Oly 12-40 vs 12-100

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Michael J Davis
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Re: Oly 12-40 vs 12-100

gary0319 wrote:

I had both and eventually sold the 12-40 since I found myself usually shooting the 12-40 at f/4 anyway and I would use my 25 f/1.8 or my 8mm f1.8 for most lowlight situations. I find the 12-100 can even stand in for my 40-159 f/2.8 if need be for action sports and still woks great for close ups.
This lens has such good resolution, that it can be cropped quite close with any of the 20mpx Olympus bodies..

A few sample with the E-M1 II.....

12-100 @ 100mm, E-M1 II

Crop from above image..

Great shots! But this looks a little over-sharpened. Was it processed from RAW?

If auto-focussed that's really impressive at f/4!

Oh dear, I'm being tempted...


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