Direct comparison Oly 12-40mmF2.8 with Oly 12-50mmF3.5-6.3?

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RoelHendrickx
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Re: Direct comparison Oly 12-40mmF2.8 with Oly 12-50mmF3.5-6.3?
In reply to jbenayas, 10 months ago

jbenayas wrote:

I made my side-by-side comparison when I bought the 12-40mm at these focal distances:

Jorge,

Thanks for that.

Although you posted fairly big sized files, the individual snippets are still pretty small.

But I think I can deduce that the competition is stiffest at 12mm, and also with a bit of stopping down.  More zoomed to the tele end and wide open, the 12-40 seems clearly better.

I will polish off my Spanish and read your review.

(I don't actually speak spanish but french and italian and I manage to read spanish reasonably well.)

12mm:

25mm:

40mm:

These comparison shots are part of my review of the lens (in Spanish here ).

Regards

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