ZUIKO ED 12mm f/2.0 vs 17mm f/1.8. THoughts?

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HarbourDog
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ZUIKO ED 12mm f/2.0 vs 17mm f/1.8. THoughts?

A lot of my 4/3 shooting is street and close quarters. Back in the days of shooting film with my beloved OM-1 bodies (best 35mm film cameras ever IMO!), I generally had a 24mm lens on one and a 50 on the other. The 24mm was great, with just enough distortion to get it all in and make things interesting without looking all fisheyed. On my OM-D M5 Mk II I have a 25mm for my regular street lens, but am undecided between adding a 12mm (which of course would be equivalent to my old 24mm), or adding the 17mm. While the 17mm will be just a tad wider than the 25mm, I'm wondering if it will be 'enough' of a difference compared to my 25mm. Anyone have experience with the two lenses and would like to give me their opinion? Thank you in advance.

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