Good retro film lens to add to 4/3 GF2

Started Mar 8, 2012 | Discussions thread
Chas2 Veteran Member • Posts: 3,541
Re: Good retro film lens to add to 4/3 GF2

For me, it is kind of difficult to recommend a legacy lens. The Panasonic 20mm is a good street photo lens, or even Oly 9-18 (though a little slow).

I have a very nice Minolta Rokkor 50mm f1.7. Lightweight and very sharp for $30. I have also used a Nikkor 105mm f2.5 but the point is for street photography, I usually go much wider, and find legacy lenses much better as mild telephotos.

I am not impressed with my Nikkor 24mm f2.8 or 35 mm f2.0, and the shorter you go, the bigger and heavier the glass and generally the slower the aperture...which is why I find it very difficult for me to use legacy glass street shooting.

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 Panasonic G85 Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 9-18mm F4.0-5.6 Panasonic Lumix G 20mm F1.7 ASPH +12 more
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