Help choosing Olympus OM-D E-M5

Started Sep 20, 2012 | Discussions thread
Shop cameras & lenses ▾
Forum MemberPosts: 62
The 17mm f/2.8 is soft for m43 primes
In reply to GaryJ12, Sep 21, 2012

I believe you may want to look at some reviews of the original 17mm f/2.8:
(the last is a roundup of m43 Imatest results:

The current 17mm 2.8 has pretty soft edges and corners even at its best f-stop which don't do the OM-D sensor justice:

DxOmark's resolution field for the Oly 17mm 2.8 at f/4:

I'd recommend looking at the Panasonic 14 or 20 pancakes, or 25 normal for purchase over the current 17mm, unless you have to have that focal length now .

Reply   Reply with quote   Complain
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow