Is the 12-40mm good enough to forego 12mm, 17mm, 25mm and 45mm primes?

Started 9 months ago | Questions thread
WW Webster
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Re: "Monster lens"?
In reply to Guy Parsons, 9 months ago

Guy Parsons wrote:

The 40-150/2.8 Pro will be a monster lens, not the thing that you would carry every day unless you had a definite known deliberate purpose for it ...

A lens slated to be less than 7 inches long is a "monster lens"?  Are you serious?

While the weight of the 40-150mm f/2.8 Pro less has not yet been disclosed (to the best of my knowledge), I expect to positively enjoy carrying a lens of that quality around all day on my OM-D E-M1 in preference to my Canon 70-200mm f/2.8L IS on my EOS 5D MkII.  Bring it on!

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