Inexpensive fast lens for E-PL1

Started Oct 16, 2011 | Discussions thread
mh2000
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why compare m43 pancakes to much longer legacy lenses????
In reply to bryanbrun, Oct 23, 2011

Ok, why are you trying to compare cheap longer lenses to much wider pancakes????

bryanbrun wrote:

Fredrik Glckner wrote:

That pretty much ruins the lens for thin DOF or low light use, and I might as well use the Panasonic/Leica 45mm f/2.8 (which I do, in fact).

The Panasonic/Leica 45mm f/2.8 is not a pancake lens.

That was the point: the m4/3 pancake lenses in many cases are more prone to busy non-circular out of focus highlights, and uneven bokeh. The examples of this with the 20mm panny are legion.

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