are old lenses any good?
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16-09-10, 08:12 AM
Join Date: Sep 2009
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I'm building up a collection of lenses now... three so far! I'm looking to get an ultrawide, very fast lens, possibly a macro but I could never afford these new. I have an adaptor to use OM mount lenses on my Olympus - but are the older 35mm lenses that would fit my specs
budget any good? What seperates an older lens from a newer one?
I think that the problem with what you're looking for is that there weren't really many ultrawide old lenses, and even those are not going to be very wide at all on your E520. 20mm was very wide on a 35mm SLR, but that's firmly in 'normal' territory on your camera.
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