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Old 27th September 2013
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Lenses for the E-P5

I recently moved over to the E-P5 from my Canon 5D III and am so far delighted to have done so! I currently have the following Zuiko lenses: 17mm f/1.8, 60mm macro and 75-300mm Mk 2. I do a lot of HDR landscapes and other HDR work and am wondering whether or not to buy the Zuiko 12mm lens. Any thoughts please? As well as landscapes I shoot the grandchildren a lot (not literally). Is there an obvious gap in my lens collection? Sorry if this is a stupid question but I am new to this format.
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Re: Lenses for the E-P5

Well, in my view no m4/3 system is complete without the 45mm.
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Re: Lenses for the E-P5

I am just getting used to the 45, its a very sharp lens. I also find the old 4 thirds 35 macro works well.
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Re: Lenses for the E-P5

Just been reading reviews of the 45mm. I must admit it looks like a 'must buy'!
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Re: Lenses for the E-P5

I found that the 45mm is excellent for shooting my 3 yo grand-daughter at a reasonable distance and with no flash.
The other prime lensees in the range that you don't already have are the 12mm and the 75mm -- both are a lot more expensive than the 45mm (although I got a 75mm at a reasonable price from someone on this forum, but they don't appear that often).

I am not experienced enough to say whether the 12mm would be a lot better for landscapes than the 17mm.
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