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Oly 17mm 1.8, Oly 25mm 1.8 or the sigma 19mm?

Started Apr 19, 2014 | Questions thread
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Re: Oly 17mm 1.8, Oly 25mm 1.8 or the sigma 19mm?
In reply to TheOneWhoNeedsAdvice, Apr 19, 2014

TheOneWhoNeedsAdvice wrote:

Hello fellow photographers!

i am about to buy a new lens, and I'm searching a wide or a "normal" (at least something wider than my 45mm)

i would like to shoot "semi-landscapes" and such and I find my 45mm too telephoto like. So my questions are:

Can you do semi-landscapes with a 25mm?

Does the Sigma have very bad AF, and how is the IQ?

And at last, is the 17mm too expensive when you compare it to the sigma in terms of IQ and AF (As far as I know is the 17mm lightning fast)

my current gear is the OM-D E-M5, the 75-300mm II and the 45mm 1.8

I hope you can help me!

All the options you mention are pretty sharp, 17mm is tiny, quite sharp and easy to use.

Capable of very good results, it is also the ONLY one with the zone focus manual feature and is an all metal lens.

Maybe have at some grab shots h e r e (speeds as low as 1/6th hand held, and mostly wide open. Also perhaps the small selection on this page show what it can do. One or two I used the ring and guesed focus.

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