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Old 4th July 2019
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Re: Best 25mm choice

Ffordes are selling a s/h PanaLeica 25mm f1.4 for 260, with very little sign of usage.

I bought mine secondhand a few years ago and have had no problems with it although some users criticise its autofocusing, and I agree the rectangular lens hood is a bit awkward. But it's optical performance is reckoned to be better than the f1.7/f1.8 equivalents.

If size is an important factor look at the reviews for the Pana 20mm f1.7, which is also a very good performer.


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Re: Best 25mm choice

Just for fun I put a comparison together at https://camerasize.com
The E-M10ii with the Olympus f1.2, Sigma, Pana Leica f1.4, Panasonic f.17 and Olympus f1.8
That Sigma is a whopper in comparison but the f1.2 is even bigger!

This shortened link will show you the picture!
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Re: Best 25mm choice

Thanks for all the advice. My Panasonic 25 1.7 has arrived, initial impressions are quite good. Weekend of testing coming up.
Thanks again
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