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Olympus 25mm f/1.8 images and price

Started Jan 16, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Re: Olympus 25mm f/1.8 images and price
In reply to Jim Salvas, Jan 16, 2014

Jim Salvas wrote:

I don't get why the 45 is considered such a bargain. It covers a much smaller image circle than a FF nifty-fifty, but costs three times as much.

It's because a lot of people use lenses to take photos, and not so much for doing comparisons with other lens mounts. I could list the ways the 45 is superior to the 50mm lenses, but it's really irrelevant: the lenses have completely different angles of view, and the comparison is of no practical interest for actual photography.

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