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wide angle lens for m4/3

Discussion in 'Accessories' started by hipertec, Jan 20, 2012.

  1. hipertec

    hipertec Mu-43 Rookie

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    Jan 8, 2012
    can anyone recommend a good wide angle lens to go with my 20mm or the kit lens for my G2?
     
  2. VasManI

    VasManI Mu-43 Regular

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    Jan 21, 2011
    Panasonic 7-14mm is a really good wide angle lens.
     
  3. hipertec

    hipertec Mu-43 Rookie

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    Jan 8, 2012
    Sorry..I meant one of the adapters that can attach to the front of the lens.
     
  4. speedandstyle

    speedandstyle Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Raynox is considered by many to be the best of the conversion lens makers. I have not used any of their lenses however. Also you might find one from one of the Japanese camera brands. I know Nikon makes them for some of their high-end P&S cameras. If the thread size is the same as yours it would fit. If the thread size is a bit bigger you could use a step-up ring. I would avoid using a lens that is smaller in size as it would almost certainly vignette. Keep in mind these are still $100+.
     
  5. David

    David Mu-43 Veteran

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    Jun 22, 2011
    Sydney
    if you are spending over $ 100+,.. FYI the Panasonic 14mm 2.5 native lens
    is only $ 200 us. may be a option .
     
  6. dhazeghi

    dhazeghi Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Aug 6, 2010
    San Jose, CA
    Dara
    That's no wider than the kit lens.

    An Olympus 14-42 + W-Con P01 gets you to 11mm for ~$200. I'm sure there are generic wide-angle converters that will work too, but I've not personally tried any of those.

    DH