May 19, 2016 by Neenad
Made my life
99% of my street photography work is from this lens. Just love this little super sharp gem! Hardly remember when it missed autofocus. won awards and done multiple projects using this lens . Simply love it. Yes mind confessing that this lens helped earn my bread and butter. Love from India.
January 19, 2016 by Simon
12mm f2.0
This lenses is perfect for landscape photography. I love the manual focus switching feature. It's a must have for landscape. f2.0 is awesome for low light. I am stunned by how fast this lenses when I took shot inside the woods. The contrast is very rich. Build quality is good. It's small but it generates great photo with excellent sharpness. I don't have to carry a big camera and just focus the energy to take the best shot. Highly recommended!
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November 20, 2015 by tsg
Fast, fun lens
I bought this lens for use underwater as it fits in the same dome port as my Panasonic 8mm Fisheye. It works great for shots where a fisheye distortion is distracting. However this lens is so much fun though it's now become my favourite lens for everyday shots. Pair it with an OMD E-M5, set auto iso up to 6400 and get amazing low light performance. Shots at f2 are super sharp, and get some nice bokeh too. Build quality is great and I love the snap-ring to switch between manual and autofocus.
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May 25, 2015 by John
Excellent wide angle lens
I have used the 9-18 UWA for several years and loved especially the 9mm wide end for landscape and cities. The 12mm f2.0 was on my list for some time and a few months ago I decided it was time to get it. I just returned from a trip to St. Augustine FL, Savannah GA and Charleston SC and finally the great Smoky Mountain National Park. This lens performed much better than expected. The 12mm WA is ideal as a walk around lens in cities and perfect for landscape. I am very pleased with the high resolution and contrast. My landscape pictures are incredibly detailed and sharp in the corners at f4, my standard f-stop. The f2 works well for available light like inside buildings. I am glad That I finally own this excellent lens. I only wish Olympus would include the special lens shade, it should be a requirement for any WA lens.
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April 7, 2015 by Brendan
great landscape lens, but expensive
I've owned this lens for about 2 months now, and have thoroughly enjoyed it so far. Great for landscapes, street shots, and architecture. Pictures are extremely sharp, and the fast aperture is great for low light (indoor photography or dusk/dawn shots can be hand held with longer shutter speeds if needed). I rated the lens 4 stars, because I think it's slightly overpriced for what it is, and also because its advertised as a "portrait and landscape lens", but I think the distortion is a little extreme for it to be useful in most portrait shots.
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