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Wide angle Lenses with focal lengths shorter than 14mm.

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Re: 12-60 good for landscapes

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The 12-60 does suffer a bit from a little distortion at the short end, but this is easily fixed in the (free) Olympus Master software.

Andy
If I need 12-14mm I use the 7-14 but if I'm shooting that wide the 7-14 is usually already mounted.

But I probably take 5 or 6 times as many landscapes with the 12-60 than I do with the 7-14.
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Which is why legacy glass is so expensive
That's good for those of us who shot the OM system for decades and have an equipment cabinet full of OM primes.
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Re: 12-60 good for landscapes

I don't think I have taken a landscape picture outside the focal length of 12-60. That perhaps shows my limits but it's just so good.

If pressed, I would want the 12-60 to be my "groundhog lens."

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So would I but, I can't afford one!
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Re: 12-60 good for landscapes

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AFAIK.. apart from cameras - Nikon and Olympus make microscopes, Canon make photocopiers
This quote is soo coming out of the bag when I next meet up with my Canon enthusiastic mate.
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Re: 12-60 good for landscapes

It's not ENTIRELY true ... they make pocket calculators as well

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Re: 12-60 good for landscapes

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My friend who has canon with wide angle len says that my 12-60 lens is wrong len to take good landscape photo , we are going to the west coast of scotland soon and looking for advise on this matter .
Ask your friend what Canon lens is better for taking landscapes - I think we'd all like to know!

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