12/2 limited edition now the same price

Started Nov 14, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Mark B UK
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Re: 12/2 limited edition now the same price
In reply to sgoldswo, Nov 25, 2012

sgoldswo wrote:

Mark B UK wrote:

I'd like to thank the OP for bringing this to my attention. Amazon accepted my order at the reduced price, and it's shipping tomorrow :-). Sadly the price is now back up to a premium level.

Same here, with thanks to the OP.

Mine arrived this morning, looking forward to trying it out next week.

So did mine. I'm embarrassed to admit my plan A was to offload it immediately via eBay, especially given that the Amazon UK price is now back up to £949 and most retailers are out of stock. But I look one look at the lens and it's such a beautiful little thing, I'm tempted to keep it. Plus I'm hoping to be sent either a free 45mm or a voucher toward a 60 macro by Olympus UK under the recent promotion and it would be nice to have the two small primes as alternatives to the Lumix 12-35 I have and the 35-100 I hope will be delivered next week. Rightly or wrongly I believe equipment selection does influence photographic style and I think being limited to two primes can create slightly different picture-taking approaches that can be well suited to certain subjects.

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