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  • 7-14 F2.8 Reviews?

    Has anyone got hold of the new Zuiko 7-14 F2.8 and give any comparisons to the Panny 7-14 F4 lens?

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    While I still can't make the move to micro 4/3, I can vouch for the 7-14mm f4 for 4/3. It is truly stunning. It quickly became a favourite lens of mine, and the only reason I don't walk around with it more is out of fear of damaging it.
    E-5: ZD 50mm, Sigma 105mm macro, ZD 150mm; ZD 7-14, 12-60SWD, 50-200SWD, Sigma 50-500mm, EC-14.

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      I'd like to see some comparisons with the old ZD 7-14 f4. I do a fair bit of architectural photography with this lens, a smaller, faster and more accurately focussing lens would be great.
      Olympus E-M1 ZD 7-14 f4, 300 f2.8, PL 25 f1.4D
      mZuiko 12-40 f2.8 Pro, 60 f2.8, 40-150 f2.8 Pro
      EC-14, EC-20, HLD-7
      Metz 58 AF-1&2 , Manfrotto 441, Gimbal Head, Velbon Neopod 74


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        Re: 7-14 F2.8 Reviews?

        I got to "play" with one, and was very impressed. I've sold my Olympus 7-14 f/4 so couldn't do any side by side tests, but handling is much improved, with a very smooth zoom and snap focus making it highly desirable.

        Robin Wong's review was very positive.
        Graham

        Keep smiling, it gets folk wondering what you've been up to

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          Re: 7-14 F2.8 Reviews?

          Yes thats the big problem with that lens, the front seems so vunerable. I got the Samyang 7.5 which doesnt seem quite as vunerable and much more reasonably priced.

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