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Wide angle Lenses with focal lengths shorter than 14mm.

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Which wide angle??

A friend who uses a Pany GH2 wants to get a decent wide angle lens but which one? between the Oly 9-18 either 4/3 or micro Sigma 10-20 4/3 or Oly 11-22.

She has the adapter so not bothered re 4/3 or micro, a friend has the Sigma used on a pentax and gets great results hense her interest in the wide angle. Any help most welcome thanks. Will be loooking for secondhand so budget up to 300 ish
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Re: Which wide angle??

No contest, the 9-18 wins. Only drawback is that you have to extend it before you can use it. I keep forgetting, and get a message on the screen informing me of the fact!
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Re: Which wide angle??

Thanks Stephen, it would be mostly for landscape.
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Re: Which wide angle??

The "classic" landscape lens was the 24mm (in 35mm film days) which is why they made the Olympus 12mm f/2

The 9-18 really is a super lens for landscape work and is my default lens for the MFT "walkabout" camera.
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