pancake (if that were at all possible).

    I MIGHT consider a truly bright zoom of 14-35 (or 12-35 if it had to be that way), but it would need to be f/2.0, and I'm not sure if that's possible. I wouldn't be interested in 2.8-4.0 or something like that.
  4. fin azvandi

    fin azvandi Mu-43 All-Pro

    Mar 12, 2011
    South Bend, IN
    Just the 20/1.7 here. Santa brought me a VF-2 this year so I'll hold off on getting the 45/1.8 in favor of my legacy lenses for a while longer...
  5. Baimei

    Baimei Mu-43 Regular

    Dec 15, 2011
    I have the P14, P20, PL25, PL45, P 7-14, P 14-42, P 45-200. I would still like a fast prime PL 90mm or greater.
  6. meachp

    meachp Mu-43 Regular

    Nov 16, 2011
    Norton-on-Tees, UK
    P14, P20, P14-45, P45-200 and O45
  7. Hyubie

    Hyubie Unique like everyone else

    Oct 15, 2010
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    14mm, 20mm, Oly 45mm.
  8. kevinparis

    kevinparis Cantankerous Scotsman

    Feb 12, 2010
    Gent, Belgium
    got the oly 17 with the e-p1... but haven't used it since i got the 20/1.7.

    recently added the 45/1.8 and got whatever the pana low end kit lens that came with a GH2

    own lots of legacy and 4/3 lenses... so not short of glass

    still trying to convince myself that the 12/2 is actually worth it to me

  9. Markb

    Markb Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Jun 9, 2011
    Kent, UK
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    As of today Panasonic 20/1.7 and Olympus 45/1.8. I'll keep the kit zoom around for the wide end and days when I just feel like using a zoom. I rarely feel the need for anything longer.
  10. ibcj

    ibcj Mu-43 Regular

    Oct 15, 2011
    Panasonic 14mm, Olympus 45mm and Olympus 14-42 II kit lens. Thinking of perhaps adding the Pansonic 25mm.
  11. mister_roboto

    mister_roboto Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Jun 14, 2011
    Seattle, WA, USA
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    E-P2, with: Pan 14mm f2.5, Pan 20mm f1.7, Oly 40-150mm f4-5.6, and CV 25mm f0.95.

    Additionally I use the EVF-2 (on about 90% of the time), and a (old) Nikkor 50mm f1.4 and tilt adapter. Also about 3 batteries. The Oly 40-150 is the only one I don't carry on me at all times, only occasionally.
  12. Baytoven

    Baytoven Mu-43 Regular

    Mar 26, 2011
    Durham, NC
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    James Isaac
    Pan 20mm, Oly 45mm, 40-150mm
  13. nseika

    nseika Mu-43 Veteran

    Nov 22, 2010
    Jakarta, Indonesia
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    The 14 and 20. Sometimes the 45-200 if I know I want the tele. Otherwise I really want to use the 14-45 more often.

    Legacy… a Cron-C and Nikon 50/1.2 when needing that low light
  14. mnhoj

    mnhoj There and back again

    Dec 3, 2011
    Los Angeles
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    John M
    Same here.

    Would love to add a 7.5mm but it's going to be a while before I get the $$.
  15. Vulpix

    Vulpix Mu-43 Regular

    Dec 23, 2011
    GX1 + 14-42PZ
    Rest: 20mm, 45 Oly, 45-175PZ
  16. yhbae

    yhbae Mu-43 Regular

    Nov 19, 2011
    O14-42, O14-150, P20, P100-300 and Raynox 250.

    Next purchase will be O9-18. O14-42 will be sold soon.
  17. chuckgoolsbee

    chuckgoolsbee Mu-43 Regular

    Apr 6, 2010
    Bend, Oregon
    In order of use:
    Panny 7—14mm (this lens is by far my favorite)
    Panny 45-200 (great action and portrait lens)
    Panny 20mm (my go-to lens when shooting people)
    A Pinwide (really just a toy - not that happy with the results)

    I have a 14-45 kit lens that came with my first G1, but almost NEVER use it.

    I want a 100—300 telephoto for shooting racing and wildlife.
  18. Conrad

    Conrad Mu-43 Veteran

    I have currently the P7-14, P14-45, PL25, and PL45. The P14 will be arriving anyday now, which will make my three lens prime collection complete. Then it's waiting for the 35-100 (I really want that one). I might swap the P14-45 for the 12-35, and will certainly be giving the 14-42X a try when/if I buy the GX1. If I find 100 mm to be too short I might also add the 100-300 or a 175'ish prime if it is ever released, but I'm more a wideangle guy than tele.
  19. unclesam

    unclesam New to Mu-43

    Dec 29, 2011
    P14 O45 w epm1. Kit lens stays in the original box. Planned to sell. Would get PL25 if rattlesnake is resolved or P20 is redesigned.
  20. dannat

    dannat Mu-43 Regular

    May 2, 2010
    Melbourne Australia
    45/1.8 ,100-300, just bought a pentax 25/1.4 CCTV & am waiting for the slr magic 12/1.6 - that lens will complete my kit & hopefully A nice wide landscape lens