Among the ILC systems remaining in development, μ43 seems the least focused on pushing people into bigger, heavier, and more expensive equipment. I get that ILC manufacturers are collectively trying to hold on to revenue by moving upmarket and getting enthusiasts to buy up but, at the same time, the more they do that the smaller they make their addressable market. Having never been in the 135 or larger digital market, it's unsurprising Canikony's aversion to smaller formats and Fuji's disinterest in XC lens development pushed me out of APS-C.Something that made you feel like the system was better for you than other systems, didn't have an available equivalent in other systems, was better than the available equivalent in other systems, or was a better deal than other systems?
I also love this lens, especially since I discovered the MCON-P02, which turns it into a killer macro shooter.A flippant reply would be the large range and choice of kit, both bodies and lenses.
More specifically, for me it's the Oly 45mm f1.8. I took some of my favourite portrait images with it and a G3 and it's the thing above all others that brought me back to MFT after a necessary foray into Nikon land.
The 12-45 is also a perfect little companion to the E-M5iii. Handles well on the E-M1 body too.Coming from Fuji gear the real standout when it came to comparisons was the difference between fast standard pro grade zooms.
With Fuji it's the 16-55mm f/2.8. An excellent lens but unstabilized [and only the later Fuji bodies have IBIS] and it's a wopper and deservedly earned the nick name...'the brick'!
With M43 there is the Oly 12-40mm f/2.8 and the Pana 12-35mm f/2.8. Both much smaller and lighter [with the Pana half the weight] and probably similar IQ.
Marry either of those with an Olympus body, with excellent IBIS, even 5 years old, and the comparison with Fuji is quite stark
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