A list of good/bad MFT lens for new owner?

Started Oct 1, 2012 | Discussions thread
baxters
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Re: Depends on what/how you shoot....
In reply to Jefftan, Feb 25, 2013

Jefftan wrote:

The first lens I am going to buy is the Panasonic 14mm F2.5 for my E-PL1

than either the new Olymus 14-42 II or Panasonic 14-45 to replace the kit lens (still not sure which of these 2 are better, any further comment?)

Having the 14mm gives you the advantage of size and speed, plus it's a sharp lens. Well worth $160.

I don't know that replacing the kit lens gains you much other than bragging rights like "my lens is sharper than yours", what has changed?. Still a kit lens, limited in speed, although the Panasonic 14-45 is good. The money might be better spent toward the 20mm and 45mm primes. Both add  new capabilities to your camera. Or you could get the 40-150 zoom instead.  Then there's the Panasonic 25mm or a Oly 17mm. Consider a .74X wide angle adapter like the DMW-MA1 for your 14mm too.

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