Which legacy Canon FD glass for the E-P1 ?

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Which legacy Canon FD glass for the E-P1 ?
Sep 1, 2010

Just got the E-P1 with the stock 14-42mm zoom lens a couple of weeks ago, after years of Kodak compact cameras. My first camera was a Contax rangefinder style camera from the 1940s so I'm not afraid of manual settings, just a bit rusty though.

It seems like the FD legacy glass is quite a bargain. I have a legacy FD 35-70mm lens already and an FD-> 4/3rds adapter on order. I was thinking of getting:

Canon FD 2.4mm f2.8 (for indoors, lower light)
Canon FD 50mm f1.4 (for low light, general purpose)
Canon FD 135mm f2.5 (portrait and telephoto)

Is this a good range for general use? I'll be doing some movies as well as still photos. I don't use flash, so at least some low light lenses are important. Would I get more use out of a 200m or 300m lens than the 135mm?

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