Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 25mm F1.8 Lens

Olympus OM-D EM10 Compact System Camera - Silver + Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 25mm F1.8 Lens

Picked up a Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 25mm F1.8 Lens today. Very nice little lens, similar to the 17mm f/1.8 and 45mm f/1.8. I managed a few tests and it looks very good optically. Hopefully today I'll give it a more thorough workout.

The OM-D E-M10 has certainly changed my perception of what the latest m/43 sensors are capable of and I;m going to have a good look at what the 25mm can do. My extensive Fuji X outfit is extensive because of the systems low light capability, but the smaller footprint m4/3 lenses are starting to look very attractive. 

I will be keeping Fuji, Sony and m4/3 cameras in the future, since I like using them and / or the results, but how that is spread out reamains to be seen. I also have a fourth mirrorless / CSC / E.V.I.L camera with the Leica T and I'm planning to buy both the W/A and telephoto zooms when they come out. (I've started saving now) Add in the Nikon Df I have and I have a nice mix. 

There is going to be some pruning and there is an ebay ad in the right sidebar with a link to the the gear I'm selling. That's going to be expanding in the next few days. The gear I'm keeping will reflect both what I want to use for my stock photography AND my aspirations for turning this into a serious review / user experience gear / photographic practice site. So I'll still be using all those different systems but with a somewhat changed ratio. 

Interesting times.


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