Are pancake primes extinct ?

Started Feb 12, 2013 | Questions thread
Ulfric M Douglas
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Re: Are pancake primes extinct ?
In reply to Macx, Feb 14, 2013

Macx wrote:

Ulfric M Douglas wrote:

Macx wrote:

I think there is another factor at play, too. At least from Olympus and Panasonic the trend is towards lenses with "internal focus" for fast and silent focusing. Both the 20/1.7 and 17/2.8 are fairly slow to focus compared to newer lenses, and I imagine it is relatively difficult/costly to make a new pancake with the focus speed that Olympus and Panasonic wants.

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