Recommend three fast primes for MFT to cover wide-to-tele?

Started Sep 10, 2012 | Discussions thread
locke42
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Re: you missed something
In reply to zkz5, Sep 11, 2012

zkz5 wrote:

locke42 wrote:

And flash, hell no. [...] Besides which, I want to capture the "feel" of darkness. Maybe I can learn how to do that with a flash, but again, the need for discretion precludes its use.

I do that with a big hot shoe flash bounced off of the ceiling, where possible. it casts much nicer light on the subject from above and keeps the background mostly ambient. But yes, even then it isn't exactly discrete.

As to your request for recommendations:

Olympus 12/2
Panasonic 25/1.4
Olympus 45/1.8

Personally I would just wait a week or two. Allegedly Sony, Olympus and Panasonic as well as third parties will all be announcing new lenses soon.

I'm not planning to buy till at least next year (hence why the X-E1 is on the list). But thanks for the recommendations. It seems like everyone has the exact same three primes for MFT, hehe.

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