Which kit lens for olympus om-d em-5?

Started Apr 5, 2014 | Discussions thread
sigala1 Veteran Member • Posts: 3,818
Re: Which kit lens for olympus om-d em-5?

Stevedore87 wrote:


I posted this elsewhere, but was recommended I post here under micro four thirds forum!

I will soon be purchasing an Olympus Om-D Em-5 and have the choice of a twin lens kit (MFT 14-42mm II R + MFT 40-150mm R Lens) or single (12-50mm) for approximately the same price.

I will be travelling through Asia this year and am unsure as to what is the best option for me. Any help offered would be greatly appreciated.

I am particularly interested in scenery shots. I will look to get a zoom lens when I return however as I'd love to take shots of my soccer team.



The 14-42mm II R is the sharper and superior lens when stopped down, compared to the 12-50mm. Plus it's smaller and lighter and less expensive. Win-win-win.

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