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Standard zoom and mid range Lenses with focal lengths larger than 12mm, but no longer than 60mm, includes standard zooms and portrait primes plus some macro lenses.

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Old 25th November 2015
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Re: The enigma that is the 25mm

Just to confuse things a little more, SRS are offering the 25mm F1.8 for 199 (249 + 50 cashback) in their Black Friday and Cyber Monday event. Thanks to Barr1e for the heads up.

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Re: The enigma that is the 25mm

YouTube videos from owners have appeared for the Panasonic F1.7 25mm in the comments there are mentions of this lens at $99 in the USA?!?

http://www.adorama.com/IPC2517M.html

Also $99 at B&H - not sure what shipping would be but you can get a full tax paid quote. 2 Olympus body cap lenses at $49 each/$98 total accumulates $40.80 in duty and tax and $13.51 DHL shipping is just over 100.

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc..._lens_for.html


Not in stock at either and by now Father Christmas's elves may have already started making mine but interesting esp. if you've got a trip the USA in the pipeline.


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Re: The enigma that is the 25mm

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If you really are into "standard" lens then the PanLeica 25mm f/1.4 is excellent.
I bought this lens and am gland for it. Back in the film days I owned a Canon 50mm f1.4 standard lens and found it useful (among other things) in limited light situations like museums, art galleries etc where they allowed photography but not use of flash. Moreover, the shallow depth of field at full aperture was not an issue in those sort of situations.
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Re: The enigma that is the 25mm

User comparison..http://www.dpreview.com/forums/thread/3935207
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Re: The enigma that is the 25mm

Decided to treat myself to a Xmas pressy so ordered this lens today, I'll see how it behaves in real world conndition and let you know.
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Re: The enigma that is the 25mm

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Decided to treat myself to a Xmas pressy so ordered this lens today, I'll see how it behaves in real world conndition and let you know.
Which one? Panasonic 25mm f1.7, Olympus 25mm f1.8 or the PanLeica 25mm f1.4?
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Re: The enigma that is the 25mm

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Re: The enigma that is the 25mm

Well done. I bought the PanLeica 25mm f1.4 and am mega impressed with it. Particularly good with indoor photography with limited light conditions such as art galleries, museums etc where they usually do not allow use of flash. Also for plays and other stage events where the distance from the subject gives a good DoF even with larger apertures.
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Re: The enigma that is the 25mm

Well it arrived this morning so took a few snapshots with it, very sharp wide open (which is usually how I shoot) also took some pics of a brick wall wide open and very little difference in sharpness at the edges at least not enough to bother me.

Full frame f1.8 @ ISO 1600 all ORF's processed in CO8


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F1.7 @ ISO 250


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Well I'm very satisfied with this lens and pric wise compared to the Oly offering a bargain.
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Re: The enigma that is the 25mm

Nice pics. Beautiful dogs. Love those close-ups of their eyes.
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Re: The enigma that is the 25mm

A couple of shots from my Christmas present - the new Panasonic 25mm f1.7. Both are straight out of the camera bar being resized down to suit the web.

Very pleased with the lens, most of the pictures I've taken are family snaps which I'm not going to share on the internet but these give you an idea.


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Re: The enigma that is the 25mm

What Digital Camera have reviewed the Panasonic 25mm F1.7.
They give it 90% and mention it's faster to focus than the older 20mm from Panasonic.

It would be nice to see a 3 way shoot out between the 25mm PanaLeica f1.4, Olympus f1.8 and Panasoinc f1.7 but I guess that wouldn't be very advertiser friendly.

http://www.whatdigitalcamera.com/rev...-7-asph-review
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