Olympus 14-54mm Mark ii or 11-22mm

Started Mar 11, 2013 | Discussions thread
CJackJr Contributing Member • Posts: 956
My 2 cents on the matter (for what it's worth)

aspire wrote:

I have the 50mm f2 , 18-180 f3.5 n 70-300mm lens

I would purchase either a wide angle lens 11-22 or 14-54 for landscape to my E30 as this will be my first f2.8 lens

If I were in your position and based on [a] my experience, [b] photos that I have seen from various lenses and [c] reviews that I have read I would choose from one of the following options:

Option 1. Sell the 18-180 and buy both the 11-22 and 14-54

Option 2. Sell the 18-180 and buy a 12-60

Option 1 gives you the WA end and a good all-purpose lens, and with the 50 and 70-300 you have the whole range pretty much covered. I've not used either the 11-22 or 14-54 but based on what I've seen and read they are good lenses.

Option 2 gives you both a good WA lens (not quite as wide as the 11-22 but I'm not sure how much difference the 1 mm makes) and a great all-purpose lens. I do not own the 12-60 but have rented it for two trips overseas. In spite of the fact that I had several other lenses in my bag, (the 50 f2 and 70-300 actually) the 12-60 never came off my camera. I think its a great lens and it will be the next lens that I purchase.

In any case have fun with whatever you purchase and post some photos.

Regards, Conrad

 CJackJr's gear list:CJackJr's gear list
Olympus E-1 Olympus E-520 Olympus E-30 Olympus E-600 Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 50mm 1:2.0 Macro +6 more
Post (hide subjects) Posted by
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow