Olympus OM-D 12-50 or 14-42

Started Feb 5, 2013 | Questions thread
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In reply to Russ Houston, Feb 6, 2013

Russ Houston wrote:

It's weather sealed. It's wider (12mm vs 14mm is pretty noticeable). Faux macro function is nice. Electronic zoom is very nice for video. AF on the OM-D is very fast.

Reasons for the 14-42 are it's cheaper, it's smaller, and the small minimum focusing distance can still give you some nice close ups, though I think the 12-50 "macro" mode is a little better.

I have the 14-42 and almost passed on the 12-50. However, I'm glad I got it after all.

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