Are m4/3 cameras too expensive when you…

Started Apr 30, 2013 | Discussions thread
Dreeke Contributing Member • Posts: 985
start with the double zoom kit

Start with the double zoom kit, giving you a 14-42 mm and a 40-150 mm zoom. Both will do fine and give you a good start. You might want to add a (TTL) flash.
Then, when you are used to them, decide what other lenses you want. Take your time, build your kit slowly but steady.

Good lenses to add (in MY opinion):

- the sigma 30mm f/2.8
- the olympus 45mm f/1.8
- the olympus 17mm f/2.8 pancake (I know, I know, but I said "in MY opinion")

more "specialists":
- the samyang 7.5mm fisheye (nice toy!)
- the olympus 9-18 mm (or panasonic 7-14 if you want wider)
- the olympus 60mm f/2.8 macro
- one of the long zooms, panasonic 100-300 or olympus 75-300 (I or II)

And for low-light I started using a panasonic 20mm f/1.7 some time ago (I got one in a deal with my used panasonic 100-300, I didn't plan on buying it, but the seller wanted to get rid of his mft lenses and made me an offer I couldn't resist, so now I have two pancakes: a oly 17mm f/2.8 and a pana 20mm f/1.7)

 Dreeke's gear list:Dreeke's gear list
Olympus PEN E-PL5 Panasonic Lumix G 20mm F1.7 ASPH Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 45mm F1.8 Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12mm 1:2 Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm F1.8 +12 more
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