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Artisan versus Zuiko 7-14mm

Seeing a well prices 7-14mm Zuiko Pro for sale at a good price, but is it worth the extra money to an Artisan 7.5mm???????????

Especially as I don't go wide angle much....

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Re: Artisan versus Zuiko 7-14mm

Well, you get a lot more focal lengths than 7.5!
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Re: Artisan versus Zuiko 7-14mm

I'd say not, low grade optics are always better, as long as they exhibit character.

Top-notch, super sharp optics belong in the physics lab. Also consider the $$$'s
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Re: Artisan versus Zuiko 7-14mm

One of them's a fisheye, one of them's not ...
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Re: Artisan versus Zuiko 7-14mm

Phew, GAS avoided. That will teach me a lesson...…………650 better off....

I'll stick with my Artisan......and sod the 0.5mm
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Re: Artisan versus Zuiko 7-14mm

See the thread about the Laowa 7.5 as well... it's a rectilinear UWA lens rather than a fisheye.

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Re: Artisan versus Zuiko 7-14mm

I consider 15mm to be ultra wide.
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Re: Artisan versus Zuiko 7-14mm

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I consider 15mm to be ultra wide.
Should 7.5 be an UUWA lens then? 😜
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Should 7.5 be an UUWA lens then? 😜
Yeah, probably. Great for checking one's ears for wax. Just aim on bore-sight and bingo! Wax
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Yeah, probably. Great for checking one's ears for wax. Just aim on bore-sight and bingo! Wax
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