OMD E-M5 w/ Oly 45mm 1.8 autofocus hunting.

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OMD E-M5 w/ Oly 45mm 1.8 autofocus hunting.
Nov 12, 2012

I am really enjoying my OMD, no complaints.  Friday I purchased the Oly 45mm 1.8 for a portrait session over the weekend.  My only other lens I own for this body is the Panasonic 12-35mm 2.8.  With the Panasonic lens I have experienced quick and accurate autofocus.  But with the Oly I could not even autofocus on the eyeball, just continuous hunting and not a single focus lock.  I quickly swapped lens back to the Panasonic and everything worked perfect, no panic and no one noticed I had gear problems.  That was the first time experience and I used it right out of the box.   Below is a setup shot to show the environment and a couple images I shot with the Panasonic.  I had adequate light in the room for focusing but don't know why I had issues.  Is there a special way I need to use or focus this lens?

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