advice on using a rangefinder lens on my lumzx g5? Leica, Voigtlander, etc.

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advice on using a rangefinder lens on my lumzx g5? Leica, Voigtlander, etc.
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I'm thinking about getting a really good quality lens for my next purchase. I already have quite a few Panasonic and Olympus lenses, my favorite of which are the oly 14-150mm and the oly 45mm.

What I'm looking for is what a photo teacher once referred to as a "two and a half D" (2.5-D) look, where the images have a great deal of depth to them even thought they are on a flat 2d photo image. And I've really only seen this 'look' with images made with high quality lenses such as Leica (but not with the so-called Panasonic 'Leica' lens made for M4/3, which I already own).

Any advice then on the Leica, Voigtlander, or Zeiss lenses to get this look (using an adapter)? I'm looking for around a 28, 35, 40mm lens. I understand the Leica lenses are very good, but pricey, and I've heard mixed reviews on the Voigtlander lenses. However, all these review are based on using them on a rangefinder camera, not a Lumix G5.

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