Direct comparison Oly 12-40mmF2.8 with Oly 12-50mmF3.5-6.3?

Started Feb 2, 2014 | Discussions thread
Sierra Dave Regular Member • Posts: 464
Re: Oly 12-40mmF2.8 is on its way

RoelHendrickx wrote:

The lens is on its way to me.

A couple of upcoming photo opportunities made it worthwhile to go ahead and purchase it.

Once it arrives, I will of course put it through its paces in real life use.

And if I feel like it, I may even do my own little non-scientific test, shooting images of my bookcase full of colours and small letters on spines, and with something else in front of it (for DOF). I would probably make test shots with ZD12-60on E-5 and µFT12-50 and µFT12-40 both on E-M5, at focal lengths 12, 25 and 40, and several apertures : wide open, F4, F5.6 and F8.

Congratulations!  Don't be too surprised if your 12-60 and 12-50 end up gathering dust in a drawer.

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