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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

    777
    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
    Boston
    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

    56
    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

    49
    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
    Massachusetts
    Herbert
    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

    K
     
  9. Markb

    Markb Mu-43 Top Veteran

    532
    Jun 9, 2011
    Kent, UK
    Mark
    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

    82
    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

    637
    Jun 14, 2011
    Seattle, WA, USA
    Dennis
    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

    39
    Mar 26, 2011
    Durham, NC
    James Isaac
    Pan 20mm, Oly 45mm, 40-150mm
     
  13. nseika

    nseika Mu-43 Veteran

    260
    Nov 22, 2010
    Jakarta, Indonesia
    Lois
    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
    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

    84
    Dec 23, 2011
    GX1 + 14-42PZ
    Rest: 20mm, 45 Oly, 45-175PZ
     
  16. yhbae

    yhbae Mu-43 Regular

    41
    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

    144
    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

    2
    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

    174
    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