OMD EM5, 12-50mm

Started Nov 15, 2012 | Discussions thread
MatsP
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Re: Question is so vague..
In reply to John Bean (UK), Nov 15, 2012

John Bean (UK) wrote

With hindsight I wouldn't have bought it but I keep it as a lens of last resort for use in hostile environments, I use the (much better) Panasonic 14-45 as my "kit" zoom for everyday use.

My feelings as well, after two-tree months use. At first I thought it was great, but I get more disappointed as time goes and I've been able to compare with other lenses. I guess that as soon I get a 9-18 or 7-14 I won't use the 12-50 much any more.

But if you don't intend to buy more lenses for a while, I still think it can be a good choice. The 12-50 is not a bad lens, the probblem is that there are some better lenses...

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