Lens Help for a New Photographer

Started Jan 10, 2013 | Questions thread
Neil Regular Member • Posts: 138
Re: +1 Yes, the Oly 45mm

For portraits, the Oly 45mm is unbeatable - and a good $ value too. As a general purpose lens though, you may find the 45mm focal length / field of view too limiting and closely cropped.

Myself, I'm a fan of the classic 35mm equivalent - so for me, the new Oly 17mm 1.8 is the perfect lens for everyday walk-around use. Fast, silent focusing (for video), good low-light performance and nice Oly color rendering are pluses as well.



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