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Mon Oct 26 23:36:26 EDT 2009
Hard question to be sure, but I love my 21mm; it's a great lens. Cheers,
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From: "Derby Chang" <derbyc at iinet.net.au>
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Sent: Monday, October 26, 2009 4:10 AM
Subject: Hardest question
> Have a fellow colleague at work who is fed up with Olympus. He's had a
> sentimental attachment to OMs (and their Zuiko primes) from way back when.
> So he bought into the E series when he decided to go digital. But it's not
> doing it for him. Manual focus shortcomings mostly, and I sympathise. So
> now he is seriously considering the K-7. Fair enough, but he asked me a
> hard question. Given one AF lens, which would I choose? Without thinking I
> said the 77mm. But he's a bushwalker, and would probably would prefer
> something wider.
> So, tomorrow, I'm going to let him play with
> * 31mm ltd
> * 35mm DA mac
> * 21mm DA
> * 14mm DA
> but for good measure, even though they are longish
> * 77mm ltd
> * 43mm ltd
> * 40mm DA
> * 70mm DA
> This should be interesting to see what he thinks.
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