Olympus Pen F 40mm 1.4 comments

Started Sep 12, 2013 | Discussions thread
absh New Member • Posts: 13
Re: Olympus Pen F 40mm 1.4 comments

My only suggestion is to determine how useful a somewhat expensive manual lens might be to you. You are probably going to pay around 200$ for one. At 1.4 and even 2.0, any lens is tough to manually focus accurately as DOF is thin. Probably better for static subjects but not kids. When you nail the focus at 1.4, its very special. But in general use, i find it a little tight indoors and I'm more of an autofocus type person but I'm trying to practice to get better at manual focusing.

Yeah, true that. This as well applies to the 38mm f/1.8 version which I already own (and it's a great lens, despite being quite soft wide open). Thought of trying the 40mm f/1.4 too, if I ever find it at a reasonable price.

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