Z 14-35 f2 vs MZ 17 f1.8 quality?

Started May 12, 2014 | Discussions thread
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KPyy Regular Member • Posts: 111
Z 14-35 f2 vs MZ 17 f1.8 quality?

I need some advice:

I love my 14-35 f2 and it focuses nicely on E-M1. But it's somewhat bulky and heavy (difficult to do discreet street photography)

I also have Z 12 f2 and Pana 25 f1.4

Is there any sense adding a light weight, fast focusing, 35 mm equivalent M.Zuiko 17mm f 1.8 to the series. Mostly my concern is, I wouldn't want to loose picture quality (sharpness)?

How do 14-35 at 17mm and the 17 mm prime compare at f 2 and f 4?

Center sharpness, corner sharpness, vignetting (which is the easiest to correct in PP), CA?

Anyone who has both lenses.... opinions, please.

Cheers, Kari

 KPyy's gear list:KPyy's gear list
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Leica M Typ 240 Olympus E-M1 Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 50mm 1:2.0 Macro Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 50-200mm 1:2.8-3.5 SWD +13 more
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