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    A portrait lens for 4/3... at last

    Sigma is launching their 50mm f/1.4 in 4/3 mount. To me, that means filling one of the most obvious holes in the 4/3 lens range.

    Although the Zuiko 50mm f/2.0 macro isn't bad for portraits, its long focus throw and lack of focus limiter, makes it slow to use sometimes. Another improvement is obviously the fact that the Sigma is one stop faster. If it works well with a TC, even more possibilities open up.

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    Re: A portrait lens for 4/3... at last

    Come on! With a 77mm filter thread? For the micro 4/3rds?

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    Re: A portrait lens for 4/3... at last

    Quote Originally Posted by Vivek View Post
    Come on! With a 77mm filter thread? For the micro 4/3rds?
    No, no... for the normal, old fashioned 4/3. If it's good, I don't care about the size of the front element. It's not likely to become my standard travel lens anyway.

    Olympus is launching a new body in the traditional range in Köln btw. Something in between the E-520 and the E-3. That might just be the travel camera that I've been waiting for. Just hope that it has the E-3 viewfinder.

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    Re: A portrait lens for 4/3... at last

    Oh, I did overlook that!

    The "regular" 4/3rds look like history to me already?

    Still it is a bit too big, IMO.

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