Any point in 17mm F1.2 if I was getting a 10-25mm F1.7?

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Any point in 17mm F1.2 if I was getting a 10-25mm F1.7?
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I haven't posted on this forum in years, used to have a different screen name.  I just had this question, and was curious of the opinions of people who have used at least one of these lenses.

I recently acquired a voigtlander 10.5mm, and love it.  The 10.5mm FOV was really fun while out in my new city exploring recently, and I wanted to love it, but also dislike the limitations of IQ and aperture, and like to do semi-serious astrophotography.  So I realized I could sell that voigtlander to pay for a 10-25mm F1.7 with some saved funds.  I ordered it, and should have the panaleica zoom in m next week.   I plan on listing the voigtlander for sale, though I will miss it slightly, that mf feel was lovely.

  • As I was pulling the trigger on the most expensive lens I have bought since the 300 F4, I realized I might not even need my 17mm F1.2.  I love that prime, but it is the most niche lens I have.  I'm not sure there is any property so good in the olympus lens that I will miss, especially from how good F1.7 is supposed to be on the panaleica, but maybe I can think of reasons to keep it.  I'm kind of just curious if anyone has any opinions.  I'm probably a year out from my biggest purchase, the 150-400 F4.
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