Micro 4/3 Lens Question: Two Different Goals and Applications

Started Feb 23, 2013 | Discussions thread
OP iim7v7im7 Junior Member • Posts: 46
Re: Micro 4/3 Lens Question: Two Different Goals and Applications

xpatUSA wrote:

iim7v7im7 wrote:

For Close-up Watch Photography: There are two choices here: Olympus 60 mm F2.8 Macro or the Panasonic Leica 45 mm F2.8 Macro. I like the build quality of the Panasonic over the Olympus but I suspect the Olympus can be used from farther back to get the same image. If any of you have experience with both, I would appreciate your input.

Hi Bob, I also do watch photography, see my site below. I tried the Leica 45mm and found it to be very good and about as far as I would like go as regards focal length. I have no experience of the Oly macro, although you might prefer it if you hand-hold or if you want a little more DOF.

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SD10/70mm Macro/17-70mm zoom

my macro work is 90% tripod with only very little handheld'.

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