Olympus 12 mm - F/2 ... Is it worth the $$ ?

Started Mar 27, 2013 | Questions thread
sigala1 Veteran Member • Posts: 3,818
Re: Olympus 12 mm - F/2 ... Is it worth the $$ ?

Randell Tober wrote:

I know it's an awesome lens, but can I do as well with a comparable- close second for the cost? Using it with a Pany G5. Thanks to all in advance. Have a great day- or night depending where you're at

Well as you know, you could get the 7-14 for about the same price, although it's a much bigger and heavier lens, and maybe more proned to lens flare, but a lot more versatile.
The least expensive way to get a fast and also sharp 12mm equivalent is to buy a Panasonic LX7, which is f/1.4 at the wide end and has the same field of view as the 12mm, and that lens is a great buy considering that for only $299 it includes a camera.

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