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Old Feb 27, 2014, 11:31 PM   #1
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Default Oly Patents 12 & 14mm f1.0

Olympus seems to be seriously bent on shaking up the lens world.

http://goo.gl/IQqo9m

I really, really, really hope these get off the drawing board.
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Old Feb 28, 2014, 12:41 AM   #2
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awesome in concept and on paper! Price and affordability VS benefits need to be seen.Sheer availability may tilt many to buy E-M bodies
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Wow, I would love to have any of those lens.

1.0 will be so much fun..!!
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If those ever materialized, they could be the first Micro Zuikos in the SHQ Zuiko price-range.
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I find it interesting there are two versions of each lens. Perhaps one version will be the pro version and the other priced for mere mortals.
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Or, maybe they'll just wind up building one......or neither.

My attention is still squarely on the 40-150mm f2.8.
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For regular landscape I'm not sure if it'd be necessary (at least for me), but sounds like would be a beast for either interiors or night sky photography
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I see over at DPReview some users are starting to see their pre-ordered Panasonic 42.5mm f1.2's are being shipped by B&H.
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For regular landscape I'm not sure if it'd be necessary (at least for me), but sounds like would be a beast for either interiors or night sky photography
Exactly. After dark street photography as well.

And as Greg says we may never see any of them but it's encouraging to know Oly is thinking ahead and hedging their bets by filing the patents.
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I find it interesting there are two versions of each lens. Perhaps one version will be the pro version and the other priced for mere mortals.
I am one of the later....mortal. :-)
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