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Re: Advice: Which normal FOV lens to get

Hi there Phil!

One thing you could do to help decide what focal length to buy is to have a look at the EXIF data from the photos taken with your 14-42mm lens - this should give you a good idea of what you would use the most. Also bear in mind that whilst you can crop a little from round the edge if your lens is too wide and still have an acceptable image (how often do you really need all 16MP?) you can't always add more round the edge if your lens is too long - or at least not without taking multiple pictures and stitching in post-processing which is far more time consuming.

I hope this is of some help,



PS don't forget about the Sigma 19mm and 30mm which are very good value - from £129 brand new and whilst not quite as fast, they are well regarded.
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