All this talk about the 12-40mm, I just bought a used 12-50mm for $235

Started Nov 4, 2013 | Discussions thread
Wallybipster Senior Member • Posts: 1,498
I still love my 12-50

It's  great lens.  I still plan on getting a 12-40 as soon as I can afford it, but the 12-50 is still a solid walk-around generalist lens.  I am looking forward to having something sharper on the long end, and faster throughout, but that doesn't keep me from using the 12-50 on a daily basis.

I find the 12-50 to be plenty weatherproof for me.  I have gotten it soaked in foul weather multiple times without any problems, including some distance wet in a trekking bag when I didn't realize water was getting in while hiking 10 miles in what was basically a hurricane.

 Wallybipster's gear list:Wallybipster's gear list
Olympus E-M1 Olympus E-M5 II Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm 1:4-5.6 R Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12mm 1:2 Olympus 12-40mm F2.8 +4 more
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