Oly 75mm or...

Started Apr 3, 2014 | Discussions thread
OP kcinesser Junior Member • Posts: 29
Re: Oly 75mm or...

brentbrent wrote:

kcinesser wrote:

Like I said, I've been crazy impressed with images I've seen around the web, but that price just keeps staring at me from my computer screen. Would you say it's worth the price?

I admit that I had to swallow hard to shell out $850 for it. Whether it's worth the price may depend on your own situation and what you value. Is a $75 bottle of excellent wine worth the price? (Maybe for an anniversary dinner, but not every night!)

I can say that I'm very glad to have it, enjoy using it, and love the images I get from it. For me it's worth the price.

I've used it for indoor performances that aren't well-lit, portraits, and increasingly other diverse subjects. One example: we took our dogs to an expansive off-leash dog park and I had fun shooting with the 75 as the only lens I took. Putting aside any comparisons of different focal lengths and their usefulness, it is the best lens I own.

But, ouch, that price!

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Haha, yeah. From the sounds of it, it's a great lens, so I think I'm going to look around for a good price and suck it up. Thanks for the advice!

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