If you're patient, you can get one for even less. I've bought and sold a
few and never paid over $125. The one I kept I paid $100 for...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Lex Jenkins" <lexjenkins@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, November 03, 2000 7:45 AM
Subject: Re: [[OM] One lens, one body
> Having enjoyed the opportunity to borrow Dave Bulger's Zuiko 50/3.5 macro
> for a while, I can vouch for it as an excellent all-around lens. I found
> bokeh quite lovely, even in the notoriously difficult situations of
> out-of-focus foliage backgrounds. The key may be using it wide open, or
> nearly so, for anything other than macro work.
> Regarding popularity, cost must certainly be a factor. With the average
> price of the 50/3.5 under $200 for an excellent used specimen, many of us
> would be hard pressed to justify the cost of a 50/2.
> Suffering along with a 50/1.8 and f=40cm close up lens...
> >Date: Thu, 02 Nov 2000 13:43:47 -0600
> >From: Jim Terazawa <jimt@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> >There is a similar discussions going on at www.omfan.com - a Japanese
> OM user's forum.
> >They are wondering why 50mm/f3.5 macro is more popular than the
> f2.0 version and what are their usages for (portraits, natures or what
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