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Are the Olympus Zuiko 28mm f2.8 & Olympus Zuiko 50mm f1.4 any good?

Hi,

I've the opportunity to pick up the Olympus Zuiko 28mm f2.8 and Olympus Zuiko 50mm f1.4 for 75.

Sadly I don't know much about anything outside of Canon so am a little lost.

I know I'll need a converter to change OM to M43 but thats no biggie.

I also found out there are different models of what looks like exactly the same lens by name (well at least the 50mm 1.4), so heres a link to the picture. Link

Any feedback would be great.

Thanks.
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Re: Are the Olympus Zuiko 28mm f2.8 & Olympus Zuiko 50mm f1.4 any good?

The 50mm f/1.4 is considered by many to be the best of the 50's

The 28mm f/2.8 is ok, but again the 24mm f/2.8 is considered to be superior.

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Re: Are the Olympus Zuiko 28mm f2.8 & Olympus Zuiko 50mm f1.4 any good?

I'm not an expert on these, but whilst the 28mm f2.8 is an OK lens, the 50mm f1.4 is supposed to be excellent, so £75 for the two sounds OK to me.

EDIT: Graham beat me to it!
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Re: Are the Olympus Zuiko 28mm f2.8 & Olympus Zuiko 50mm f1.4 any good?

Excellent chaps - thank you - I'm just in the process of buying them
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Re: Are the Olympus Zuiko 28mm f2.8 & Olympus Zuiko 50mm f1.4 any good?

Hmn, was going to mark this as "Sorted" rather than "Help!" but I'm not sure how - I guessed it would be in advanced edit but I can't see it.
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Re: Are the Olympus Zuiko 28mm f2.8 & Olympus Zuiko 50mm f1.4 any good?

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Hmn, was going to mark this as "Sorted" rather than "Help!" but I'm not sure how - I guessed it would be in advanced edit but I can't see it.
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Re: Are the Olympus Zuiko 28mm f2.8 & Olympus Zuiko 50mm f1.4 any good?

I love my 50mm f/1.4 (on my OM1n)

I hope you enjoy it too.

The 28mm as the guys have said is OK.
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